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Piers Morgan

Piers Morgan: Biography, Age, Children, Ex-wife, Wife, Siblings, Parents, Net Worth, House, Cars & TV Career

Piers Morgan Basic Information

Stage Name: Piers Morgan
Real Name: Piers Stefan Pughe-Morgan O’Meara
Occupation: Broadcaster, Journalist, Writer, Television Personality
Date Of Birth/Age: March 30, 1965 (58) Years Old
Place of Birth: Surrey, England
Gender: Male
Nationality: British
Marital Status: Married
Education:
  • Chailey School
  • Priory School
  • Lewes
    Harlow College
Height: 1.85 m
Net Worth: $20M

Piers Morgan Biography

English broadcaster, journalist, writer, and television personality Piers Stefan Pughe-Morgan O’Meara was born on March 30, 1965. In 1988, The Sun was where he started his Fleet Street career. He became the youngest editor of a British national newspaper in over 50 years when Rupert Murdoch appointed him editor of the News of the World in 1994 at 29. Morgan edited the Daily Mirror from 1995 until his dismissal in 2004. From 2006 to 2007, he served as the editorial director of First News.

Morgan has been a television host, hosting the discussion shows Piers Morgan’s Life Stories on ITV from 2009 until 2020, and Piers Morgan Live on CNN from 2011 to 2014. From 2015 to 2021, he co-hosted the ITV Breakfast show Good Morning Britain with Susanna Reid. From 2007 to 2010, he served as a judge on Britain’s Got Talent and America’s Got Talent. He competed with former US President Donald Trump on The Celebrity Apprentice US in 2008, winning the competition. Morgan has been a TalkTV host since 2022 on Piers Morgan Uncensored.

Piers Morgan, Yours Truly, People, March 1, 2024

Family

Parents

Piers Morgan’s father, Irish dentist Eamonn Vincent O’Meara, died in a vehicle accident when Piers was only 11 months old. Because he was too young then, Eamonn is not remembered by the TV personality. He is, nonetheless, quite proud of his Irish heritage.

Gabrielle Georgina Sybille is his mother’s name. She wedded Glynne Pughe-Morgan after the death of her first husband. Piers took the last name of his stepfather.

Piers Morgan, Yours Truly, People, March 1, 2024

Siblings

Morgan has two brothers, Jeremy and Rupert Pughe-Morgan, and his sister, Charlotte Tomlinson.

Piers Morgan, Yours Truly, People, March 1, 2024

Children

Piers Morgan is the father of four children. The TV host’s first marriage to Marion Shalloe gave birth to three sons: Spencer, Stanley, and Albert. Elise was born in 2011 following Morgan’s marriage to fellow journalist Celia Walden.

Piers Morgan, Yours Truly, People, March 1, 2024

Wife

Piers Walden is married to Celia Walden. Piers and Celia were married in 2010. Although Morgan’s name and face are more familiar to the general public, Celia has her claim to fame. She is a well-known novelist, critic, and journalist from the United Kingdom. Piers was married to Marion Shalloe for nearly two decades before settling down with Celia.

Piers Morgan, Yours Truly, People, March 1, 2024

Lifestyle

Net Worth

Piers Morgan is estimated to have a net worth of $20 million. His Good Morning Britain hosting role paid him roughly £1.1 million per year, the same as Susanna, while his Piers Morgan Tonight show reportedly paid him £1.44 million per year.

Cars

The Aston Martin Vantage, DB11, and Rapide are just a few of the Fine British Aston Martins in his modest but impressive collection of automobiles.

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House

In and outside of his native Britain, Piers Morgan is the owner of three opulent mansions. According to The Sun, the TV talk show host owns homes in London, Sussex, and Hollywood worth up to £8.9 million. He also owns property in the US. In addition, he resides in a stunning five-bedroom Kensington townhouse that is Grade II listed. He has lived there with his wife, Celia Walden, and their eight-year-old daughter Elise Morgan since 2009.

Piers Morgan, Yours Truly, People, March 1, 2024

TV Career

Before he left the Daily Mirror, Morgan’s television presenting career took off. For the BBC, he hosted the three-part documentary series The Importance of Being Famous. Along with Platell, Morgan, and Amanda Platell, he co-hosted a current affairs interview program on Channel 4. Alongside Brandy Norwood and David Hasselhoff, Morgan made several appearances as a judge on the NBC television program America’s Got Talent throughout 2006. Because of the terms of his American Idol contract, Simon Cowell chose Morgan as a stand-in for himself.

Morgan participated as a judge on Britain’s Got Talent on ITV with Amanda Holden and Simon Cowell and America’s Got Talent’s second season in 2007. He additionally hosted the BBC One program You Can’t Fire Me, I’m Famous. In January 2008, he hosted the three-part ITV documentary series Piers Morgan on Sandbanks. Morgan agreed to a two-year, £2 million per year “golden handcuffs” contract with ITV in May 2008. He started a three-part series called Piers Morgan On… in February 2009, during which he traveled to Dubai, Monte Carlo, and Hollywood.

