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Actor Eddie Murphy | His Son and Grand Son | Source: Getty Images | instagram.com/carly.olivia
Actor Eddie Murphy | His Son and Grand Son | Source: Getty Images | instagram.com/carly.olivia

Myles 'Miles' Mitchell Murphy Is Eddie Murhpy's Son Who Made Him a First-Time Granddad

Naomi Wanjala
Jan 13, 2023
04:30 P.M.

Myles "Miles" Mitchell Murphy is the son of celebrated actor Eddie Murphy. Even though the actor has many children, Eddie became a grandfather for the first time in 2019 when Myles welcomed his firstborn child with his long-term girlfriend.

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Despite Myles being a grown man and having a family, his mother still sees him and his other siblings as her babies, no matter how old they get.

Besides being a devoted father, Myles — whose name is sometimes spelled as Miles in media outlets — has some other interesting facts about him. Here's what we know about Myles Mitchell Murphy.

Eddie Murphy and son Myles at Mann Village in Westwood, California, on February 08, 2007 | Source: Getty Images

Eddie Murphy and son Myles at Mann Village in Westwood, California, on February 08, 2007 | Source: Getty Images

Myles Has Done Some Work in the Movie Industry but Stays Out of the Spotlight

Myles was born on November 7, 1992, after his parents had gotten back together following a break in their relationship. Myles' parents married in 1993 after he turned a year old.

In November 2022, when Myles turned 30, his fiancée Carly Olivia shared a cute photo of them alongside a sweet message wishing him a happy birthday. She captioned:

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"Myles, the love Evie & I have for you is infinite! God will continue to bless you & our whole family with health, happiness, success & blessings. I love you my FIANCÉ & I can’t wait to marry you. HAPPY BIRTHDAY, BABY!"

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Even though not much is known about his current work, Myles has done some projects in the movie industry, although he didn't specialize in acting.

After Myles' parents separated, his father welcomed Angel Iris Murphy Brown on April 3, 2007, with singer Mel B.

Based on his IMDb page, he worked as a digital artist in the 2008 action/adventure film "Iron Man." Also, he worked as a compositor and digital effects artist in the 2011 film "I Am Number Four" and the 2000 film series "X-Men," respectively.

Nicole Mitchell (Eddie Murphy's ex-wife), and their son Myles on November 23, 2003 at the El Capitan Theater, in Los Angeles, California. | Source: Getty Images

Nicole Mitchell (Eddie Murphy's ex-wife), and their son Myles on November 23, 2003 at the El Capitan Theater, in Los Angeles, California. | Source: Getty Images

Myles Made His Father a Granddad for the First Time

Myles and his long-term girlfriend, Olivia, have been together for over a decade. The two share a daughter Evie Isla Murphy, who was born on July 2, 2019.

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Before Evie's arrival, Myles' girlfriend announced via her Instagram that they were expecting a baby. She shared of photo of her and Myles and an image of an ultrasound scan that showed little Evie's development in the womb. Myles' daughter became Eddie Murphy's first grandchild.

During an interview in 2020 with Vanity Fair, the celebrated actor/comedian stated that he was happy to become a grandfather and that meeting Evie was his sweetest blessing.

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Even though Evie was just five months old at the time, Eddie hoped she would call him papa after she learned to talk. Myles Mitchell Murphy has an incredible bond with his father and sometimes can be seen together in sweet family photoshoots to celebrate special occasions.

Both of Myles' Parents Are Famous

Besides Myles' father being a high-profile Hollywood actor, his mother is well-known and has worked on several projects, per IMDb. Myles' mother, Nicole Mitchell Murphy, was born on January 5, 1968, in Sacramento, California, and is an actress and producer.

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She is known for her role in the 2016 comedy film "Just Love" and the 2009 film "Shut the F*** Up." Myles' mother was also part of the editorial team in the sports documentary "Hard Knocks," which premiered in 2001; as of this writing, the series has 17 seasons.

Myles' parents met in 1988 at an NAACP Image Awards show. They began dating and lived together for a year and a half before tying the knot in 1993. They later divorced after being together for 13 years. During their marriage, the two were blessed with five children.

Myles Has a Lot of Siblings Spanning Different Ages

Myles comes from a large family; he has four siblings and five half-siblings. Myles' father shares two children with actress Paige Butcher and five children with Myles' mother.

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Eddie also shares a son with Paulette McNeely and has another son from his former relationship with Tamara Hood. He also has a daughter with TV personality and singer Melanie Brown, famously known as Mel B. Here's all we know about Myles' other siblings.

Myles' eldest sister Bria L. Murphy was born on November 18, 1989. Bria followed in her father's footsteps and has several acting credits on IMDb.

Eric Murphy is Myles Mitchell Murphy's older half-brother, born on July 10, 1989. Very little is known about Eric's professional life, but he's pretty active on social media and is currently dating Martin Lawrence's daughter Jasmin.

Eddie Murphy, ex-wife Nicole and family at Mann Village Theatre in Westwood, California on May 08, 2004 | Source: Getty Images

Eddie Murphy, ex-wife Nicole and family at Mann Village Theatre in Westwood, California on May 08, 2004 | Source: Getty Images

During Myles' father's relationship with Hood, the two welcomed their son Christian Murphy on November 29, 1990. Unlike his other siblings, Christian prefers living out of the spotlight.

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Myles' sister Shayne Audra Murphy was born on October 10, 1994, and even though she doesn't have any acting credits, she once appeared on the reality show "Hollywood Exes" with her mom. Shayne is a social media influencer with a massive following on Instagram.

Myles' younger sister, Zola Ivy Murphy, was born on December 24, 1999. Though she is yet to discover an interest in acting, she once appeared with her mom on "Hollywood Exes." She also has an active Instagram account where she shares her hobbies and interests.

Eddie Murphy (3rd form R), Paige Butcher (4th from R) and his children at ArcLight Hollywood on September 6, 2016, in Hollywood, California. | Source: Getty Images

Eddie Murphy (3rd form R), Paige Butcher (4th from R) and his children at ArcLight Hollywood on September 6, 2016, in Hollywood, California. | Source: Getty Images

Bella Zahra Murphy was born on January 29, 2002. It seems like Bella has discovered a talent for acting. She impressed fans with her incredible acting skills in the 2021 film "Coming 2 America." She also starred in the comedy series "Dollface."

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After Myles' parents separated, his father welcomed Angel Iris Murphy Brown on April 3, 2007, with singer Mel B. Even though she is young, Angel has already made appearances with her dad at red-carpet events.

Myles' father became a dad for the ninth and tenth time when he welcomed Izzy Oona Murphy on May 3, 2016, and Max Charles Murphy on November 30, 2018, with his partner Butcher.

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