Tracy Morgan, known as Jamal, was born in November 10, 1968 and brought up in the Bronx in New York. He is an American actor and comedian. He is the second child in a family of five children. His mother was a homemaker and his father Jimmy Morgan was a musician but he left the family when he was just six years old. He attended De Witt Clinton High school in the Bronx and afterwards grew up with Jay-Z in the Marcy projects in Bedford-Stuyvesant in Brooklyn.
He worked as a painter for L & L painting and rose company before he was discovered doing a stand-up at The Apollo in 1984. He ventured into the comedy such as comic groove and had his first show on NBC known as Tracy Morgan show. However, this show was cancelled during its first session. Later on, he was taken in by Tina Fey, in her NBC comedy show known as 30 Rock that won the 2007 Emmy for the outstanding comedy program. He is well known for his seven seasons as a cast member on Saturday Night Live and 30 Rock.
Tracy Morgan is known as a mama boy who values the ties of family. During interviews, he can not fail to mention his kids, his lady, and the fact that he likes hanging at home. He says he loves playing with his pet snake and feeding his fish. He also has a red tail Colombian boa. He is a comedian, actor, writer and a producer. He has featured as astronaut Jones, Dominician Lou, Woodrow and homeless guy among others. He is open-minded and does not mind making his comedy be related to races, religion and mental illness. For him, all he cares about is being funny and would go to any length to create comic from various scenarios.