How rich is Piers Morgan

May 8, 2012 12:46 am 0 comments Views: 4487

Share this Article

Author:

avatar

Name: Piers Stefan O’Meara
Born: 30 March, 1965
Occupation: Journalist, Editor, Author, Presenter, Reality Television Judge, Talk Show Host

Piers Morgan.  Photo: Pete Riches.

Piers Morgan on the Mall, 2011. Photo: Pete Riches.

Morgan began his national newspaper career working as the de facto editor on The Sun. He was quickly moved to become the editor of the News of the World paper. When Morgan left his position at the News of the World, he was asked to be editor of the Daily Mirror. He accepted the position and worked there until he was fired in May of 2004. Morgan and a partner owned the Press Gazette until the end of 2006. He then began a weekly paper geared toward 7-14 year old children. The paper is called First News and is still in publication today.

Piers Morgan is also enjoying a successful television career. He was one of the judges of Britain’s Got Talent and even became a judge on the U.S. version of the popular reality show. It is called America’s Got Talent. In 2008, Morgan was a contestant on the series, Celebrity Apprentice which was created, developed and judged by Donald Trump. Morgan won. He had a few of his own series including Piers Morgan On…, The Dark Side of Fame with Piers Morgan and Piers Morgan’s Life Stories. In September of 2010, he was offered a television program on CNN. The Larry King Live time slot opened up upon Mr. King’s retirement and CNN created Piers Morgan Tonight specifically as a replacement for the popular show. Morgan earns 2 million dollars annually from his new show.

Morgan makes his money from his TV shows, newspaper sales as well as from the nine books that he had written. We estimate his net worth to be about 20 million dollars.

So, how much is 20 million dollars?

Morgan could liquidate his assets and buy 10,582,010 packages of Lipton Teabags. Each package has 16 bags in it so that adds up to 169,312,160 teabags. In all reality, Morgan could make every man, woman and child living in Great Britain nearly 3 cups of tea each.

If Morgan suddenly became interested in motorcycles, he could buy 1,081 brand new Harley Davidsons. Or, he could simply go down to the electronics store and purchase 30,816 laptop computers!

Perhaps, though, it is better for Morgan to save for a rainy day.  He is known for having a big mouth and the average defamation settlement in the US is $ 7,000.  For $ 20 million Piers can continue to insult on the air for some time more – his net worth should last him for about 3,000 lost lawsuits.  Or about 750 years if he loses one every three months.

See also: Donald Trump.

 

 

No Comments

Leave a Reply


Trackbacks

  1. Piers Morgan Quotes

Other News

  • Entertainment How Rich is Emma Stone?

    How Rich is Emma Stone?

    Name: Emily Jean “Emma” Stone Born: November 6, 1988 Occupation: Actress, Model Actress Emma Stone owes her distinctive voice to a childhood malady and her name to the Screen Actors’ Guild rules regarding duplicate names. When Stone first registered with the guild, an actress named Emily Stone was already registered. She initially considered using the stage name Riley Stone, but later decided to make it Emma Stone, based on a nickname her mother had given her. Stone is very close […]

    Read more →
  • Entertainment How Rich is AJ Cook?

    How Rich is AJ Cook?

    Name: Andrea Joy “A.J.” Cook Born: June 22, 1978 Occupation: Actress, Dancer Actress A.J. Cook was a competitive dancer in her native Canada before deciding when she was 16 that she wanted to be an actress. She has two brothers and a sister and was considered legally blind until she had corrective eye surgery as an adult. Prior to the surgery, Cook had a severe astigmatism that necessitated that she wear contacts or glasses to see at all. Cook began […]

    Read more →
  • Entertainment How Rich is Jason Behr?

    How Rich is Jason Behr?

    Name: Jason Nathaniel Behr Born: December 30, 1973 Occupation: Actor Jason Behr is the second of five children, with three brothers and a younger half-sister. He was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, but his parents, Patricia Ann Steiner and David Behr, divorced when he was young. Behr and his brothers moved to Richfield with their mother. Behr’s first acting gig was as sunflower in a school play when he was five, but by the time he was eight, he had graduated […]

    Read more →
  • Entertainment How Rich is Eion Bailey?

    How Rich is Eion Bailey?

    Name: Eion Francis Hamilton Bailey Born: June 8, 1976 Occupation: Actor Like many artistic types, Eion Bailey struggled in school until he discovered his passion, his being acting. Once he discovered the drama club, he found his focus, going on to study at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York City. He also briefly studies at Santa Barbara City College and has had success in film, television, and on the stage. Bailey won a Daytime Emmy for his […]

    Read more →
  • Sports How Rich is Ana Ivanovic?

    How Rich is Ana Ivanovic?

    Name: Ana Ivanovic Born: November 6, 1987 Occupation: Tennis player Ana Ivanovic is a Yugoslavian tennis player who has seen varying success since her breakthrough success at the Zurich Open in 2004. By the time she was 18, she had defeated some of the top women’s tennis players in the world, She was 21 when she won the French Open in 2008. Coming from war-torn Yugoslavia, Ivanovic has had to schedule her practice time around NATO bombardments and practice in […]

    Read more →
  • Sports How Rich is Dallas Clark?

    How Rich is Dallas Clark?

    Name: Dallas Dean Clark Born: June 12, 1979 Occupation: Football player, actor Dallas Clark retired from football in June, 2014, as an Indianapolis Colt even though he had not played for the team in more than two years. Clark signed a one-day contract to go back to the team that chose him as a #24 pick in the first round of the NFL draft and made him the highest paid tight-end in football, just so that that he could retire […]

    Read more →
  • Entertainment How Rich is Dakota Johnson?

