Edward Regan Murphy (born April 3, 1961) is an American actor, comedian, and singer.
Murphy was a regular cast member on Saturday Night Live from 1980 to 1984. He has worked as a stand-up comedian and was ranked No. 10 on Comedy Central's list of the 100 Greatest Stand-ups of All Time.
In films, Murphy has received Golden Globe Award nominations for his performances in 48 Hrs., the Beverly Hills Cop series, Trading Places, The Nutty Professor, and Dolemite Is My Name. In 2007, he won the Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actor and received a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his portrayal of soul singer James "Thunder" Early in Dreamgirls.
Eddie Murphy has agreed to increase his child support payments to Mel B for their 15-year-old daughter. The Hollywood star has upped the monthly payments from $25,000 to $35,000 for his daughter Angel Iris Murphy Brown.
The former Spice girl filed legal papers seeking more financial assistance from the Beverly Hill Cop actor two years ago. Court documents obtained by The Daily Mail show the parents reacher the new child support agreement after Mel cited a 'dramatic income reduction'.
Murphy had been paying pop star $25,000 a month, which works out to $300,00 a year, since their paternity dispute was settled back in February 2009.
The new arrangement, which identified Murphy as an 'extraordinarily high earner', will now see the comedian send an extra $10,000 a month, the Mirror reports.Read more on dailyrecord.co.uk