Thursday, March 3, 2011

Piers Morgan Biography News Profile Relationships Photo Wallpaper Video.


Birth Name: Piers Stefan Pughe-Morgan
Birth Place: Newick, East Sussex, England
Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 03/30/1965, Aries
Profession: Journalist; reality-show judge

Piers Morgan was born Piers Stefan Pughe-Morgan on 30 March 1965 in Sussex.Piers Morgan went to Chailey Comprehensive, Lewes Priory Sixth Form College and Harlow Journalism College.After a stint with Lloyd's of London, Piers Morgan was a reporter with the Surrey and South London Newspaper Group, before becoming Showbusiness Editor of the Sun from 1989 to 1994.
Piers Morgan was editor of the News of the World from 1994 to 1995. During this period, in September 1994, according to Piers Morgan's diaries, Tony Blair invited Morgan for tea at the Commons, and told him, "I don't want to get chewed up and spat out like Neil Kinnock was by the Sun."
 
Piers Morgan left News of the World to become Editor of the arch-rival Daily Mirror. A position he held until May 2004, when Morgan was sacked following the Mirror's publication of fake photographs of soldiers seemingly abusing Iraqis.
 
Though Piers Morgan's early career was spent contributing to various journalistic endeavors in British tabloid media -- he was the editor for both The Daily World and News of the World -- he is perhaps best known for his role as a judge along with fellow Britons Simon Cowell and Amanda Holden on Britain's Got Talent.
 
Morgan appeared as a celebrity contestant on Comic Relief Does The Apprentice in 2007; in 2008 he would reprise this "role" for NBC's celebrity edition of The Apprentice with Donald Trump.
Piers Morgan Fast Facts:
    * Became the editor of News of the World at just 28 years old.
    * Organized the Pride of Britain awards in 1999 during his time at the Daily Mirror.
    * Created the children's newspaper First News in 2006.
    * Broke three ribs after a fall from a Segway in 2007.
    * Won the 2008 edition of The Celebrity Apprentice.


  * Piers Morgan Relationships:
    * Marion Shalloe - Ex-wife
    * Spencer Morgan - Son
    * Stanley Morgan - Son
    * Albert Morgan - Son
    * Glynne Pughe-Morgan - Father


    * Gabrielle Pughe-Morgan - Mother
    * Celia Walden - Wife
    * College:
    * Attended Harlow College, Essex, England (journalism)
Piers MorganPiers Morgan is on the offensive after yet another claim he’s involved in the British hacking scandal. The latest hit : A 2009 interview with the BBC where he addressed shady practices on Fleet Street. “My answer was not specific . . . but a general observation about tabloid newspaper reporters and private investigators,” the CNN host said in a statement Wednesday, again denying he ever hacked a .

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