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What Is Eddie Murphy’s Net Worth In 2022?

What Is Eddie Murphy’s Net Worth In 2022?

Eddie Murphy is one of the most beloved actors around.

Eddie Murphy is one of the most beloved actors and comedians of all time, dominating screens from the early 80s until the present day. 

Some of his most well known films include the Beverly Hills Cop series, The Nutty Professor, and the Shrek series, however, this list comes nowhere close to doing the legend justice, as he’s starred in countless iconic comedies throughout his career.

Eddie Murphy’s most recent venture concerns the new Netflix romcom, You People, which will see the star take the main stage along with comedy legend Jonah Hill. 

Although there is no official release date the film is set to be released sometime at the end of 2022. 

With all this said, many are curious to know how much the all-star actor, comedian, producer, director, and singer is worth, after such an illustrious career.

Eddie Murphy didn't want to play Robin. (Alamy)
Eddie Murphy didn't want to play Robin. (Alamy)

What Is Eddie Murphy’s Net Worth?

According to Celebrity Net Worth, Eddie Murphy has a staggering net worth of $200 million, putting him up there with some of the richest actors around. 

Nonetheless, this colossal figure should come as no surprise as the icon has been taking the lead role in high-profile movies for over 50 years. To put this into context, as of 2022, Eddie Murphy’s films have grossed nearly $7 billion at the global box office. 

Since the 80s the star has consistently been one of the highest actors in the world, as he has often made around $20 million per movie. For example, including back ends, Murphy made $60 million for "Nutty Professor II", and was paid $70 million by Netflix in 2019, for a series of comedy specials. 

So, when and where did Eddie Murphy’s journey to success begin? The star’s fascination with comedy began at a young age, which led to eventually joining the cast of Saturday Night Live (SNL). The introduction of Eddie to SNL raised the show to a new level of popularity. 

His debut film 48hrs grossed an impressive $80 million at the box office, the icon then never looked back as he starred in countless smash hits throughout the 80s and 90s. 

Skipping forward to the present, with such extraordinary wealth, what has Eddie Murphy spent it all on? In 2007, Eddie spent $15 million on Rooster Cay, a 15-acre private island in the Bahamas. He also built a 40 000 sq ft mansion in 2001, which is reportedly worth around $30-40 million.

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Topics: Eddie Murphy, Net Worth, Celebrity, Film and TV