Morgan started presenting Piers Morgan’s Life Stories on ITV in 2009. Morgan’s show, Piers Morgan Live, took Larry King’s spot in CNN’s primetime lineup on January 17, 2011. The program’s run ended in March 2014 when it was canceled in February 2014 due to low ratings. In five episodes of Good Morning Britain that aired on ITV from April 13–17, 2015, Morgan served as a guest host before joining Susanna Reid and Charlotte Hawkins as regular co-hosts. Following a scandal regarding his comments about Oprah with Meghan and Harry, which featured a heated on-air altercation with Alex Beresford, Morgan quit the series in March 2021.

On the TV show Killer Women with Piers Morgan, aired from 2016 to 2017, Morgan conducted interviews with female murderers. In addition, he co-hosted Serial Killer with Piers Morgan for ITV’s 2017 Crime & Punishment season. Morgan was the first signee when News UK revealed its new channel, talkTV, would debut in 2022 on September 16, 2021.

Ex-wife

Between 1991 and 2008, Piers Morgan and Marion Shalloe were wed for 17 years. When she married Piers Morgan in 1991, she worked as a hospital ward nurse. Because Marion maintains a low profile, little is known about how she is currently living. However, her oldest son Spencer Morgan frequently shares family photos of her eating at places like The Ivy.

Piers Morgan, Yours Truly, People, March 1, 2024

Are Piers Morgan and Andrew Tate friends?

We wouldn’t call them friends, per se. Tate has only been on Morgan’s show three times, the most recent being last December.

Are Piers Morgan and Peter Morgan related?

From what can be found online, they do not seem to belong on the same family tree.

Are Piers Morgan and Ronaldo friends?

Piers had said they both became good pals around three years ago when Cristiano reached out on social media to share his love for Morgan’s crime documentaries.

Are Piers Morgan and Gary Lineker friends?

The pair have always been friends despite their Twitter feuds which have gone on for years.

Are Piers Morgan and Lord Sugar friends?

Sure enough, Lord Sugar has previously confirmed that the pair are friends, despite their feuds.

Are Piers Morgan and Alex Beresford friends?

As of April 2022, it is not believed that the pair have made up. Instead, Morgan is still focused on his year-long feud with Alex.

Are Piers Morgan and Simon Cowell friends?

Although they’re quick to tease each other at any given opportunity, the two have been friends for more than 30 years.

Are Piers Morgan and Alan Sugar friends?

They have always been pals amidst all the back-and-forth feuding.

What are Piers Morgan's politics?

Politically, Morgan identified as a supporter of the Conservative Party in a 1994 interview, saying he was “still basically a Tory.”

Can Piers Morgan play chess?

Apparently, he can. He’s reportedly played chess live on his talk show.

Is Piers Morgan an American citizen?

He is only a permanent resident of the United States, not a citizen.

Can Piers Morgan sing?

Reportedly, he can and has done so on live TV on more than one occasion.

Where can I watch Piers Morgan interview?

His talk show can be streamed via the TalkTV app or watched online on the TalkTV website free of charge.

Where can I watch Piers Morgan Uncensored?

You can catch the show live on TalkTV.

Where can I watch Psychopath with Piers Morgan?

The show can be watched or streamed on iTV.

Did Piers Morgan play football?

No, he did not, but he has been involved with the sport.

Did Piers Morgan go to university?

Of course, he did. Morgan studied journalism at Harlow College.

Did Piers Morgan work for The Sun?

After working as a reporter for papers in south London, he was hired in 1989 as the show-business editor at the tabloid The Sun.

Did Piers Morgan play cricket?

He has played cricket before, not as a professional, though.

Did Piers Morgan interview Andrew Tate?

Yes, he did. Tate has appeared on a Piers Morgan talk show three times.

Did Piers Morgan go to private school?

He attended Cumnor House School when he was seven, a private school.

Did Piers Morgan work for the royal family?

While he did not work for the royal family, Morgan has claimed that several royal family members contacted him to thank him for publicly calling out Prince Harry and Meghan.

Did Piers Morgan live in America?

He owns a mansion there, so it’s safe to say he still resides there.

Do Piers Morgan and Alex Beresford get on?

Not while Morgan is still fueling their ongoing feud.

What does Piers Morgan's sons do?

The eldest, Spencer William Morgan, works as a journalist. The GMB host’s second-born son is Stanley Christopher Morgen, an actor. Albert Douglas Morgen, Piers’ youngest son, is still in school.

Where do Piers Morgan's sons live?

Where they each reside has not been made very public.

What does Piers Morgan do now?

Morgan has been a TalkTV host since 2022 on Piers Morgan Uncensored.

How do I contact Piers Morgan?

To book Piers Morgan, please submit an online inquiry to booking.agent@nmp.co.uk or contact one of the booking agents at +44 (0)20 3822 0003.

Does Piers Morgan live in America?

He lives in America, yes.

Does Piers Morgan have a podcast?

His talk show “Piers Morgan Uncensored” is a TV talk show, but the show’s content is also available as an Acast podcast.

Does Piers Morgan have a job?

Yes, he does. He is a successful TV talk show host.

Does Piers Morgan own the Daily Mail?

No, but he pens the Daily Mail and the Mail columns on Sunday at MailOnline.

Does Piers Morgan like Meghan Markle?

Morgan has jokingly claimed he liked Meghan. Past tense.

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