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Net worth$200 million
Source of wealthProfessional Actor
Date of BirthApril 3, 1961
Country of OriginUnited States of America

Eddie Murphy Net Worth

Murphy net worth will, without doubt, continue to increase because he has always been a talented actor. As of 2021, Eddie Murphy net worth estimated to be $200 million, and his movies have grossed nearly $6.7 billion at the worldwide box office.

Eddie Murphy Profile

Eddie Murphy is an American actor, comedian, writer, and singer. He rose to fame on the sketch comedy show Saturday Night Live, for which he was a regular cast member from 1980 to 1984. Murphy has also worked as a stand-up comedian and was ranked No. 10 on Comedy Central’s list of the 100 Greatest Stand-ups of All Time.

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Murphy was born in Brooklyn, New York City and raised in the borough’s Bushwick neighborhood. His mother, Lillian (Laney), was a telephone operator, and his father, Charles Edward Murphy (1940–1969), was a transit police officer and an amateur actor and comedian.

Career

When Murphy was 15 he listened to Richard Pryor’s comedy album That Nigger’s Crazy, which inspired his decision to become a comedian. As a child, Murphy developed playing multiple characters in imitation of his acting hero Peter Sellers. Other early influences included Bill Cosby, Redd Foxx, Robin Williams, Muhammad Ali, Bruce Lee, and Charlie Chaplin.

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On July 9, 1976, the date with which Murphy marks the beginning of his career, he performed in a talent show at the Roosevelt Youth Center, doing an impersonation of singer Al Green as Green’s song “Let’s Stay Together” played.

This led to work at other clubs within walking distance, and then late-night jobs at locations that required him to commute by train. To do this he secretly skipped school, and after his mother discovered this at the end of his senior year, he was required to attend summer school.

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Murphy attain stardom in the 1980s and has since starred in several successful movies. He is often described as one of the best actors in Hollywood.

Murphy is also a singer, having frequently provided background vocals to songs released by the Bus Boys; the song ” Back in Town” was featured in 48 Hrs. and Murphy’s comedy special Eddie Murphy Delirious.

As a solo artist, Murphy had two hit singles, “Party All the Time” and “Put Your Mouth on Me” during the latter half of the 1980s.

Family

Murphy has two sons, Eric (born c. 1989), with then girlfriend Paulette McNeely and Christian (born c. 1990) with then girlfriend Tamara Hood.

Murphy began a longtime romantic relationship with Nicole Mitchell after meeting her in 1988 at an NAACP Image Awards show. They lived together for almost two years before getting married at the Grand Ballroom of the Plaza Hotel in New York City on March 18, 1993. Murphy and Mitchell have five children together: Bria, Myles, Shayne, Zola and Bella. In August 2005, Mitchell filed for divorce, citing “irreconcilable differences”. The divorce was finalized on April 17, 2006.

Philanthropy

Murphy has donated money to the AIDS Healthcare Foundation, as well as cancer, education, creative arts, family support, health, and homeless charities. He has donated to the Martin Luther King, Jr. Center, and $100,000 to the Screen Actors’ Guild’s strike relief fund.

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