Joe Morton Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 21 Mar, 2021
Facts of Joe Morton
Date of Birth: 1947 , October-18
Age: 73 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 9 Inch
Name Joe Morton
Birth Name Joseph Thomas Morton Jr.
Father Joseph Thomas Morton S
Mother Evelyn Morton
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Harlem, New York City
Ethnicity Afro-American
Profession Actor
Working For Movies and Television series
Net Worth $4 million
Girlfriend Christine Lietz
Children Three
Divorce Nora Chavooshian
Movies The Brother from Another Planet, City of Hope, Lone Star, erminator 2: Judgment Day, Of Mice and Men, and Speed, Apt Pupil.
TV Show God Friended Me, Scandal, Eureka, Equal Justice
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Joe Morton, born, Joseph Thomas Morton Jr., is an Emmy Awad-winning American actor. He is famous for his roles in the feature films such as The Brother from Another Planet, City of Hope, and Lone Star. Likewise, the actor garnered additional fame appearing in the films like Terminator 2: Judgment Day, Of Mice and Men, and Speed, Apt Pupil. Furthermore, Morton received Primetime Emmy Award for his performance in ABC's Scandal.  

Short Bio: Age. Height, & Nationality

Joe Morton was born as Joseph Thomas Morton Jr. on October 18, 1947, in Harlem, New York City, New York, the United States. He is the son of a secretary, Evelyn, and United States Arm force intelligence office, Joseph Thomas Morton Sr.  

As his father worked in military service, he moved to West Germany and Okinawa and spent most parts of his childhood there. Sadly, his father passed away when he was 10 years old.  

He completed his schooling at Andrew Jackson High School and, later went on to study drama at Hofstra University.

As of 2021, he is at 73 years of age. He has a height of 5 feet 9 inches or 175 cm. The Afro-American descent holds an American nationality.

Joe Morton Have More Than 100 Acting Credits

Joe Morton came to into the spotlight after he landed significant roles in the feature films such as The Brother from Another Planet (1984), City of Hope (1991), and Lone Star (1996).

Joe Morton in Terminator 2: Judgment Day SOURCE: Reddit

He gained further recognition, appearing in films like Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991), Of Mice and Men (1992), Speed (1994), Apt Pupil (1998), What Lies Beneath (2000), Ali (2001), Paycheck (2003),

In 2014, the actor won Primetime Emmy Award for his performance in ABC's Scandal starring Kerry WashingtonHenry Ian CusickJeff Perry, and more. 

From 2018-2020, he was cast as Rev. Arthur Finer in the comedy-drama God Friended Me.

How Much Is His Wealth In 2021?

American actor Joe Morton has a net worth of around $4 million as of March 2021. He earned his wealth from his decade-long acting career.

Since the 1970s, the actor has landed roles in the feature films such as The Brother from Another Planet, City of Hope, and Lone Star.

He has appeared in Terminator 2: Judgment Day, directed by James Cameron, which turned out to be a box office hit. The film collected $520.9 million at the box office against the production cost of $94-102 million.

Marriage And Relationship: Father Of Three Kids

Joe Morton was married to Nora Chavooshian, a production designer. The two walked down the aisle on October 6, 1984.

Joe Morton and Nora Chavooshian SOURCE: White Women Black Men

They share three children: son, Ara Morton, and two daughters, Hopi Morton and Seta Morton. Unfortunately, the couple separated and finalized their divorce in 2006. 

As of now, Joe is in a relationship with actress Christine Lietz. The couple is together for many years now,