Eddie Murphy is an American actor, comedian, and singer. He is best known for his roles in films such as 48 Hrs., Beverly Hills Cop, and Trading Places. Murphy has been a successful actor for over three decades and his net worth is estimated to be $400 million as of 2021. In 2022, his net worth is expected to increase to $600 million. Murphy has starred in many successful films and has earned critical acclaim for his work in films such as Dreamgirls and Mr. Church. He has also received several Grammy Award nominations for his work as a stand-up comedian. Murphy is one of the highest-paid actors in Hollywood and his films have grossed over $3.8 billion at the worldwide box office.
Eddie Murphy was born on April 3, 1961 in Brooklyn, New York. He is the oldest of ten children. His father, Charles Edward Murphy, was a transit police officer and his mother, Lillian Murphy, was a telephone operator. Murphy’s father died when he was eight years old. To support the family, his mother worked two jobs. When Murphy was a teenager, he began to perform stand-up comedy in local nightclubs.
In 1980, Murphy made his film debut in the movie “48 Hrs.” He went on to star in several successful films including “Beverly Hills Cop” (1984), “Trading Places” (1983), “Coming to America” (1988), and “The Nutty Professor” (1996). Murphy has also worked as a voice actor, starring in the films “Shrek” (2001) and “Kung Fu Panda” (2008).
Throughout his career, Murphy has won numerous awards, including an Oscar, a Golden Globe, and three Grammy Awards. He was also inducted into the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 1999.
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