Garrett Morris
Garrett Morris
Celebrated Name: Garrett Morris
Real Name/Full Name: Garrett Isaac Morris
Gender: Male
Age: 87 years old
Birth Date: February 1, 1937
Birth Place: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 5’8″ (173 cm)
Weight: 70 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Freda Morris (M. 1996)
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Information Not Available
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): No
Is Garrett Morris Gay?: No
Profession: Comedian
Salary: NA
Net Worth in 2024: $800 thousand
Last Updated: June 2024

Garrett Isaac Morris is a hugely talented actor and comedian who is popularly known for his appearance in various movies like ‘Cooley High,’ ‘Car Wash,’ an ‘The Anderson Tapes.’ He reached prominence when he was selected in the television show ‘Saturday Night Live’ on the NBC network. He appeared in several recurrent characters in this late-night sketch-comedy show. Everyone admired his performance in the role of the baseball player ‘Chico Escuela.’

Maybe you know about Garrett Morris very well, but do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2024? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Garrett Morris’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life & Biography

Garrett Morris was born in New Orleans, Louisiana. He spent most of his childhood with his grandfather, who was a Baptist minister. Garett inclines music at a young age. His grandfather noticed his talent, and he motivated him to take part in church choirs.

Garett then became a church-choir singer. He also enrolled in the Juilliard School of Music to train in music. IN 1958, he completed his graduation from Dillard University. At the beginning of his career, he performed with “The Belafonte Folk Singers.” Along with it, he also done several Broadway musicals that include Baby, Ain’t Supposed to Die a Natural Death, and Hallelujah. In 1965, he joined the Black Arts Repertory Theatre/School, Harlem. In 1971, he performed a role as a “police sergeant” in The Anderson Tapes. In 1975, he played the role of a high school faculty in the movie “Cooley High.”

In 1956, he obtained a scholarship to pursue his training at a music workshop ‘Tanglewood.’ For his outstanding performance in music, he was awarded the ‘Tanglewood Conductors Award.’

Personal Life

In 1996, he got married to Freda. There are rumors that their married life is not going smoothly, and the couple is going to file a divorce in the coming months. There is not enough information available about their children.

In 1994, he got seriously injured in a fight with a robber who wanted to commit a theft. The robber shot him, and the bullet reached his abdomen. He was hospitalized for more than a month. This event has significantly impacted his career. It took him a couple of months to resume his career.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on February 1 1937, Garrett Morris is 87 years old as of today’s date 12th June 2024. His height is 5 ft 8 inches tall, and his weight is 70 kg.


Morris debuted as a “singer.” He had been a part of the music group ‘The Belafonte Folk Singers.’  Throughout his music career, he has performed in various ‘Broadway’ musicals, that includes Baby!’, ‘Hallelujah, ‘Ain’t Supposed to Die a Natural Death.’ For a few months, he worked at the ‘Black Arts Repertory Theatre.’ Later, he got cast on The Anderson Tapes Roll Out in the role of a police sergeant.

His first movie came in 1970 as ‘Where’s Poppa?’ It was a comedy movie where he played the character ‘Garrett.’ In the same year, he was seen in a few other films as ‘The Anderson Tapes,’ ‘Car Wash,’ and ‘Cooley High.’

From 1984, he started to perform professional roles in movies. He appeared in The Census Taker (1985) and a horror movie, “The Stuff” (in 1985). He also sides by the side did acting on the show “drama Hunter” telecasted on NBC channel, played a role in the horror-comedy “Served Ties” (1992), performed in a television series named “Space Ghost Coast to Coast,” “Shameless” and the “Broke Girls.”

In 1985, he got cast in a horror science-fiction movie named ‘The Stuff.’ He played the role of a junk-food manufacturer as “Chocolate Chip Charlie” in the film.

In 1986, he was selected for a crime-drama show ‘Hunter’ that was telecasted on the ‘NBC’ channel. In 1987, he was seen playing the role of ‘Dumont’ in the comedy film ‘The Underachievers.’

In the 1990s, he performed in movies like ‘Children of the Night,’ ‘Severed Ties,’ and ‘Motorama’ along with a few television shows like ‘Earth Angel,’ ‘Maid for Each Other,’ and ‘Roc.’

In 1996, he got a big break in the form of the ‘Uncle Junior King’ role on ‘The Jamie Foxx Show.’ The show was aired on ‘The WB’ channel. In the 2000s, he acted in several television series as ‘’All of Us,’ ‘Family Guy,’ and ‘Justice League.’

From 2011 to 2017, he has performed in the television series ‘2 Broke Girls’. In 2018, he did another TV series as ‘Scandal,’ and ‘This Is Us.’

Awards & Achievements

He has no awards in his name. Even after becoming 80 years old, he is pursuing his career. He has established his comedy club as ‘The Downtown Comedy Club.’ There are rumors that Morris has an affair with singer and actress Vanessa del Rio, who had been his girlfriend in the past.

Net Worth & Salary of Garrett Morris in 2024

Garrett Morris Net Worth
Garrett Morris Net Worth

Morris is one of the acclaimed actors and comedians in America. For his acting credits, he has received a lot of recognition from the public. He currently owns his club as ‘The Downtown Comedy Club.’ Looking at his earnings, his net worth is computed to be a whopping $800 thousand as of June 2024.

With the passion for singing, Garrett Morris made his journey from a church choir singer to playing significant roles in innumerable movies and television shows. Today he is counted amongst the most celebrated names in acting and comedy in Hollywood.



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