If you are a Tracy Morgan fan then you will find this article very interesting, we are going to discuss Tracy Morgan’s life from his early life to his net worth.
Who is Tracy Morgan?
Tracy Jamal Morgan professionally known as Tracy Morgan is an American stand-up comedian and actor, he was born in Brooklyn on 10th November 1968.
The early life of Morgan
Tracy Morgan’s early life is full of unwanted circumstances, his father Jimmy Morgan died when Tracy was in his teenage period.
He got early education from DeWitt Clinton High School, he was 17 years old when his father died due to AIDS, as he is the second of five children and all the responsibility of his ill father was on his shoulders.
He used to sell crack cocaine for his living because he was dropped out of high school, he has to take care of his ill father, Jimmy Morgan.
Morgan’s personal life
Morgan first married his girlfriend Sabina in 1987, the same year his father died, but they got divorced in 2009, they have three sons together.
Later in the year 2011, Morgan made it clear on the red carpet of Emmy Awards that he is engaged to model Megan Wollover, together they have a daughter who was born in 2013, but they got married in 2015 and got divorced in 2020.
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Morgan’s health issues
Morgan’s health life is not so well he is a diabetic patient since 1996, he has also suffered alcohol abuse for years due to which his kidney was so damaged.
In 2010 Morgan need to do a kidney transplant because his medical health was so fragile, he mentioned once that diabetes put him in a life-or-death condition.
Tracy Morgan’s Net Worth
Tracy Morgan’s real income source is his stand-up comedy, his net worth is calculated in 2021 to approximately $70 million.
Morgan’s early career
Tracy Morgan took the start of his professional career from comedy, he used to perform street comedy because his best friend was murdered.
In an interview, Morgan said my best friend was murdered and a week before his murder he said to me I should do comedy, and this was the point why I pursued this talent.
Over time, Morgan started performing stand-up comedy and made his way into a decent comedian community.
Morgan’s comedy was recognized when he joined ‘Uptown Comedy Club’ in 1992 as a regular cast member for its two seasons (1992-1994).
He also appeared in 1995’s ‘Snaps’ HBO series where comedians compete against each other to win audiences’ hearts, later Morgan appeared in ‘Def Comedy Jam’ HBO’s series.
Morgan’s later career
In 1996, he joined the ‘Saturday Night Live’ comedy series as a regular cast member, then in 2019, he became a host of this series.
Morgan was a regular cast member of the ‘30 Rock’ series from 2006 to 2013 though he received a good appreciation for his work in the ’30 Rock’ series, his work even got him nominated in the Emmy Awards 2009 for best-supporting actor in a comedy series.
In 2011, Morgan was invited to a Christmas show hosted by Jimmy Fallon as a guest member, and in 2015, he started to host that show.
Later in 2018, Morgan performed in an American comedy series ‘The Last O. G.’ and received audience appreciation for his work.
Morgan appeared in an American channel ‘Comedy Central’ for a stand-up special show called ‘One Mic’, and in 2003 he appeared in Punk’d’s episode.
In 2007 he was seen hosting ‘Spike Guys’ Choice Awards’, in 2013 he hosted ‘Billboard Music Awards’ he also hosted VH1’s annual event ‘Hip Hop Honors’ for two years, and in 2019 he hosted ‘ESPY Awards’ in Los Angeles.
He did some commercials, and in 2005 Morgan played a promising role in the film ‘The Longest Yard’ which made him an actor too.
- He was nominated in 2008’s Image Awards for outstanding supporting actor in comedy series.
- He was nominated for the 2009 Emmy Awards for his role in the ’30 Rock’ series.
- In 2016 he got nominated for his role in ‘Saturday Night Live’ for the category outstanding guest actor in comedy series.
In 2011, Morgan caught into a controversy because he made a personal unethical comment on Sarah Palin on ‘NBA on TNT’, he was asked to choose a better-looking female between Sarah Palin and Tina Fey, he said Sarah Palin is good masturbation material.
Tracy Morgan is an American stand-up comedian who is best known for his work in ‘Saturday Night Live’ series, his life has been a roller coaster ride from street comedy to $70 million net worth.
You can find everything about Morgan’s life in the sections mentioned above from his early life to his professional career till now.