With a professional career journey of nearly 2 decades, the American actor & comedian Lamorne Morris made influential progress in the acting industry. Morris made his breakthrough to fame as the main cast Winston Bishop in the TV sitcom New Girl (2011- 2018) & currently, is the main cast in the TV series Woke (2020- Present).
Ever since his acting debut in 2009 through To Have & Have More, Lamorne records 54 credits; appearances in TV series, and films. The Chicago-born actor made appearances in TV The Middle, Drunk History, Kroll Show, as well as in box-office success: Yesterday (2019) and Jumanji: The Next Level (2019).
Graduated From College of DuPage & Was a Member of Second City
Lamorne Morris was born on August 14, 1983, in Glen Ellyn, a suburb near Chicago, Illinois, the United States. An American by nationality, Morris hails from a black ethnic background but is low-key about his family detail. He attended Glenbard South High School and enrolled at & graduated in studied theatre from the College of DuPage in 2003.
Soon after his graduation, Morris joined The Second City Training Center and was a member of its Outreach And Diversity Ensemble. By the mid-2000s, Lamorne was working as a TV host of HotWyred on BET. Moreover, his comedic antics earned him breaks as funny on-air personalities, including skits like “The Package” along with shorts such as One Word, and April Fools.
In 2009, he was the host of live-acting game show BrainRush alongside co-host Sarah Karges; it ran for a season with 6 episodes.
Lamorne Morris' Age & Height
As of September 2020, the 5 ft. 9 inches tall actor is 37 years old.
Breakthrough In The Acting Industry
Although Lamorne got voice-over credit in the 2002 film Urban Ground Squirrels, it was only in 2009, when he made an on-screen appearance in the film To Have & Have More. Following brief appearances in The Middle (2010) and The Guild (2011), the American actor was cast in the TV sitcom New Girl (2011- 2018); it proved to be his career breakthrough.
In 2013, he made a minor role in Drunk History and worked in the TV film, Dear Secret Santa. It followed his brief appearances in Kroll Show (2014), SMILF (2017), Valley of the Boom (2019, miniseries), and Squinters (2019).
Along with TV screens, Lamorne Morris has worked in films including the critically acclaimed Barbershop: The Next Cut (2016) and Game Night (2018). In 2019, he appeared in the box-office success movies, Yesterday starring Himesh Patel & Lily James, and Jumanji: The Next Level starring Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart, Jack Black, and Karen Gillan.
The Hollywood film Jumanji: The Net Level made a collection of $800.1 million in the box office, over the budget of $125- $132 million.
What Is He Currently Doing?
In 2020, Morris appeared in 2 films: Bloodshot and Desperados. Moreover, he joined as the main cast Keef Knight in the comedy TV series Woke (2020) alongside Blake Anderson, Rose McIver, and Sasheer Zamata.
According to IMDB, he will appear as Sam Haller in his upcoming project Eat Wheaties!; currently under post-production.
How Much Is Lamorne Morris' Net Worth?
Turned professional since 2002, Morris has $4 million net worth in September 2020, according to Celebrity Net Worth. Throughout his career journey of 18 years, Lamorne made 54 on-screen appearances, in TV series and films. His most notable work includes 7 years stint at TV sitcom New Girl that allegedly grabbed him hundreds of thousand dollars per episode.
Over the years, Lamorne Morris has appeared in commercials of Ford, Microsoft Windows, Chili's, McDonald's, and Hornitos Tequila. Since March 2019, the actor is a spokesperson for the Canadian bank company Bank of Montreal and also appeared in its commercial.
Although he never mentioned about his payroll through endorsements, Larmone's fame surely earns him quite a hefty sum.
Broke Up With Girlfriend Erin Lim: IS He Dating Now?
In 2017, Lamorne Morris publicly began dating E! correspondent & actress Erin Lim. The duo even made Emmy 2017 red carpet & was named Livingly’s Cutest Couples of the event. However, they ended their relationship after some time.
Ever since Morris is low-key about his love life, while Erin got engaged in September 2020 with boyfriend of 2 years, Joshua Rhodes.
Although Lamorne was linked to New Girl and Desperados co-star Nasim Pedrad, the actors never confirmed their relationship. Undeniably fans are willing to see their on-screen chemistry as husband-wife into real life too, but they rather maintain themselves as friends.
Regarding the past relationship, the American actor stated in a 2018 interview with Ebony, that his then-girlfriend (name undisclosed) allegedly cheated on him with a star.
As of September 2020, Morris is never married or has any children; he is allegedly single at the moment.