Edward Regan Murphy is a 61-year-old veteran Hollywood writer, producer, director and Actor.
Known simply as Eddie Murphy, he rose to fame on the sketch comedy show Saturday Night Live, for which he was a regular cast member from 1980 to 1984.
Eddie Murphy was born in Brooklyn, U.S.A on April 3rd, 1961. He lists Bill Cosby, Redd Foxx, Robin Williams, Muhammad Ali, Bruce Lee, and Charlie Chaplin and Peter Sellers as his early life inspirations.
Murphy is known to have developed an interest in comedy after he watched Richard Pryor's comedy album That Nigger's Crazy when he was 15 years old.
Throughout his career, Murphy has acted in well over 200 movies and is regarded by the comedy show Comedy Central as a top 10 comedian of all time.
He has also won multiple awards for his roles in major movies such as DoLittle, The Nutty Professor and Dolemite is my name and Dreamgirls
What is Eddie Murphy's Net worth?
In 2015, his films made him the sixth-highest grossing actor in the United States. As of 2016, Eddie Murphy's films have grossed over $3.8 billion in the United States and Canada box offices and over $6.7 billion worldwide.
His current Net worth is estimated by Forbes to be around $600 million.