Piers Morgan

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Date of Birth March 30, 1965
Place of Birth Newick, England
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Piers Morgan

Piers Stefan Pughe-Morgan is an English broadcaster, journalist, writer, and television personality. He is currently a co-presenter of the ITV Breakfast programme Good Morning Britain from Monday to Wednesday each week. Morgan began his career in Fleet Street as a writer and editor for several tabloid papers, including The Sun, News of the World, and the Daily Mirror. In 1994, aged 29, he was appointed editor of the News of the World by Rupert Murdoch, which made him the youngest editor of a British national newspaper in more than half a century. On television, he hosted Piers Morgan Live on CNN from 2011 to 2014, replacing Larry King Live in the timeslot following King's retirement. He was a judge on America's Got Talent and Britain's Got Talent. In 2008, Morgan won the seventh season of the US Celebrity Apprentice. In the UK, he has presented Piers Morgan's Life Stories since 2009, and Good Morning Britain since 2015. Morgan has written eight books, including four volumes of memoirs.

Born: Piers Stefan O'Meara, March 30, 1965, Newick, East Sussex, England
Nationality: English
Education: Chailey School, Priory School, Lewes
Alma mater: Harlow College
Occupation: Television presenter, writer, journalist, columnist, social critic
Years active: 1985–present
Employer: South London News (1985–88), The Sun (1989–1994), News of the World (1994–95), Daily Mirror (1995–2004)
Television: Britain's Got Talent, America's Got Talent, The Celebrity Apprentice, The Dark Side of Fame with Piers Morgan, Piers Morgan On..., Piers Morgan's Life Stories, Piers Morgan Live, Good Morning Britain
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About Piers Morgan

Snarky British journalist, TV talent judge, and talk show host who starred on America's Got Talent and became the replacement for Larry King.

Before Fame

He worked as an editor for The Sun and News of the World tabloids.

Achievement

He was the winner of Donald Trump's The Celebrity Apprentice & replaced Larry King on his interview show.

Family Life

He got married to Marion Shalloe in 1991 and after their divorce in 2008, he married Celia Walden on June 24, 2010. He has three sons named Spencer, Stanley and Albert and a daughter named Elise.

Associations

He was widely known in the U.S. for being a judge on America's Got Talent, which was created by Simon Cowell.

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