Piers Morgan quit Good Morning Britain over comments he made about Meghan Markle and then refused to apologise, insisting ‘freedom of speech is a hill I’m happy to die on‘. But what is Piers Morgan’s net worth?
He began his career as a journalist and was given the role of editor at News of the World by Rupert Murdoch aged 29. But how much is he worth now? Let’s take a look at his net worth…
What is Piers Morgan’s net worth?
Piers Morgan has an estimated net worth of £14.4million.
Most of his fortune has been gained from ITV shows he has appeared on such as Piers Morgan’s Life Stories, Good Morning Britain, and Britain’s Got Talent.
As the ex-editor of The Sun and News of the World, he’s gained high-profile credentials over the years.
He is widely known for his ‘aggressive critiquing’ over celebrities and public figures’ lives.
How much did Piers Morgan make on Good Morning Britain?
As a presenter of Good Morning Britain, Piers Morgan was allegedly making £1.1million a year.
He also had his own show, Piers Morgan Tonight, on ITV which made him £1.44million on an annual basis.
His show became largely popular due to interviewing high-profile celebrities, including the likes of footballer Cristiano Ronaldo.
Where does Piers Morgan work now?
At the moment, Piers Morgan has not yet announced if he has taken on a new role since leaving ITV.
However, there are rumours of Rupert Murdoch launching a news show, News UK TV, which he could potentially host.