Born In: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Edward Regan ‘Eddie’ Murphy is an American comedian and actor, known for his witty sense of humor and his portrayal of funny characters. With a penchant for comedy right from his childhood, Eddie started off by performing stand-up acts in front of his friends. He was creative and an ambitious child with an amusing personality. His dream was to become a comedian and entertain the world with his clever and smart sense of humor. He received his big breakthrough when he landed the role of a comedian in a television show. He has earned various awards and accolades for his phenomenal performances both in films and on television, including 'Primetime Emmy Award,' and 'Mark Twain Prize for American Humor.' He bagged in an 'Academy Award' nomination for his performance in 'Dreamgirls.' Like his professional life, Eddie’s personal life too has been much talked about because of his multiple relationships with women. However, Eddie has won many hearts through his award-winning roles and inspiring portrayal of characters in movies. He has been accepted and appreciated throughout the world for his delightful performances.
Also Known As: Edward Regan Murphy
Spouse/Ex-: Nicole Mitchell Murphy (m. 1993–2006)
father: Charles Edward Murphy
mother: Lillian Murphy
siblings: Charlie Murphy, Vernon Lynch
children: Angel Iris Murphy Brown, Bella Zahra Murphy, Bria Murphy, Christian Murphy, Eric Murphy, Eric Murphy Eddie Murphy, Izzy Oona Murphy, Max Charles Murphy, Miles Mitchell Murphy, Shayne Audra Murphy, Zola Ivy Murphy
Born Country: United States
City: Brooklyn, New York City
U.S. State: New Yorkers
As a kid, he used to watch television often, and impersonated characters, such as ‘Bugs Bunny’ and ‘Bullwinkle.’
In 1984, Eddie Murphy's performance in the movie ‘Beverly Hills Cop’ made him a superstar, and he was nominated for a ‘Golden Globe Award.’ He also appeared in its 1987 sequel, ‘Beverly Hills Cop II,’ which too was a commercial success.
In 2019, he portrayed the character of American comedian Rudy Ray Moore in the biopic film ‘Dolemite Is My Name’. Eddie Murphy was also the producer of the film and received a Golden Globe Award nomination for the film.
In 2021, Eddie Murphy starred in the film ‘Coming 2 America’. The film is a sequel to 1988 movie ‘Coming to America’ and Eddie Murphy reprised his role of Prince Akeem Joffer.
On July 10, 1989, his son Eric Murphy was born from his relationship with Paulette McNeely. On November 29, 1990, his son Christian Murphy was born from his relationship with Tamara Hood.
Murphy began a relationship with former model and actress Nicole Mitchell in 1988, and got married to her on March 18, 1993, after two years of cohabitation. They were blessed with five children. On April 17, 2006, they got divorced after 13 years of marriage.
After his divorce, he began dating Melanie Brown of ‘Spice Girls’ fame. On April 3, 2007, Brown gave birth to a baby girl, who was later confirmed to be Murphy’s daughter. Subsequently, she was named Angel Iris Murphy Brown.
In January 2008, he exchanged marriage vows with a film producer named Tracey Edmonds in a private ceremony on an island. They planned on having a legal ceremony upon their return to the U.S. but it never happened as they broke up after sometime when he started dating Paige Butcher.
On 3 May 2016, Paige and Murphy welcomed their first daughter Izzy Oona Murphy, and got engaged on September 2018. They welcomed their second child, a son named Max Charles Murphy, on November 30, 2018. Eddie Murphy has ten children in total.
Eddie Murphy Movies
(Comedy, Action, Crime)
(Action, Crime, Comedy, Drama, Thriller)
(Crime, Thriller, Comedy, Action)
(Crime, Comedy, Drama)
(Comedy, Drama, Crime)
(Musical, Music, Drama)
|2007||Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture||Dreamgirls (2006)|
|2020||Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series||Saturday Night Live (1975)|
|2002||Favorite Motion Picture Star in a Comedy||Winner|
|1989||Favorite Comedy Motion Picture Actor||Winner|
|1985||Favorite All-Around Male Entertainer||Winner|
|1984||Best Comedy Recording||Winner|
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