Eddie Murphy

Eddie Murphy

American comedian
Movie star, SNL savior, top standup of the early 1980s, releasing classic comedy albums and concert films.
BornApril 3, 1961
HometownBrooklyn, New York, United States of America
Net worth$200 million
Height5'9" (1.76m)
SpouseNicole Mitchell (m 1993 - 2006)
PartnerMelanie Brown , Tracey Edmonds , Paige Butcher (2012 - present)
ChildrenKris , Bria Murphy , Max Charles Murphy , Myles Murphy , Zola Ivy Murphy , Shayne Murphy , Bella Murphy , Angel Murphy Brown , Izzy Oona Murphy
ParentsLillian Murphy , Charles Edward Murphy
Profile

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Top Stories

Mike Myers would be 'thrilled' to make one Shrek movie a year

  • Mike Myers would be "thrilled" to make one Shrek movie a year. The Austin Powers star first voiced the green ogre alongside Cameron Diaz as Princess Fiona and Eddie Murphy as Donkey in the 2001 animation Shrek before reprising the role for 2004's Shrek 2, 2007's Shrek the Third, and 2010's Shrek Forever After. In a career retrospective video for GQ magazine, Myers expressed an interest in making more Shrek movies. "The concept of going from a self-loathing ogre to a self-accepting ogre was meani

Videos

Why did Lizzo feel 'sad' watching Eddie Murphy wear fat-suits in movies?

Lizzo is a huge fan of Eddie Murphy - but was saddened by his "fat-suit movies".
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Albums

Oh Jah Jah
Oh Jah Jah
2015
Temporary
Temporary
2014
Promise (You Won't Break My Heart)
Promise (You Won't Break My Heart)
2013
Red Light
Red Light
2013
All I "$%*@*#" Know
All I "$%*@*#" Know
1998
Greatest Comedy Hits
Greatest Comedy Hits
1997
Love's Alright
Love's Alright
1993
So Happy
So Happy
1989
How Could It Be
How Could It Be
1985
Eddie Murphy
Eddie Murphy
1982

AWARDS

YearAssociationsCategoryWorkResult
2020Golden GlobeBest Actor in a Motion Picture -- Musical or ComedyDolemite Is My NameNominated
2007Academy AwardActor in a Supporting RoleDreamgirlsNominated
2007Screen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting RoleDreamgirlsWinner
2007Screen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion PictureDreamgirlsNominated
2007Golden GlobeBest Performance By an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion PictureDreamgirlsWinner