Wes Morgan Biography

Wes Morgan is an American Freelance Journalist and author currently working and contributing to several known publications like the New York Times, Washington Post, etc. He is known to have previously worked as a defense reporter at Politico and is well-known for his writings and publications regarding the USA-Afghanistan issue.

Early Life

Wes Morgan was born in Washington DC, the USA in a white Caucasian family and follows the Christianity religion. He has not shared much about his family and background and has also not shared if he has any siblings. His date of birth has also not been shared but he is believed to be in his late 30s as of now. Wes completed his high school education from a local school in his hometown and is known to have pursued his higher education at Princeton University in 2006. He graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Public Policy in 2011.

Wes Morgan Career

Wesley started his career in journalism in 2008 while he was in college and started working as a lead researcher for Micheal Gorden of the New York Times and Bernard Trainor for the book “The Endgame”. He worked with them for 4 years and meanwhile he also started working as a Freelance journalist in 2007. He started writing for famous newspapers and publications like the New York Times, Washington Post, Al Jazeera, the Atlantic, etc. he continued his work as a freelancer for nine years until 2016. After leaving Freelance work, he joined as a Research Assistant in Belfer Centre of Science and International affairs at Harvard University for a year till 2017 after which he started working as a Defense Reporter at Politico. He worked at Politico for two years until he again decided to shift to freelance Journalism in 2020.

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He has been working as a freelancer for the past one and a half years and has contributed to several known publications. Wes is also known to be an author and he penned his first-ever book The Hardest Place in the year 2017 based upon the involvement of the American military and assistance to Afghanistan in the Pech Valley since the early 2000s which was recently released in the year 2021. His book has received a lot of readership and recognition since the issue of the USA pulling its assistance from Afghanistan came in the news and also due to the current situations in the country. His detailed, opinionated and expressive account of the topic has received a lot of praise and good reviews.

Wes Morgan Biography

Real Name Wesley Morgan
Birth Date 1990s
Age (as of 2021) 35-40s
Birth Place U.S.
Nationality American
Profession Journalist
Religion Christianity
Sun sign Not Known

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 5’ 9” – in Centimeters – 176 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 78 kg  –  in Pounds –  172 lbs
Hair Color Dark Brown
Eye Color Dark Brown
Body Type Average




School John F. Kennedy School of Government
College Princeton University

Relationship Status

Marital Status Single
Affair No
Wife None
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Personal Life

Wes Morgan has not shared much about his personal life and relationships and has not disclosed if he is single or committed. He is known to be an animal lover and often posts pictures of cats, dogs, and other animals on his Instagram. He also owns a pet cat. Currently, he is settled in Washington DC. Wes is active on Twitter since 2009 and currently has a following of 14.6k. he is also known to have an Instagram account where he currently has 727 followers. He is not known to b on any other social media platforms.

Wes Morgan Net Worth

Wes Morgan has earned a lot of money and income through his profession as a journalist. He earned it through his freelance journalism work and also through defense reporting for a while. His net worth as of 2021 is estimated to be around $900,000.


  • Wes worked on his book for four years until finally publishing it in 2017.
  • He has been highly involved in the USA-Afghanistan history and relations and has written several write-ups like “Ten years in Afghanistan’s Pech valley”, “weighing threats and rules of engagement in Afghanistan” etc.
  • Morgan also published content about the USA –Iraq situations back in 2015.
  • He recently appeared in the “cleared Hot” podcast in June 2021.

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