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Ed Morrissey

Ed Morrissey is a political blogger, columnist, talk show host, and motivational speaker from the United States. Ed Morrissey goes by his nickname Captain Ed and wrote his original blog Captain’s Quartes from October 2003 to February 2008.

Early Life

Ed Morrissey was born in Twin Cities California, United States on April 3, 1963. According to the astrological chart, his zodiac sign is Aries and he is currently 60 years old as of 2023. Moreover, he belongs to the Caucasian ethnicity and holds American nationality.

However, there is no information about his parent’s identity available on online sources and has yet to reveal his parent’s identity. In 1970, he moved to Cerritos, California at the age of seven and we can assume that he grew up with his family and enjoyed his childhood there.

Ed Morrissey – Education

Ed Morrissey attended Cerritos High School and graduated from school in 1980. Besides that, there is no further information about his other educational achievements available on online sources.

Professional Career

Ed Morrissey started his blog Captain Quarter in October 2003 under his nickname Captain Ed which focused largely on politics. Due to this, the blog grew in popularity and gained him readers who like to see his points on politics. The National Republic Senatorial Committee started calling his blog one of the five beast-read national conservative bloggers by 2007.

Moreover, his blog also gained guest posts from popular people like Senator John McCain, Senator James Inhofe, and Congressman Duncan Hunter. He wrote about legal battles about a Sponsorship scandal known as an Adscam from Canada in his blog.

According to online sources, the Liberal Party of Canada was involved in this scandal where the party provided government funds through Canadian advertising firms. Due to this, his blog became one of Canada’s most-viewed news sources for a few weeks with over 400,000 visitors a day.

Caption: Host Ed Morrissey talks to Circa about CPAC Day Three (Source: ABC 33/40)

Moreover, Canadian legal media provided this information to him and he published it on the blog. He left his job as a manager in the call centre in April 2007 to work at Blog Talk Radio as Political Director. However, he left Blog Talk Radion and joined Hot Air in early 2008.

He has been named “Best Person in the World” and “Worst Person in the World” by Keith Olbermann. Moreover, only a few media pundits have been named as both and he replied that he is very amused. He became a full-time blogger on March 1, 2008, after joining the pseudonymous Allahpundit at Hot Air. Besides that, he also hosts the daily Ed Morrissey show.

Captain Ed blogs Achievements

Morrissey is one of the prime speakers at the Premiere Speakers Bureau in New York, USA. Moreover, he writes essays that appeared in the New York Sun, The Daily Standard, and the New York Post regularly. He also appears on television and radio as a commentator on breaking news stories in Canada and the United States.

Net Worth 2023

Morrissey has an estimated net worth of around $5 million as of 2023. Moreover, he earns around $30 thousand as a full-time blogger. Besides that, he also earns as a Talk Show host, commentator, and motivational speaker.

Relationship Status

Ed Morrissey married Marcia Morrissey at a church in Minnesota but their marriage date is not available. His wife Marcia grew up in California and trained as a Montessori instructor in San Diego. The couple have a son and two grandchildren who graduated from Harry J Flynn Catechetical Institute.

Ed Morrissey has a reputation as the “Best Person in the World” and the “Worst Person in the World” by Keith Olbermann of MSNBC.

Body Measurements

This man has blue eyes and a clean-shaved head. Moreover, he weighs around 80 kg and his height is 5 feet 10 inches. Besides that, there is no further information about his body measurements, shoe size, and more.

Social Media

This blogger is pretty active on social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter. His official Twitter account @EdMorrissey has over 64.3k followers. Moreover, his official Facebook page Ed Morrissey has over 3.1k followers. He also runs his YouTube channel The Ed Morrissey Show with 221 subscribers.