What Is the Age Difference Between Eddie Murphy and Paige Butcher?

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Eddie Murphy is arguably one of the best and most popular comedians of all time. He has been a household name for decades, following his four-year tenure in Saturday Night Live in the early ‘80s.

From his first movie, 48Hrs, in 1982 to Dolemite Is My Name in 2019, Eddie has a string of box office comedy hits, a long list of epic characters, and multiple awards and nominations under his belt.

Eddie Murphy at the WSJ Magazine 2019 Innovator Awards on November 6, 2019Eddie Murphy at the WSJ Magazine 2019 Innovator Awards on November 6, 2019

Aside from continuously building a successful career, Eddie has also been expanding his family. In the past three decades, he has had 10 children with five women: Paulette McNeely, Tamara Hood, Nicole Mitchell, Melanie Brown, and Paige Butcher.

Paige Butcher and Eddie Murphy attend the 77th Annual Golden Globe Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 05, 2020Paige Butcher and Eddie Murphy attend the 77th Annual Golden Globe Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 5, 2020

His most recent child was his fourth son, Max, whom he had with his fiancée Paige Butcher in 2018. The two also share a daughter, Izzy, born in 2016.

Who Is Paige Butcher?

Paige was born on October 6, 1979, in Perth, the largest city of the Australian state of Western Australia, to a fashion designer mother and a model father.

Paige Butcher flaunts her legs at Russell Simmons's ARGYLECULTURE Fall 2010 Menswear PresentationPaige Butcher flaunts her legs at Russell Simmons’s ARGYLECULTURE Fall 2010 Menswear Presentation on August 3, 2010

Like her parents, she has also worked in the entertainment industry as a model and actress. She began modeling for her mom’s designs at the age of seven or eight before working professionally as a model at 13.

Paige won the Cover Girl Cosmetics Supermodel Search in 1994 and went on to sign with IMG Models in New York City.

How Did Eddie Murphy and Paige Butcher Meet?

Her success in modeling opened many doors for her, including the door to Hollywood. In 2003, she made her film debut in Something’s Gotta Give.

Following her appearance in Maxim’s 2005 Real Swimsuit DVD, Paige landed a role in the 2006 movie Big Momma’s House 2, where she first met Eddie Murphy.

Eddie Murphy and Paige Butcher make their relationship public at Spike TV's Eddie Murphy: One Night Only tribute on November 3, 2012Eddie Murphy and Paige Butcher make their relationship public at Spike TV’s Eddie Murphy: One Night Only tribute on November 3, 2012

It wasn’t until 2012 when the two started dating. They sparked romance rumors in September that year, and two months later, they made their relationship red carpet official at Spike TV’s Eddie Murphy: One Night Only tribute.

What’s the Age Difference Between Eddie Murphy and Paige Butcher?

Eddie Murphy was born on April 3, 1961, making him 18 years older than Paige. Despite their huge age gap, the two have been going strong for nine years now.

Paige Butcher wearing a gray sweater, sweatpants, and Nike shoes while out with daughter Izzy in Los Angeles on March 6, 2021Paige Butcher wearing a gray sweater, sweatpants, and Nike shoes while out with daughter Izzy in Los Angeles on March 6, 2021

After four years of dating, Paige welcomed her firstborn with Eddie, a daughter named Izzy Oona. Two years later, she gave birth to their second child, Max Charles, Eddie’s 10th child.

Paige Butcher steps out with son Max in Los Angeles on February 13, 2021Paige Butcher steps out with son Max in Los Angeles on February 13, 2021

In 2018, after six years of dating, Eddie popped the question and asked for Paige’s hand in marriage.

What’s Eddie Murphy and Paige Butcher’s Net Worth?

Eddie has an estimated net worth of $200 million, making him one of the highest-grossing actors in film history. According to Forbes, the “48 Hours” star is also the most overpaid actor in Hollywood and has starred in a number of box office flops.

Meanwhile, his fiancée’s net worth is unknown. She’ll likely be asked to sign a prenup before marrying Eddie Murphy. Nicole Murphy reportedly scored $15 million when divorcing the “Beverly Hills Cop” star in 2005.

“The welfare of our children is our main concern and their best interest is our first priority,” Murphy said in a statement at the time.

Nicole Mitchell Murphy and Eddie Murphy with their children Shayne Audra Murphy, Miles Mitchell Murphy, and Bria MurphyNicole Mitchell Murphy and Eddie Murphy with their children Shayne Audra Murphy, Miles Mitchell Murphy, and Bria Murphy at the ‘Nutty Professor II: The Klumps’ Universal City Premiere on July 24, 2000, at Universal Amphitheatre in Universal City, California

Eddie’s latest movie, Coming 2 America, was released digitally via Prime Video on March 4, 2021.

Originally supposed to be released in theaters in August 2020, Paramount Pictures sold the film to Amazon for $125 million when the pandemic shut down movie theaters around the country.

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