Joseph Morgan is a British actor and director. He is best known for his role as Niklaus “Klaus” Mikaelson in The CW supernatural drama series The Vampire Diaries (2011–2016) and his leading role as the same character on the spin-off series The Originals (2013–2018). In 2010, Morgan portrayed the title role (Judah Ben-Hur) in the TV movie Ben Hur, which aired in Canada and later on ABC in the United States. His well-known films include Alexander, Open Grave, Angels Crest, Armistice, Immortals, The Grind, 500 Miles North and Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World. Born Joseph Martin on May 16, 1981 in London, England, to parents Sarah and Nick Martin, he has one younger brother named Jack. He spent most of his growing years in Swansea, Wales. He attended Morriston Comprehensive School and moved to London to study acting at the Central School of Speech and Drama. From 2010 to 2011, Morgan dated actress Emily VanCamp. In 2014, he married actress Persia White whom he met on the set of The Vampire Diaries.
Joseph Morgan Personal Details:
Date Of Birth: 16 May 1981
Birth Place: London, England, UK
Birth Name: Joseph Martin
Zodiac Sign: Taurus
Occupation: Actor, Director
Hair Color: Blonde
Eye Color: Blue
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Joseph Morgan Body Statistics:
Weight in Pounds: 165 lbs
Weight in Kilogram: 75 kg
Height in Feet: 5′ 11″
Height in Meters: 1.80 m
Chest: 41 in (104 cm)
Biceps: 13.5 in (34 cm)
Waist: 31 in (79 cm)
Shoe Size: N/A
Joseph Morgan Family Details:
Father: Nick Martin (Painter)
Mother: Sarah Martin
Spouse/Wife: Persia White (m. 2014)
Children: Not yet
Siblings: Jack Martin (Younger Brother)
Joseph Morgan Education:
Morriston Comprehensive School
Gorseinon College (Gower College Swansea)
Central School of Speech and Drama
Joseph Morgan Facts:
*He was born on May 16, 1981 in London, England, UK.
*He is the oldest child in his family.
*His favourite horror film is Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles.
*He is a supporter of the charity Positive Women.
*He is a big fan of comic books.
*He is the Stepfather of Mecca White.
*BuddyTV ranked Morgan #84 on its list of “TV’s Sexiest Men of 2011”.
*Follow him on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.