From a former beauty queen, Morgan Ortagus is now a queen of reporting. This gorgeous woman has created an impressive profile as a journalist and she keeps improving in her field over time. Morgan, who is a popular reporter on US foreign policy and national security issues, is also a regular guest on FOX News and Fox Business.
Now let’s move on to Morgan’s biological details, body stats, and family life.
Morgan Ortagus was born on July 10, 1982 with full birth name Morgan Deann Ortagus in Auburndale, Florida. Although not much is known about her childhood, sources suggest that after high school, she competed in beauty pageants in order to win college scholarships. So far Morgan Ortagus is known to have landed in Miss Orange Blossom Universe, Miss Florida Citrus Pageants, Miss Auburndale and Miss Teen Auburndale. However, her big win came when she got 3rd place in the Miss Florida beauty pageant for which she won a $3,000 scholarship.
The beautiful lady holds a B.sc in Political Science from Florida Southern College and went on to study at the famed Johns Hopkins University to earn a Masters in Business Administration.
Morgan has done several jobs over the years as a source, in 2006 she was employed by KT McFarland as a media secretary as he was heading for a senator seat at the time. After that, she reportedly worked for a while at the US Agency for International Development.
Between 2008 and 2010, Morgan worked as an Intelligence Analytical Correspondent at the United States Treasury under the Bureau of Intelligence and Investigations. During this time, she traveled to the Middle East and North Africa, as well as any other locations she had been assigned to. Morgan Ortagus also worked as a Global Relationship Manager for the top Standard Chartered Bank within the bank’s public sector team, which was responsible for clients located in Africa, Asia and the Middle East.
In 2016, Morgan Ortagus became a member of Ernst.et Young, where she had the merit of launching the company’s initiative called Geostrategic Business Group and was appointed external director of this unit. She is also associated with Fox News and Fox Business programs like Fox and Friends First Outnumbered, 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 RonaldE. Ortagus, who is said to be the owner of two Service Masters franchise companies. Morgan’s mother, Denise C. Ortagus, was known to have worked as an office manager.
Morgan Ortagus was the only child of her parents and speaking of which, she has no sister or brother.
Who is her husband?
It is known that the journalist is marriedtwice, and her first marriage was with Joshua Dobbs, an American naval officer. Morgan and Joshua met in Polk County, Florida, where she grew up. Although she didn’t reveal much about their relationship, the couple are known to have gotten married, but sadly, the marriage ended in divorce.
Morgan Ortegus married for the second time May 11, 2013 to Jonathan Ross Weinberger. Their marriage was first celebrated in court, after which a Jewish ceremony was held to celebrate their union.
The couple are still together to this day and they look quite happy as cute photos are frequently uploaded on social media, especially Instagram.
Height and other facts
1. Morgan is said to weigh 59kg and while his actual height is not known, his body measurements include 37-25-37 inches. The journalist is also distinguished by her green eyes and shiny brown hair.
2. At age 13, she lost her mentor in pageantry named Malina Price-Bos, of Auburndale, in a drunk driving accident that allowed her to start participating in groups such as Students Against Destructive Decisions and Mothers Against Drunk Driving.
3. She is a member of the Center’s Task Force for a New American Security Council and the Future of Sanctions.
4. Morgan is also a board certified member of the Institute for the Study of the Advancement of War.
5. As a women’s advocate, Morgan is an active participant on the Women’s Democracy Network Advisory Board for the International Republican Institute.
6. The journalist known for her work in the Middle East is also part of the Friends of the American University of Afghanistan group.