Joseph Morgan is a British Tv Actor, film writer, director, and producer who is famous for his Character “Niklaus Klaus Mikaelson” in the Tv series “The Originals” and “The Vampire Diaries” and he was a regular cast member of ‘The Vampire Diaries,’ for the first two seasons which aired on ‘The CW.’ Also, he was the leading cast member during seasons 3 and 4 and a guest star during seasons 5 and 7. His real name is Joseph Martin.
In the year of 2000s, Joseph was playing minor roles in TV programs such as ‘Reverend parr’ in “Spooks,” “Thomas Culpepper” in the British television series “Henry VIII,” “Matthias” in the BBC television film “Eroica,” and “Troy” in “Hex.” He also had appearances in shows such as “Doc Martin” and “Casualty.”
Later, he appeared for supporting roles in big-screen movies such as ‘Philotas’ in “Alexander” and ‘William Warley’ in “Master and Commander: The For Side of the World.” He was also part of many full-length characters in 2014 as a ‘James Hogg’ in “500 Miles North” and “Armistice.”
In 2010, he was started in the Tv mini-series in the role of Judah Ben-Hur/Sextus Arrius in “Ben-Hur” based on the true novel “Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ” written by Lewis Wallace.
He played Lysander in the epic-fantasy-action blockbuster film “Immortals” in 2011 and played Rusty in the American-Canadian independent drama “Angels Crest,” released on December 30th of that year. Later he made his debut as a producer-writer later that year with “With These Hands,” his first short film, and “Revelation,” a short film he wrote and directed.
In 2014, he was awarded by “People’s choice award” in the category of “Favorite Actor in a New Tv series.” Later, In the 2016 crime drama thriller Desiree, Morgan starred as Eric Ashworth; Nicole Badaan played the title character.
He is also famous on social media platforms like Instagram with 7.8 million followers, Twitter with 2.6 million followers, and Facebook with 1.1 million followers.
Joseph Morgan Age
On May 16th, 1981, Joseph Morgan was born in London, England (age 42 as of 2023). His zodiac sign is Taurus. In terms of ethnicity, he is a British resident. He is a follower of Christianity and British nationality.
If we talk about his education, Joseph completed his initial studies at Morriston Comprehensive School. Later, he attended Gorseinon College, which was renamed Gower College Swansea, to pursue a BTEC Performing Arts program. Joseph attended the University of London’s “Central School of Speech and Drama.”
Family, Parents & Wife
Joseph Morgan’s father, Nick Martin, serves as a Painter. Her mother, Sarah Martin, was a School teacher. Apart from that, Joseph has two siblings, including a brother Jack Martin and a sister, Crystal Martin. His fame has made the whole family renowned. He is the family’s only actor.
Joseph Morgan was first in a relationship with the famous TV actress Emily VanCamp. They broke up in 2011 after being together for a year.
Persia White was the second person who came into his life, and she is also from the acting industry, a well-known movie actress. Persia is nine years older than Joseph. After being in a relationship for two years, the duo got married on July 5th, 2014. Apart from that, Joseph has a stepdaughter named Mecca Morgan White.
Height and physical appearance
Joseph Morgan is quite tall, almost 5 feet and 10 inches, and weighs around 63 Kg. He has body measurements of 44-32-38 inches, including 12.5 (US) shoe size and 21 inches biceps size. His look is defined by Brown eyes and Blonde hair.
As of 2023, Joseph Morgan has a net worth of nearly $2 million, and his source of income is through his Acting, Producing, and Directing.
Early life and career
Joseph Morgan developed a passion for acting at a young age. Therefore, he never thought of pursuing any other thing in his life. After completing his education, he managed to get a chance on the television series project with the name of Hex. The series was on air with two seasons, and he was part of both seasons.
Later on, he got the chance to work in the movie “Alexander” back in 2004 and “Immortals” back in 2011. The two projects had helped him attain a tremendous amount of popularity and opportunities.
The breakthrough that made him a superstar worldwide was with the help of “The Vampire Diaries.” It upscales his spot on the top, becoming a top-notch person later on. Meanwhile, he managed to work on another project with “The Originals,” which also went viral, and he got a tremendous amount of popularity.
As many production companies hire him for future projects, Joseph Morgan has become a big brand. Joseph has the type of personality to face any challenge very quickly. Therefore, we would see him on the top spot in the future where he will give a tough time to the more prominent names of the film industry.
Facts about Joseph Morgan
- Joseph Morgan is an avid pet lover.
- In 2013, he was listed among BuddyTV’s ‘TV’s Sexiest Men of 2011’ as number 84.
- He loves reading books.
- His favorite author is Stephen King.
- One of his favorite musicians is Tom Waits.
- His favorite movie is Room, Fight Club, Scarface, and 12 Monkeys.
- Before becoming a famous actor, he had aspirations of becoming a director and writer.
- His favorite best playbooks are Macbeth, Orpheus descending by Tennessee Williams, and Dumbwaiter by Pinter.
- In recognition of his birthday, he encourages his fans to contribute to the cause by donating to the international development charity ‘Positive Women.’
|Joseph Morgan||Wiki/Quick View|
|Real Name||Joseph Martin|
|Age||42 Years Old|
|Date of Birth||May 16, 1981|
|Height||in centimeters – 177 m|
in meters – 1.77 m
in Feet Inches – 5’ 10”
|Eye Color||Light Brown|
|Hair Color||Blonde hair|
|Previous Dating||Emily VanCamp|
|School||Morriston Comprehensive School|
The Royal Central School of Speech and drama
|Net Worth||$3 Million as of 2023|