PJ Morton Bio, Age, Family, Wife, Net Worth, Films, Gumbo, Maroon 5

PJ Morton Biography

P.J. Morton is a Grammy Award-winning guitarist, singer, songwriter, and record producer from the United States. He has been one of the keyboardists for the pop-rock band Maroon 5 since 2012, alongside Jesse Carmichael. Morton first joined the band as a touring member in 2010, and after Carmichael’s indefinite hiatus in 2012, he became an official member.


How old is PJ Morton? – Age

He is 40 years old as of 29 March 2021. He was born in 1981 in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States.

Who are PJ Morton’s parents? – Family

He is the son of Bishop Paul S. Morton and Dr. Debra Brown Morton. His father is an American gospel singer born in Canada and the founder of the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship while his mother is the pastor of Greater St. Stephen Full Gospel Baptist Church, is his mother.

Who is PJ Morton’s wife? – Children

He together with his wife Kortni Morton married on December 25, 2008. They grew up going to the same church and started dating when they were adults. They are the parents of three children.

PJ Morton Net Worth

He has an estimated net worth of  2 million.

PJ Morton Maroon 5

Morton’s friend and Maroon 5’s artistic director, Adam Blackstone, invited him to audition for a keyboardist and backing vocalist role in the band in 2010. Morton was the group’s first auditionee and left an indelible mark. He has since performed with Maroon 5 in concerts and other live events. Morton filled in for the band’s keyboardist, Jesse Carmichael, who was on an extended hiatus from playing with the group from 2012 to 2014, according to their official website. He became a full-time member of Maroon 5 in 2012, contributing vocal and keyboard parts to the band’s fourth studio album, Overexposed, and continuing to do so during the recording of the band’s subsequent albums, V in 2014 and Red Pill Blues in 2017.

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PJ Morton Gumbo

His fourth studio Album Gumbo was released on April 14, 2017, by Morton Records, as the follow-up to his third studio album New Orleans. The album mixes R&B styles with elements of older soul music, and the lyrics discuss romantic themes as well as political and personal issues. Morton recorded the entire album, which features guest appearances by Pell, BJ the Chicago Boy, and Anthony Hamilton’s back-up band, The HamilTones. The Bee Gees’ “How Deep Is Your Love” is covered on the record. Gumbo did not chart on the Billboard 200 in the United States, but it received favorable reviews from most music critics upon its publication, who praised Morton’s style and singing and songwriting.

PJ Morton Paulu

Morton Records and Empire Records released Paul, his sixth and third self-released studio album, on August 9, 2019. Paul blends R&B and soul elements in his songs. Morton recorded the entire album, which features guest appearances from Tobe Nwigwe, Jazmine Sullivan, Rapsody, JoJo, and Angela Rye.

Most music critics praised Paul, and his album reached #4 on the R&B/Hip-Hop Billboard charts. Morton’s first top-10 hit on Billboard’s Adult R&B Songs chart was “Say So.” At the 62nd Annual Grammy Awards, Morton received three Grammy nominations for Best R&B Album, Best R&B Song, and Best Traditional R&B Performance for Paul.

PJ Morton Films

♦ 2020 – The Culture
♦ 2020 – Soul City
♦ 2018 – Nobody’s Fool
♦ 2017 – NCIS: New Orleans
♦ 2013 – The PJ Morton Show