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Joe Leonard Morgan was born on the 19th September 1943, in Bonham, Texas USA, and is recognized as a retired professional baseball player, who played in the position of second baseman in Major League Baseball (MLB) for several teams, including the Houston Astros, San Francisco Giants and Oakland Athletics. His professional playing career was active from 1963 to 1984. He is also known as a baseball broadcaster.

So, have you ever wondered how rich Joe Morgan is, as of early 2017? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that the total size of Joe’s net worth is over $5 million, accumulated through his successful career in the sports industry.

Joe Morgan Net Worth $5 Million

Joe Morgan is the son of Leonard Morgan, who was a tire and rubber worker, and Ollie Morgan. At the age of five, he moved with his family to Oakland, California, where he attended Castlemont High School, playing for the school baseball team, and distinguishing himself as a player. Upon matriculation, his professional career began.

In 1962 Joe became an amateur free agent, and in the same year he signed a contract with the Houston Colt .45s, and marked the beginning of his net worth when he made his debut appearance with the team in September of 1963. Joe played there ten seasons, until 1971, and during his tenure at the Colt .45s he made the All Star Team twice, in 1966 and 1970.

The 1972 season Joe began as a part of the Cincinnati Reds, and his career continued only upwards, as well as his net worth. He started with excellent performances, and in fact featured in eight consecutive All-Star selections from 1972 to 1979. Joe also participated in leading the team to consecutive championships in the World Series. In Game 7 of the World Series in 1975, he made the winning run, and in the same year he was named the National League MVP, and then in 1976 as well. Beside that, he also won the Golden Glove Award consecutively from 1973 through 1977. His last season with the Reds was in 1979, in which he won with the team the National League West division.

To speak further about his professional playing career, in 1980 he signed a contract with the Houston Astros, leading them to win the National League West division, after which he joined the San Francisco Giants, where he stayed for two seasons, during which he won the 1982 Willie Mac Award. He then played one season each for the Philadelphia Phillies (1983) and Oakland Athletics (1984), after which he retired.

Thanks to his accomplishments, Joe was inducted in the Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame in 1987, and three years later into the Baseball Hall of Fame.

After retirement, Joe began his broadcasting career, working for the Cincinnati Reds, San Francisco Giants, Oakland Athletics, etc. In 1988, he was hired as an announcer for ABC’s shows “Monday Night” and “Thursday Night Baseball”. Later, he worked for other channels as a host and baseball analyst, including NBC Sports and ESPN among others. Currently, he is on the board of the Baseball Assistance Team, and he works as a special adviser to the Reds. His net worth is certainly rising.

Speaking about his personal life, Joe Morgan has been married to Theresa Morgan since 1990; the couple has two daughters together. Previously, he was married to Gloria, with whom he also has two daughters.

Quick Facts

Birth date: September 19, 1943
Birth place: Bonham, Texas, United States
Height:1.7 m
Weight:73 kg
Profession:Baseball athlete
Education:Central School of Speech and Drama, Gower College, Swansea Gorseinon College
Nationality:American
Spouse:Gloria Morgan
Children:Ashley Morgan, Lisa Morgan, Kelly Morgan, Angela Morgan
Parents:Leonard Morgan, Ollie Morgan
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Interesting Facts

#Fact
1Since July 5th, 2014, Joseph Morgan is the Stepfather of Mecca White.
2Supports the Swaziland charity Positive Women.
3His favorite shows are ''The Walking Dead'' and ''Game Of Thrones''.
4Has multiple tattoos including a panther-like tattoo on his right bicep, birds and a feather on his left arm/chest, and a triangle on his back.
5Is a huge fan of comic books.
6In his first The Vampire Diaries (2009) shot, he said the wrong line.
7His favourite horror movie is Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles (1994). He watched the trailer 20 times.
8He had no stunt double in Ben Hur (2010) , all of his fight scenes were done by him.
9His dad a painter. He loves to paint and draw in his free time.
10Morgan is a supporter of the charity Positive Women including asking fans to donate to the cause to acknowledge his birthday.
11He was a student at Morriston Comprehensive School and then studied a BTEC Performing Arts course at Gorseinon College, now Gower College Swansea, before moving back to London to study at the Central School of Speech and Drama in his late teens.
12He is the oldest child in his family.
13Morgan was born in London, England, but lived in Morriston, Swansea, for 11 years.
14His first ever acting audition was for Harry Potter And The Chamber Of Secrets for a character called, Tom Riddle.
15Lived for a time in Swansea, Wales, as Joseph Martin. He attended Morriston Comprehensive School before moving to London to study acting at the Central School of Speech and Drama.


