Morley Safer Biography

(American actor, Tv journalist)

More about the relationship

Morley Safer was married until his demise. His wife’s name is Jane Fearer and they got married on October 26, 1968. They were together till 2016 and Jane became a widow after his death.

Jane is an anthropology student. At the time of their marriage, he was serving as a bureau chief for CBS News.

Together, they have a daughter Sarah Alice Anne Safer. She is a graduate of Brown University in 1992. Like her father, she is a freelance journalist.

Relationship Facts of Morley Safer

  • Morley Safer is married to Jane Fearer.
  • Morley Safer married on October 26, 1968.
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  • He is father of One(Sarah Alice Anne Safer).
  • Morley Safer is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • His sexual orientation is straight.

Who was Morley Safer?

Morley safer was a broadcast journalist, reporter, and correspondent for CBS news. He was known by the magazine ’60 Minutes’ for his long tenure.

He joined this cast in the 1970s after its second year on television. ’60 Minutes’ was the most profitable and most-watched television program in television history and Morley Safer was the longest-serving reporter on 60 Minutes.


Morley announced his retirement and after eight days on 19th May 2016, he expired. He died at his Manhattan home from pneumonia. He was laid to rest at Roselawn Avenue Cemetery in Toronto.

Morley Safer: Age, Parents, Ethnicity, Education

Morley was born on November 8, 1931. He was born in place name Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He was 84 years old when he died.

Similarly, he died on May 19, 2016. His father’s name was Max safer and his mother’s name was Anna Cohn Safer. His brother’s name is Leon safer and his sister’s name is Esther Safer. Likewise, his ethnicity was Jewish and his nationality was American and Canadian.

Safer went to Western University and Harbord Collegiate Institute.

Morley Safer: Professional Life, Career

Morley started his journalism career as a reporter in 1955 for many newspapers in Ontario and England. After that, he joined the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation as a correspondent and producer.

In 1956, he started his first job with CBC. It was to produce CBC News Magazine where he made his first on-screen appearance as a journalist.

In the year 1961, Safer was the only Western correspondent in East Berlin. Similarly, he was hired as a London-based correspondent by CBS.

60 Minute

In the year 1970, CBS producer asked him to replace Harry Reasoner on 60 Minutes. The show aired for two seasons. He returned to do the segment again. His way of reporting was friendly and gentle.

Safer retired from CBS after working for 46 years. He set the record for the show’s longest-serving correspondent.

Morley Safer: Awards, Nominations

Safer had won many awards got in his life some of them are Peabody Award. He had got News & Documentary Emmy Award for Outstanding Continuing Coverage of a News Story in a News Magazine on 20003 and News & Documentary Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing in 2013.

Similarly, he had won News & Documentary Emmy Award for Outstanding Arts and Culture Programming on 2009 and 2007 and James Beard Award for Best National Television Food Journalism in 2000.

Net worth

According to Celebrity Net Worth, his net worth is around $20 million. As a Journalist, he earned an average salary of $24 – $70k.

He has a house in Chester, Connecticut which was deceased after his death.

Rumors and Controversy

The news of his death caught the attention of many. He did well in his professional and personal life.

Morley Safer: Body measurement

He had light hair and grey eyes. Morley Safer’s height was 5 feet 9 inches and he had an average weight.

Social Media

Morley Safer was active on Facebook and Twitter. He had around 2,329 followers on Facebook and he had 2,767 followers on Twitter.

Similarly, he was active on Twitter since March 2014 and Facebook on 27th January 2015.


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