    How Rich is Dakota Johnson?

    Name: Dakota Johnson Born: October 4, 1989 Occupation: Actress, model As the daughter of Melanie Griffith and Don Johnson, Dakota Johnson had some big shoes to follow. Her mother is an Academy Award-nominated actress; her father is a Golden Globe winning actor. And if that weren’t enough pressure, Dakota’s also the step-daughter of Antonio Banderas. On her mother’s side, Dakota is a third generation actress, even though her love of performing began with a love of dance. She began acting […]

    Read more →
  • Politics How Rich is Ann Romney?

    How Rich is Ann Romney?

    Name: Ann Lois Romney Born: April 16, 1949 Occupation: Homemaker, First Lady of Massachusetts, Equestrian Ann Lois Romney is the wife of former Republican Presidential nominee Mitt Romney, former First Lady of Massachusetts and mother of five sons. She is the only daughter of Edward and Lois Davies and has two brothers. Her father, who was originally from Wales, was a self-made businessman, founding and operating a marine equipment manufacturer near Troy, Michigan. Ann met Mitt Romney in high school […]

    Read more →
  • Celebrity News and Gossip US How Rich is Kim Kardashian?

    How Rich is Kim Kardashian?

    Name: Kimberly Noel Kardashian Born: October 21, 1980 Occupation: Model, fashion designer, television personality It pains me just a bit to realize Kim Kardashian is only a couple of months younger than I am. I’m not jealous, and I certainly don’t want her lifestyle, but I wish I was as successful in business and life as she is. That said, the Kardashians are often lumped together as a group and don’t always get as much attention individually as they deserve. […]

    Read more →
  • Reality US How Rich is Missy Robertson (Duck Dynasty)?

    How Rich is Missy Robertson (Duck Dynasty)?

    Name: Missy Robertson Occupation: Reality TV Star     Missy Roberton is another popular television star who has somehow managed to stay out of the public spotlight. She’s so quiet, in fact, I’m not even 100% sure when her birthday is (feel free to leave me a comment with a source if you really know for sure)! As Jase Robertson‘s wife, Missy plays an important role in keeping the family stable – but she does so in a strong, silent […]

    Read more →
  • Reality US How Rich is Walt Cade (Storage Wars)?

    How Rich is Walt Cade (Storage Wars)?

    Name: Walt Cade Occupation: Auctioneer, reality TV star As the auctioneer on Storage Wars:Texas, Walt Cade doesn’t seem to get as much attention as some of the other personalities on the show. That doesn’t mean his role isn’t important, though. Known for being a fast talker, an incredibly important trait for an auctioneer, Cade is in charge of hundreds of different auctions annually. His average auction consists of approximately 30 different units and he generally draws a crowd of up […]

    Read more →
  • Entertainment Horror How Rich is Chandler Riggs (The Walking Dead)?

    How Rich is Chandler Riggs (The Walking Dead)?

    Name:  Chandler Riggs Born: June 27, 1999 Occupation: American actor Born in 1999 to parents Gina and William, Chandler Riggs hasn’t walked this earth for an incredibly long time. This Atlanta, Georgia native is known primarily for his role as Carl Grimes on The Walking Dead. Chandler did start his career with a few roles in local theater productions. He also starred in a television movie known as The Wronged Man. He’s also appeared as a special guest in 10 different episodes […]

    Read more →
  • Entertainment How Rich is Ashton Kutcher?

    How Rich is Ashton Kutcher?

    Name: Christopher Ashton Kutcher Born: February 7, 1978 Occupation: Actor, producer Born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Christopher Ashton Kutcher is one of three children. He has an older sister as well as a fraternal twin brother. His brother, Michael, had a heart transplant after birth and was born with cerebral palsy. As a child, Ashton found it very difficult and stressful to deal with his brother’s medical situation. It is said that at one point he contemplated suicide so that […]

    Read more →
  • Sports How Rich is WWE Star John Cena?

    How Rich is WWE Star John Cena?

    Name: John Felix Anthony Cena Born: April 23, 1977 Occupation: Professional Wrestler Born in Massachusetts,John Felix Anthony Cena is the second of five children – all boys. John attended Springfield College, where he was the Division III All-American center. He graduated with a degree in exercise physiology and worked for a limo company while attempting a career in bodybuilding. His wrestling career started in 1999, not long after his college graduation. He started out by attending the Ultimate University held […]

    Read more →
  • Entertainment How Rich is Kevin Spacey (House of Cards)?

    How Rich is Kevin Spacey (House of Cards)?

    Name: Kevin Spacey Fowler Born: July 26, 1959 Occupation: Actor, producer, director, screenwriter The moment you see his face you’ll know you recognize him – but from where? Kevin Spacey has been a relatively well-known name for quite some time, and he’s done quite a number of movies and television shows. Born in South Orange, NJ, Kevin is the son of a technical writer and a secretary. He is the youngest of three children. His acting career started in high […]

    Read more →
  • Entertainment Horror How Rich is Evan Peters from American Horror Story?

    How Rich is Evan Peters from American Horror Story?

    Name: Evan Peters Born: January 20, 1987 Occupation: Actor Born and raised in Missouri, Evan Peters is the youngest of three children. He took a few acting classes while living in Missouri but moved to Los Angeles at the age of 15 so that he could pursue an acting career. While young, he’s been successful from the start, winning a role in Clipping Adam after what was only his 2nd audition. As a younger actor, he appeared in a series of […]

    Read more →