Eddie Murphy

Edward Regan Murphy, better known by his stage name Eddie Murphy, is an American comedian, actor, writer, singer, and producer. On Comedy Central’s selection of the 100 Greatest Stand-Ups of All Time, he was ranked number ten.

How much is Eddie Murphy worth?

Murphy’s estimated net worth is $85 million.

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Gossip and Rumors:

Eddie Murphy welcomes his tenth child with girlfriend Paige Butcher after becoming a father for the tenth time.

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Eddie Murphy’s Early Life:

Edward Regan Murphy is Eddie Murphy’s real name. He was born in Brooklyn, New York, on April 3, 1961. He was born in New York City to Lillian, a telephone operator, and Charles Edward, a transit police officer, amateur actor, and comic. In 1969, his father passed away. Charlie is his younger brother. When his mother died, he and his brother were placed in foster care for a year. They were later raised in Brooklyn by his mother and stepfather, Vernon Lynch, an ice cream manufacturing foreman. He went to Roosevelt Junior-Senior High School in Roosevelt, Long Island, in 1979. He attended Nassau Community College in Garden City, New York, but did not receive a college diploma.

How tall is Eddie Murphy?

Murphy stands 1.76 meters tall and weighs 77 kilograms. His hair is black, and his eyes are a dark brown tone. His body is well-balanced and healthy.

Eddie Murphy’s Career:

  • He was a regular cast member on Saturday Night Live from 1980 through 1984.
  • Eddie Murphy was his first album, published in 1982.
  • He made his big-screen debut in 1982 with the film “48 Hrs.”
  • ‘Delirious’ was filmed in Washington, D.C. in 1983.
  • In a grown-up rendition of the “Little Rascals,” he played the characters.
  • He was alumnus of the film ‘Trading Places.’
  • In 1984, he starred in the action comedy picture “Beverly Hills Cop” in the film “Best Defense.”
  • He has two hit single tracks as a singer: “Party All the Time” and “Put Your Mouth on Me.”
  • His debut album, titled “How Could It Be,” was published in 1985.
  • He starred in the spooky comedy film “The Golden Child” in 1986.
  • In 1987, he was cast in the sequel to Beverly Hills Cop, titled “Beverly Hills Cop II.”
  • He purchased another CD, titled ‘So Happy,’ in 1989.
  • He appeared on the set of ‘Inside the Actors Studio.’
  • He made his motion picture debut in 2006 as a soul singer in the film ‘Dreamgirls.’
  • He appeared in the films “Meet Dave” from 2008 and “Imagine That” from 2009.
  • He hosted the 84th Academy Awards in 2012.
  • He debuted his single, “Red Light,” in 2013.
  • He starred in the fourth season of the film “Beverly Hills Cop” in 2016.
  • He starred alongside Britt Robertson in the drama “Mr. Church.”
  • Eddie Murphy is the winner of the Eddie Murphy Award.
  • He received the People’s Choice Award for Favorite All-Around Entertainer in 1985, as well as the ShoWest Convention Award for Star of the Year.
  • The American Cinematheque Award for Gala Tribute was given to him in 1987.
  • In 1988, he was named Favorite Movie Actor by Nickelodeon Kids.
  • He was named People’s Choice Award winner for Favorite Comedy Motion Picture Actor in 1989.
  • He was named Entertainer of the Year at the Image Awards in 1990.
  • He was awarded the Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Screenplay in 1990.
  • He was named Star of the Decade at the ShoWest Convention in 1992.
  • He received the Soul Train award for Heritage in 1993.
  • He was awarded the Walk of Fame in 1996 for Star on the Walk of Fame.
  • In 1997, he was named Favorite Lead Actor by Blockbuster Entertainment, Best Lead Actor by the National Society of Film Critics, and Best Lead Actor by the Saturn Awards.
  • He earned an Annie Award for Best Individual Achievement in Voice Acting by a Male Performer in an Animated Feature in 2001.
  • He received the Nickelodeon Kid’s Choice award for Favorite Voice from an Animated Movie in 2002, as well as the People’s Choice award for Favorite Motion Picture Star in a Comedy.
  • He was named Best Supporting Actor by the African-American Film Critics Association in 2006.
  • He earned the Central Ohio Film Critics Association award for Best Supporting Actor, the Critics Choice award for Best Supporting Actor, the Screen Actors Guild award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role, and the Women Film Critics Circle award for Hall of Shame in 2007.
  • He was nominated for the Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Lead Actor, the Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Supporting Actor, and the Nickelodeon Kid’s Choice Award for Favorite Voice from an Animated Movie in 2008.
  • He was named the Golden Raspberry Award winner for Worst Actor of the Decade in 2010.
  • He got the Nickelodeon Kid’s Choice Award for Favorite Voice from an Animated Film in 2011.
  • He was awarded the Hollywood Film Festival’s Career Achievement Award in 2016.
  • He was awarded the CinEuphoria award for Career – Honorary award in 2018.

Who is married to Eddie Murphy?

Murphy is a happily married man. Nicole Murphy is his wife’s name. They tied the knot in 1993. Bria, Miles Mitchell, Shayne Audra, Zola Ivy, and Bella Zahra are his five children with her. In 2006, the couple divorced. He was also married to Paulette McNeely, with whom he has a son named Eric. From Tamara Hood, with whom he dated from 1990 to 1991, he has a daughter named Christian. He also has a daughter named Angel Iris Murphy Brown, whose mother is Melanie Brown, a former Spice Girl who was a judge on “America’s Got Talent” while he dated her in 2006. In 2012, he began dating Paige Butcher. Izzy Oona Murphy is the couple’s daughter. He has a total of nine children. He is now 57 years old, and it has been rumored that he is expecting ten children, including his and Butcher’s second kid. The baby’s due date is expected to be in December 2018.

Quick Facts About Eddie Murphy

Celebrated Name Eddie Murphy
Age 60 Years
Nick Name Eddie, ED
Birth Name Edward Regan Murphy
Birth Date 1961-04-03
Gender Male
Profession Actor
Birth Nation United States
Place Of Birth Brooklyn, New York
Height 1.76 m
Weight 77 kg
Mother Lillian
Father Charles Edward
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Black
Nationality American
Ethnicity Black
Religion Christianity
Horoscope Aries
Marital Status Married (Divorced)
Spouse Nicole Murphy
Partner Paige Butcher
Sexual Orientation Straight
Children 9
Net Worth $85 Million