PJ Morton: Age, Biography, Family, Career & Net Worth

P.J. Morton is a Grammy Award-winning American musician, singer, songwriter, and record producer. He is also a keyboardist.


Paul Morton Jr. was born in New Orleans, Louisiana on March 29, 1981. Bishop Paul S. Morton, his father, is a Canadian-born American gospel singer and the founder of the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship. His mother is also the pastor of the Greater St. Stephen Full Gospel Baptist Church, Dr. Debra Brown Morton.

Morton announced in April 2019 that he would begin work on restoring jazz pioneer Buddy Bolden’s New Orleans mansion.
His idea is to turn the land into a museum and community place. Morton’s father’s church has owned Bolden’s previous home for more than a decade.

PJ Morton: Age, Biography, Family, Career & Net Worth
PJ Morton’s Parents


Morton attended Morehouse College and majored in business after graduating from St. Augustine High School in 2003.

Personal Life

On December 25, 2008, he married his wife, Kortni Morton. They grew up in the same church and started dating as adults.
They have three children.

PJ Morton: Age, Biography, Family, Career & Net Worth
PJ Morton and Wife, Kortni


In 2010, PJ started playing with Maroon 5 in concerts and other live performances as a keyboardist. From 2012 to 2014, Morton filled in for the band’s keyboardist, Jesse Carmichael, who was on an indefinite hiatus from performing with the group, as stated on their official website in March 2012.

In 2012, he joined the band as a full-time member, contributing his vocal and keyboard parts on Maroon 5’s fourth studio album, Overexposed. Also, he contributed during the recording of the band’s albums, V (2014), Red Pill Blues (2017), and Jordi (2021).

Morton’s solo work won the attention of Mack Maine, who signed him to his production company, Soothe Your Soul, and Young Money Entertainment in 2011. The EP, “Following My First Mind,” was released on March 27, 2012.

On May 14, 2013, Morton released his major-label debut studio album with Young Money Records, titled New Orleans. The album’s lead single, “Only  which features Stevie Wonder, was nominated for the Best R&B Song at the 56th Annual Grammy Awards in 2014.

Morton released his debut solo EP, Following My First Mind, in March 2012 through the record label Young Money. Adam Levine and James Valentine were featured on the lead single, “Heavy.” In May 2013, Morton released his first major-label debut album, New Orleans.

In 2016, Morton moved to New Orleans and opened a record label called Morton Records. He released his mixtape Bounce & Soul Vol. 1 in March and the Sticking to My Guns EP in July. On April 14, 2017, Morton released his first self-released studio album, Gumbo, earning Morton two Grammy Award nominations for Best R&B Album and Best R&B Song at the 60th Annual Grammy Awards.


PJ Morton: Age, Biography, Family, Career & Net Worth

Net Worth

PJ Morton is a Pop Singer who has a net worth of $1.5 Million

Social Media

Instagram: @pjmorton

Facebook: @thepjmorton

Twitter: @thepjmorton


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