From being a former Beauty Queen, Morgan Ortagus is now a Queen of Reporting. This stunning lady has created an impressive profile for herself as a Journalist and she keeps getting better in her field as time goes by. Morgan, who is a popular reporter of American Foreign Policy and National Security issues is also a regular guest on the FOX News as well as the Fox Business.
Let’s delve into Morgan’s bio details, body stats and family life.
Morgan Ortagus was born on the 10th July 1982 with the full birthname Morgan Deann Ortagus in Auburndale, Florida. Although not much is know about her childhood years, sources have it that after high school, she participated as a contestant in beauty pageants in order to land college scholarships. So far, Morgan Ortagus is known to have landed spots in the Miss Orange Blossom pageantry, Miss Florida Citrus Pageants, Miss Auburndale pageantry, and Miss Teen Auburndale Pageants. However, her big win came when she landed 3rd place in the Miss Florida Beauty Pageant for which she won a scholarship worth $3,000.
The beautiful young lady holds a B.sc in Political Science from the Florida Southern College and went further to study in the renowned Johns Hopkins University to earn a masters degree in Business Administration.
Morgan has done several jobs over the years as sources have it that in 2006, she was employed by K. T. McFarland as his Media Secretary as he was veering for a senatorial seat at the time. After that, she is said to have worked in the U.S Agency for International Development for a little while.
Between 2008 to 2010, Morgan worked as Intelligence Analytic Correspondence at the United States Treasury under the Office of Intelligence and Investigation. During that period, she travelled to the Middle East and North Africa as well as any other location she was assigned to. Morgan Ortagus has also worked as a Global Relationship Manager for the top-notch Standard Chartered Bank as part of the bank’s Public Sector Team that was in charge of customers located in Africa, Asia, and the Middle East.
In 2016, Morgan Ortagus became a part of Ernst and Young where she is credited for launching the firm’s initiative titled Geostrategic Business Group and was made the External Director of the unit. She is also associated with the Fox News and Fox Business programs like Outnumbered, Fox and Friends First, Bulls & Bears, The Greg Gutfeld Show, Fox News Specialists, Fox and Friends, and Lou Dobbs Tonight.
Family – Does She Have A Sister?
The seasoned journalist is the daughter of Ronald E. Ortagus who is said to be the owner of two franchise companies of the firm Service Masters. Morgan’s mum whose name is Denise C. Ortagus was known to have worked as an Office Manager.
Morgan Ortagus was the only child of her parents and on this note, she has no sister nor brother.
Who Is Her Husband?
The stunning journalist is known to have married twice and her first marriage was to Joshua Dobbs, a US Marine Officer. Morgan and Joshua hooked up in Polk County, Florida, where she grew up. Although she has not revealed much about their relationship, it is a known fact that the couple got married but unfortunately, the marriage ended in divorce.
Morgan Ortegus got married for the second time on 11th May 2013 to Jonathan Ross Weinberger. Their marriage was first conducted in a court of law after which a Jewish ceremony was organized to celebrate their union.
The couple is still together to date and they seem pretty happy as cute pictures of them are frequently uploaded on social media, especially on Instagram.
Height And Other Facts
1. Morgan is said to have a weight of 59 kg and though her actual height is not known, her general body measurements include 37-25-37 inches. The journalist is also notable for her green eyes and shiny brown hair.
2. At age 13, she lost her mentor in pageantry named Malina Price-Bos of Auburndale in an accident of drinking and driving which made her start participating in groups like Students Against Destructive Decisions and Mothers Against Drunk Driving.
3. She is a member of Center for a New American Security Council and Future of Sanctions Task Force.
4. Morgan is also a certified member of the Institute for the Study of War’s Advancement Committee.
5. As an advocate for women, Morgan is an active participant of the Women’s Democracy Network Advisory Council for the International Republican Institute.
6. The journalist who is known for her work in the Middle East is also part of the group Friends of the American University of Afghanistan.