Eddie Murphy, Academy Award winning actor, has owned this Beverly Hills mansion since 2001. The actor purchased the 3.7 acre lot for $10 million and constructed a custom 40,000 square foot mansion in the 19th century Classical Italianate style. Murphy’s neighbors include Denzel Washington, Rod Stewart and other celebrities.
The Beverly Hills neighborhood area estate cost $20 million to construct, and includes a large outdoor pool, tennis court, a detached 5,200 square foot guest house that includes two additional suites. The 32 room mansion includes nine bedrooms, nine bathrooms, special play area for his children, a two-story library and a bowling alley.
Murphy is a successful American actor, comedian, singer and director. His breakout comedic success on the television show “Saturday Night Live” in 1980 and his career took off from there. After several box office successes in the 1980s and 1990s, including “Beverly Hills Cop” and “The Nutty Professor” his career took a hit due to personal and legal problems. In recent years, his voiceover work in movies such as “Shrek,” “Mulan,” have brought him renewed fame and financial success. He won a Supporting Actor Academy Award in 2007 for his role in “Dreamgirls”.
Murphy’s net worth is $85 million as of 2014, and is the third highest grossing actor, behind Harrison Ford and Tom Hanks. As of 2014, Murphy’s films have grossed nearly $4 billion in the United States and over $6.5 billion worldwide.
In 1993, Murphy married his longtime girlfriend Nicole Mitchell, and the two divorced in 2006. He has three children with her, and three children from other relationships.
By tlp333 @ 2006-06-02 16:36:56