Sonja Morgan is the reality TV star and appears on The Real Housewives of New York City. During the start of each episode of this series on Bravo TV, Sonja states:
“I’m more than just a name, I’m a legacy.”
Let us today know more about her and her legacy.
Sonja Morgan and her early life and childhood
Sonja was born as Sonja Tremont in Albany, New York on 25 November 1963. Her present age is 54. There is no information pertaining to her parents, siblings, or other family members. She is possibly the only child of her parents.
She studied marketing at the Fashion Institute of Technology.
Sonja Morgan-her modeling career
She soon overcame the small town image and took to modeling in Paris and Milan. She walked the ramp for high-end luxury brands and maintained her Berkshire-bred sensibilities and values. She became a ‘mover and shaker’ in NYC and used her social skills and business acumen to progress in life.
She was also an actress. She also entered the production line and has produced a movie called The Marsh.
Her business ventures
She got associated with popular establishments such as Le Cirque and important businessmen like Donald Trump. She launched several award-winning luxury fashion brands and successful hotspots across the country. Her groundbreaking toaster oven recipes were especially popular. She started the Sonja Morgan New York sportswear, ready-to-wear, evening gown, swimwear, and fine jewelry collection in 2015 during the New York Fall Fashion Week. She also launched another brand called TipsyGirl, a Prosecco and sparkling Rosé line.
Additionally, she worked as PR for various hotels, restaurants, and top brands in the US. She has won awards for her business skills. She has been invited on shows and has given interviews in leading magazines and the like.
Sonja Morgan and her philanthropy
Sonja is associated with a lot of charity works which includes children, animals, LGBT community, and artists. She is a lover of arts and enjoys writing, producing, and performing her inspirational “caburlesque” song skits at her Sonja in the City events for charity. She has won awards for her great work in this field.
Sonja and her relationship-marriage, husband, divorce, daughter
Sonja was married to American sailor John Adams Morgan. She was his third wife after he divorced Elizabeth Robbins Choate (1953-1957) and Tania Goss (1962-?). The couple had met at San Pietro, an Italian restaurant in New York City on Madison Avenue where she was the hostess.
They again crossed lanes at Aspen, had a dinner date together after which John proposed to her. They married in 1998. The couple has a daughter named Quincy. They divorced 7-8 years later in 2006. His fourth wife is Connie Morgan whom he married in 2010.
John Morgan belongs to an affluent family. His father was the famous Henry Sturgis Morgan, who co-founded Morgan Stanley. His grandfather, the famous J.P. Morgan founded J.P. Morgan & Co. John’s mother was Catherine Frances Lovering Adams, a direct descendant of two presidents – John Adams and John Quincy Adams.
John from Long Island graduated from Yale and became an accomplished sailor. He won gold at the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki, Finland. His net worth is estimated to be around $ 100 million.
Sonja’s body measurements and net worth
She has a height of 5 feet and 7 inches and her weight is not known. She has a shoe size of 8 US. She has light brown eyes and dyed blonde hair. Her net worth is around $ 8 million.