In 30 years, Eddie Murphy was unanimously called "World Comedy Star", and the monetary expression of the title exceeded the amount of a billion dollars.
Since the age of 15, Eddie has appeared in youth clubs with his own miniatures. His first stand-up shows were organized in Bay Area Comedy Club. The owners of “The Site of Humor” noticed him and arranged an audition for the popular TV show “Saturday Night Live”.
In 1982, Murphy made his debut on the big screen in the film “48 hours”. In 1983 he was filming in the movie “Trading Places”.
Best Known For
In 1984, appeared the movie “The Beverly Hills Cop”, which brought Eddie Murphy a terrific success. The picture is filled with shootings, fights and, of course, Eddy's excellent sense of humor.
Murphy starred in more than 30 films. The peak of popularity fell on the 80-ies.
Eddie Murphy got "Golden Globe" for his role in Bill Condon's “Dream Girls” in 20007. He was also awarded the prestigious Saturn Prize for the film “The Nutty Professor”.
His religion is Christianity. The actor was raised a Baptist and got married in a Baptist church. We know from his mother that he is a devout Christian.
Eddie is surely straight. He was married to Nicole Mitchell from 1993 to 2006. He began dating Paige Butcher in 2012. He is a father for three sons and six daughters.
Worth To Know
He was twice nominated for the prestigious Emmy Award, however, he never got it.
He is also a singer and in 1985, the debuted with solo album called «How Could It Be».