Piers Morgan Net Worth, Height, Bio, Facts

Piers Morgan Biography
  • Name: Piers Morgan
  • Age: 53 years old
  • Height: 6ft 0in (183 cm)
  • Occupation: Talk Show Host
  • Net Worth: US $20 Million
  • Status: Alive

Piers Morgan is a British journalist, talk show host and editor. He served as a judge on America’s Got Talent and hosted the talk show, Piers Morgan Live. Morgan was born Piers Stefan O’Meara on March 30, 1965 in Sussex, England. He lost his father, Vincent, when he was toddler. His mother, Gabrielle, remarried and he adopted the surname ‘Pughe-Morgan’ from his stepfather. Morgan attended Cumnor House School followed by Chailey School. He continued his education at Harlow College, earning a degree in journalism.

Morgan began his career as a journalist in the mid 1980s. He worked as a reporter for the newspaper group, Surrey and South London. He joined The Sun in 1989 as an entertainment editor for their gossip column. He was selected by Rupert Murdoch to be the new editor of the weekly tabloid, News of the World, in 1994. Morgan also served as an editor and writer for the Daily Mirror. He was fired from the Mirror in 2004 after authorizing the publication of fake photographs. The photos reportedly showed British soldiers abusing Iraqi prisoners.

Morgan was one of the original judges on America’s Got Talent along with David Hasselhoff and Brandy Norwood. He served for six seasons from 2006 to 2011. He was replaced by Howard Stern in 2012. Morgan competed and won the seventh season of Donald Trump‘s reality game show, The Apprentice, in 2008. He later hosted the talk show, Piers Morgan Live, which replaced Larry King on CNN. The show ran for three seasons from 2011 to 2014. Morgan is also known for the chat show, Piers Morgan’s Life Stories, and the breakfast programme, Good Morning Britain.

Piers Morgan is 6ft 0in tall and has a net worth of $20 million. He was married to first wife ‘Marion Shalloe’ from 1991 to 2008 and they had three sons, Spencer, Stanley, and Albert. He married current wife ‘Celia Walden’ in 2010 and they have a daughter, Elise.

Piers Morgan Bio, Net Worth, Facts
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Piers Morgan Age, Birthday, Salary, Wiki

  • Birth Name: Piers Stefan O’Meara
  • Birthday: March 30, 1965
  • How Old : Age: 53 years old
  • Place of Birth: Newick, Sussex, England
  • Zodiac Sign: Aries
  • How Tall : Height: 6ft 0in (183 cm)
  • Occupation: Talk Show Host, Journalist, Editor
  • Years Active: 1985-present
  • Net Worth & Salary: US $20 Million
  • Marriage(s): Marion Shalloe, Celia Walden
  • Death-O-Meter: Alive

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