Morgan made his acting debut in a British television series, Spooks, which was aired on BBC One, television channel. After a year, he featured in BBC television movie, Eroica, which was directed by Simon Cellan Jones and produced by Liza Marshall. In the same year, he appeared in another British television sitcom, Henry VIII, which was directed by Pete Travis.
After a year, Morgan featured in the epic historical drama film, Alexander, which was based on the life of the Macedonian Greek general and king Alexander the Great. The co-stars of the movie are, Colin Farrell, Angelina Jolie, Val Kilmer, and Anthony Hopkins. The movie became a huge hit and grossed $167.3 million at the box office at the $155 million budget.
After a couple of years, he appeared in BBC Four television play, Kenneth Williams: Fantabulosa!, written by Martyn Hesford. After some years, he featured in American epic fantasy action film, Immortals, which was directed by Tarsem Singh. The movie led Morgan to fame and made a box office collection of $226.9 while the budget of the movie was $75 million.
Similarly, Morgan appeared in numerous movies and television series Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World, Mansfield Park, Angels Crest, The Grind, With These Hands, Armistice, Carousel, William and Mary, The Line of Beauty, Silent Witness, The Vampire Diaries, and The Originals.
Morgan is a British by nationality and belongs to white ethnicity. He began dating his girlfriend Persia White when they met on the set of The Vampire Diaries. He engaged his girlfriend after dating her for sometimes. Later, he married his fiance in Ocho Rios, Jamaica. He lives a happy married life together with his wife. There are no any controversies of couple's extramarital affairs and rumors of divorce.
Morgan is one of the famous British actors, who earns a tremendous amount of money from his professional acting career. He charges $35,000 per episode as a salary for his appearance in TV series. According to the report of some source, his current net worth is estimated to be $3 million.