Eddie Murphy Bio, Height & Age

  • Eddie Murphy
    Quick Bio / Wiki
  • Net Worth: $ 200,000,000
  • Birthday: 3 Apr 1961
  • Age: 61
  • 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
  • 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

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.

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

Quotes and Sayings

  • "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.

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.

Hobbies and Interests

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

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 2023 height is 5 ft 9 inches or (175 cm tall).

  • Eddie Murphy net worth as of 2023 is estimated at around $200 million dollars.

  • Murphy has total ten children.

  • He likes cleanliness everywhere.

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

Net Worth $ 200,000,000