Who is Morgan Macgregor?
Born in Whitby, Ontario, Canada in 1987, Morgan is the elusive wife of Michael C. Hall, a much-loved actor known for his portrayal of Dexter Morgan in the series of the same name. The blond beauty is 1.65m tall and weighs 55kg, with vital stats of 34-26-35.
Morgan is definitely Michael’s most discreet partner yet as the couple has been married for almost six years and fans of the actor have yet to discover any details about her childhood and family life. However, it is believed that the future husband of celebrities studied in her homeland and nurtured her talent for writing from an early age.
Morgan started reviewing books in 2012 and opened a profile on BookBrowse, advertising herself as a reader and writer in Los Angeles. At the time, Morgan was busy juggling two jobs, writing for Book Riot and… The Review of Pariswhile holding a prestigious role as an Associate Director at Los Angeles Review of Books. Some of the books reviewed by Morgan include “The Lola Quartet,” “Woke Up Lonely,” and “The Blazing World.” Certainly an avid reader, Morgan reviewed no less than 13 works in just over two and a half years before becoming a ghost on the platform. Morgan mysteriously disappeared from the internet between 2012 and 2014, with her last article for Book Riot being published in September 2012.
At the time, however, the aspiring writer was also hard at work on her first novel – which she has yet to share with the world – although some fans believe she shelved her ambitions after her relationship with Michael was made public. The writer cum editor with big dreams has also previously shared that her ambition in life is to open a bookstore called “Dead or Alive”.
Michael and Morgan were first spotted together on the red carpet of the 2012 Emmy Awards just months after the actor finalized his divorce from Jennifer Hall, his “Dexter” co-star. Naysayers doubted the budding relationship would stand the test of time, especially since Michael was close relation with his second ex-wife, but to their surprise, the demure couple tied the knot in February 2019.
Before meeting Morgan, Michael was married to actress Amy Spanger, who divorced in 2006 after four years of marriage. Months later, he began dating Jennifer, and they broke up on New Year’s Eve 2008, making their first public appearance as a married couple at 66.e Golden Globes Award, which was presented in January 2009. Things quickly went awry, however, between Michael and Jennifer, who released a joint statement in December 2010 announcing their separation and impending divorce. There has been speculation, but never confirmed, that Morgan was the reason behind the couple’s split.
Born in Raleigh, North Carolina, at 1st In February 1971, Michael grew up an only child, when parents Janice Styons and William Carlisle Hall tragically lost their first daughter to unknown causes sometime in the late 1960s. After the untimely death of his father, a young Michael developed a much closer relationship with his mother, who was working as a psychiatrist at the time. It is not known if Janice remarried or found love after becoming a widow. In 1989, the future celebrity graduated from Ravenscroft School in his hometown and continued his studies at Indiana’s Earlham College† Initially, Michael planned to become a lawyer, but life had other plans for the A-lister, and in 1996 he graduated from the Tisch School of the Arts.
Michael gained a foothold in the industry as a professional theater actor, performing at the New York Shakespeare Festival, The Public Theater and the Manhattan Theater Club, among others. He also participated in three plays at the Texas Shakespeare Festival, which was held in 1995. Michael moved to the silver screen after more than a decade in the theater, co-producing and starring in “Dexter,” in which he portrays a blood spatter analyst who moonlights as a serial killer. The character’s duality and psychopathic tendencies captivated viewers, who were heartbroken when Showtime announced its final season in April 2013. When asked how he felt about a spin-off series, Michael replied, “…
As for playing Dexter again indefinitely, that’s a little daunting to consider.” However, he left the door open and in October 2020, it was confirmed by Showtime that Michael would be returning to his role. The series premiered a year later and was a resounding success, with the final episode breaking records as the most-watched finale in the network’s history. Some of the awards Michael has won over the years include a Golden Globe in the Best Actor – Television Series Drama category and a Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series.
Michael is no stranger to charity work as he became the spokesperson for “Light the Night Walk” in 2011, a fundraising campaign set up by the Leukemia & Lymphoma Association, a year earlier stunned fans when the actor’s agent confirmed that Michael was undergoing treatment for a form of Hodgkin’s lymphoma. It was a traumatic experience for the actor, who was 38 at the time, especially as his father lost his battle with the disease at the age of 39. However, just months after the initial announcement, Jennifer shared that Michael’s cancer was in complete remission. Other causes Michael is advocating for are the Somalia Aid Society’s ‘Feed the People’ campaign, which helps thousands of people each year.
He also previously collaborated with Kiehl’s to promote a skincare line that benefits the Waterkeeper Alliance, a non-profit organization that strives to make water cleaner and safer in impoverished regions around the world.
Due to a lack of available information, Morgan’s net worth is only estimated at nearly $1 million, as of early 2022. As for her husband, Michael is reportedly worth a small fortune of $25 million, and can apparently fetch up to $350,000 per episode. , thanks to its level of fame and popularity.