Eddie Murphy Biography

Published On Feb 07, 2017
Facts of Eddie Murphy
Date of Birth: 1961 , April-3
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 9 Inch
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Eddie Murphy began doing his stand-up comedies from his teenager period. He became a popular Saturday Night Live cast member and starred in several box-office hits. In 1982, Murphy received a Grammy nomination for a live album of fresh stand-up material called Eddie Murphy: Comedian. The album eventually becomes very hit at that time. That same year, he also landed his first major motion picture role alongside Nick Nolte’s movie ‘48 Hours’ which was released on 1982. He approached the role with confidence and ingenuity.

Murphy married Nicole Mitchell on March 18, 1993. They have five children together named Bria, Myles, Shayne, Zola and Bella. After thirteen years of their married relationship, the couple divorced on April 17, 2006. After that on the same year, Murphy began dating singer Melanie Brown of the band Spice Girls. On April 3, 2007, Melanie gave birth to a daughter named Angel, who she said was Murphy’s child. Murphy refused about these paternity rumors, but a DNA test confirmed he was Angel's father.

On New Year’s Day in 2008, Murphy married Tracey Edmonds, the former wife of Kenneth Edmonds, in Bora Bora. The private ceremony was not legally binding, and Murphy and Edmonds planned to repeat their vows on American soil. However, the couple released a statement that they had jointly decided against a legal ceremony. According to rumors Murphy dated Paige Butcher in 2012. The current net worth of Eddie Murphy is estimated to be around $ 85 million. Eddie's acting career add up to his net worth which is gathered from .

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Eddie Murphy was born on April 3, 1961

April 3 , 1961

Eddie Murphy was born on April 3, 1961, in Brooklyn, New York. He spent his early years in the projects of Bush wick with his father, Charles Murphy, a New York City police officer and amateur comedian, his mother, Lillian Murphy, a telephone operator, and his brother Charles. His parents divorced when he was three; five years later, his father died and his mother went into the hospital for an extended period.

Eddie Murphy startrd career from 1982

1982

Eddie Murphy began doing stand-up as a teenager. He became a popular Saturday Night Live cast member and starred in several box-office hits. In 1982, Murphy received a Grammy nomination for a live album of fresh stand-up material called Eddie Murphy: Comedian. The album eventually went gold.

Eddie Murphy landed his first major motion picture

1982

That same year, at the age of 21, he also landed his first major motion picture role alongside Nick Nolte in 48 Hours (1982). He approached the role with confidence and ingenuity, convincing director Walter Hill to adjust some of the dialogue to more genuinely depict a black speaker.

Eddie Murphy had done first marriage.

1993

Murphy married Nicole Mitchell on March 18, 1993. They have five children together: Bria, Myles, Shayne, Zola and Bella. The couple divorced on April 17, 2006. That year, Murphy began dating singer Melanie Brown of the Spice Girls. On April 3, 2007, Brown gave birth to a daughter, Angel, who she said was Murphy’s child. Murphy questioned paternity, but a DNA test confirmed he was Angel's father.

Eddie Murphy marriage for 2nd time

2008

On New Year’s Day in 2008, Murphy married Tracey Edmonds, the former wife of Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds, in Bora Bora. The private ceremony was not legally binding, and Murphy and Edmonds planned to repeat their vows on American soil. However, the couple released a statement that they had jointly decided against a legal ceremony. In 2012, Murphy began dating Paige Butcher.