Harry Morton Bio – Harry Morton Wiki
Harry Morton was a restaurateur and the founder of the Pink Taco restaurant chain. He founded Pink Taco in 1999 when he was 18. Pink Taco has locations across the country, including in Los Angeles, Chicago, Boston, Las Vegas. The original location opened in the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, according to PEOPLE.
According to The Los Angeles Times, Morton got his introduction into the foodservice industry while working summers at the Hard Rock Hotel in Vegas.
Morton was the former owner of the Viper Room nightclub in West Hollywood, which Johnny Depp once was a co-owner of as well. he Viper Room is the Hollywood nightclub where Joaquin Phoenix’s brother River Phoenix died of an overdose in 1993. Morton was also an investor in Beacher’s Madhouse.
Harry Morton Age
He was 38 years old.
Harry Morton Family
His father, Peter Morton, is the co-founder of Hard Rock Cafe and Hotels, while his grandfather, Arnie Morton, founded Morton’s The Steakhouse.
Morton’s half-sister, Domino Harvey, died of an overdose in 2005 at the age of 35. Harvey’s mother, model Paulene Stone, was Morton’s father’s first wife, according to People.
Harry Morton Death
Harry Morton was found dead on November 23, 2019 in his Beverly Hills home. He was found unresponsive in the house by his younger brother Matthew Morton.
Pink Taco said in a statement, “We are saddened by the passing of Harry Morton, the founder and former owner of Pink Taco. Harry was a visionary and restaurateur ahead of his time, and his contributions, both professionally to our brand and personally to those he worked with, were numerous. Our thoughts and condolences are with his family and friends during this difficult time.”
According to The Los Angeles Times, in March, Harry purchased a home in Beverly Hills that was once owned by Elvis Presley and wife Priscilla for around $25.46 million. The property was previously owned by Harry’s father for two years, although Peter was not the home’s most recent owner, having sold it in 2014 for $14.5 million.
Harry Morton Cause of Death
Harry Morton’s cause of death was not revealed. According to the Beverly Hills Police Department, there was no evidence of foul play and an autopsy is pending.
Harry Morton Net Worth
Harry Morton’s net worth was estimated to be $300 million.
Harry Morton and Lindsay Lohan
Morton dated Lindsay Lohan in the summer of 2006. In 2010, he went on a few dates with Jennifer Aniston. He dated Demi Moore for about six months in 2013. In 2015, Harry and Britney Spears went on at least one date in 2015. He has also been linked romantically to Paris Hilton, who he had known for years, according to E! News.
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