Celebrity Parents Brittany Murphy and Simon Monjack plan to expand their family By Staff Author Published on March 12, 2008 10:04 AM Share Tweet Pin Email Actress Brittany Murphy, 30, and her husband, director/writer Simon Monjack, 38, have been married for almost a year, and now they are thinking ahead to the next year. Over the weekend, Simon told People, Please God, next year [we’re] having a family! Brittany agreed wholeheartedly with her husband, chiming in, Yes! Yes! In about a year. Source: People Thanks to CBB reader Kate.