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Eddie Murphy Gushes about His 10 Kids & How Normal and Well Brought-up They All Are

Olawale Ogunjimi
Mar 17, 2021
03:50 P.M.

Eddie Murphy, a father of ten, recently had a heart-to-heart talk concerning his large family. Here is how he praised his kids for being "normal people."

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Comedian and actor Eddie Murphy has maintained a worthy seat in the upper echelons of the entertainment industry over the past decades.

His creativity and uniqueness in bringing characters to life are impeccable. He has continued with the same vibrant energy for years, causing him to be highly recognized by the industry, colleagues, and fans.

Eddie Murphy speaks onstage during the LA Tastemaker event for Comedians in Cars at The Paley Center for Media on July 17, 2019 | Photo: Getty Images

Eddie Murphy speaks onstage during the LA Tastemaker event for Comedians in Cars at The Paley Center for Media on July 17, 2019 | Photo: Getty Images

While the Hollywood actor has things going well for him in terms of career choice, he has also dedicated portions of his time to building a family. Murphy is a father of ten adorable kids.

He ensures to put in the time for them and does not mind sharing his success story in that regard. During a podcast interview with Marc Maron, the actor talked about his fatherhood journey with his pack.

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Eddie Murphy at the WSJ Mag 2019 Innovator Awards at the Museum of Modern Art on November 06, 2019 | Photo: Getty Images

Eddie Murphy at the WSJ Mag 2019 Innovator Awards at the Museum of Modern Art on November 06, 2019 | Photo: Getty Images

First, he gave himself an excellent score for being present in their lives. The father-of-ten then raved on about how seemingly perfect the younger Murphys turned out. According to him:

"I am so blessed with my kids. I don't have one bad seed. I don't have any like 'oh you are the one.' My kids are so great, normal people."

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Despite having such a large family with no black sheep, the comedian explained that they are also brilliant and are trying to carve a niche for themselves in their respective careers.

While Murphy has repeatedly made his appreciation for his family known in the media, he might not have been lucky with relationships until recently.

They have all appeared at red carpet events with the actor and are no strangers to his home.

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The 59-year-old has been connected to several women throughout his career. In fact, his ten children are from five different women, all of whom he was romantically linked to.

He shares two kids named Max and Izzy with his fiancée, Paige Butcher. His oldest son Eric is a child from his relationship with Paulette McNeely.

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Murphy and Tamara Hood are parents to their only child, Christian, while he shares another one of his daughters, Angel, with Mel B, a former member of the girl group, Spice Girls.

The actor's other five kids starting from the oldest—Bria, Myles, Shayne, Zola, and Bella are from his ex-wife, model, and fitness guru, Nicole Murphy.

Regardless of the disparity in the circumstances of their births, the Hollywood celebrity has groomed them with love and planted a seed of togetherness in them.

They have all appeared at red carpet events with the actor and are no strangers to his home when it comes to spending special family holidays and festivities together!

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