Eddie Murphy net worth: American comedian, actor, writer, director and singer, Eddie Murphy has a net worth of $85 million.
The famous comedian and Hollywood star, Eddie Murphy was born as Edward Regan Murphy on April 3, 1961 in Brooklyn, New York. This actor with an outstanding comedy sense and the versatility is mostly noted for his multiple roles in many movies including Norbit, Nutty Professor, Bowfinger, Meet Dave etc.
Starting his career as a stand-up comedian and released an album and a film focusing on his concert, before that, he gained a lot of public attention as a cast member on Saturday Night Live. His work in SNL was widely appreciated and this gave him a boost to jump into Hollywood to take his career to new level.
Eddie debuted in Hollywood with the movie 48 Hrs which became a hit and after that he gave other box-office hits like Coming to America, Beverly Hills Cop, etc. in which the later grossed over $230 million. Eddie’s career dipped down in the early 2000 but again rose to prominence with other highly grossing movies like Dr. Dolittle, and played voice actor for donkey in The Shrek movie which made him popular among the new generation of fans.
With a lot of hard work and passion in acting and comedy, Eddie has managed to become the fourth highest grossing actor in Hollywood. This tenth artist in the Comedy Central’s 100 Greatest Stand-ups of All Time list has earned a Golden Globe award as well as a Grammy award, among others, for his huge contribution in Comedy and acting.
Married to Paige Butcher in 2012, Eddie has eight children altogether, five of whom he shares with his first wife Nichole Mitchell. Mitchell and Eddie divorced in 2007 and reportedly Eddie paid a total of $15 million to Mitchell for divorce settlement.
As an emerging producer and director of Hollywood and an established and trustworthy actor of all times, Eddie Murphy has been living quite a lavishing life. A vigorous luxury car collector, Eddie owns a Rolls Royce and Ferrari 599 GTB Fiorano among many other elegant cars.
A previous owner of a dazzling private island named Pearl, Eddie now resides in different multi-million houses he owns in various parts of US. Making a name as one of the highest paid actors in Hollywood, Eddie currently enjoys a net worth of $85 million and counting.
Quick Facts about Eddie Murphy
Full Name: Edward Regan Murphy
Profession: Comedian, Actor, Director, Producer, Writer, Singer
Height: 5ft 9in
Weight: 77 kg
Ethnicity: African American
Date of Birth: April 03, 1961
Place of Birth: Brooklyn, New York
Marital status: Married to Paige Butcher
Astrological sign: Aries