During the early 1990s, Oscar-winning actor, Morgan Freeman, owned a magnificent 124-acre ranch in Mississippi. The world-renowned actor built this incredible property on land he had previously bought from his mother and father. It’s undeniable that this place holds a very special place in the actor’s heart. That’s why it might come as a massive surprise to hear that Freeman tore this beloved place down to the ground. However, the reason for him doing such a thing can be considered incredibly heartwarming and refreshing. Continue reading to find out more.
Freeman has had long ties to Mississippi, as he was sent to the state during his infancy to live with his paternal grandmother. He grew up in the city of Charleston while the world-renowned actor also called Greenwood his home.
In 1991, the actor decided to buy land from his parents. This plot was first owned by his grandparents, which is why it had so much family heritage. Freeman then went on to build a spectacular property on this land.