British actor, director, and screenwriter Joseph Morgan is best known for playing Klaus Mikaelson in the TV series "The Vampire Diaries" and its spin-off "The Originals."
Along with his fame, the actor was fortunate enough to meet the love of his life on the set of 'The Vampire Diaries,' with whom he has been in a nearly ten-year relationship.
It won't be wrong to say that Morgan has been lucky on both the professional and personal front since he became part of the series.
Married To Actress Wife
The 40-year-old director was in a dating relationship with his wife Persia White back in 2011. His wife is an American actress, singer, and musician.
After three years of relationship, the couple announced their engagement in 2014. And without wasting much time, they shared their wedding vows the same year on July 5 in Ocho Rios, Jamaica.
It's been seven years since the couple got married, but they haven't shared any kids together. However, he does have a step-daughter Mecca White through his wife's previous relationship.
Likewise, Morgan formerly dated Canadian actress Emily VanCamp and was rumored to have dated actress Joseph Morgan.
Career & Net Worth
Morgan first appeared on screen in the early 2000s. His early acting endeavors were tiny parts and minor roles. He appeared in series like 'Spooks' (2002), 'Henry VIII' (2003), 'William and Mary' (2005), 'The Line of Beauty' (2006), 'Silent Witness' (2007), 'Doc Martin' (2007); and Tony/Tony Reece in 'C (2008-2009).
The actor's starring role came with the miniseries 'Ben Hir' in 2010. A year later, he got his breakout role as Klaus Mikaelson in the American supernatural TV series "The Vampire Diaries." His remarkable portrayal garnered him plaudits, including a TV Guide Award for Choice TV Villain in 2013, among many other nominations.
Moreover, he also got the opportunity to reprise the role in its spin-off, 'The Originals,' as a lead character. His brilliant portrayal has earned him a People's Choice Award in the category of "Favorite Actor In A New TV Series" in 2014, as well as numerous other award nominations, including those from the "Teen Choice Awards."
In an attempt to create a name for himself on television, he soon ventured into the big screen. He first appeared in the BBC TV film 'Eroica' in 2003. His other film credit includes 'Alexander,' 'Mister Lonely,' 'Open Grave,' 'Armmistice,' 'Desiree,' and many more.
The multitalented personality made his writing and producing debut in the 2011 short film "With These Hands," where he also played George. The same year, he was voted 84th on BuddyTV's list of "TV's Sexiest Men of 2011." After two years, he wrote and directed another short film named 'Revelation.'
His latest work was in the series 'Brave New World' (2020), which got canceled after a season in October 2020. He had portrayed the role of CJack60/Elliot in the series.
Talking about his net worth, the actor is estimated to have accumulated around $3 million.
Bio (Age): Family, Siblings, Education
According to wiki sources, the star was born on May 16, 1981, in London, United Kingdom. He is currently aged 40 years old.
He is the son of Nick Martin, a painter, and Sarah Martin. He is the oldest among three children, sister Crystal Martin and brother Jack Martin.
For his education, he attended Morriston Comprehensive School in Cwmrhydyceirw, Wales. Later, he studied BTEC Performing Arts at Gorseinon College (now Gower College Swansea).
He then returned to London in his late teens to study acting at the 'Central School of Speech and Drama,' which is part of the 'University of London'.
Body Measurement: Height and Weight
The London native stands tall at the height of 5 feet 11 inches which is around 180 cm. Likewise, he weighs around 77 kgs which are 170 lbs.