How much is Joseph Morgan worth? $3 million
How did Joseph Morgan earn his money and wealth?
Born in London on the 16th of May in 1981 as Joseph Martin, Joseph Morgan spent 11 years of his life in Swansea, Wales. After graduating from Morriston Comprehensive School, Morgan went on to pursue BTEC in Performing Arts course at the Gorseinon College in Swansea. It was during the late teens that he resettled in London to study at the Central School of Speech and Drama.
Morgan stepped into the world of the small screen in 2013 with a TV movie Eroica directed by Simon Cellan Jones. The same year he also appeared in another TV movie Henry VIII directed by Pete Travis and starring Ray Winstone and Joss Ackland. Joseph Morgan took it to the big screens the very same year with Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World directed by Peter Weir. Morgan was cast in a supporting role in the movie that starred Russell Crowe and Paul Bettany. The movie grossed at a $212 million worldwide. Though Joseph Morgan played a supporting role many opportunities awaited him on the other side.
One of the most prominent roles that Morgan took up was the role of Troy in the TV series Hex that aired in Sky One satellite channel from 2004 and went on to complete two series and ended in 2006. The supernatural horror drama rose to popularity and earned pretty positive audience response. He also played the role of Mick Mabley in the TV series Doc Martin that hit the small screens in 2004. The same year saw the release of the movie Alexander directed by Oliver Stone. The movie starring Colin Farrell and Angelina Jolie was a historical drama based on the life and adventures of conqueror Alexander the great. Morgan took up the role of Philotas in the movie that grossed at $167 million worldwide.
It was in the year 2010 that Morgan was launched in a leading role in CBC Network’s Ben Hur, a TV series based on the 1880 novel Ben Hur: A Tale of The Christ. Directed by Steve Shill, the series aired in the United States on ABC Network.
The big break in Morgan’s career was with The CW’s supernatural TV drama The Vampire Diaries developed by Kevin Williamson and Julie Plec. The series premiered in 2009 and went on to air 8 seasons. The show was a success and Morgan gained wide appreciation for his role. In 2011 Morgan was seen in the hit film Immortals as Lysander. The movie was a grand hit grossing at $226.9 million.
He grabbed a spot at #84 on Buddy TV’s list of TV’s Sexiest Men of 2011 and is definitely a fan favorite. In 2013 Morgan resumed his TV career with Vampire Diaries’ spin-off; The Originals. He also directed 3 episodes and two short films while on the show.
What are the most popular TV Shows of Joseph Morgan?
- The Vampire Diaries (2011-2016)
- The Originals (2013-present)
- Ben Hur (2010)
- Hex (2004)