Meet Morgan Freeman’s Wives and Children

Morgan Freeman

First and foremost Morgan Freeman is the legendary and  Award-winning actor who has been married twice; he fathered three children plus adopted one more from his second marriage. Check out the rest of this story to meet them all!!!

In addition to his wives, Morgan dated several beautiful women.


Morgan Freeman has been married twice. He initially wedded Jeanette Adair Bradshaw in 1967. The marriage of 12-years produced one child, daughter Morgana Freeman, they eventually divorced in 1979.

Morgan Freeman also adopted Bradshaw’s daughter, Deena. At the time Deena Freeman became a mother herself.


The actor married his second wife, Myrna Colley-Lee in 1984. The couple separated in 2008 amid accusations of his cheating and finalized their divorce in 2010.

Colley-Lee has worked as a costume designer, art director, and set designer for film and television productions.

Myrna Colley-Lee was born in 1941 at Hamlett, N.C. She completed her B.F.A. in art education from the Woman’s College of the University of North Carolina (now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro) and studied scene painting and properties at Brooklyn College, N.Y. In 1980 she received her M.F.A. in scenic and costume design from Temple University, Philadelphia, Penn.

Her costume design work has been featured in the productions Relativity at the Black Rep, St. Louis, Mo., The Piano Lesson and Forest City at the Cleveland Playhouse, Ohio, and Wedding Band: A Love/Hate Story in Black and White for the Steppenwolf Theatre Company, Chicago, Ill.

Freeman and Colley-Lee did not have children of their own, but she helped raise her husband’s step-granddaughter.


In 2008, as Myrna Colley-Lee and Morgan Freeman were in the midst of contentious divorce proceedings; the woman made sensational claims that her husband was having an affair with his step-granddaughter, E’Dena Hines, who was the granddaughter of Morgan Freeman’s first wife Jeanette Adair Bradshaw and who tragically died in 2015, at age 33.


Morgan Freeman is the father of actor, Alfonso Freeman from his relationship with Loletha Adkins. Alfonso Freeman was born September 13, 1959. Alfonso briefly attended Cal State University-Long Beach as an Art Major. He came to L.A. to film the TV mini-series The Atlanta Child Murders (1985).

He has performed in movies alongside his father including, The Shawshank Redemption. Alfonso married for the first time in 1982, and fathered three sons. He and his first wife, Cynthia, divorced in 1989. He then remarried Larcenia Young in 1994.

Furthermore, Morgan Freeman’s second child is Saifoulaye Freeman (born 1960) from another relationship. According to his father’s biography, Saifoulaye has made a career as a flight instructor. Little is out there about his personal life, as it has not led to the limelight.

Child number three would be, Deena Freeman who is not the actor’s actual biological child. He subsequently adopted her when he married her mother Jeanette in 1967.

Last but never the least is Morgana Freeman; she was born in 1971 to Morgan and first wife Jeanette. She has been with her famous father at red carpet events but she has also avoided the spotlight.