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How Much Was The American Actor Charlie Murphy's Net Worth? His Career & Death

Updated On 10 Sep, 2018 Published On

The late actor, comedian, and writer Charles Quinton Murphy, professionally known as Charlie Murphy, had an estimated net worth of $2 million when he died at the age of 57 on 12th April 2017. To date, he is best remembered for his role in Chappelle's Show which aired on Comedy Central and featured Dave ChappelleNeal BrennanDonnell Rawlings, and many others. 

Born on 12th July 1958, Murphy died because of leukemia and left his three children alone, as his wife Tisha Taylor Murphy died before him in 2009. Without further ado, let's find out more about Charlie Murphy's net worth, fortune, salary, and death. 

Charlie Murphy' Net Worth and Salary

When Charlie Murphy passed away in 2017, he had an estimated net worth of $2 million, and just a few years back, he was estimated to be worth $2.5 million. 

Other than this, there is little to no information when it comes to his assets and salary. According to the Richest, back in 1986, the comedian cum actor made $150,000 by selling his screenplay The Peddler to Paramount

YouTube: Watch Murphy in the Chappelle's Show

These are all the details available regarding his earnings. But when it comes to his brother Eddie Murphy, there is abundant information like his worth, earnings from films and TV shows and much more. 

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Nonetheless, the actor's staggering net worth of $2 million has now been inherited by his three children for sure. 

Charlie Murphy Death

Charlie Murphy died at the age of 57 on 12th April 2017 because of leukemia. While he died, he was in the middle of his stand-up comedy tour alongside George Lopez, Eddie Griffin, D.L. Hughley, and Cedric the Entertainer.

Hours before he passed away, the comedian was already sure of his death and went on to Twitter to share the heartbreaking news with his fans. 

On the date, he wrote on Twitter:

One to Sleep On: Release the past to rest as deeply as possible.

Nonetheless, his legacy is being continued by his brother Eddie Murphy who is fantastic as, like Charlie, he is also very talented and is one of the top voice actors in the industry.