• Biography

PJ Morton is known as an American musician, singer, and record producer. He is most famous for being a keyboardist for the pop band Maroon 5.

Background and Age

PJ Morton was born on March 29, 1981 in New Orleans, LA. Paul Morton Jr. hails from a group of priests. He was born to the renowned gospel musician Paul S. Morton and Dr. Debra Brown Morton. He has 2 siblings named Jasmine and Christian. Morton was a student of St. Augustine High School and he later enrolled in Morehouse College where he earned a degree in Marketing, graduating in 2003.At an early age, PJ was generally impacted by his musician family particularly his father. PJ picked enthusiasm for music by learning musical instruments like the keyboard and singing in their congregation ensemble.

Married, Wife and Kids

Morton is married to a cherished companion named Kortni Morton who he grew up with. They worshipped together at the same church his folks established, the Greater Saint Stephen Church. The two were reconnected in Atlanta when she moved there for a new beginning in the wake of enduring the devastation destroyed by Hurricane Katrina. At that time, PJ Morton Jr. was a student at Morehouse College.

Kortni Morton is a professional beautician and she likewise helps in the running of their music label organization in New Orleans. In the wake of dating for quite a while, the lovebirds association culminated in marriage on December 2008. Their romantic association has delivered two little girls and a son.

Career and Net Worth

PJ's first album collection Emotions dropped in 2005 and it was viewed as extraordinary compared to other soul melodies that year. He lined it up with his 2007 Perfect Song, and also began writing melodies for other top dogs in the music business, some of who are Kierra Kiki Sheard, India Arie, LL Cool J, Jagged Edge, Monica, Fred Hammond, and Brian Courtney Wilson.

As a musician, he added to the soundtrack of Sajna and made the soundtrack of Couples Retreat film yet his career took off after he tried out and got picked by Maroon 5 to supplant their keyboardist, Jesse Carmichael who had gone on vacation. Morton established a connection in the group subsequently he turned out to be part of their tours in 2010 and eventually he was made a full member 2 years after in 2012.

In November 2019, at the 2019 American Music Awards, Maroon 5 was nominated for the Favorite Artist in the Adult Contemporary Award but lost to Taylor Swift.

Date modified: Jun 21, 2020
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