One of the richest actor in the Hollywood, Morgan Freeman net worth is now estimated to be $ 140 million. Working as an actor and a narrator, Morgan has till now worked in numerous movies. He has acted in movies such as Million Dollar Baby, Shawshank Redemption, and Batman Begins.
In 2005 the actor won Academy Award in the Best Supporting Actor category for the movie “Million Dollar Baby (2004)”. He has also been nominated for Oscar for movies such as Driving Miss Daisy (1989), Street Smart (1987), Invictus (2009) and The Shawshank Redemption (1994). Apart from that, Freeman has also won a Screen Actors Guild Award and a Golden Globe Award.
His distinctive deep and smooth voice differentiate him from the rest of the actors. Till date his movies have grossed over $ 4 billion at the box office, also making the 3rd highest box office star.
|Morgan Freeman Net Worth||$ 140 million|
|Morgan Freeman Net Worth (2017)||$ 150 million|
Son of Morgan Porterfield Freeman and Mayme Edna, morgan has three older siblings. Morgan spent his childhood in many states including Illinois, Indiana, and Mississippi. Showing interest in acting from a young age, Freeman first started participating in school plays. Then when he was just 12 years old, he won statewide drama competition and also participated in a local radio show.
However after completing his schooling, he opted for United States Air Force instead of building a career in acting. He joined the Air Force as an Automatic Tracking Radar Repairman and then worked his way up to the rank of Airman 1st Class.
However after four years, he finally made up his mind to focus on his acting career and thus moved to California. At first, he worked as a dancer in some local groups while working on his acting skills simultaneously. He also participated in theatrical plays to earns his living while living in between California and New York. Being a proficient actor he won an Obie Award in 1980 while working in theater. Then again in 1984 he received the award for his role in The Gospel at Colonus. Soon after that he began his career in Hollywood .
Morgan Freeman net worth is high and is primarily due to his good acting skills.
Deal with Waze
It has been reported that the actor would lend his voice to Google’s Waze navigation app. Now the users will listen to Morgan Freeman’s iconic voice while getting directions.
At present, there are just speculations about how much Freeman would make from this deal. The exact figure is yet not revealed. However once can assume that this indeed would help Freeman to increase his overall wealth.