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(Actor, Producer, and Narrator)

Morgan Freeman is an Academy Award, a Golden Globe Award, and a Screen Actors Guild winner.

Relationship Facts of Morgan Freeman

Morgan Freeman is not having an affair with anyone presently.
His sexual orientation is straight.

Married Twice but ended with divorced both times!!

Morgan Freeman has been married twice. He was married to Jeanette Adair Bradshaw from October 22, 1967, until November 18, 1979.

Later, he married Myrna Colley-Lee on June 16, 1984.

The pair separated in December 2007. Eventually, on September 15, 2010, their divorce was finalized in Mississippi.

He has four children: Alfonso Freeman(son), Deena Freeman(daughter), Saifoulaye Freeman(son), and Morgana Freeman(daughter).

Freeman and Colley-Lee adopted Freeman’s step-granddaughter from his first marriage, Edena Hines, and raised her together.

On August 16, 2015, 33-year-old Hines was murdered in New York City.

Freeman has also been in relationships with Debbie Allen, Marcia Gay Harden, Rita Moreno, Loletha Adkins, and Demaris Meyer.

Relationship Timeline

Relationship TypeTotalTime Duration
Married234 years, 8 months
Encounter21 year

Relationship History With?

  • Myrna Colley-Lee (1984 – 2010)
  • Jeanette Adair Bradshaw (1967 – 1979)
  • Loletha Adkins
  • E’dena Hines
  • Demaris Meyer (2008 – 2009)
  • Rita Moreno
  • Marcia Gay Harden (2016)
  • Debbie Allen (1997)

Morgan Freeman: Biography in Details

Who is Morgan Freeman?

Morgan Freeman is an American actor, producer, and narrator.

He won an Academy Award in 2005 for Best Supporting Actor with ‘Million Dollar Baby’.

He has over 100 credits as an actor.

Additionally, he has also won a Golden Globe Award and a Screen Actors Guild Award.

Who are the parents of Morgan Freeman?

Morgan Freeman was born in Memphis, Tennessee on June 1, 1937, to parents Mayme Edna, a teacher, and Morgan Porterfield Freeman, a barber who died on April 27, 1961, from cirrhosis.

Additionally, he has three older siblings.

He moved frequently during his childhood, living in Greenwood, Mississippi; Gary, Indiana; and finally, Chicago, Illinois.

When he was 16 years old, he almost died of pneumonia.

Additionally, Morgan Freeman always wanted to become an actor since his childhood years and made his acting debut at age nine.

He is of American nationality.

Furthermore, he belongs to a mixed ethnic background of African-American and more distant English.


Talking about his education, Morgan Freeman attended Broad Street High School.

In 1955, he graduated from Broad Street, but turned down a partial drama scholarship from Jackson State University, opting instead to enlist in the United States Air Force.

Furthermore, in the early 1960s, he took acting lessons at the Pasadena Playhouse in California and dancing lessons in San Francisco.

In addition, on May 13, 2006, Delta State University in Cleveland honored Morgan Freeman with an honorary degree of Doctor of Arts and Letters.

Morgan Freeman’s Career, Profession

Morgan Freeman initially served four years in the military.

After four years, he moved to Los Angeles, California, where he took acting lessons at the Pasadena Playhouse and dancing lessons in San Francisco in the early 1960s and worked as a transcript clerk at Los Angeles City College.

In 1967, the same year he married Jeanette Adair Bradshaw, Freeman’s big career break came when he landed a part in an all-African-American Broadway production of ‘Hello, Dolly!’.

Since then, he has appeared in numerous other movies and television series.

Some other movies and television series that Morgan Freeman has appeared in are ‘Madam Secretary, ‘Going in Style, ‘Ben-Hur’, ‘Driving Miss Daisy,’ ‘Glory,’ ‘The Shawshank Redemption,’ and ‘The Dark Knight Trilogy, ‘Now You See Me 2’, ‘American Masters’, ‘Dolphin Tale 2’, ‘Oblivion’, ‘The Maiden Heist’ and ‘Gone Baby Gone among others.

Additionally, he also has over 15 credits as a producer and 2 credits as a director.

Furthermore, in 1997, Morgan Freeman co-founded the movie production company Revelations Entertainment, including its online movie distribution company, ClickStar.

In addition, he has also launched a host of charitable endeavors.

Morgan Freeman has been nominated for an Academy Award and the Golden Globe Award five different times, each time for the same film for each award.

He won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor in ‘Million Dollar Baby, and the Golden Globe for Best Actor in ‘Driving Miss Daisy.

Likewise, he has four Screen Actors Guild Award (SAG) nominations and one win for ‘Million Dollar Baby.

How much is the net worth of Morgan Freeman?

Freeman has not revealed his current salary. However, Morgan Freeman has an estimated net worth of around $ 250 million as of 2023.

Morgan Freeman’s Rumors, Controversy

Morgan Freeman was injured in an automobile accident near Ruleville, Mississippi, on the night of August 3, 2008. I

n addition, his passenger, sued him for negligence, claiming that he was drinking the night of the accident.

Subsequently, the suit was settled.

He also became part of a controversy after he criticized the celebration of Black History Month, saying, “I don’t want a black history month. Black history is American history”.

At present, there are no rumors concerning Freeman’s life and career.

Body Measurement

Talking about his body measurement, Morgan Freeman has a height of 6 feet 2 inches (1.88 m).

Additionally, he weighs around 97 kg or 214 pounds. Furthermore, his hair color is gray and his eye color is dark brown.

Social Media

Freeman is active on social media. He has a huge number of followers on social networking sites such as Facebook, Twitter as well as Instagram.

His fan page has more than 161.8k followers on Twitter.

In addition, Morgan Freeman has more than 2 million followers on Instagram.

Similarly, his Facebook page has more than 29M followers.

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