Jonathan Morris Biography
Jonathan Morris is an American author, actor, former Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York, and commentator on religious matters in the media who has been a Fox News contributor and analyst since 2005.
Jonathan Morris Age
Morris is 49 years old as of March 2022. He was born on August 22, 1972, in Cleveland, Ohio, United States. He celebrates his birthday on 22nd August every year.
Jonathan Morris Height
Morris stands at a height of 5 ft 7 in ( Approx 1.7).
Jonathan Morris Family
Morris was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio, USA. His father’s name is not available to the public but he is an attorney. His mother’s name is Sharon Morris and he was a social worker and is known for Fox and Friends. Jonathan has 6 siblings and he is the third child of a family of seven children. Morris resides in New York City and is fluent in Spanish and Italian.
Jonathan Morris Wife
The former Roman Catholic church priest is married to the love of his life, Kaitlyn Folmer, an ABC News producer, at St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York.
Jonathan Morris Net worth
Morris has an estimated net worth of between $1 million to $5 million which he has earned through his career as a journalist.
Jonathan Morris Salary
Morris earns an annual salary ranging between $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.
Jonathan Morris Education
Morris studied business administration at Franciscan University where he earned degrees in classical humanities, theology, and philosophy. He also holds a licentiate degree in moral theology from Regina Apostolorum Pontifical University in Rome, Italy.
Jonathan Morris Career
Morris joined Fox News Channel (FNC) in May 2005 as a contributor, where he provided analysis and comments on social, religious, and political matters. He entered the seminary at the age of 21 and studied in Rome, Italy, where he earned degrees in classical humanities, philosophy, and theology. In 2002, he was ordained a priest in the Legion of Christ, and he continued to live and work in Rome.
Morris left the Legion of Christ in 2009 to become a diocesan priest in the Archdiocese of New York. He later became the parish vicar of the Basilica of St. Patrick’s Old Cathedral in New York City’s Soho area. He was transferred to Corpus Christi Church in Manhattan in 2013 to serve as a priest at Columbia University and the Program Director of SiriusXM radio’s The Catholic Channel.
Morris was named pastor of The Church of Our Lady of Mount Carmel on East 187th St. in the Bronx in February 2015. Morris declared in May 2019 that he had opted to seek dispensation from the clerical state while on sabbatical. Pope Francis agreed to his request. Morris’ plea to be withdrawn from the active ministry was approved by Cardinal Timothy Dolan.
Morris served in pastoral ministry in numerous city parishes within the Archdiocese of New York until leaving the Catholic priesthood in 2019. He was also the program director of The Catholic Channel on SiriusXM satellite radio and a special assistant to Cardinal Timothy Dolan for media and communications.
He also helped with the production and promotion of the movie “The Passion of the Christ.” Morris covered a variety of stories while at FNC, including Pope Francis’ appointment and Pope Benedict XVI’s resignation in 2013, the beatification of Pope John Paul II, Pope Benedict XVI’s historic visit to the United States in 2008, the influx of human trafficking surrounding the 2006 World Cup in Germany, and the 2005 Paris riots. He also got unique interviews with Laura Bush, the former first lady, and the Grand Imam of Paris, France. He is the author of four books including his most recent, the New York Times best-seller “The Way of Serenity.”
Jonathan Morris Movies
- The Passion of the Christ (2004)
- The Irishman (2019)
- Jesus: His Life (2019)
Jonathan Morris FOX News
Morris works at FOX News alongside other Fox News anchors who include;
- Jamie Colby
- Byron York
- Trey Yingst
- Kiron Skinner
- Marc Siegel
- Karl Rove
- Katie Pavlich
- Nicole Saphier
- Austin Westfall
- Ashley Strohmier