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?
Piers Morgan, who is best known for his controversial opinions and Twitter spats with everybody from Demi Lovato to the Kardashians, is undoubtedly worth a small fortune.
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…
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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.
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