April 3, 1961
62 years old
5 ft 10 in | 178 cm
77 kg | 170 lbs
10 US | 43 EU
Edward Regan Murphy was born in Brooklyn, New York, United States, on April 3, 1961, is an American actor.
Young Eddie Murphy began his career as a stand up comedian at the Roosevelt Youth Center (1976), at the age of 15.
He landed his first big break as a cast member on Saturday Night Live (1980-1984).
He got his big screen debut in action comedy film 48 Hrs. (1982) in role as Reggie Hammond.
He made his directorial debut with crime comedy movie Harlem Nights (1989), he also starred in role as Vernest "Quick" Brown.
He released his debut studio album "How Could It Be" in 1985.
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Eddie Murphy is 62 years old.
Eddie Murphy net worth is around 160 million dollars.
He was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor and won the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture for his role as Jimmy "Thunder" Early in romantic musical drama film Dreamgirls (2006).
He portrayed Axel Foley in Beverly Hills Cop franchise:
Beverly Hills Cop (1984), for which he was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy
Beverly Hills Cop II (1987)
Beverly Hills Cop III (1994)
He played Professor Sherman Klump / Buddy Love in science fiction comedy films:
The Nutty Professor (1996), for which he was nominated for the American Comedy Award for Funniest Actor in a Motion Picture (Leading Role)
Nutty Professor II: The Klumps (2000), for which he was nominated for the Blockbuster Entertainment Award for Favorite Actor - Comedy
He voiced Donkey in Shrek film series:
Shrek (2001), for which he was nominated for the BAFTA Film Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role and the Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actor
Shrek 2 (2004)
Shrek the Third (2007)
Shrek Forever After (2010)
He played Reggie Hammond in action comedy films:
48 Hrs. (1982), for which he was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for New Star of the Year – Actor
Another 48 Hrs. (1990)
He portrayed Prince Akeem Joffer / Randy Watson in romantic comedy movies:
Coming to America (1988), for which he was nominated for the Kids' Choice Blimp Award for Favorite Movie Actor
Coming 2 America (2021)
He played Dr. John Dolittle in fantasy comedy films:
Dr. Dolittle (1998), for which he was nominated for the Blockbuster Entertainment Award for Favorite Actor - Comedy
Dr. Dolittle 2 (2001)
He was nominated for the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture for his role as Darnell ("Slide") Davis in heist comedy Tower Heist (2011).
He was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy for his role as Billy Ray Valentine in comedy movie Trading Places (1983).
He was nominated for the Black Reel Award for Theatrical - Best Actor for his role as Kit Ramsey / Jiffrenson "Jiff" Ramsey in comedy movie Bowfinger (1999).
He voiced Chinese dragon Mushu in Disney's Mulan (1998).
He was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy for his role as Rudy Ray Moore in biographical comedy movie Dolemite Is My Name (2019).
Boomerang (1992) romantic comedy as Marcus Graham
The Golden Child (1986) fantasy comedy as Chandler Jarrell
Life (1999) comedy drama as Rayford "Ray" Gibson
Mr. Church (2016) drama as Henry Joseph Church
He was regular cast member on Saturday Night Live (1980-1984), for which he was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series and for Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series.
He hosted Saturday Night Live (1982, 1984, 2019).
Eddie Murphy (1982)
Eddie Murphy Raw (1987)
What's Alan Watching? (1989)
Eddie Murphy: One Night Only (2012)
Saturday Night Live 40th Anniversary Special (2015)
Graduated from Roosevelt Junior-Senior High School in Roosevelt, New York.
Studied at Nassau Community College in Garden City, New York.
Had older brother, Charlie (Died in 2017).
Has African-American ancestry.
He started his singing career with the songs "Boogie in Your Butt" and "Enough Is Enough", on his comedy album Eddie Murphy (1982).
He released 3 studio albums:
How Could It Be (1985)
So Happy (1989)
Love's Alright (1993)
He was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 7000 Hollywood Boulevard in 1996.
Featured in music video for Michael Jackson "Remember The Time" (1992).
Good friend with Arsenio Hall.
Avid fan of professional wrestling.
Fan of the original Star Trek series.
Huge fan of Elvis Presley and Kylie Minogue.
He was awarded the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor by the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in 2015.
He was honoured with Cecil B. DeMille Award in 2023.
Lives in Long Island, New York.
He was married to Nicole Mitchell Murphy (1993-2006) they have one son, Miles Mitchell and four daughter: Bria, Shayne Audra, Zola Ivy, Bella Zahra.
Has been engaged to:
Tracey E. Edmonds (2007-2008)
Whitney Houston (1982-1983)
He was in relationships with:
Paulette McNeely, they have one son, Eric
Tamara Hood, they have one son, Christian
Melanie Brown, they have one daughter, Angel Iris Murphy Brown
He dated Rocsi Diaz (2011-2012), Mel B (2006), Halle Berry (1991-1992) Jasmine Guy (1989), Tracy Richman (1987-1989), Nicolle Rader (1986-1987) and Lisa Figueroa (1984-1986).
He started dating model Paige Butcher in 2012, the couple got engaged in 2018, they have a son, Max Charles and a daughter, Izzy.