Biography Profile / Wikipedia Information
- Morgan Deann Ortagus is a young American Foreign Policy and National Security Analyst, and a former Fox News contributor.
- In April 2019, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo named Ortagus as the new State Department spokesperson.
Personal Life : Parents, Family & Education
- Ortagus was born in 1982 to parents – Her father, Ronald E. Ortagus, was the owner of a franchisee of the cleanup and restoration company, Service Masters. Her mother, Denise C. Ortagus, was an office manager. She has a twin sister named Megan.
- Morgan grew up in Polk County, Florida, where she met her first husband, US Marine, Joshua Dobbs. Her full name back then was Morgan Ortagus Dobbs. This later ended in a divorce.
- In May 2013, Morgan Ortagus married Jonathan Ross Weinberger (an executive vice president for Veedims, a company based in Fort Lauderdale) in a Jewish Ceremony in Georgetown.
- Education : Ortagus has graduated from Florida Southern College in 2005 with a B.S. in Political Science. She later earned a Masters of Administration from the John Hopkins University in 2009.
- In 2013, she completed a Masters of Business Administration from the prestigious Carey Business School – John Hopkins University.
- Ortagus currently has no children.
Salary, Net Worth & Professional Career :
- After working on the political campaigns of Katherine Harris & KT MacFarlands, Ortagus gained experience working within the US Treasury before enlisting in the US Navy Reserve where she continues to serve since 2014.
- Today, she holds a directorship at Standard Chartered Bank along with an Executive Directorship for Ernst and Young.
- She is also a co-chair of the Washington based lobby group, Maverick PACS, while her philanthropic activities cover board positions for both the Elizabeth Dole Foundation and Friends of American University of Afghanistan.
Interesting Facts & Trivia :
- A beauty pageant regular, Ortagus won the Miss Florida Citrus contest in 2002, including 4th and 3rd runner up places in respective Miss Florida pageants, the latter earning her 3000 dollars in scholarship money.
- When Morgan was 13 years old, her pageant mentor, Malina Price-Bos of Auburndale, was killed by a drunk driver. Since then she has been volunteering with DUI organizations such as Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD).
- Currently, she has over 400,000 Twitter followers on her verified account.
Body Info / Physical Features
Morgan Ortagus Measurements :
- Eye Color : Blue
- Haircut / Hair Color : Brown
- How tall is Morgan Ortagus Height : 5′ 7″
- Legs / Feet / Shoe Size : No confirmed information available.
- Pregnant ? : Currently, she is not expecting a baby.
Personal / Home Details
- Married ? : Yes
- Children / No of Kids : —
- Ethnicity / Origin / Heritage / Race : White
- Morgan Ortagus Nationality : American