Morgan Spurlock Net Worth 2020, Biography, Early Life, Education, Career and Achievement
Morgan Spurlock Net Worth – Morgan Valentine Spurlock was first introduced into this world on November 7, 1970.
He is an American humorist, Documentary filmmaker, Political Activist, Television Producer, and Screenwriter.
Early Life, Family, and Education
Spurlock was born in Parkersburg, West Virginia, to Ben and Phyllis Spurlock. He was raised in Beckley, West Virginia as a Methodist. He is of Scots-Irish and English descent.
Spurlock went to Woodrow Wilson High School, a public high school in the city of Beckley, West Virginia. He graduated from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts in 1993, with a BFA in film.
He has two sons; Laken James Spurlock, born on December 9, 2006, and Kallen Marcus Spurlock, born on May 22, 2016.
Spurlock was a playwright, before making the 2004 Academy Award-nominated Super Size Me, winning awards for his play The Phoenix at both the New York International Fringe Festival in 1999 and the Route 66 American Playwriting Competition in 2000.
He was the creator of I Bet You Will for MTV. The show began as a popular Internet webcast of five-minute episodes featuring ordinary people doing stunts in exchange for money.
Some of the episodes featured eating a full jar of mayonnaise, eating a “worm burrito”, and taking shots of corn oil, Pepto-Bismol, lemon juice, hot sauce, cold chicken broth, and cod liver oil.
The webcast got over a million hits in the first five days, and this was a great success. Later, MTV bought and aired the show, with Spurlock as the host. S
Spurlock was inspired by a number of documentary films that include Brother’s Keeper, Hoop Dreams, The Thin Blue Line, Roger and Me, Harlan County USA, and The Last Waltz. He considers Brother’s Keeper the greatest documentary of all time.
Achievement and Net Worth
Spurlock has been highly successful throughout his career and much of the credit goes to his abilities as a documentarian and his net worth is around $12 million.
In 2008, his box office hit ‘Where in the World Is Osama Bin Laden?’ made sales of $385 million.
Next, his work for the documentary ‘One Direction: This Is Us’ made $68.5 million of sales having built on a total of $10 million.