Eddie Murphy Net Worth in 2017: $85 million
Eddie Murphy is an American actor, comedian, writer, producer and singer; he started his career at the age of 15 by writing and performing and now his total net worth is $85 million.
The American actor was born in Brooklyn, New York, on April 3, 1961; when he was three years old his parents broken up and at the age of nine his father has died, Bill Cosby and Richard Pryor were influenced by the Eddie at the age of 15 when they saw his writing skills and performance.
Saturday Night Live was the show which signed a contract with Eddie when he was 19 years old, this show gave him incentives to increase potential for comedy and later in 1982, he starred in his debut film 48 Hrs, he done good job in this movie which led him to get the lead roles in “Trading Places,” “Beverly Hills Cop” and “Coming to America.”
During 1990s periods he faced many ups and downs in his film career as his box office dropped down but later he was starred in notably Mulan, Shrek, and the Nutty Professor movies, he regain his position and earned a lot of strength.
According to a report the movie of Eddie Murphy has crossed $3.8 billion in Canada and United States while movies of him have earned $6.6 billion worldwide; according to 2015 report he has the record of 6th-highest grossing actor in America.
He has done many movies like Beverly Hills Cop, Beverly Hills Cop II, Mulan, Life, Bowfinger, Nutty Professor II: The Klumps, Showtime, The Adventures of Pluto Nash, Dreamgirls, Shrek Forever After, Tower Heist and many others.
American star has earned many awards like People’s Choice award, National Society of Film Critics, Golden Globes, three Emmy nominations, BAFTA and BET awards.