Who is Eddie Murphy's current wife? Movies, Net worth, Children, Brother, Childhood, Facts

March 8, 2019Who is Eddie Murphy's current wife? Movies, Net worth, Children, Brother, Childhood, Facts

An American comedian, actor, screenwriter, singer, and film producer are Eddie Murphy. Precisely, Murphy is a wide known comedian and ranked 10 on Comedy Central’s list. He revealed his net worth only after his tenth child.

How was the Childhood and how did his brother die?

Eddie Murphy in his young age Fig: Eddie Murphy in his young age

Edward Regan Murphy was born on April 3, 1961, in Brooklyn, New York, U.S.A. He was born to Mr. Charles Edward Murphy and Mrs. Lillian Murphy. His mother was a telephone operator and his father was a transit police officer, actor and a comedian. He has an elder brother, Charlie Murphy who died in 2017, due to leukemia. Charles and Lillian separated when Eddie was three years old.

Eddie Murphy with his brother Charlie Fig: Eddie Murphy with his brother Charlie

Despite being a single mother, Lillian took care of both the kids. However, when Eddie was ten years old, his father died. In the same year, Lillian became ill. Due to this reason, Eddie and Charlie cared for foster for a year. Later, their mother and stepfather Vernon Lynch raised both the kids in Roothe Sevelt, New York. Eddie completed his high school from Roosevelt High School and studied in Nassau Community College.

When and how did Eddie Murphy start his Career in movies?

Eddie Murphy in Roosevelt Youth Centre during 1970s Fig: Eddie Murphy in Roosevelt Youth Centre during the 1970s

At the age of 15, Eddy inspired his decision to be a comedian after he listened to Richard Pryor. In 1976, Eddy performed in a talent show at Roosevelt Youth Centre as his first career. His first job made a good impression providing him other late night jobs as well. However, his job affected his schools and his mother knew about it.

Eddie Murphy in Saturday Night Live in 1980s Fig: Eddie Murphy in Saturday Night Live in the 1980s

In the 1980s, Eddy could earn the national attention being a cast member of Saturday Night Live (SNL). The most notable character of Murphy is Buckwheat. His membership in SNL made SNL survive five years even in the absence of Lorne Michaels. Murphy made his first big screen debut in the film '48 Hours' in 1982. The movie turned a hit and made Eddy famous among the audience. In the following years, Eddy appeared in the movies like Trading Places, Best Defense, Beverly Hills Cops, The Golden Child, and Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home. All of these movies in the box-office claimed a hit in the 1980s and early 1990s.

Eddie Murphy's song Put Your Mouth on Me Fig: Eddie Murphy's song Put Your Mouth on Me

However, in the mid-90s, the career of Eddy in the movies declined. Murphy could not get success in the mid-90s from any of his movies. In the year 1998, Eddy could get good success through family movies. He did many movies like Mulan, Dr. Dolittle, Shrek, Daddy Day Care, Metro, I spy, and many others. Eddy claimed a Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actor, Screen Actors Guild Award, and a Broadcast Film Critics Association. He has ten awards for his contribution to movies. Eddy starred in many movies and won millions of hearts from his acting career. Eddy is also famous for his singing. Murphy has two solo hits, Put Your Mouth on Me, and Party All the Time. The songs were commercially a hit. In 1990, Eddy recorded the album Love’s Alright. Murphy recorded many songs including I Was a King, Whatzupwitu, and many others.

How much is the Net Worth of Eddie Murphy?

Eddie Murphy Mercedes AMG SLS worth of 200000 Fig: Eddie Murphy Mercedes AMG SLS worth of $200000

The net worth of Eddy Murphy is approximately $85 million. Eddy owns a huge property but resides in Beverly Hills, California. The house is worth $20 million. Murphy is the owner of five branded cars including Aston Martin Vanquish, Rolls Royce Phantom, Mercedes-Benz SLS, Ferrari 599 GTB Fiorano, and Rolls Royce Phantom Drophead Coupe.

The current wife and children of Eddie Murphy in his Personal Life

Eddie Murphy with his wife and children Fig: Eddie Murphy with his wife and children

Eddy was quite impressive among women. He had his first son, Eric, with then-girlfriend, Paulette McNeely in 1989. The second kid was also a son, Christian, born to Tamara Hood in 1990. Eddy was also a part of the longtime relationship with Nicolle Mitchell Murphy. The couple married in 1993, in Grand Ballroom of The Plaza Hotel in New York. The couple together had five kids, Bria, Myles, Shayne, Zola, and Bella. The couple divorced in 2006. Michelle and Eddy divorced because of irreconcilable differences. After the divorce, Eddy started dating Melathe Brown "Mel B".

Eddie Murphy with his partner Paige Butcher Fig: Eddie Murphy with his partner Paige Butcher

When Brown was pregnant, there were many questions regarding the father of the baby. Brown claimed that Eddie was the father. However, Eddie did not admit and said to wait for the DNA test of the baby. When the baby was born, it confirmed that Eddie was the father of the baby. However, the baby girl, Angel Iris and Eddie could not seek the relationship. In 2008, Eddy exchanged marriage vows to a film producer, the former wife of Kenneth Edmonds, Tracey Edmonds. However, their marriage was never official. In 2012, Eddy started dating model Paige Butcher. The couple together has two kids, Max Charles Murphy, and Izzy Oona Murphy. In total, Eddy is the biological father of ten kids. Currently, Eddie is with his last partner, Paige Butcher.

Facts about Eddie Murphy

Eddy has faced many legal problems. The police with a transvestite prostitute caught him. He also faced problems regarding plagiarism scandal. In present, Eddy is looking after his last two kids with his partner and doing a few movies as well.


SingerActorScreenwriterComedianFilm ProducerLorne MichaelsEdward Regan MurphyPaulette McNeelyTamara HoodNicolle MitchellMelathe BrownKenneth EdmondsTracey EdmondsPaige ButcherCharlie Murphy