Tracy Jamel Morgan is who was born on the 10th of November, 1968 in The Bronx, New York City. He is an American actor and stand up comedian who is also a Scorpio. He was born to Alicia Warden Morgan (née Warden) a stay at home Mother and Jimmy Morgan a veteran in the military and a Musician. He has four siblings. He was named Tracy after his Father’s platoon mate with the same name. He talked to PEOPLE magazine in 2004 about how he dropped out of high school to help his sick father who had been riddled with AIDS at that time (when he was in sophomore year at DeWitt Clinton High School), the same year he married Sabina Morgan and started earning money in the streets from comedy.
Tracy Morgan Early Life
He was tested with diabetes in the early months in 1996 and Morgan received a Kidney transplant from an undisclosed donor in the first week of December 2010. The transplant helped a lot in curbing his diabetes.
Tracy’s biography titled I Am The New Black was released on October 20, 2009. The book contains his childhood life and how he grew up and blew up in the Hollywood scene, staring on Martin and being an SNL cast member. He got into a ghastly accident on June 7th, 2014 when his limousine got rear-ended by an 18 wheeler on a highway in New Jersey. His friends, fellow comedian Jimmy Mack McNair was killed in the accident.
Tracy Morgan Career Details
Tracy is an active comedian with a designated trademark of always joking about getting women pregnant. He had recurring character roles as Mrs. Parker, Tate Witherspoon, Reggie Owens, and Captain Munclair Vanderhousen III. Tracy is most known for his role on Saturday Night Live which he was in from 1996 up until 2003, even after his departure, he still appear as a guest on the show. He is also known in and 30 Rock amongst others. He stars in The Last OG which he is an executive producer of besides Jordan Peele and Keenen Ivory Wayans. His first huge break was a supporting role in the hit show ‘Martin’ starring Martin Lawrence. His trademark on Martin was his catchphrase “What’s happ’n, chief?”, and his dog which he dressed as a rapper. Tracy was first discovered in 1984 during a stand-up comedy session at The Apollo. He mentioned Martin Lawrence, Eddie Murphy, Carol Burnett, and others among his major comedic influences.
He became an addition to the cast of Uptown Comedy club, was seen twice on HBO’s Def Comedy Jam, and later joined the Saturday Night Live cast. His role in the long running sitcom 30 rock earned him a Primetime Emmy Award nomination. He starred in other roles and also hosted the ESPY’s in July 2019.
Tracy Morgan Net Worth
Tracy Morgan has a net worth of over $50 million.
Tracy Morgan Dating And Relationships With Marriage Details
Tracy got married to his high school sweetheart, Sabina Morgan. The two met in high school and have three sons together. The pair dated each other since 1984 and got married in 1987. Sabina Morgan was the one who actually pushed Tracy into doing comedy. The marriage which lasted for 23 solid years ended in 2009 after Tracy struggled with alcohol addiction. According to official news sites, Tracy and Sabina were eight years prior to the filing of the divorce.
Two years later – September 2011 – he announced his engagement to Megan Wollover at the Emmy Awards red carpet. He has a daughter with Wollover, they got married on 23rd August 2015 and Morgan filed for a divorce five years later.
Tracy Morgan Kids
He has four children with his first ex-wife Sabina Morgan, and a child with his second ex-wife Megan Wollover.
- Tracy Morgan Jr (1992, 29 years)
- Gitrid Morgan (1986, 35 years)
- Malcolm Morgan (1988, 33 years)
- Maven Sonae Morgan (July 2nd, 2013, 7 years)
Tracy Morgan Body Measurements
- He is 5’8½” (174cm) in height.
- Weight – 84kg (184 lbs.)
- Hair color – Black
- Waist – 34 inches
- Biceps – 14 inches
- Eye color – Black
- Chest – 46 inches
Tracy Morgan Properties (Cars And Houses)
Tracy owns a home which he paid $2.2 million for in Cresskill, New Jersey. It is a 4,485 square foot mansion. He sold the home in March 2019 for $1.2 million after originally putting it up for $2.25 million in May the year before. He also paid $13.9 million for a 22 room mansion in Alpine, New Jersey.