“If you put your children first, you never make a bad decision”—Eddie Murphy, proud father of 10

Eddie Murphy is an undisputed living legend. The idol has a storied career spanning three decades as an actor, comedian, and producer. As a father of ten, he also established quite a personal relationship in that period. Murphy has six daughters and four boys, which isn’t nearly as many as Nick Cannon, but the famous Murphy name isn’t going away anytime soon.

“I enjoy parenthood,” the 60-year-old Coming to America 2 star said on Marc Maron’s WTF show in March 2021. “The whole concept of going out there and doing three movies a year is gone… I discovered over and over again, and along the way, that putting your children first never leads to a terrible decision. My children are bright and ambitious. My children are a blessing to me. “I was quite fortunate.”

So, who are Murphy’s children? Here’s all you need to know about the actor’s large and remarkable family, from eldest to youngest.


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The actor’s oldest kid is Eric Murphy. Murphy and his then-girlfriend Paulette McNeely had their baby on July 10, 1989. Eric, 33, is rather reclusive and avoids the spotlight, but he is presently dating Martin Lawrence’s daughter, Jasmin. Last June, the two made their romance public. Lawrence apparently approves of their children’s connection, but he has one request of his Life co-star if the two ever decide to marry. “I’m going to attempt to get Eddie to pay for it,” Lawrence said back in June 2022 to Jimmy Kimmel.

Bria Murphy is an actress. Murphy’s second child and first daughter, Xavier, was born on November 18, 1989. He is married to his ex-wife, Nicole Mitchell. Bria, like her parents, is an actor; she co-starred in the 2017 drama Conflict of Interest, the 2016 comedy The Perfect Match, and the 2014 drama Hollywood Exes.

Bria married actor Michael Xavier in July, and her father was there to sweep her over the dance floor to Stevie Wonder’s “Isn’t She Lovely?”

Murphy-Xavier is also an artist and the co-founder of ArtUs Gallery in Los Angeles. “I’m thrilled people are seeing how amazing she is,” Murphy remarked of his daughter, according to People. “We’ve known how talented she is for years. It’s amazing to see her work on the walls. “I’m experiencing all of those proud parent emotions.”


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Eddie Murphy’s oldest son, Christian Murphy, was born on November 29, 1990, with his ex-girlfriend Tamara Hood. Christian, like his elder sister, has a few acting credits, including Cultureshock in 2018, It’s How You Got There in 2017, and The Wrong Bed: Naked Pursuit in 2017.


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Eddie Murphy’s fourth kid, Myles Murphy, was born on November 7, 1992, with his ex-wife, Nicole. Miles, like his brothers Christian and Eric, keeps his personal life private and does not use Instagram. He is, however, a husband (he is married to Carly Fink) and the father of a girl named Evie. He’s also in charge of making his father a grandfather for the first time.


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Murphy’s fifth child, Shayne, was born on October 10, 1994, and is his second daughter with ex-wife Nicole. She’s highly active on social media, regularly sharing photos from her travels. Shayne also has an Instagram food blog called Shayne’s Kitchen, which shows she’s a gourmet as well!


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Zola Ivy Murphy, born on December 24, 1999, with his ex-wife Nicole, is sixth in line. The free-spirited Murphy daughter portrays herself as a writer and hopeless romantic on Instagram.


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Bella, Murphy’s seventh and last child with his ex-wife Nicole, was born on January 29, 2002. The couple split a year after her birth due to “irreconcilable issues.”

The 20-year-old, like her father, has pursued a career in acting. Her planned projects include Fairyland, which is set to be released in 2023. But she is most remembered for her appearance in Coming to America 2 with her father. She was cast as Omma, one of King Akeem’s daughters. She had to audition for the job, just like any other actress. “She had to audition for Craig Brewer, who directed the film,” Murphy, who portrayed King Akeem, explained to Good Morning America. “I wasn’t going to cram my baby into the movie.” She needed to be able to deliver. She would not have gotten the part otherwise.

Bella’s first acting role also violated a family rule established by her father, which states that his children cannot perform in the entertainment sector until they reach the age of majority. Bella, on the other hand, was 17 when she landed the role in Coming to America 2. “I believe he just saw it and saw how serious I was about it and was like, “I think I’m just going to let you audition for the princess if you want,” she explained to Yahoo. “He offered me that option.” Of course, I accepted since I wanted to do it. So I went to the audition and practiced with him, and it was fantastic.”


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Angel Iris Murphy Brown, Murphy’s eighth child, was born on April 3, 2007, and he shares her with his ex, Melanie Brown, widely known as Mel B from the Spice Girls. Angel traveled to Hawaii with her father and siblings in 2018. “They all get along really well,” a source told People. “He constantly makes certain that they are connected with Angel.” She just had an event at her school, and several of her siblings came out to support her. She often texts Eddie and talks on the phone with him. She adores her father.


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Murphy’s eighth child, Izzy Oona Murphy, was born on May 3, 2016, with his fiancée Paige Butcher. Because her parents keep her out of the spotlight, nothing is known about the now 6-year-old. Butcher’s daughter’s favorite activities, according to People, are going to the park and having play dates.

Max Charles Murphy, born on November 30, 2018, is the tenth in line and Butcher’s second child. The youngster was named after Murphy’s late brother, Charlie Murphy, who died in 2017 as a result of leukemia complications.

Murphy discussed his life as a father and what others think about his having so many children in a 2019 interview on The Ellen DeGeneres Show. “Men look at me as though to say, “He’s insane. “How much did that nonsense cost?” “And ladies, I believe there’s something sensual about that,” Murphy explained. “They’re like, ‘Eddie Murphy has to be doing this.'” Eddie Murphy will be there.

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