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With the net worth of $800 Million, Peter Morton is the # 1279 richest person on earth all the time follow our database.
Real Estate: In April 2018, Peter Morton sold a beach-front home in Malibu for $110 million. At the time, it was the most expensive home sale in LA county history by square footage.
He earned a degree in restaurant and hotel management from the University of Denver. He opened his first Hard Rock Cafe in London, England, in the early 1970s.
Morton is the son of Arnie Morton, founder of the Morton's Steakhouse chain, and his first wife. His father was of Jewish descent. In 1969, he graduated from the University of Denver with a B.S.B.A. in restaurant and hotel management. His twin sister is Pam Morton; and his half-brother is restaurateur and businessman Michael Morton. He was a member of the Phi Sigma Delta fraternity.
Morton's first Hard Rock Cafe opened near Hyde Park Corner in London. The chain began global expansion in 1982 when Morton and his partner, Isaac Tigrett, agreed to develop their own cafes in various cities. Morton (Hard Rock America) opened Hard Rocks in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago, and Houston, Las Vegas; San Diego, La Jolla, and Newport Beach, California; Sydney and Melbourne, Australia; Honolulu and Maui, Hawaii; among others. In 1995, The Rank Organisation (now The Rank Group) acquired the cafes owned by Morton, but Morton retained the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas.
His first wife was Paulene Stone, the former wife of actor Laurence Harvey and later wife of actor Mark Burns. They had one son, Harry Morton (1981–2019), the founder of Pink Taco restaurants. His former stepdaughter with Stone was Domino Harvey, the subject of the October 2005 film Domino starring Keira Knightley and directed by Tony Scott. They divorced in 1989.
In 1990, he married Tarlton Pauley (1962–2017); they had two children, Matthew Morton, and Grace Morton, before divorcing in 1997.
In May 2006, Morton sold the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas to New York-based Morgans Hotel Group. The sale included the rights to the Hard Rock Hotel brand West of the Mississippi River which includes Texas, California, Australia and Vancouver, British Columbia. Morton later founded Morton’s Restaurant in Los Angeles.
Peter's father, Arnie Morton, founded the Morton's Steakhouse restaurant chain. Peter Morton's first marriage, to model Paulene Stone, resulted in a son named Harry (who went on to found the Pink Taco chain), and his second marriage, to Tarlton Pauley, produced a son (Matthew) and a daughter (Grace).
Currently, Peter Morton is 75 years, 0 months and 6 days old. Peter Morton will celebrate 76th birthday on a Monday 7th of August 2023. Below we countdown to Peter Morton upcoming birthday.