Hilarie Burton-Morgan (born July 1, 1982) is an actress and producer from the United States. She is popularly known for her role as Peyton Sawyer on The WB/CW drama One Tree Hill. Other than that, Burton also earned fame as the former host of MTV’s Total Request Live. Subsequently, Burton-Morgan went on to star in “Our Very Own”, “Solstice”, and “The List” after One Tree Hill.
Moreover, Hilarie has also appeared in television shows- “White Collar”, “Grey’s Anatomy”, “Forever” and “Lethal Weapon”.
Quick facts about Hilarie Burton
*Burton-Morgan was born in the Virginia town of Sterling.
*Her father is a US Army veteran, and her mother works as a real estate agent.
*She is the oldest of four siblings, three of whom are brothers.
*In the year 2000, she graduated from Park View High School.
How was Hilarie’s career?
Serving as a VJ for MTV’s Total Request Live was Burton-first Morgan’s big break (TRL). However, she was only expected to be a guest commentator for one segment. But the producers wanted to employ her full-time.
Burton-Morgan went on to host MTV’s Iced Out New Year’s Eve and the 2000 MTV Video Music Awards. Finally, she made her television debut in 2002. She portrayed herself on The WB drama Dawson’s Creek.
Subsequently, Hilarie played Peyton Sawyer in the WB drama series One Tree Hill. Nonetheless. Other than that, she has been featured on the covers of Maxim, American Cheerleader Magazine, and People for her appearance in the series. Her performance was praised by critics. She has been nominated and won various awards including three Teen Choice Awards for the series.
Moreover, Hilarie will appear as Lucille in the tenth season of “The Walking Dead”, alongside her real-life husband Jeffrey Dean Morgan, who plays Negan.
What about her personal life?
Burton-Morgan started dating actor Jeffrey Dean Morgan in 2009. They were introduced by their previous co-stars Danniel and Jensen Ackles. In March of 2010, the couple welcomed their first child. After that, she later revealed on Instagram on March 6, 2018, that their daughter, George Virginia Morgan, was born in February 2018.
Burton-Morgan has been frank about her struggle to conceive on social media. She revealed that it took them five years to successfully bring a baby to term. Finally, the couple tied the knot on October 5, 2019. Many of their Supernatural and One Tree Hill co-stars attended their private wedding.
How much Net Worth does she make?
Burton-Morgan has a Net worth of $8 million. She makes her net worth through acting and producing.