We all know that having a successful career and being a loving, affectionate and devoted parent is difficult for anyone. Well, that doesn’t seem to be the case for Eddie Murphy, who, in addition to being a famous and successful actor, producer, writer, and comedian, is also a caring father of 10.
we, from awesome.club, we were in awe of Murphy’s ability to simultaneously have a fruitful career and meet the needs of his huge family. We hope the actor’s story inspires him as much as he inspired us.
Murphy loves having a full house
Murphy started his family in 1989 when he had his first child, Eric. As the years passed, his family grew bigger and bigger. Fast forward to nearly 30 years later, Murphy welcomed their tenth child, Max.
The mere thought of having 10 kids can be off-putting to many, but apparently not to Murphy. He revealed he liked it and was happy to have a full house. In an interview, when asked if having ten kids wasn’t an exaggeration, he replied, “No, it’s fine with me.” That said, maybe the actor’s family will never stop growing!
Even though they are a blended family, they get along perfectly well.
Having a blended family doesn’t always mean rainbows and butterflies. But in Murphy’s family, there’s no drama or arguments, as he goes out of his way to make sure everyone gets along perfectly well, including the mothers of his children.
Murphy revealed that they maintain the integrity of a growing family: “Everyone is really nice to each other and everything around is love, everyone gets along, that’s a good thing. At home it is a constant love feast.”
Murphy loves his children the same and is proud of each one of them.
Even with 10 kids, Murphy doesn’t have a favorite. He loves them deeply and considers himself a blessed man as they are all great. “I was really lucky🇧🇷 My kids are smart and they’re trying to do things the best they can,” he said.
He’s just as proud of his kids and is glad none of them act like Hollywood “stars” and they all keep their feet on the ground. “I am so blessed with my offspring. I don’t have a single bad seed.”
He puts his children before anything else.
Murphy’s priority is to keep his family happy, healthy and well-cared for. The actor revealed his biggest wish in life: to remain the person he is and spend as much time as possible with his family and the people he loves. And he added: “My career, or what I am as an artist, is not the most important thing. My family and my children are at the center of my life.”
Murphy decided to put his career on the back burner, and that time shooting three movies a year is long gone. “Along the way, I realized that, If you put your kids first, you will never make a bad decision.” explained. “When you come to a crossroads, you think, ‘Well, what’s best for my kids?’”
Murphy is also a proud grandfather
Murphy was not only blessed with his children, he was lucky enough to be a grandfather. His son, Myles Mitchell, continued the family by becoming the father of little Evie.
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