Eddie Murphy is a well-known actor and comedian from America. His massive earnings have led him to become the second highest grossing actor in the United States. His net worth is around an estimated $75 million. In his lifetime, he’s earned more than $164 million. Most of his earnings have come from his time on the television show Saturday Night Live, roles in big blockbuster movies, and he has also performed as a musician. Murphy has also co-written of the movies he has been involved with.
Murphy got his start in stand-up comedy. He began writing and performing his own routines when he was 15. He was influenced by his late father, who was also an amateur comedian. Murphy would find mainstream success after releasing his first two stand-up albums in early 1980s. He would also become a regular on Saturday Night Live, which boosted his popularity. This led to the start of his acting career. His first big screen role was in 48 Hours. He has since gone on to star in popular films like Beverly Hills Cop, The Haunted Mansion, Shrek, and The Nutty Professor. He is still acting today. In addition to acting, Murphy has also dabbled in music. He has provided backup vocals for the band The Bus Boys and he has also released solo singles. He has also released two albums, and has performed songs in some of his movies, including Coming to America and the Shrek films. (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eddie_Murphy)
Eddie Murphy began a serious relationship in 1988 with Nicole Mitchell. They would become married in 1993. They had five children together between the years of 1989 and 2002; 3 daughters and 2 sons. Mitchell requested a divorce from Murphy in 2005, and it was finalized in 2006. Murphy also has two other children. A son was born in 1990 with Tamara Hood and another son was born to Paulette McNealy in 1989. In 2006, Murphy would begin dating former Spice Girl Melanie Brown, who would also become pregnant and give birth to his daughter in 2007. Most recently, Murphy married film producer Tracey Edmonds in 2008. They married in Bora Bora and their marriage is not legally recognized in the U.S.