Trademarks

#Trademark
1Often stars in period pieces
2Dimples


Quotes

#Quote
1I love 'The Walking Dead.' I'm a massive fan of that show.
2I would never assume to tell another actor how to do his job!
3I've always had an incredible interest in the villains, which are a lot more fun to play.
4When you're indestructible, then nothing is a threat really. So nothing needs to be taken that seriously.
5If you're working with someone who you get on with and you're supposed to hate them on the screen, then you get this playful challenge thing where you're trying to one-up each other and that's really interesting. Sometimes it can become like tennis. The harder you hit the ball back, then the harder the hit it back to you.
6Vampires are a genre now.
7'Interview with a Vampire' made vampires sexy.


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Won Awards

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2014People's Choice AwardPeople's Choice Awards, USAFavorite Actor in a New TV Series
2013TV Guide AwardTV Guide AwardsFavorite VillainThe Vampire Diaries (2009)

Nominated Awards

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2015Teen Choice AwardTeen Choice AwardsChoice TV Actor: Fantasy/Sci-FiThe Originals (2013)
2014Teen Choice AwardTeen Choice AwardsChoice TV Actor: Fantasy/Sci-FiThe Originals (2013)
2014TV Guide AwardTV Guide AwardsFavorite VillainThe Originals (2013)
2013Teen Choice AwardTeen Choice AwardsChoice TV VillainThe Vampire Diaries (2009)
2012Teen Choice AwardTeen Choice AwardsChoice TV VillainThe Vampire Diaries (2009)
2012TV Guide AwardTV Guide AwardsFavorite VillainThe Vampire Diaries (2009)
2011Teen Choice AwardTeen Choice AwardsChoice TV: VillainThe Vampire Diaries (2009)


Filmography

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Originals2013-2017TV SeriesKlaus Mikaelson
The Vampire Diaries2011-2016TV SeriesKlaus Mikaelson
Desiree2015Eric Ashworth
500 Miles North2014James Hogg
Armistice2013A.J. Budd
Open Grave2013Nathan
The Grind2012/IPaul
Immortals2011Lysander
Angels Crest2011Rusty
Ben Hur2010TV Mini-SeriesJudah Ben-Hur
Casualty2008-2009TV SeriesTony Reece
Doc Martin2007TV SeriesMick Mabley
Silent Witness2007TV SeriesMatthew Williams
Mister Lonely2007James Dean
Mansfield Park2007TV MovieWilliam Price
The Line of Beauty2006TV Mini-SeriesJasper
Kenneth Williams: Fantabulosa!2006TV MovieAlfie
William and Mary2005TV SeriesCallum
Alexander2004Philotas
Hex2004TV SeriesTroy
Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World2003William Warley, Cpt. of Mizzentop
Henry VIII2003TV MovieThomas Culpepper
Eroica2003TV MovieMatthias

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
500 Miles North2014producer
Things He Never Said2013Short executive producer
Revelation2013/IShort producer

Director

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Originals2016TV Series 1 episode
Revelation2013/IShort

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Revelation2013/IShort

Editor

Editor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Revelation2013/IShort

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Pop Wrapped TV2015TV Series documentary
The 40th Annual People's Choice Awards2014TV SpecialHimself
Big Morning Buzz Live2012TV SeriesHimself - Guest
HBO First Look2003TV Series documentaryHimself

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