Charlie Murphy Biography

Updated On Dec 13, 2017 Published On Aug 19, 2015
Facts of Charlie Murphy
Date of Birth: 1959 , July-12
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet 1 Inch
Name Melissa Sagemiller
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Washington DC
Ethnicity White Ethnicity
Profession Model, Acting
Weight in KG 59 kg
Married Yes
Married to Alex Nesic
Children 1
Education undergraduate degree in Art History
Online Presence Facebook,Wiki
TV Show In Treatment
Net Worth $7 Million USD
Eye Color Light brown
Hair Color Blonde
Body Measurements 34-24-30 (Bust-Waist-Hip)
Birth Name Melissa Sagemiller
Father John Reid
Mother Marzena Wasikowska
Working For Actress
Face Color White
Famous for Actress
Divorce Yes
Awards Australian Film Institute International Award for Best Actress
Breast Size 34 D
Waist size 24 in
Hip Size 30 in
Salary $ 15
Tattoo(s) Not Available
Religion Christianity
Neck Size 8.7
Shoe Size 9
Movies The Double
Sisters Georgina
Siblings Lizzie Murray
Girlfriend Unknown
Music Group Maybach Music Group
Nick Name Jana Kramer
Affair with n
Albums Don Henley
Chest Size Unknown
Boyfriend Josh Lucas
View moreless Facts of Charlie Murphy

Following the steps of his father, Murphy started his acting career in the late 1980s and early 1990s. However, he first appeared on screen in 1993 motion picture film named CB4. At that time, he portrayed a role of the antagonist, Gusto. Prior to that, Murphy has served in United States Navy almost for 6 years as a Boiler Technician.

Murphy did several voices covers such as for Budweiser radio commercials, Cartoon Network’s Adult Swim series, "The Boondocks", the voice for a pimp named Jizzy-B in Rockstar’s Game "Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas" video game, etc. Recently, Murphy later started his own sketch comedy series Charlie Murphy’s Crash Comedy on Crackle and has played Vic on the Adult Swim Live action shows Black Jesus.         

Murphy, a married man was married to Tisha Taylor Murphy on 12 August 1997. They were together until Tisha's death from cancer in 2009. He has altogether three children, 2 from Tisha Taylor and 1 from another wife whose name is not disclosed yet. Murphy resided in Tewksbury Township, New Jersey and was not involved in any kind of extramarital affairs, neither had any news or record of girlfriend after the death of his beloved wife.

Murphy was one of the noticeable personality at the current time. Regarding his Ethnicity and Nationality, He was African-American actor. He earned a good amount of salary from his acting career which has added up to his net worth. As of 2017, his net worth is estimated at $2.5 million.

(We are sorry to let the Murphy fans know that the comedian-actor is no more. The actor died in New York hospital on 13th of April 2017 fighting his battle with Leukemia. The 57 years old comedian will be greatly missed in the industry).

Charlie Murphy

Charlie Murphy facts on timeline

Born in Brooklyn, New York City, New York

July 12 , 1959

Murphy was born in a middle class family. He was born in Brooklyn, New York City, New York of United States of America to Lillian and Charles Edward Murphy. His mother was a telephone operator, and his father was a transit police officer and an amateur actor and comedian.


Married to Tisha Taylor Murphy

August 12 , 1997

Murphy has been a living in Tewksbury Townshop, New Jersey from a long time ago. Murphy is a married man. He was married to Tisha Taylor Murphy on 12 August 1997. They together had two children. They lived together happily until her death.


His wife died

December 13 , 2009

The beautiful couple, Murphy, and Tisha were living a happy life together. Nevertheless, on December 13, 2009, Tisha died because of cervical cancer. Since then, Murphy has been living his single life with his children and he is happy with them.  

Started Own sketch Comedy Serie

December 22 , 2009

Man of talents, Murphy has played several roles in numerous films and television series. Recently, he has begun his own sketch comedy series, Charlie Murphy's Crash Comedy in the year of 2009. Likewise, he has also played on the adult Swim live action show, Black Jesus.   

Wrote a screenplay

July 4 , 1986

He is not only an actor but also a writer. In, 1986 it was reported that, he wrote a screenplay titled "The Peddler" and sold it to Paramount for $150,000. But it is a bad news for him that this film remains unmade.




First major role

June 8 , 1993

Murphy started his acting career in the late 1980s and early 1990s. But his first major role in a motion picture was in the 1993 film CB4. There he played the antagonist, Gusto. Since then, he was hired for many renowned acting roles.


Left Navy force

January 20 , 1984

Before starting his acting career, he was in the U.S. Navy force. The actual date he joined is unknown to the press and it is also uncertain, what he was there. But it is true that he left it in 1984. After that he actively remained in his acting career.

Won Teen Choice Awards

May 22 , 2010

She was nominated in Teen Choice Awards in 2010 for Choice Movie Actress: Fantasy, Choice Movie: Breakout Female and Choice Movie: Fight. From her three nominations she won it for Choice Movie: Fight for her role in Alice in Wonderland.

Named in One of Variety magazine's Top Ten Actors

August 10 , 2008

As she was being nominated in various nominations and winning lots of prestigious awards, in 2008 she was also honored by Variety magazine as One of Variety magazine's Top Ten Actors to watch (2008). This list includes the top actor from all around the world.


Won ACM Awards

May 16 , 2013

Jana has been nominated in various prestigious awards like Teen Choice Awards, American Country Awards, CMT Music Awards and ACM awards. Finally in 2013, she was lucky to win ACM Award, she won it for Top New Female Artist.

First album Why Ya Wanna

September 12 , 2012

Jana is not only actress she is also a country music singer. She started her Country Music career in 2012 with the single "Why Ya Wanna”. It was from herself titled debut album for Elektra Records.


Started acting career


It was 2002 when Kramer made her acting debut. She first played her first role in the low-budget independent horror film Dead/Undead. After a year she guest appeared on All My Children. It was her television debut. 


Current Net worth.


Jana Kramer earns the tremendous amount of money from her acting and singing career. The big chunk of her income came from her acting rather than singing by which it has been estimated that her current Net worth is around $2 Million.  

Honored by The Annual Independent Critics


In 2010, she was ranked as having one of the "Most Beautiful Famous Faces" by the "Annual Independent Critics List of the 100 Most Beautiful Faces From Around the World". She was also ranked 62 in 2009, 32 in 2007, 88 in 2008 and 47 in 2006.