Net Worth

Morgan Freeman Net Worth

Updated January 2, 2020
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How much is Morgan Freeman worth? $250 million

How did Morgan Freeman earn her money and wealth?

Morgan Freeman is an elite actor who is known for his legendary acting and great voice quality. He was born to Morgan Porterfield Freeman and Mayme Edna in the year 1937 on 1st June at Memphis located in Tennessee. He is the youngest of the four with three siblings elder to him. Morgan Freeman almost faced death when he was 16-years-old while being affected by pneumonia. However, the future star luckily survived to add to the Hollywood’s list of great actors.

He started acting from a very tender age. He acted in the lead role for his school play and then went on to attend higher education at Broad Street High School. At a young age of 12, Freeman bagged the price for drama competition held at the state level. As he continued his study in the Broad Street, he became a part of the radio show located at Nashville in Tennessee. Freeman’s first credited movie appearance was from the 1971 hit named “Who Says I Can’t Ride a Rainbow?”. However, Freeman came into the eye of media through his roles in “Another World” as well as the PBS kids’ show named “The Electric Company”.

Apart from being an actor, Morgan is also a narrator and producer. In the year 2005, Morgan Freeman was awarded an Academy Award for the movie “Million Dollar Baby” for the category of Best Supporting Actor in the year 2004. He is an Oscar nominee for the movies like “Street Smart” in 1987, “Driving Miss Daisy” in the year 1989, “The Shawshank Redemption” in the year 1994 as well as “Invictus” in the year 2009. He has also bagged the Golden Globe Award along with the Screen Actors Guild Award. The Golden Globe for Best Actor was won for his performance in Driving Miss Daisy. Throughout his career, he has received four SAG nominations, 5 Golden Globe nominations and one for an Academy Award.

To add to his list of successful movies, Freeman has blockbuster movies such as “Glory”, “Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves”, “Seven”, “Deep Impact”, “The Sum of All Fears”, “Bruce Almighty”, “The Dark Knight Trilogy”, “Wanted”, “Red”, “Now You See Me”, “The Lego Movie”, and “Lucy”. His fame also rose with his part in the children’s program in the 1970s named “The Electric Company”. Morgan Freeman holds the rank of being the 4th highest in the box office with a gross income of more than $4.316 billion. The average income for each movie with Freeman earns around $74.4 Million.

Freeman also started directing movies in the year 1993 with his directorial debut named “Bopha!”.  He was also featured in the opening track of “Strange Clouds” by B.o.B which was his second album. Morgan also directed the season premiere for “Madam Secretary” which was titled “The Show Must Go On”.

What are the highest grossing movies of Morgan Freeman?

1-The Dark Knight (2008): $534,858,444

2-The Dark Knight Rises (2012): $448,139,099

3-The Lego Movie (voice) (2014): $257,760,692

4-Bruce Almighty (2003): $242,829,261

5-Batman Begins (2005): $206,852,432

Read More: Best Movies of Morgan Freeman

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