Eddie Murphy becomes father for 10th time, with fiancee Paige Butcher; son named after his late brother Charlie

FP Staff

Dec 05, 2018 08:52:57 IST

Actor-comedian Eddie Murphy and his fiancee Paige Butcher have a new baby boy.

 Eddie Murphy becomes father for 10th time, with fiancee Paige Butcher; son named after his late brother Charlie

Eddie Murphy. YouTube

The couple released a statement through Murphy’s publicist on Monday, saying Max Charles Murphy was born Friday (30 November) and weighed 6 pounds, 11 ounces. The statement says Butcher and the baby are doing well. The boy’s middle name is a tribute to Murphy’s older brother and fellow comedian Charlie Murphy, who died of leukemia last year.

It is the 10th child for the 57-year-old Murphy, the second child for the 39-year-old Butcher. The couple has a two-year-old daughter, Izzy.

The Nutty Professor and Beverly Hills Cop actor has been dating the Australian model and actress since 2012, and they recently got engaged. The 57-year-old and Butcher, 39, announced their pregnancy in August.

The Dr Doolittle star has oldest son, Eric, 29, with Paulette McNeely.

Along with being an accomplished actor, Murphy is also a singer and has delivered hits like 'Boogie In Your Butt,' 'Party All The Time,' 'How Could It Be,' 'Put Your Mouth On Me,' 'Til the Money's Gone,' 'I Was A King,' 'Whatzupwitu,' 'Desdamona,' 'Red Light,' 'Promise (You Won't Break My Heart),' 'Temporary' and 'Oh Jah Jah.' He also has albums like How Could It Be and Love's Alright to his credit.

With inputs from agencies.

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Updated Date: Dec 05, 2018 08:52:57 IST