Morgan Freeman is a talented American actor, producer, and narrator born on the 1st of June 1937 in Memphis, Tennessee.
Morgan Freeman has won an Academy Award, a Golden Globe Award, a Screen Actors Guild Award, and a couple of Oscar nominations. His talent made him one of the most sought after actors; thus he’s been a part of several box office movies. But just how much did he make from all his gigs and what is Morgan Freeman net worth? Continue reading as we will reveal to you how rich is this brilliant actor and some more scoop.
Morgan Freeman, Life and Career
Morgan Freeman is the son of a teacher and barber. He has three older siblings. When he was still an infant, Freeman was sent to his paternal grandmother in Charleston, Mississippi. And during his childhood years, Freeman moved frequently, in parts of Mississippi, Indiana, Illinois, and Chicago. When he was 16 years old, Freeman almost died of pneumonia.
He debuted his acting career at the age of nine, when Freeman played a role in a school play. Freeman won a statewide drama competition at the age of 12.
While Morgan Freeman was attending Broad Street High School, he was able to perform a radio show based in Nashville, Tennessee. When Freeman graduated in 1955, he was offered a partial scholarship from Jackson State University because he enlisted in the United States Air Force.
After his military years, Morgan Freeman worked as a transcript clerk at Los Angeles City College while taking acting and dancing lessons. The 1971, ‘Who Says I Can’t Ride a Rainbow?’ was Morgan Freeman’s first film appearance. He was, however, became known when he played a role on the soap opera ‘Another World’ and ‘The Electric Show’.
Morgan Freeman, Sources of Income
Morgan Freeman has been part of 53 films on screen and stage. Aside from acting, Morgan Freeman is sought after as a narrator too. One of his notable projects was with Discovery Channel, where he was a host and narrator on ‘Through the Wormhole’.
Freeman was featured on B.o.B’s ‘Strange Clouds’ album where he did a prologue and epilogue. Recently, he also made a deal to use his voice with the navigation app Waze. It is rumored that this project will add a good amount to Norman Freeman net worth.
Morgan Freeman is a legendary actor who never runs out of projects. His many films contributed hugely to his wealth. In computing his value this 2018, we’ve considered the supposed payment he’ll get from Waze. Currently, Morgan Freeman net worth is estimated to be in the ballpark of $150 to $180 million.