Who is Mishael Morgan?
Marie-Charms Mishael Morgan was born in San Fernando, Trinidad and Tobago in Central America on 15 July 1986, so under the zodiac sign of cancer, but now holds American nationality. She is best known for her acting career, especially for her role of Hilary Curtis in “The Young and the Restless” CBS Daytime soap opera.
Early life and education
Mishael’s parents are Michael and Sharon Lee, and she has one older and one younger sister – Maggris and Monique respectively. She didn’t get to spend much time in Trinidad and Tobago as her parents moved to New York when she was five when her father found a job there. Due to some personal insecurities and wanting to keep his family safe, Mishael’s father moved his family once again, this time to Toronto in Canada, where they settled in Mississauga.
Mishael fell in love with acting when she was ten, during her school’s production of “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dream Coat”, but she didn’t think about the life as an actress until she met her future agent David Ritchie. Mishael went to York University in Toronto where she studied Political Science, and although she had an offer to go to Ottawa University and accepted it, her agent convinced her to try her luck with acting and so she did – she went to her first audition, stunned the producers and won the role.
Although it got her no fame or recognition, Mishael’s first role was in the “MVP” TV series as an erotic beauty in a single episode entitled “The Code” – it was her next role which made her somewhat famous, in “The Best Years” Canadian teen TV series in 2008 and 2009. Mishael had a recurring role as she appeared in eight episodes, but which then opened the doors to the “Family Biz” TV show in which she starred in 20 episodes. During 2010, Mishael appeared in her first movie entitled “Double Wedding”, while also appearing in the “Covert Affairs” TV series, and “Casino Jack” thriller movie.
In 2013, Mishael won the role of Hilary Curtis in “The Young and the Restless” CBS daytime soap opera, which has turned out to be the most important role of her career. Even though she became famous for this role, she decided to quit in 2018 after her requests for an increase in salary were declined – she filmed her last episode on 27 June 2018. and her last appearance on TV screens was a month later, when her character died from injuries received in a car accident.
Meantime, Mishael appeared in “The Listener” and “Dark Rising: Warrior of Worlds” in 2013, and “Night Cries” in 2014, after which she stopped shooting for everything except for “The Young and the Restless” – asince she quit that as well in the summer of 2018, she hasn’t appeared on TV. Mishael was nominated for two Daytime Emmy Awards in 2018 and 2019, both for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series for her performance in this show.
Personal life and likes
There are no rumors or controversies whatsoever about Mishael’s life – she married the love of her life Navid Ali in May 2012, and on 9 August 2015 she gave birth to their son Liam Morgan. Three years after that on 8 November 2018, their daughter Naliyah was born. There is nothing known about her love life before she met and married Navid, who tried his luck in the film industry as well when he appeared in “Hazara Parkour” short movie in 2014.
Mishael claimed during one of her interviews that she is a big fan of something which not a lot of women are keen on – fishing – whenever she goes on vacation trips, and wherever she finds a good spot. She also loves to cook, but especially when she’s complimented on the food she’s prepared.
Appearance and net worth
Mishael is currently 32 years old, has medium long black hair, brown eyes, is 5ft 5ins (1.65m) tall, weighs around 114lbs (52kgs), and her vital statistics are 34-35-34, and so an hourglass shaped figure, without tattoos.
According to authoritative sources, Mishael’s current net worth is estimated to be over $3 million, while it is said that she earns around $1,500 for each episode she acts in and that her annual income is over $90,000.
Naliyah’s in da house!!! My family got a little bigger this morning. It is with a full heart that I welcome my little bundle of joy to the world! We are all wrapped around your little finder already 😘😘😘 #mybabygirl #family #homebirth #rightontime #thelovesofmylife pic.twitter.com/yVtOJ0z3ca
— Mishael Morgan (@MishaelMorgan1) November 8, 2018
Social media presence
Mishael is very active on several social media platforms – she launched her Twitter account in May 2011 and has so far gathered more than 35,000 followers and tweeted around 2,500 times. She has an Instagram account as well with 76,000 followers and more than 500 posts, while she also maintains her personal website on which you can read her biography, take a look at her resume and her photos, and also contact her if you have a job to offer
‘As an actor, I spend a lot of time away from home, so I love catching up with my friends and family over amazing food… and drinks!’
‘I didn’t notice how much you do as a stay-at-home mom. This is a lot of work! I’ve been super-busy and just kind of getting the house ready and getting prepared for the baby that I really haven’t had that much time.’