Myrna Colley Lee is the second wife of Hollywood actor Morgan Freeman. Her husband, Freeman won an Academy Award in 2005 for the best-supporting actor. In addition, he has appeared in dozens of movies and television series that have earned him an immense name and fame.
Besides, Myrna is a philanthropist and a member of the National Museum of women in the Arts. If you are interested in knowing more about her in detail, please be with us until the end.
Myrna was born in the year 1941, in Hamlet, North Carolina, the United States. But she hasn’t revealed her exact birth date and information regarding her parents and siblings.
Similarly, she belongs to American nationality and belongs to white ethnicity. Moreover, Lee attended Temple University. Also, she enrolled at the University of North Caroline Greensboro, Brooklyn College. Besides, she has not mentioned much about her early life and childhood.
Colley Lee worked in the costumes section for a short project, Frederick Douglass: An American Life in 1985. In addition, she is a philanthropist and the National Museum of Women’s member in Arts. Then she appeared as herself in 60 Minutes (2005), a TV Series documentary.
Also, Myrna Colley Lee helped to spread Afro-American Life in 2017 by exhibiting an art collection in 2017. Apart from this, she supports organizations such as the Rock River Foundation, Revitalization Effort, etc.
Who was Myrna’s former husband?
Coming onto her marital status, the famous philanthropist is single now. Previously she exchanged her wedding vows with Morgan Freeman on 16 June 1984.
The duo didn’t have any biological children from their marriage. However, they adopted the step-daughter of Morgan’s first marriage, Edena Hines.
But, their marital relationship was broken after Myrna filed for divorce in 2008 because of Morgan’s multiple extra-marital affairs. And the divorce was finalized in Sep 2010.
Murder of her daughter E’dena Hines
Myrna’s daughter was killed by her long-term boyfriend, Lamar Davenport, a rapper, on 16 August 2015. He did this to Hines due to her affair and cheating on him with another guy.
Additionally, he brutally stabbed her over 25 times as he was high on drugs.
Net Worth of Myrna
The 5 ft 5 inches tall, Myrna Colley Lee has earned a good fortune from her professional career as a philanthropist. According to some online sources, she has a massive figure net worth of around $170 million as of 2021. However, her salary and other earnings are still under review.
Additionally, she received $400 million in real estate and cash in 2010. Moreover, she has houses located on the British Virgin Islands and New York’s Central Park.
On the other hand, her former husband, Morgan, has assets of $250 million as of 2021. Also, he has owned a bee sanctuary which was converted from a 124-acre farm. Therefore, she is living a luxurious life in the United States of America. Likewise, Dukagjin Lipa and Jacob Busch are some well-known Philanthropists.