Tracy Morgan Net Worth, Career, and Awards

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Tracy Morgan Net Worth
Tracy Morgan Net Worth

Popular Name:Tracy Morgan
Birth Name:Tracy Jamel Morgan
Birth Date:10th November 1958
Birth Place:Queens, New York, U.S.
Age:62
Gender:Male
NationalityAmerican
Height:1.77m
Weight:84kg
Sexuality:Straight
Marital Status:Married
Spouse:Megan Wollover
Children:Maven, Malcolm, Grid, and Tracy Morgan
Profession:Comedian, Actor
Years active:1988–present
Net Worth:$50 Million
Last Updated:2022

 

Tracy Morgan is an American actor, comedian, and voice actor best known for his 7 seasons as a cast member on the popular television show 30 Rock (2006-2013) and Saturday Night Live (1996–2003). Due to his remarkable on-screen performances, he received an Emmy Award nomination in 2009.

In addition to his television works, the actor has also appeared in numerous films as a voice actor and actor. The remainder of this article sheds more light on Tracy Morgan net worth, personal life, biography, and more.

Early Life

Tracy Jamel Morgan was born in Queens, New York, United States on November 10, 1968. He is the second of the five children of their father who left the family when Tracy was 6 years old, leaving the children in the care of their single mother.

Things were really rough for the family while Tracy Morgan was growing up, so at one point he resorted to selling drugs, then later turned to perform comedy in the streets. This led to his successful stand-up comedy career.

Educational History

Tracy Morgan was a student of DeWitt Clinton High School in The Bronx, in New York, United States until he dropped out four credits short of graduation in order to care for his sick father, who eventually passed away in November 1987.

Career Life

Tracy Morgan is best known as a comedian. His comedic career started on the streets where he grew up, but his standup career started at the Apollo Theatre in Harlem, before having time on stage at the Uptown Comedy Club in Harlem as well.

His performances led to a screen debut on the television show “Martin”, a reoccurring role that lasted two years from 1994-1996. From 1996 to 2003 he was a regular cast member on “Saturday Night Live”, and made a return to host the show on 14 March 2009 and also made a guest appearance for  “Saturday night live Christmas show” two years later in 2011.

The television show “30 Rock” is his other long-running TV series. In 2003, he debuted his own show called “The Tracy Morgan Show” which aired for a single season. Tracy Morgan has equally done other works including various comedy-related television appearances, some of which aired on the comedy central platform, such as “One mic” and an episode of “Punked”.

Tracy Morgan has also made money from several Comedy Central programs, various commercial works, and movies such as First Sunday, Cop Out, Chick Magnet, Rio 2, Top 5, Little Man, Are We There Yet, Fist Fight, and Adam Sandler’s film The Longest Yard.

Awards & Nominations

So far, Tracy Morgan hasn’t won any official awards. However, he has won two Emmy Award Nominations (2009 and 2016), and two Image Award Nominations
(2007 and 2008). To crown all his efforts, he earned a Star on the Walk of Fame in 2018.

Personal Life

Tracy Morgan is a married man. Currently, he is married to Megan Wollover, an actress and producer. They married on 23rd August 2015. The couple has a daughter together named Maven.

Prior to his relationship with his current wife Megan Wollover, he got married to Sabina Morgan in 1987, while still in high school. After being apart for eight years, they divorced officially in 2009.

They have three sons – Malcolm Morgan, Gitrid Morgan, and Tracy Morgan Jr., whom he credits for helping him battle his alcohol addiction.

Health Issues

After struggling with alcohol abuse for many years, Tracy Morgan was diagnosed with diabetes in 1996. In December 2010, he received a kidney transplant due to diabetes and alcohol intake.

Traffic Collison

Tracy Morgan was a passenger in a Mercedes Sprinter involved in a six-vehicle crash that happened in New Jersey on June 7, 2014. The vehicle was struck from the back by a tractor-trailer being operated by Walmart, causing a chain-reaction crash.

Some other celebrities were involved in the crash, including his friend James McNair who almost got killed. Walmart paid Tracy Morgan an undisclosed settlement in May 2015 with rumors putting the figure at about $90 million.

Physical Features

The comedian and father of four are 5 feet 8 inches tall and has a weight of 84 kg. He has dark hair and brown eyes.

Tracy Morgan Net Worth

A professional comedy career, both with comedic acting and stand up is responsible for a huge part of Tracy Morgan net worth. This now accomplished person had a difficult early life, and it took several personal tragedies for him to begin his comedic career which has now spanned many years, and despite a car accident that almost ended his life, he is still performing actively.

His strong comedy presence both on television and on the stage won him many roles in film, on television, and in commercials for some top brands, which is reflective of his dynamic and diverse career. Tracy Morgan net worth is currently estimated at $50 million.

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