Eddie Murphy Net Worth
|Eddie Murphy/Edward Regan Murphy
|Date of Birth
|April 3, 1961
|60 years old
|5 ft 9 in (1.75m)
Eddie Murphy Introduction
Edward Regan Murphy is a famous American comedian, writer, singer, actor, and producer. He came to popularity on the sketch comedy show Saturday Night Live, where he was a regular cast member from 1980 through 1984.
Eddie Murphy Early Life
Eddie Murphy was born in 1961 on the 3rd of April in Brooklyn, New York (NY). He grew up in the Bushwick area of Brooklyn. His mother worked as a phone operator, and his father worked as a transport cop and professional comedian.
Eddie’s father died when he was eight years old. When his mother became ill, he and his older brother Charlie Murphy were placed in foster care. His mother ultimately recovered and married.
Eddie became interested in comedy as a teenager after hearing a Richard Pryor comedy record. Bill Cosby was also a big influence on him. Eddie appeared in an episode of Saturday Night Live at the age of 19 in 1980.
The show was failing in the ratings at the time after losing all of its original stars. Eddie was a huge hit who helped to push the show to new heights. Eddie stayed on at Saturday Night Live through 1984.
Eddie Murphy Personal LIfe
Around the end of the 1980s, Murphy had two kids in quick succession: Eric (born around 1989) with his girlfriend Paulette McNeely and Christian (born around 1990) with his girlfriend Tamara Hood.
Murphy established a long-term love connection with Nicole Mitchell after meeting her at an NAACP Image Awards ceremony in 1988. They were together for over two years before marrying on March 18, 1993, in the Grand Ballroom of the Plaza Hotel in New York City. Murphy and Mitchell have blessed five children together named Bria, Myles, Shayne, Zola, and Bella.
Murphy started dating ex-Spice Girl Melanie Brown after his separation from Mitchell in 2006, and she fell pregnant and claimed the child was Murphy’s. Murphy confirmed Dutch reporters RTL Boulevard about the pregnancy when questioned about it in December 2006.
Murphy engaged Tracey Edmonds, the late wife of Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds, in a secret wedding on an island off the coast of Bora Bora on January 1, 2008. On January 16, 2008, the couple issued a statement describing the ceremony as a “symbolic union” and stating that “after much considering and conversation, we have jointly made the decision that we will completely avoid having a legal ceremony as it is not important to define our relationship any further” and that they would “remain friends.”
Murphy had a baby in May 2016 with Australian model Paige Butcher, which he has dated since 2012. Murphy and Butcher have a son, who was born in November 2018. They were engaged and planning to marry in September 2018.
Eddie Murphy Age, Height, & Weight
Being born in 1961, on the 3rd of April “Eddie Murphy” age is 60 years old as of today’s date and his height is 5 feet 9 inches tall, (1.75 m) and his weight is 77 kilogram as of 2022.
Eddie Murphy Career
Eddie Murphy made his debut as a comic in 1981 on the late-night comedy show ‘Saturday Night Fever.’ He quickly came to popularity as one of the show’s primary entertainers.
Murphy’s performance in ‘Beverly Hills Cop’ earned him such international fame that he was considered for a Golden Globe Award for the film in 1984. “Coming to America,” his next romantic comedy film, was a big success.
In addition, he has appeared in films such as Dreamgirls, Meet Dave, Imagine That, and Tower Heist. Murphy and his cast were revealed in 2019 to star in the sequel to Coming to America, Coming 2. America, which will be published in 2020. Edward Murphy is one of the largest paid actors in Hollywood.
Awards & Achievement
Eddie Murphy has received numerous awards, including one Annie Award, one Saturn Award, one Broadcast Film Critics Association Award, five Golden Raspberry Awards, one Golden Globe Award, one Grammy Award, one Central Ohio Film Critics Association Award, three Kids Choice Awards, and one Screen Actors Guild Award and many more.
Eddie Murphy Net Worth
Eddie Murphy is a famous American comedian, actor, producer, and director from the United States. Eddie Murphy has an approximate net worth of around $200 million as of 2022. His films have grossed approximately $7 billion at the global box office as of this writing. This places him as the sixth-highest-grossing American actor in box office history.
Eddie was consistently one of the world’s highest-paid performers throughout the late 1980s, 1990s, and 2000s, making $20 million per film.
Eddie has easily acquired over $300 million in wages and backend royalties during his career. Eddie got $70 million from Netflix in 2019 to perform a series of comedy specials.
Eddie Murphy has an approximate net worth around is $200 million as of 2022.
Edward Regan Murphy is a famous actor, comedian, and singer from the United States. On Comedy Central, he is voted #10 among some of the 100 best comedians of all time.
He attended Roosevelt High School before enrolling in Nassau Community College. Eddie Murphy began his career as a comic in 1981 on the late-night comedy show ‘Saturday Night Fever.’