Morgan Freeman Net Worth: Morgan Freeman is an American actor, film director and narrator who has a net worth of $150 million dollars. Morgan Freeman began his career on stage, first as a dancer and then as an actor, earning a Tony nomination in 1978. He transitioned to film work, and has since starred or played supporting roles in a string of hits, including "The Shawshank Redemption", "Unforgiven", "Driving Miss Daisy", and "Million Dollar Baby", for which he won an Oscar.
Born on June 1, 1937, in Memphis, Tennessee, Freeman has enjoyed both an impressive and varied career on stage, television and screen. Before embarking on an acting career, Freeman went to Los Angeles Community College and spent five years serving with the Air Force from 1955 to 1959. Once he moved to LA, he started taking acting lessons at the Pasadena Playhouse and dancing lessons in San Francisco in the early 1960s, as well as he worked as a transcript clerk at Los Angeles City College. At the same time, he was often staying in New York City and in San Francisco working as a dancer and as a member of a music theater group, respectively. In the mid 1960s, Freeman first appeared in an off-Broadway production of The Niggerlovers and then with Pearl Bailey in an all-African-American Broadway production of Hello, Dolly! In 1968. Ever since, he has continued to have a successful career both on and off-Broadway and eventually on the big and the small screen. Along the way, he earned Academy Award nominations for his performances in Street Smart (1987), Driving Miss Daisy (1989), The Shawshank Redemption (1994) and Invictus (2009), as well as he brought an Academy Award home in 2005 for Million Dollar Baby. Also, he did fetch a Golden Globe and a Screen Actors Guild Award. Freeman has appeared in other notable feature film productions such as Unforgiven, Glory, Seven, Deep Impact, The Sum of All Fears, Bruce Almighty, Kiss the Girls, Along Came a Spider, The Dark Knight trilogy and March of the Penguins. To date, he has been married twice and he has four children, along with the adopted daughter from his first wife.