Morgan Freeman Net Worth 2020 and Biography

Morgan Freeman is a producer, actor and a narrator from Memphis. He started his acting career when he was nine years old in a play in his school. He graduated in Broad Street High School. Morgan Freeman’s net worth is known to be over 200 million dollars.

Net Worth: $200 million
Birth Date:
June 1st, 1937
Memphis, Tennessee, USA
The Shawshank Redemption
Last Updated:
July 2019
Morgan Freeman

As of 2019, Morgan has an estimated net worth of USD200 million. The significant part of his net worth was due to his many films. According to the report, he has a talent fee of USD5 million to USD10 million for every film.

Apart from his yearly earnings, he has also a personal investment with a total of USD43 million. This award-winning American actor has properties in various states including Indiana, New York, Mississippi, as well as Greenwood. However, Morgan chose to stay in his abode in Charleston. In general, his real estate properties have a total value of more than USD4.8 million.

Morgan is also a co-owner of Madidi, a fine dining restaurant. He also manages Ground Zero, a popular blues club. These properties can be found in Clarksdale. In the year 2008, Morgan branched out in Memphis.

Morgan has a fondness for driving, and he loves to collect expensive cars. Some of the most expensive cars he has are Nissan Maxima 1997 edition, BMW 745, GMC Denali, Toyota Tundra, Tesla, Chevrolet Silverado, and Lamborghini. He holds an exclusive pilot’s license.

Early Life

Morgan was born on June 1, 1937, in Memphis. He was the lovable son of Mayme Edna and Morgan Porterfield Freeman. DNA analysis shows that he has ancestors from Africa, specifically in Nigeria. He has three older siblings and enlisted in the US Air Force after he graduated from Board Street.


Morgan has a colorful career. He began his acting career in Another World, a popular soap opera in the US. In the year 1980, he began to play extra or supporting roles in various American movies, wherein he earned his status as a father character.

As he became popular, he started to play more prominent roles.  One of the best roles he played was in the movie The Shawshank Redemption. Morgan got the Critic Awards due to measurable performance in the said movie. After which, he continued to appear in blockbusters movies such as Million Dollar Baby, Robin Hood, and Seven. In the year 2005, Morgan provided narration for movies War of the Wolds and the March of the Penguins. He played the role of God in the movie Bruce Almighty and also starred in adventure film Batman in the year 2015.

He loved to do a movie based on the life story of Nelson Mandela. He attempted to get Nelson’s autobiography, but sad to say it wasn’t finalized. In the year 2010, Morgan starred in different action movies like Olympus Has Fallen, Oblivion and Red.

Morgan, aside from being an award-winning actor, is also renowned for his activism. He condemned the commemoration the 2005 Black History Month. According to Freeman, the best and only way to end racism is the proper forum.

Today, Morgan is a much respected Hollywood actor with incredible earnings. He already worked with the best actors and actresses like Jessica Tandy, Brad Pitt, Clint Eastwood, Tim Robbins, Tom Cruise, etc.

Personal Life and Relationships

Morgan Freeman is currently divorced, and has 4 children.

What are the highest grossing movies of Morgan Freeman

1. The Dark Knight Rises: $1,084.9 million

2. The Dark Knight :$1,003.0 million

3. Bruce Almighty: $484.6 million

4. The LEGO Movie: $469.2 million

5. Lucy: $463.4 million

(these are world-wide box office results)

It’s safe to say, if Morgan Freeman keeps making such great movies, his net worth will only increase over the years.