Eddie Murphy

Eddie Murphy is an American actor and comedian. He first gained recognition as a stand-up comedian when he was a teenager and as a cast member of Saturday Night Live from 1980 to 1984. Murphy transitioned to acting in films and landed major roles in movies like 48 Hrs (1982), Trading Places (1983), Beverly Hills Cop (1984), Beverly Hills Cop II (1984), Coming to America (1988), Another 48 Hrs (1990) and Beverly Hills Cop III (1994). Beginning with 1996's The Nutty Professor, Murphy starred in a series of family-friendly comedies, including 1998's Mulan, 1998's Dr. Dolittle, 2000's Nutty Professor II: The Klumps, 2001's Dr. Dolittle 2, 2003's Daddy Day Care and the Shrek animated film series (2001 to 2010). Murphy received critical acclaim in the 2006 film Dreamgirls, for which he received the Golden Globe award for best supporting actor. His other films include 2011's Tower Heist, 2019's Dolemite is My Name and 2021's Coming 2 America. His 1987 stand-up comedy film Eddie Murphy Raw is the highest-grossing stand-up comedy movie of all time. Murphy is also a singer and released three albums from 1985 to 1993, including the hit singles "Party All the Time" and "Put Your Mouth on Me."
Eddie Murphy
Full Name
Edward Regan Murphy
Hometown
Brooklyn, New York
Notable Projects
Shrek , Saturday Night Live
Born
04/03/1961
Age
61

FAQs

How many children does Eddie Murphy have?

Eddie Murphy has 10 children. He has a son with former girlfriend Paulette McNeely, a son with former girlfriend Tamara Hood, five children with former wife Nicole Murphy, one daughter with singer Melanie Brown, and two children with fiancée Paige Butcher.

How old was Eddie Murphy in 'Coming to America'?

The movie 'Coming to America' was released on June 29, 1988 when star Eddie Murphy was 27 years old.

Who is Eddie Murphy married to?

Eddie Murphy has been engaged to model Paige Butcher since 2018. Previously, he was married to wife Nicole Murphy from 1993 to 2006.

What characters does Eddie Murphy play in 'Coming to America'?

Eddie Murphy plays four characters in the 1988 movie 'Coming to America': Prince Akeem Joffer, Randy Watson, Clarence and Saul. He plays the same four roles in the 2021 sequel, 'Coming 2 America.'

Where does Eddie Murphy live?

Eddie Murphy lives in Beverly Hills.

How many brothers does Eddie Murphy have?

Eddie Murphy had an older brother, comedian Charlie Murphy, who died in 2017. Murphy also has a younger half-brother, producer Vernon Lynch Jr.

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