Piers is 6'1" (1.85 m) tall.
Piers said September 11th made him create a more serious agenda for the Daily Mirror.
Morgan was arguably the best-known national newspaper editor since his good friend Kelvin MacKenzie edited the Sun in the 1980s.
In 2002, Morgan decided to drop the Mirror's famous red-top logo in favour of a less tabloid-style black and white masthead.
Piers Morgan left Rupert Murdoch's News of the World to become Editor of the arch-rival Daily Mirror. A position he held until May 2004, when Morgan was sacked following the Mirror's publication of fake photographs of soldiers seemingly abusing Iraqis.
In 2006, Piers Morgan became the editorial director of First News, a national newspaper written by adults for children.
In June 2005, Piers Morgan and Matthew Freud bought the UK Press Gazette.
He became News of the World editor in January 1994, and moved to the Mirror in November the following year.
He attended boarding school but moved on to a comprehensive and sixth-form college.
Youngest of four children of a meat distribution executive.
He was named after racing driver Piers Courage.
Became a national newspaper editor at age 28.
In 2003 he presented a three part television documentary series for the BBC titled The Importance of Being Famous, about fame and the manner in which celebrities are covered by modern media.
Piers is married to Marion Elizabeth Shalloe and has 3 children.
Piers Morgan: Why do we want someone like Ruth Kelly controlling our children? She's the scariest woman I've ever seen in politics.
Piers Morgan: Most of the men that sue in Hollywood are all about 5' 2". They wake up every day, know they're tiny and feel very angry about it, so they go out and sue people.