Tracy Morgan is a famous actor, comedian, and author. He is a cast member of the “Saturday Night Live” and was nominated for the Emmy awards. Morgan has starred in many famous films such as:
- The Longest Yard” (2005)
- “Cop Out” (2010)
- “Death at a Funeral” (2010)
- Tracy Morgan: Black and Blue” (2011)
- “Tracy Morgan: Bona Fide”
- “Tracy Morgan: Staying Alive”
Tracy Morgan has a net worth of $70 million. The world star has acquired his net worth by appearing on TV shows and films. He is a successful entertainer and his net worth has increased due to his successful career in this business.
Tracy Morgan’s real name is Tracy Jamel Morgan. He was born on November 10, 1968, in The Bronx, New York. His mother was a homemaker, and his father was a musician, Tracy’s parents got separated when he was 6 years old. Morgan was brought up in Bedford Stuyvesant’s Tompkins Houses and was bullied at his young age. He studied at DeWitt Clinton High School. Tracy’s father passed away in November. Morgan’s best friend suggested him to do comedy, and he began performing on the streets.
Morgan made his television debut and started off his career with the TV show Hustle Man on Fox’s “Martin.” He joined the cast of NBC’s “Saturday Night Live,” and played characters like Brian Fellows and Astronaut Jones. He has appeared on the 137 episodes and was a part of seven seasons of the show as a host.
He has also appeared in several movies that include:
- “Half Baked” (1998)
- “How High” (2001)
- “Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back” (2001)
- “Head of State” (2003)
- “Crank Yankers” (2002–2005)
From 2003 to 2004, he produced and starred in “The Tracy Morgan Show,” then he co-starred with Tina Fey, Alec Baldwin, and Jane Krakowski on the Emmy-winning NBC sitcom “30 Rock” from 2006 to 2013. The show ran for 138 episodes, and the cast reunited for a special episode during the Coronavirus pandemic in July 2020.
Morgan also appeared in many TV series and films that include:
- Scare Tactics” (2008–2013)
- The farce of the Penguins (2006)
- “G-Force” (2009) and “Rio” (2011)
- The Boxtrolls” (2014)
- “The Simpsons” (2018)
- “Scoob!” (2020)
- Top Five” (2014)
- “The Night Before” (2015)
- “Fist Fight” (2017)
- What Men Want” (2019)
- The Last O.G
Tracy got into a car accident when he was traveling in the Walmart tractor-trailer. Several other comedians were riding in the vehicle after the show. Morgan’s friend James McNair died in the crash, and Tracy was seriously injured as well.
Tracy sued Walmart and the lawsuit was settled in May 2015. The settlement was made for $90 million. Tracy remained in the wheelchair for several months. His 14-month-old daughter was taking her first steps, and that inspired him to get out of his wheelchair.
Tracy got married to his ex-wife Sabina. They got married in 1987 and stayed married till 2009. They welcomed their son Tracy Jr. in 1992, and he formally adopted Sabina’s sons who were born from her previous relationships. Sabina died of cancer in 2016. Tracy married model Megan Wollover in 2015, and they have a daughter together. Tracy was diagnosed with diabetes and underwent a kidney transplant in 2010.