|Real Name/Full Name:||Steven Patrick Morrissey|
|Age:||61 years old|
|Birth Date:||22 May 1959|
|Birth Place:||Davyhulme, Urmston, United Kingdom|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||No|
|Is Morrissey Gay?:||No|
|Profession:||Singer, Author, Songwriter|
|Net Worth in 2020:||$60 million|
|Last Updated:||May 2020|
Morrissey is a famous musician; he rose to fame by being a lead vocalist for The Smiths. He is successful both as a solo artist and part of the band. He has won a lot of awards throughout the decades, even though his ideologies are very controversial, he is a great musician of all time.
Maybe you know about Morrissey very well, but do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2020? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Morrissey’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
Morrissey was born to Elizabeth and Peter Morrissey on 22 May 1959. Both his parents were Irish Catholics and had emigrated from Dublin to Manchester a year before he was born. He had a sister Jacqueline who is older than him.
He attended St Wilfred Primary School, he failed his 11 – plus exam, and thus, he joined the St Mary Technical modern school. He had a difficult time in school and described education as evil and brutal. He left with no qualifications and joined Stretford technical college, where he received three o levels in General paper, Sociology, and English Literature.
His mother encouraged him to study, and he got interested in feminist literature. He also liked watching television soap opera coronation street, and wrote storylines and scripts which he sent to the show production crew but were rejected.
Morrissey has resided in Los Angeles for a very long time but also has homes in Switzerland and the UK. Morrissey is a very private person and has led a very private life, and little is known about him.
Morrissey is a lapsed catholic and has severally criticized the catholic church, He is also a critic of the English, press, music, royalty, politician, and the people who eat meat. He has been a vegetarian from when he was 11 years old. It is said that Morrissey expresses his criticism in a laid-back manner.
Morrissey is a cousin to Irish Footballer Robbie Keane. He is also a boxing fan. He suffered from clinical depression and pursued professional help.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 22 May 1959, Morrissey is 61 years old as of today’s date 27th May 2020. His height is 1.78m tall, and his weight is 63kg.
After his formal education, Morrissey worked as a clerk for the civil service as a salesperson and a hospital porter before leaving employment. He claimed his employment benefits, and most of these benefits he used to buy concert tickets of musicians such as blondie, Ramones, and Talking heads. It was through these concerts that he met guitarist Bill Duffy in 1977 and landed his first opportunity in music as a vocalist for the Nosebleeds.
After the crew broke up, Morrissey and Duffy joined Slaughter and the Dogs replacing the original singer Wayne Barret, and he recorded four songs with the band. In 1981 Morrissey was approached by Johnny Mar so as they could co-found a band together, this saw the birth of the band ‘The Smiths’ when with the smiths he recorded four albums which are The Smiths in 1984, Meat in Murder in 1985, the Queen is Dead in 1986,Strangeways, Here we came in 1987.
In 1988 Morrissey also started his solo career and had recorded a lot of songs ever since, some of these songs are Viva Hat, kill uncle, Your Arsenal, Vauxhall and I, Southpaw grammar and many others his latest being I am not a dog on a chain which has been released in 2020.
Apart from music, Morrissey has also written several publications like ‘The New York Dolls’ in 1981, ‘James Dean is not Dead’ and others.
Awards & Achievements
Morrissey has also received a lot of nominations and awards throughout his career. These are some of the awards that he has received:
- In 1995 and 2005, he was nominated by the Brit Awards in the category of Best British Male.
- In 2004 he received a GAFFA Award in the category of Arts Udenlandske Sanger.
- In 1988 he won an Ivor Novella Award in the category of Outstanding Contribution to British Music.
- In 2004 he won the Meteor Music Awards in the category of Best International Male and many others
Net Worth & Salary of Morrissey in 2020
Morrissey’s net worth is estimated to be approximately $60 million as of May 2020. This wealth is from his music career over the decades as part of the band Smith and also as a solo artist. He has also written several publications over the years.
Morrissey YouTube channel is estimated to be worth around $118, 000. Having around 150,000 YouTube subscribers, he has greatly contributed to his wealth and net worth.
Morrissey received immense success in his music career, despite his controversial nature he has made great music which has touched the heart of many. His wealth and humungous net worth are evidence of his success, up to date, he still releases music, thus continuing to grow his wealth.