Tracy Morgan has earned his reputation for being a fearless comedian both on and off the screen. Although he starred in a few films and television episodes, including his own sitcom called The Tracy Morgan Show, he really hit the peak of celebrity status when he joined the cast of Saturday Night Live in 1996. He became even more famous after taking on the role of Tracy Jordan in the popular TV comedy series 30 Rock, alongside Alec Baldwin and fellow SNL-er Tina Fey.

Morgan has had his fair share of negative media attention, mostly as a result of being caught driving drunk, or for his tumultuous relationship—or lack thereof—with his family. The one part of his life that seemed relatively normal for a while was his love life.

Morgan first got married in 1985 to his high school girlfriend, Sabina. They were married for 23 years and had three kids together before filing for divorce in August 2009. It wasn’t too much of a shock because the couple had reportedly been living apart for the eight years leading up to their divorce. The records were sealed, so it was never confirmed what actually caused the split, although in 2008, his wife admitted that she wanted out because Morgan couldn’t kick his drinking habit.


Morgan laid low on the relationship scene after the divorce, until 2011 when he told the world that he wasn’t just dating a much younger woman, but they were engaged—the younger woman was model Megan Wollover, and she’s 18 years younger than him. On July 2, 2013, the celebrity couple welcomed their first child together, a daughter name Maven Sonae.

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