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Eddie Murphy Height, Age, Children, Movies, Facts, Net Worth

Last updated: July 13, 2020
Eddie Murphy
  • Net Worth: $ 120,000,000
  • Quick Bio / Wiki
  • Birthday: 3 Apr 1961Age: 59
  • Country: United States
  • Occupation: Actor, Comedian, Singer
  • Zodiac sign: Aries
  • Sexual orientation: Straight

Body Measurements

  • Height: 5.9 ft
  • Weight: 170 lb
  • Hair Color: Black
  • Eye Color: Dark Brown

Who Is Eddie Murphy?

Eddie Murphy was born in Brooklyn, New York City on April 3, 1961, to Lillian and Charles Edward Murphy. His father was a comedian, transit police officer and his mother was a television operator. He is a comedy icon and one of the most successful comedians and an actor of the last five decades, a singer and a producer.


He is a father of 10 children.

Personal Life

  • Birth Name: Edward Regan Murphy
  • Nationality: American
  • Nickname: Ed, Eddie, Murph
  • Religion: Christianity
  • Ethnicity: Black

Family Details

  • Father: Charles Edward Murphy (Transit Police Officer)
  • Mother: Lillian Murphy Lynch (Telephone Operator)
  • Siblings: Charlie Q Murphy (Older Brother) (Comedian, actor) (Died on April 12, 2017 due to leukemia)

Distinctive Features

  • Often plays multiple characters in one movie
  • His mustache
  • Big smile
  • Goofy laugh

Eddie Murphy Best Movies

Dolemite Is My Name 2019 poster
Dolemite Is My Name (2019) Rudy
Shrek 2001 poster
Shrek (2001) Donkey (voice)
The Nutty Professor 1996 poster
The Nutty Professor (1996) Sherman Klump
Coming to America 1988 poster
Coming to America (1988) Prince Akeem
Beverly Hills Cop II 1987 poster
Beverly Hills Cop II (1987) Axel Foley
Beverly Hills Cop 1984 poster
Beverly Hills Cop (1984) Axel Foley

Eddie Murphy Relationships

Marital Status: Engaged.
Short relationships: Jasmine Guy, Beverly Johnson, Tatiana Thumbtzen, Maya Gilbert, Charlotte Lewis (1986), Paulette McNeely (1988), Halle Berry (1991), Autism Seiuli (1997), Nischelle Turner (2007), Melody Thornton (2008), Lara LaRue (2008), Amber Rose (2010), Rocsi (2011-2012), Toni Braxton (2012).
Children: He has 10 children: son, Eric Murphy (b. July 10, 1989) with Paulette McNeely; daughter, Bria L. Murphy (b. November 18, 1989), son, Miles Mitchell Murphy (b. November 7, 1992), daughter, Shayne Audra Murphy (b. October 10, 1994), daughter, Zola Ivy Murphy (b. December 24, 1999) & daughter, Bella Zahra Murphy (b. January 29, 2002) with ex-wife, Nicole Mitchell Murphy; son, Christian Murphy (b. November 29, 1990) with Tamara Hood; daughter, Angel Iris Murphy Brown (b. April 3, 2007) with ex-girlfriend, Mel B; daughter, Izzy Oona Murphy (b. May 3, 2016) & son, Max Charles Murphy (b. November 30, 2018) with fiancée, Paige Butcher.

  • Paige Butcher and Eddie Murphy Paige Butcher (2012-Present) The couple were engaged in Sep 2018. They have 2 children.
  • Tracey E. Edmonds and Eddie Murphy Tracey E. Edmonds (2006–2008) They were engaged in Jul 2007 but later separated in Jan 2008.
  • Melanie Brown and Eddie Murphy Melanie Brown (2006) The duo dated for a small time. They had a baby together.
  • Nicolle Rader and Eddie Murphy Nicolle Rader (1993) The couple were dating in 1993. They have one daughter, her name is Ashlee.
  • Tamara Hood and Eddie Murphy Tamara Hood (1990-1991) They were in a relationship for almost a year. They have a son named Christian.
  • Nicole Mitchell Murphy and Eddie Murphy Nicole Mitchell Murphy (Ex-wife) (1989-2006) The couple were married for 13 years. They had 5 children.
  • Tracy Richman and Eddie Murphy Tracy Richman (1987-1989) He was in a relationship with Tracy Richman for 2 years.
  • Lisa Figueroa and Eddie Murphy Lisa Figueroa (1982-1984) Their relationship lasted for 2 years.
  • Whitney Houston and Eddie Murphy Whitney Houston (1980-1983) They got engaged on August 9, 1982, but they parted ways on April 28, 1983.

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Eddie Murphy Quotes

  • "The welfare of our children is our main concern and their best interests are our first priority." - Eddie Murphy
  • "I want a woman who can arouse my intellect as well as my loins." - Eddie Murphy
  • "I spent my 30s fixing everything I broke in my 20s." - Eddie Murphy
  • "I started out as an impressionist and that’s all about observing, how people move, their voice quality, their attitudes and quirks." - Eddie Murphy
  • "Anything you have to acquire a taste for was not meant to be eaten." - Eddie Murphy
  • "The best way you hurt rich people is by turning them into poor people." - Eddie Murphy

Eddie Murphy Houses

Eddie Murphy house

Overlooking Folsom Lake, the property holds a 12,600-square-foot mansion with modern style, a 5,200-square-foot guest house, a swimming pool and a sports court in 2.5 acres.

Eddie Murphy Car Collection

His cars include: Rolls Royce Wraith, Mercedes-Benz SLS, Aston Martin, Ferrari 599, Rolls Royce Phantom, Jeep Wrangler,
Rolls Royce Phantom Drophead Coupe.

Eddie Murphy Hobbies and Interests

Favorite Singers: Elvis Presley, Kylie Minogue.
Favorite Movies: Doctor Dolittle.
Favorite Food: Pancakes.

Eddie Murphy Facts & Trivia

  • The first actor to receive $1,000,000 for his first film.

  • After picking up a pre-op transsexual prostitute on Santa Monica Boulveard in West Hollywood, he was arrested by LAPD deputies, but finally released (2 May 1997).

  • He was the original choice for Steven Hiller in Independence Day (1996).

  • He has his own music album called Love’s Alright.

  • Eddie Murphy 2020 height is 5 ft 9 inches or (175 cm tall).

  • Eddie Murphy net worth as of 2020 is estimated at around $120 million dollars.

  • Murphy has total ten children.

  • He likes cleanliness everywhere.

Eddie Murphy Major Awards

Golden Globes - 2007
Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture in Dreamgirls (2006)
Saturn Award - 1997
Best Actor in The Nutty Professor (1996)
Screen Actors Guild Awards - 2007
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role in Dreamgirls (2006)

Net Worth & Social Media

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