Eddie Murphy allegedly dated a number of other women before he met Nicole Mitchell at an NAACP Image Awards ceremony in Los Angeles. The actor went through something he’d never experienced before and found he couldn’t suppress it.
The famous actor said he had known from the moment he laid eyes on Nicole that they would be married.
Eddie began his transformation, and while the lady of his dreams was thrilled that she had drawn his attention to herself, she did not share his optimism over the future.
Nicole did not hurry to inform her friends about the actor, and the same can be said about the beginning of her relationship with him.
The explanation for this was that Eddie’s girlfriend, who had a great career as a print and runway model, was just too preoccupied with her work. However, over time they did get closer, and the actor was successful in winning her over.
The information that Nicole and Eddie were engaged and had just become parents to a son named Miles Mitchell Murphy was published in The Southeast Missourian in the year 1992.
The birth weight of the little bundle of joy was seven pounds, seven ounces, however, the couple’s daughter Bria Murphy was born three years before to the birth of Miles, therefore he was not their first child together.
Eddie and Nicole finally sealed the wedding in front of 500 family and friends after being together for five years and having two children during that time.
The wedding day of the pair, which took place in the Grand Ballroom of The Plaza hotel in New York City, had been eagerly awaited.
The song “Don’t Give Up On Love” by Eddie, from his album Love’s Alright, was playing as Nicole made her way down the aisle of the ballroom draped with white satin.
A standing ovation greeted the newlyweds as they went down the aisle with their daughter, nearly completely silencing Whitney Houston’s “I’m Every Woman!”
During the more serious picture session for the wedding party, the actor continued to hold his daughter.
The couple remained together for a number of happy years and had more children, but they were ultimately unable to make their relationship work for the rest of their lives.
After being married for 13 years, Nicole and her husband made the decision the previous year to end their marriage.
“The well-being of our children is the primary focus of our attention, and we place the utmost importance on looking out for their interests,”
In 2006, while filming “Big Momma’s House 2,” the star of “Coming 2 America” met Paige Butcher for the first time.
However, they started dating in 2011 and by July of 2022, they had had two children together, named Izzy and Max.
The couple had very “low-key” lives and focused their attention on their family. However, Butcher maintained a strong relationship with her fiance’s children.
Bria’s wedding was in July 2022, and it was time for Eddie to make good on his promise to attend. The actor’s oldest kid tied the knot in a private ceremony in Beverly Hills to actor Michael Xavier.
There were a total of 250 individuals present at the occasion, including Bria’s mother. The “Dolemite is My Name” actor was seen walking his daughter down the aisle, and Bria documented the event by posting photographs and a video on Instagram of the happy occasion.
As they walked around the dance floor, Eddie was seen holding his daughter securely in his arms. They seemed to be happy and satisfied in each other’s arms, and Bria wrote that she would remain: “Daddy’s Girl Forever.”
Another one of Eddie’s children, Eric Murphy, posted pictures on social media a day after his sister’s wedding showing him posing with his girlfriend Jasmin Lawrence, his sister Bria, and her new spouse.
The celebrity’s son expressed his happiness at the wedding of his sister to Xavier by saying that he was “overwhelmed with delight.”
Eric also said how his fiancée had successfully grabbed the bouquet, which leads one to believe that the Murphys would be attending yet another wedding in the near future.