Despite past drama, Eddie Murphy didn’t close himself off to relationships and, at age 51, he found his match in Paige Butcher.
Eddie Murphy has had an incredible career, from Saturday Night Live to Beverly Hills Cop to Shrek. His Hollywood legacy is undeniable. However, the actor-comedian hasn’t been as lucky in love. Since welcoming his first child, son Eric Murphy, in 1989 with then-girlfriend Paulette McNeely, the Coming to America star has become a father of 10. He’s also had share of headline-making relationships. But then Paige Butcher entered Eddie Murphy’s life.
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Despite the occasional drama, Murphy didn’t close himself off to relationships. At age 51, he found his match when he began dating Paige Butcher in 2012. And while they’ve enjoyed an extended engagement (Murphy popped the question in 2018), they’ve mastered the art of the blended family.