Who is Matthew Morrison? Glee and Greatest Dancer star's age, wife and career revealed

3 January 2019, 17:43

Matthew Morrison
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By Tom Eames

Matthew Morrison became a huge TV star thanks to playing Will Schuester in Glee.

The talented actor will next appear as a judge on the UK talent show The Greatest Dancer, and so here's a quick and handy guide:

  1. Who is Matthew Morrison?

    Matthew Morrison is an American actor, dancer, and singer-songwriter.

    He is best known for starring as teacher Will Schuester in the TV musical comedy Glee from 2009 to 2015.

    He has also appeared in various Broadway and Off-Broadway productions, including Hairspray, The Light in the Piazza and Finding Neverland.

  2. What TV shows and films has he appeared in?

    Matthew has had roles in Sex and the City, Grey's Anatomy, and The Good Wife, and also appeared in the movies Music and Lyrics, The Muppets, and What to Expect When You're Expecting.

  3. Matthew Morrison wife and children: Is he married?

    Matthew Morrison and Renee Puente
    Matthew Morrison and Renee Puente. Picture: Getty

    In 2011, Matthew began dating Renee Puente, and two years later Elton John helped him announce that he and Puente were engaged.

    They married in October 2014, at a private home on the island of Maui.

    In 2017, they welcomed their first child, Revel James Makai.

  4. Matthew Morrison age: How old is he?

    Matthew was born on October 30, 1978. He celebrated his 40th birthday in 2018.

    He was born in Fort Ord, California, and is the son of Mary Louise and Thomas Morrison.

    He was raised in Chico, California, and also has Scottish and English ancestry.