Eddie Murphy Height Weight Age Net Worth

Eddie Murphy

Eddie Murphy
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Birth Date

April 3, 1961


61 years old


United States

Sun Sign


Natural hair color


Eye color

Dark Brown


5 ft 10 in | 178 cm

Net Worth

$160 Million


77 kg | 170 lbs

Shoe size

10 US | 43 EU

Early acting career First movie Breakthrough

Eddie Murphy was born in Brooklyn, New York, United States, on April 3, 1961, is an American actor, comedian and singer.

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 regular cast member on the Saturday Night Live (1980-1984) at the age of 19.

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 started his singing career with the songs "Boogie in Your Butt" and "Enough Is Enough", on his comedy album Eddie Murphy (1982).

He released his debut studio album "How Could It Be" in 1985.

Eddie Murphy Height and Weight

How tall is Eddie Murphy and what is his weight? Eddie Murphy's height is 5' 10" іn fееt аnd іnсhеѕ or 178 іn cеntіmеtrеѕ, his weight is 170 іn pоunds or 77 іn kіlоgrаmѕ.

Eddie Murphy Age

Eddie Murphy is 61 years old.

Eddie Murphy Net Worth

Eddie Murphy net worth is around 160 million dollars.

Best Movies

He was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor and he won the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor 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 a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor

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)

Nutty Professor II: The Klumps (2000).

He voiced Donkey in Shrek film series:

Shrek (2001)

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 a Golden Globe Award for New Star of the Year

Another 48 Hrs. (1990)

He portrayed Prince Akeem Joffer / Randy Watson in romantic comedy movies:

Coming to America (1988)

Coming 2 America (2021)

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).

Trading Places (1983) comedy opposite Dan Aykroyd and Jamie Lee Curtis

Boomerang (1992) romantic comedy with Halle Berry

The Golden Child (1986) fantasy comedy with Charlotte Lewis

Bowfinger (1999) comedy with Steve Martin, Robert Downey, Jr. and Heather Graham

He voiced Chinese dragon Mushu in Disney's Mulan (1998).

Life (1999) comedy drama with Martin Lawrence and Bernie Mac

Mr. Church (2016) drama in role as Henry Joseph Church

Dolemite Is My Name (2019) biographical comedy in role as Rudy Ray Moore, opposite Keegan-Michael Key and Mike Epps

Best TV Shows

He was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series and the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series for Saturday Night Live (1980–1984).

He hosted Saturday Night Live (1982, 1984, 2019).

Stand-up specials:

Eddie Murphy (1982)

Delirious (1983)

Eddie Murphy Raw (1987)

TV specials:

What's Alan Watching? (1989)

Eddie Murphy: One Night Only (2012)

Saturday Night Live 40th Anniversary Special (2015)


Attended Roosevelt Junior-Senior High School in Roosevelt, New York.

Attended Nassau Community College in Garden City, New York.

Has an older brother, Charlie.

Fan of the original Star Trek series.

Huge fan of Elvis Presley and Kylie Minogue.

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 Hollywood, California on June 26, 1996.

Featured in music video for Michael Jackson "Remember The Time" (1992).

Close friends with Arsenio Hall.

Avid fan of professional wrestling.

He was awarded the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor by the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in 2015.

Lives in Long Island, New York.


He was married to Nicole Mitchell Murphy (1993-2006) they have five children together: Bria, Myles, Shayne, Zola and Bella.

Has been engaged to:

Tracey E. Edmonds (2007-2008)

Whitney Houston (1982-1983)

He was in relationship 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 started dating model Paige Butcher in 2012, the couple got engaged in 2018, they have one son and one daughter.

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