Last updated on August 23rd, 2023 at 01:05 pm
Facts About Tracy Morgan
|54 Years Old
|Tracy Jamal Morgan
|Place Of Birth
|Bronx, New York
|Alicia Warden Morgan
|DeWitt Clinton High School
|Sabina and Megan Wollover
|Tracy Morgan Jr, Gitrid, and Malcolm Morgan
|Maven Sonae Morgan
|$12 million USD
|5 feet 10 inches
An American actor and comedian, who came to fame through shows such as "Saturday Night Live" and "30 Rock" as a cast member is named as Tracy Morgan. He has also appeared in various films such as Half Baked, Head of State, Superhero, The Star, and What men want. He was also nominated for an Emmy Award in 2009 and in 2016. He also appeared twice on HBO's Def Comedy Jam.
What is Tracy Morgan famous for?
- Famous as an American actor and comedian,
- Famous as the cast member of Saturday Night Live and 30 Rock.
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Recently on 10th July 2019, Tracy Morgan hosted the ESPY Awards 2019, which has been notoriously a tough gig throughout the session. Previously in 2018, Danica Patrick hosted the "ESPY Award 2018" show where he had to go through some rough reviews and it seems now that Morgan is also going through the same fate this year.
When was Tracy Morgan born?
Tracy Morgan was born on 10th November 1968 in the Bronx, New York, US. His birth name is Tracy Jamel Morgan. American is his nationality. His ethnicity is Black. Scorpio is his zodiac sign.
He was born to Alicia Warden Morgan(mother) and Jimmy Morgan(mother) as the second child of his parents among five children. His father was a musician who returned from military duty in the Vietnam War by being addicted to heroin while his mother was a homemaker. He was named by his father in the honor of his friend who died in the Vietnam War.
He was raised in Brooklyn. He did his schooling from DeWitt Clinton High School. During his second year in high school in 1985, he learned that his father is suffering from AIDS. In 1987, he left his studies to care for his father but his father died in November 1987 at the age of 39.
After he left his studies, he started earning money by performing comedy on the streets which was suggested by his best friend. His best friend was murdered after a week he suggested to him. Then, he embarked on a stand-up comedy career.
The career of Tracy Morgan
- Tracy Morgan started his professional acting career by appearing on the television show "Martin" in 2003.
- In the year 1996, he became the cast member of the comedy series "Saturday Night Live". He performed regularly until 2003.
- He returned to the show on 14th March 2009 in the role of Brian Fellow and Astronaut Jones.
- On 17th October 2015, he made his guest appearance on the show hosted by Jimmy Fallon. He was nominated for Emmy Awards 2016 for his role on the show
- He began playing the role of Tracy Jordan on the television series "30 Rock" in 2006. He got very much appreciated for his work on the series.
- He also was nominated for the 2009 Emmy Awards for his role. He played the role until 2013.
- He also hosted the Spike Guys Choice Award in 2007, the 2013 Billboard Music Award and VH1 Hip Hop Honors for two consecutive times.
- He lent his voice to character Woof in the animated series "Where my dogs At?" and he appeared in two episodes of the Animal Planet series Tanked.
- He has appeared in many comedy commercials such as Beats by Dre and Jaws.
- Some of his movies are Half Baked(1998), 30 years to life(2001), Head of state(2003), Little man(2006), Superhero movie(2008), Rio(2011), Rio 2(2014), Fist Fight(2017), and What Men Want(2019).
- He released his autobiography "I am the new Black" on 20th October 2009 which is about his life.
- He has been starring in The Last OG since 2018 and will be lending his voice to the character, Captain in the movie "Scoob" in 2020.
- Recently on 10th July 2019, he hosted the ESPN Awards 2019.
Who is Tracy Morgan married to?
The American actor, Tracy Morgan was married to his high-school girlfriend, Sabina. They tied the knot in 1987. They dated each other since 1984. He has three sons named Tracy Morgan Jr, Gitrid, and Malcolm Morgan from his first marriage. The couple got divorced in 2009.
At present, he is married to his longtime fiance, Megan Wollover. They tied the knot on 23rd August 2015. They dated each other since 2011. Megan is an American model. The couple gave birth to a daughter, Maven Sonae Morgan on 2nd July 2013 before their marriage. His family currently resides in New Jersy.
Tracy Morgan had a kidney transplant in December 2010 as his kidney got damaged by diabetes and alcohol abuse. He started suffering from diabetes in 1996 and he also struggled with alcohol abuse.
He initially did not take him seriously but later, he realized that it can be dangerous for his life. His kidney transplant was successful without any problems.
What is the net worth of Tracy Morgan?
The American actor and comedian, Tracy Morgan earns a good amount of money from his profession. He has an estimated net worth of $12 million USD as of 2019. His worth includes all his property and his present earnings. He is living a luxurious life with his earning.
How tall is Tracy Morgan?
The 50 years aged, Tracy Morgan has a well-maintained body. He has many fans due to his cute look and his politeness. He stands tall with a height of 5 feet 10 inches. He has a body weight of 185 lbs. He has a dark complexion with black hair and brown eyes.
Trivias About Tracy Morgan You Need To Know.
- Morgan was a passenger in a Mercedes Sprinter minibus involved in a six-vehicle crash in New Jersey.
- He was nominated for Image Awards two times.