Colin Morgan Net Worth, Biography, Family & Lifestyle

What is Colin Morgan Net Worth?

Colin Morgan’s net worth is estimated to be $4 million. Morgan is most known for playing Merlin, the titular character in the BBC television series. He was a veteran of on-stage acting and theatre performance long before he began portraying the part of a wizard in TV series.

Morgan began acting at the age of five and made his first on-stage appearance when he was five years old. After completing the filming of Merlin in 2012, he was hailed as one of Europe’s most promising actors.

We’ll try to cover everything you need to know about Merlin in this article. We’ll also go into stuff like Colin Morgan’s net worth, age, biography, and girlfriend in great detail.

Colin Morgan Profile Overview

Full NameColin Morgan
Birth PlaceNorthern Irish or British
Birth Date1st of January 1986
Sexual OrientationStraight
Height1.83 m
Weight72 KG
EducationRoyal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama
Marital StatusSingle
GirlfriendKatie McGrath
Net Worth$4 million

Colin Morgan Biography & Early Life

Colin Morgan was born in Armagh, Northern Ireland, on January 1, 1986. He is Bernard and Bernadette Morgan’s second child. His mother was a nurse and his father was a painter and mechanic. Every member of his family is a devout Roman Catholic who was born and raised in the faith.

Morgan was accepted at the Integrated College Dungannon in 1997. Morgan appeared in several films throughout his college years, including Surgical Sensations at St. Senapods and Bad Day at Black Frog Creek.

He enrolled in the Belfast Institute of Further and Higher Studies for higher education in Dramatic and Performing Arts after completing his academic program at the Integrated College Dungannon.

Colin Morgan earned his bachelor’s degree in 2004 and continued his education at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. During his undergraduate studies, he was discovered by Rufus Norris, a British theatre director, and starred in his first film, “Vernon God Little,” on the London West End stage.

“Morgan conveys all the fragility, perplexity, and gallows humour of the young hero who finds himself at no end of difficulty,” writes the Telegraph.

Morgan’s performance earned generally positive reviews from critics and was utilized as a CGPA assessment.

Following the film, Morgan starred in the Old Vic production of Pedro Almodóvar’s Todo Sobre mi Madre (All About My Mother) and was nominated for the Whatsonstage Theatregoers’ Choice Awards’ 2007 London Newcomer of the Year Category.

Colin Morgan Career

He was cast in the Young Vic production of “A Prayer for My Daughter” in 2008. He was acclaimed for his exceptional performance, as he had been in his prior films.

Morgan received an Award of Distinction from Belfast Metropolitan College at the end of November 2010 for his commitment to drama and theatre arts.

Colin Morgan is best known for his role as Merlin in the BBC television series “Merlin,” which ran from 2008 to 2012. The role of Merlin proved tough to cast, according to Johnny Capps, co-creator and executive producer of Merlin.

They wanted an actor with a wide variety of emotions, a light touch, and the ability to cope with both action and magic in the same scene. After seeing Colin Morgan’s audition and past live performances, they intuitively chose him.

Morgan appeared in the Royal Court Theatre production of Pedro Miguel Rozo’s drama “Our Private Life” in 2011. Morgan has been acting in back-to-back theatre plays in the UK since playing the character of Ariel in The Tempest at the Globe Theatre in 2013.

Colin Morgan began dating Katie McGrath, his Merlin co-star, in 2010. The couple got engaged in 2016, but his wedding bells have yet to be heard. Colin Morgan is 35 years old and still single.

Colin Morgan Movies, Nominations & Awards

Colin Morgan has received numerous accolades for his remarkable performance, including the Broadway World West End Awards, Virgin Media TV Awards, National Television Awards, Variety Club Showbiz Awards, and plaudits from prominent UK shows.

Testament of Youth2014Victor Richardson
The Tempest2014/IIAriel
Quirke2014TV Mini-SeriesJimmy Minor
Merlin2008-2012TV SeriesMerlin
Parked2010/IIICathal O’Regan
Children in Need2009-2010TV SeriesMerlin
The Catherine Tate Show2007-2009TV SeriesJohn Leary / John
Doctor Who2008TV SeriesJethro
The Happy Princepost-productionAlfred Bosie Douglas
The Rising: 1916announcedSean McDermott
Waiting for You2017Paul Ashton
Humans2015-2016TV SeriesLeo Elster Leo
The Fall2014-2016TV SeriesTom Anderson
The Living and the Dead2016TV SeriesNathan Appleby
The Huntsman: Winter’s War2016Duke of Blackwood
The Laughing King2016ShortJake
Legend2015/IFrank Shea


The Making of Testament of Youth2015Video documentary shortHimself
Addicts’ Symphony2014TV Movie documentaryNarrator
This Morning2013TV SeriesHimself
The One Show2010TV SeriesHimself
The 7PM Project2010TV SeriesHimself
Merlin: Secrets & Magic2009TV Series documentaryHimself
The Paul O’Grady Show2008-2009TV SeriesHimself
The Real Merlin & Arthur2009TV Movie documentaryHimself
Breakfast2009TV SeriesHimself
T42009TV SeriesHimself
GMTV2009TV SeriesHimself
The 6th Annual Irish Film and Television Awards2009TV SpecialHimself
Children in Need2008TV SeriesHimself
Blue Peter2008TV SeriesHimself
Doctor Who Confidential2008TV Series documentaryHimself

Archive Footage

The Many Faces of…2010TV Series documentaryMerlin
Merlin: Secrets & Magic2009TV Series documentaryMerlin
Doctor Who Greatest Moments2009TV Mini-Series documentaryJethro Cane

Won Awards

2013National Television AwardNational Television Awards, UKMost Popular Male Drama PerformanceMerlin (2008)
2013SFX AwardSFX Awards, UKBest ActorMerlin (2008)

Nominated Awards

2012TV Quick AwardTV Quick Awards, UKBest ActorMerlin (2008)
2011Golden NymphMonte-Carlo TV FestivalOutstanding Actor – Drama SeriesMerlin (2008)
2011TV Quick AwardTV Quick Awards, UKBest ActorMerlin (2008)
2010Golden NymphMonte-Carlo TV FestivalOutstanding Actor – Drama SeriesMerlin (2008)
2009Golden NymphMonte-Carlo TV FestivalOutstanding Actor – Drama SeriesMerlin (2008)

Colin Morgan Net Worth & Salary

As of 2022, Colin Morgan has an estimated net worth of roughly $4 million. Making him one of Ireland’s most promising actors, winning several awards to date.

Morgan is an enthusiastic philanthropist and art collector who spends time on healthful foods and green vegetables.

Morgan spent nearly three years as an ambassador for the Night Less Ordinary program. Anyone under the age of 26 was eligible for free theatrical tickets thanks to this organization and the Arts Council England.

Colin Morgan also donated a $865 artwork from Merlin to the BBC Children in Need auction. On April 9, 2011, he contributed a large sum of money to the Great Ormond Street Hospital to support the sick and needy. Colin Morgan is a loving and nice person, to cut a long story short.