American Comedian Eddie Murphy Wiki, Bio, Age, Height, Career, Affairs, Children & Net Worth

Eddie Murphy Overview

  • Full Name: Edward Regan Murphy
  • Birth Date: April 03, 1961
  • Birth Place: Brooklyn, New York, U.S
  • Age: 57 years
  • Zodiac Sign: Aries
  • Ethnicity: African-American
  • Nationality: American
  • Children: 10
  • Net Worth: $85 million
  • Height: 5 feet 9 inches
  • Weight: 77 Kg
  • Hair Color: Black
  • Eye Color: Dark Brown


Eddie was born on April 3, 1961 in the city of Brooklyn, New York. He is an American comedian, actor, writer, singer, and producer. His real name is Edward Regan Murphy. Similarly, his mother’s name is Lillian and his father’s name is Charles Edward Murphy. He along with his brothers had to struggle a lot in their childhood after their parents broke up. When he stepped at the age of 8, his father died. They lived in foster home when their mother became ill.

Likewise, Eddie stands at the height of 5 feet 9 inches and weighs around 77 Kg. He has black colored hair and brown colored eyes.


He attended Roosevelt Junior-Senior High School. Other details of his education is not available.


Eddie began his comedy career at the age of 15. Eddie rose to fame in 1980’ѕ from his highly humorous ѕtаnd uр comedies. He then joined Saturday Night Live (SNL) in 1980. He worked in the show till 1984.

Similarly, he made his debut in film in a “48 Hrs”. Moreover, he received Golden Globe Award nominations for his performances in 48 Hrs, the Beverly Hills Cop series, Trading Places, and The Nutty Professor.

Furthermore, he also starred in movies such as Coming to America, Wes Craven’s Vampire in Brooklyn, Bowfinger, The Adventures of Pluto Nash, Norbit, and Meet Dave.

Besides, he is also a singer as he has released three studio albums namely How Could It Be (1985), So Happy (1989) and Love’s Alright (1993).


Murphy stayed in a marriage relationship with Nicole Mitchell from 1993. However, they got separated in 2006. He also stayed in other two relationships previously. One with an English singer, Mel B whom he dated for a year and got separated in 2006. And another relationship with an American businessman, Tracey Edmonds whom he dated for less than a year.

Eddie Murphy and Piage Butcher
Eddie Murphy and Piage Butcher

Eddie dated Paige Butcher from 2012. Moreover, they have a two child together, Izzy Oona Murphy, born on May 3, 2016, Los Angeles, California and Max Charles Murphy born on 30 November, 2018.

Similarly, he previously fathered five kids with ex-wife Nicole Mitchell Murphy: daughter, Bria L. Murphy; son, Miles Mitchell (born on 7 November 1992); daughter, Shayne Audra Murphy; daughter, Zola Ivy (born on 24 December 1999, in Los Angeles); and daughter, Bella Zahra (born on 29 January 2002). , a son, Christian (born on 29 November 1990) with Tamara Hood Johnson, another son with Paulette McNeely and a daughter with former Spice Girl Mel B.

Net Worth

He has an estimated net worth of $85 million.

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