Eddie Murphy is a famous American actor, comedian, producer, and director. Eddie Murphy has a net worth of $200 million and is a multi-millionaire. Eddie Murphy is one of the highest-paid performers in Hollywood. As of this writing, his films have grossed around $7 billion at the worldwide box office. In the United States, he is now the sixth highest-grossing actor. In the late 1980s, 1990s, and 2000s, Eddie was consistently one of the highest-paid actors in the world, earning upwards of $20 million per picture. Throughout his career, Eddie has easily earned over $300 million in cash and backend royalties. In 2019, Netflix paid Eddie $70 million to appear in a series of comedy specials.
Eddie Murphy was born in Brooklyn, New York, on April 3, 1961. He grew up in Brooklyn’s Bushwick neighborhood. His mother was a telephone operator, and his father was a transit cop who dabbled in stand-up comedy. When Eddie was eight years old, his father died. He and his older brother Charlie Murphy were placed in foster care after their mother grew unwell. His mother eventually made a full recovery and married. Eddie fell in love with comedy as a teenager after hearing a Richard Pryor comedy record. He was also influenced by Bill Cosby. In 1980, when Eddie was 19 years old, he joined the cast of Saturday Night Live.
|Celebrated Name:||Eddie Murphy|
|Real Name:||Edward Regan Murphy|
|Age:||61 Years Old|
|Date of Birth:||3 April 1961|
|Birth Place:||Brooklyn, New York, United States|
|Profession:||Actor, Comedian and Singer|
|Net Worth in:||$130 Million|
|Parents:||Mother: Lillian Murphy Father: Charles Edward Murphy|
|Siblings:||Charlie Murphy, Vernon Lynch|
|Wife / Girlfriend:||Nicole Mitchell Murphy (m. 1993–2006)|
|Children:||Angel Iris Brown, Bria, Shayne Audra, Max Charles, Miles Mitchell, Izzy Oona, Bella Zahra, Zola Ivy, Eric, Christian|
Eddie Murphy married his longtime girlfriend Nicole Mitchell in 1993. The couple divorced in 2006. Eddie is believed to have paid Nicole a $15 million divorce settlement. From 2006 to 2007, Eddie was in a relationship with Mel B, a Spice Girl. He dated Tracey Edmonds, a businesswoman, in 2008. Since 2012, Paige Butcher, a model, has been his girlfriend. Eddie has eleven children from several different relationships. As a result of his relationship with Paulette McNeely, his son Eric Murphy was born on July 10, 1989. As a result of his relationship with Tamara Hood, he had a son named Christian Murphy on November 29, 1990. In January 2008, he married Tracey Edmonds, a film producer, in a private ceremony on a private island. When they returned to the United States, they planned to hold a formal ceremony, but it never happened since he began dating Paige Butcher after they broke up. Paige and Murphy’s first child, Izzy Oona Murphy, was born on May 3, 2016, and they married in September 2018. They had their second child, a son called Max Charles Murphy, on November 30, 2018. Eddie Murphy is a ten-year-old father.
While still on SNL, Eddie made his big-screen debut in the 1982 film 48 Hrs. His later significant hits included Trading Places, the Beverly Hills Cop films, Coming to America, Harlem Nights, and Another 48 Hours. In the 1990s, Murphy’s box office appeal waned, but was revived by a slew of family-friendly pictures, including Mulan, the Shrek franchise, Dreamgirls, and the Nutty Professor films. Murphy was nominated for an Academy Award and won a Golden Globe for his performance in Dreamgirls. Vampire in Brooklyn, Life, and Harlem Nights are just a few of his own films he’s directed and produced. Murphy said in 2017 that he would be returning to the Beverly Hills Cop franchise, this time as the lead in Beverly Hills Cop 4, which will be published soon. According to rumours, Eddie will reprise his role in Coming To America in 2019.
Murphy began his career as a comedian, and in the 1980s, he became famous for making audiences laugh with his risqué stand-up routines. His two stand-up specials, Eddy Murphy and Delirious, were huge hits, resulting in the success of his concert video Eddie Murphy Raw, which grossed more than $50 million. Between 1980 to 1984, he was cast as a member of Saturday Night Live, which catapulted him into the national spotlight. He was named the second-best member out of 141 members at SNL, where he became a household name. Murphy excelled on the big screen in the 1980s, starring in films like 48 Hours Beverly Hills Cop, Trading Place, Coming to America, and Baravely Hills Cop II, among others. Eddie also pursued a music career, releasing three albums: How Could It Be in 1985, So Happy in 1989, and Love’s Alright in 1993, however his singing career was not only overshadowed by his film and television success, but it was also a complete flop. Some of his tracks were even included on a list of the top 50 worst songs of all time. Eddie Murphy has received numerous awards, including one Annie Award, one Broadcast Film Critics Association Award, one Central Ohio Film Critics Association Award, one Golden Globe Award, five Golden Raspberry Awards, one Grammy Award, three Kids Choice Awards, one Saturn Award, and one Screen Actor Guild Award.