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Eddie Murphy Net Worth, Career, Wife, Personal Life | 2020

Do you know what is the net worth of the famous superstar Eddie Murphy? Find out his total earnings, personal life, early career and movies.

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Eddie Murphy net worth
Total Net Worth in 2021: $200 million
Popular Name: Eddie Murphy
Rеаl Nаmе: Еdwаrd Rеgаn Мurрhу
Gеndеr: Male
Age: 59 уеаrѕ оld
Date of Birth: April 03, 1961
Place of Birth: Brooklyn, Newyork, USA
Nationality: American
Height: 1.75 m
Weight: 77 kg
Marital Status: Divorced
Profession: Actor, Comedian
Ex-Wife Name: Nicole Mitchell Murphy
Children: 10 (Веllа Zаhrа Мurрhу, Zоlа Іvу Мurрhу, Міlеѕ Міtсhеll Мurрhу, Іzzу Ооnа Мurрhу, Вrіа Мurрhу, Ѕhауnе Аudrа Мurрhу, Мах Сhаrlеѕ Мurрhу, Аngеl Іrіѕ Мurрhу Вrоwn, Еrіс Мurрhу Еddіе Мurрhу, Сhrіѕtіаn Мurрhу
Last Updated: 2021


Eddie Murphy is a famous American actor, comedian, movie director and producer. His full name is Edward Regan Murphy and he is a gem of an actor. His net worth always remained the talk of the town. Eddie Murphy Net Worth is $200 Million as of 2021.

He has been ranked as number #10 on IMDB’s list of top 100 comedians of all time.

Murphy has received many awards throughout his career. Some of his awards count for his incredible performances in “Dreamgirls” and “Norbit”. He was also nominated for a Golden Globe best actor for his role in the film “Delomite Is My Name”.

Eddie Murphy is also one of the highest-grossing actors in the film industry. His movies have crossed over $6.8 billion at the world box office, which made him the 6th highest-grossing American actor of all time.

Many people don’t know that besides making people laugh for decades, he also pays for child support every month.

Age, Height, and Weight

Eddie Murphy was born on April 03, 1961.

He is 59 years old as of 2021.

His height is 1.75m tall and weight is 77 kg.

Early Life

Eddie Murphy was born in Brooklyn, New York. His father Charles Edward Murphy, was a comedian and police transit cop, while his mother Lilian, worked as a telephone operator. After the death of his father, he along with his older brother Charlie spent some of their childhood years in foster care.

When Murphy was 15 years old, he was already writing scripts and performing comedy after hearing Richard Pryor albums. Bill Cosby, who was a famous comedian of that time, also influenced him heavily.

At the age of 19, he joined the cast of ‘Saturday Night Live’. His performances lifted the show to new heights and his fan following increased largely. He remained with SNL cast until 1984.

Personal Life and Family

Eddie Murphy married his girlfriend Nicole Mitchell in 1993. When they got married, Eddie was one of the most popular comedians of that time. However, they got divorced in 2006 and Eddie reportedly paid Nicole a $15 million divorce settlement. Eddie has dated a businessperson Tracy Edmonds and a model Paige Butcher after that. He has 10 children from his various relationships.


Eddie Murphy’s career was kick-started by his big-screen debut in 1982. He gave back-to-back hits in series like ‘Trading Places’, the ‘Beverly Hills Cop films’, ‘Coming to America’ and Harlem ‘Nights’.

He also tried his luck in singing career but his filming career always over-shadowed his singing. His albums like ‘How Could It Be (1985)’, ‘So Happy (1989)’ and ‘Love’s Alright (1993)’ was a super flop.

In 1996, he appeared in the comedy series ‘The Nutty Professor’ which gave him a huge success.

In 2006, he performed in ‘Dreamgirls’ which again left an excellent mark at the box office.

After that, he appeared in many more movies like ‘Tower Heist’ and ‘Imagine That’.

Eddie Murphy Net Worth and Earnings

As of 2021, Net Worth of Eddie Murphy is $200 Million.

He was one of the highest-paid actors at one stage of his career. His major chunk of earnings generated from his TV series, Netflix projects and Real Estate properties. He is a well-known millionaire who donates to charity as well.

At one stage, he was only earning around $4500 per episode in SNL. His major paid salary came in 1984 when he earned approx. $1 million for the film ‘Best Defense’. After that huge paycheck, he never looks back and made some handsome amount of money in his later projects.

He earned $8 million for ‘Beverly Hills Cop’, another $8 million for ‘Coming to America’, $20 million for ‘The Nutty Professor’. He also earned $3 million from ‘Shrek (2001)’, $20 Million from ‘Doctor Dolittle (2011)’ and $7.5 million from ‘Tower Heist’.

From Netflix projects, he earned approx. $70 million and Eddie Murphy net worth topples to $200 million.

Assets and Properties

Eddie Murphy’s house is situated in Beverly Hills which he owned from 2001.

In the 1990s, he lived in Granite Bay, California with his family.

He purchased his 3.7-acre Beverly Hills mansion for $10 million. He also constructed a custom 40,000 sq. ft. mansion after that purchase.

Eddie also paid $15 million for a 15-acre private island in the Bahamas called Rooster Cay in 2007.

Awards and Achievements

Eddie Murphy has won several awards for his amazing roles and performances in his acting career. 

He had won 1 Saturn Award, 1 Screen Actors Guild Award, 1 Golden Globe Award, 5 Golden Raspberry Awards and 3 Kids Choice Awards.

His cabinet includes 1 Annie Award as well.

Best Eddie Murphy Movies

Some of his highest grossing movies/TV Series are:

  1. Shrek (2001): $267.67 million
  2. Beverly Hills Cop(1984): $234.76 million
  3. Coming to America (1988): $128.15 million
  4. 48 Hrs. (1982): $78.87 million
  5. The Nutty Professor (1996): $128.81 million
  6. The Trading Places (1983): $90.40 million
  7. Eddie Murphy: Delirious (1983 – TV Special)
  8. Life (1999): $63.84 millions
  9. Dream Girls (2006)
  10. Church (2016)


Who is the wife of Eddie Murphy?

His wife is Nicole Mitchell Murphy.

How many kids does Eddie Murphy have?

He has 10 kids from various relationships.

Where is the house of Eddie Murphy

His mansion is situated in Beverly Hills.

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