Matthew Morrison Bio, Age, Height, Education, Wife, Family, Net worth, Dr. Seuss’ Grinch Musical, Broadway

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Matthew Morrison Biography

Born in Fort Ord, California, Matthew James Morrison is an American actor, singer, and dancer known for his roles in Dr.Seuss’ The Grinch Musical (2020), Broadway’s Hairspray, and  Fox’s TV show Glee (2009-2015) as Will Schuester.

Matthew Morrison Age

Born on October 30, 1978, Morrison is 42 years old as of 2020. Matthew was born in Fort Ord, National Monument, California.

Matthew Morrison Height and Weight

Morrison stands at 6 feet ( 1.83m) and 0 inches tall. He weighs approximately 76 kg.

Matthew Morrison Education

Morrison studied at Los Alamitos High School Campus where he was part of Orange County High School of Arts. He then joined New York University’s Tisch School of Arts, however, he dropped out before completion of the course for an acting role.

Matthew Morrison Family: Parents and Siblings

Morrison is born to Mary Louise ( Fraser) and Thomas Morrison.

Matthew Morrison Wife and Children

Matthew is married to Renee Puente who is an actress and a model.  Renee Puente was born in Hawaii, the USA on October 5, 1984. The duo first met at a Grammys party in 2011 according to Morrison and got engaged in 2013. In October 2014,  Matthew and Renee got married at a private home in Maui. Three years into their marriage, they were blessed with a son named Revel James Makai. Revel was born in 2017.

Morrison dated and was engaged to  Chrishell Stause before his relationship with Renee Puente. Christhell and Matthew got engaged on December 9, 2006.

Matthew Morrison Career | Broadway and Dr. Seuss’ Grinch Musical

Morrison started his acting career just after dropping out of university. He joined the cast of the Broadway adaptation of Footloose in 1998.  Moreover, Matthew is a dancer and a singer and since 2019, he has been a dance captain for The Greatest Dancer on BBC One alongside Cheryl and Oti Mabuse.

Broadway

Matthew is well known for appearing on Broadway shows. Some of his notable appearances on Broadway include:

  • Finding Neverland as J.M Barry
  • South Pacific
  • The Light in the Piazza as Fabrizio Nacarelli-
  • A Naked Girl on the Appian Way-2005
  • Hairspray as Link Larkin
  • The Rocky Horror Show-2002
  • Footloose-1998

Off-Broadway

  • 10 Million Miles-2007

Dr. Seuss’ Grinch Musical

Matthew is a cast member of Dr. Seuss’ Grinch Musical, a holiday classical that aired on NBC on December 9, 2020, at 8/7C

Matthew as The Grinch

Matthew as The Grinch

Awards and Nominations

Some of the awards and nominations Morrison has received include:

  •  Winner of Best Leading Actor in a Musical ( Finding Neverland)- BroadwayWorld Awards-2015
  •  Nomination for an Outstanding Actor in a Musical (Finding Neverland)-Drama Desk Awards-2015
  • Nomination for Distinguished Performance Award ( Finding Neverland) – Drama League Awards-2015

Studio Albums

As a singer, he has a studio album titled Matthew Morrison under Mercury Records. The album was released on May 10, 2011. The single Summer Rain off the album peaked at number 16 in US Adult Contemporary.

Matthew Morrison Net worth and Salary

Morrison has an estimated net worth of $10 million according to celebritynetworth.com. His source of wealth is gained from his acting, dancing, and musical careers.

Matthew Morrison Instagram

Morrison has an official verified Instagram account with 997K followers as of December 2020. His Instagram handle is @matthewmorrison.

Twitter

He has 896K followers on his Twitter account as of  December 2020.