Piers Morgan Bio, Wiki, Age, Education, Family, Children, Wife, Net Worth, and Career

Piers Morgan Biography

Piers Morgan is an English broadcaster, journalist, author, and TV personality. Morgan began his broadcasting career in 1989 in Fleet Street as an author and editor for several British tabloids, which include The Sun, News of the world, and the Daily Mirror.

Piers Morgan Age

Morgan was born as Piers Stefan O’Meara on March 30, 1965, in Newick, Sussex, England.

Piers Morgan Education

At the age of seven to thirteen, he went to an independent school Cumnor House. Morgan then went on to attend the comprehensive secondary institution Chailey School after his pub owner’s parents eventually ran out of money. At the comprehensive school, he was bullied and even beaten up by his classmates. He then attended Priory School then studied journalism at Harlow College.

Piers Morgan Family

His father Vincent Eamonn O’Meara was an Irish-born dentist who died when Piers was an infant. His mother Gabrielle Georgina Sybille, remarried and he took his stepfather’s last name, thus becoming Piers Stefan Pughe-Morgan.

Piers Morgan Wife

Morgan married Marion Shalloe in 1991. The couple was blessed with three sons and later divorcing in 2008. Morgan then remarried writer Celia Walden in 2010. The duo has one child as of now.

Piers Morgan

Piers Morgan Children

Morgan married Marion Shalloe in 1991. The couple was blessed with three sons and later divorcing in 2008. Morgan then remarried writer Celia Walden in 2010. The duo has one child as of now.

Piers Morgan Height|Weight

He stands on an average height of 6 Feet 1 inches and weighs about 95 kgs

Piers Morgan Career

Morgan started his broadcasting journalism career in 1980. After working at Lloyd’s of London for a brief period, he began out as a reporter at the Surrey and South London Newspaper Group where he worked for the South London News as well as the Streatham and Tooting News. He was then recruited by ‘The Sun’ as an entertainment editor.

He got the opportunity to hold his first-ever high-profile post as the chief writer of “Bizarre,” the newspaper’s show business column. Rupert Murdoch appointed Morgan as the editor of the ‘News of the World.’ Upon his selection, Morgan became one of the youngest editors of a national British newspaper in 1994.

He then joined the ‘Daily Mirror’ as an editor where he served until 2004, unfortunately, he was fired in the wake of the Abu Ghraib torture scandal. He had published photographs that showed British soldiers abusing Iraqi convicts; however, the pictures were later proven to be fake. After losing his top post at the ‘Daily Mirror,’ he decided to recreate himself as a media personality and gained ownership of the media trade publication ‘Press Gazette’ in 2005 in partnership with Matthew Freud.

Morgan then launched ‘First News’ on 4 May 2006 and began working as the editorial director of the weekly children’s newspaper where the publication entered administrative receivership before being sold to a trade buyer. In September 2014, he became the editor-at-large of the website Mail Online’s US operation. Since then, he has been writing several columns every week for the mail.

In addition, Morgan also judged the talent competition shows America’s Got Talent (2006-2011) and Britain’s Got Talent (2007-2010). He was awarded the 7th season of the US Celebrity Apprentice. Morgan has written 8 books, which includes 4 volumes of memoirs in 2008.

Piers Morgan Salary|Net Worth

He earns an annual salary ranging between $ 56,000 – $ 135,500 and has an estimated net worth of $20 million dollars.

Piers Morgan’s Social Media Platforms

He has over 8M followers on Twitter, 3.1k followers on Facebook, and 2.9 k followers on Instagram.

Piers Morgan’s Twitter

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