Eddie Murphy is a comedy wunderkind who launched his career at the age of 15 and by the age of 19 he had already secured his place in one of the best shows “Saturday Night Live”. He has enjoyed his career facing highs and lows. Murphy has been ranked 10th position on Comedy Central’s list of the 100 Greatest Stands Up All Time. No wonder why he is called the king of comedy. Besides being famous for his comic sense, he is also popular for his relationships with numerous girls in the town.
Even known as the ladies’ man in Hollywood, Eddie has finally decided to settle for forever. He is engaged to ‘mystery blonde’ Paige Butcher who is an actress and a model. However, she only got famous after she was involved in a courtship with Murphy. So, let’s find out about his fiance who has tried her best to keep her life a secret.
|Quick Facts on Paige Butcher|
|Full Name||Paige Butcher|
|Born||October 6, 1979|
|Famous as||Partner of Eddie Murphy|
|Profession||Model and Actress|
|Partner||Eddie Murphy (2012 to Present)|
|Children||Izzy Oona Murphy, Max Charles Murphy|
|Current Partner||Chris Redd|
Paige Butcher was born on October 6, 1979, in Perth, Western Australia, Australia as Jacinta Paige Butcher. She was born to parents Robert Butcher and a mother whose identity isn’t known. Her father Robert was a model and her mother was a well-known Australian-based designer. She grew up in Perth alongside her sister whose identity hasn’t been revealed to the world. Looking at her family background, there’s no doubt she had a normal childhood where she didn’t have to struggle for basic necessities. She completed her higher studies at Santa Maria Catholic College in Perth.
Paige has always aspired to establish her career in the entertainment industry since her early life. As a child, she was fascinated by her parents who both worked in the fashion world. So, to make her dream into reality, she moved to the USA at the age of 18. Eventually, after moving to the USA, she began her career as a model at first and then as an actress.
Paige’s family background well supported her passion for a modelling career. As her parents both belonged to the fashion industry, she got exposed to the fashion world from a young age. This worked as a plus point for her and she didn’t have to struggle to start her career. At the tender age of 14, she won the Cover Girl Cosmetics Supermodel Search. After owning the title, she went to New York as per the IMG modelling contract.
Then, she began getting more modelling assignments and within no time she was noticed by many famous personalities in the industry. This attention cracked Paige, her first movie “Something’s Gotta Give”. The movie was released on December 12, 2003. Even though her role in the movie was minor, she got the chance to work with A-listed actors like Keany Reeves, Diane Keaton, and Jack Nicholson.
When she debuted as an actress, her modelling career started reaching new heights. She began working for many big brands including LA Models and the Ford Modeling Agency. One of her noticeable modelling credits includes getting featured in a swimsuit video for the magazine ‘Maxim’ in 2005. This worked as a real deal for Paige as she got the offer to work in another movie”Big Momma’s House 2″. Unfortunately, this movie turned out to be her last movie since she decided to focus on her modelling career afterwards.
Though Paige was working successfully in her field as a model, she only got worldwide recognition after she was involved in a romantic relationship with Eddie Murphy.
Paige Butcher’s Family─ Adoring Spouse & Blissful kids
Paige met Eddie for the first time on the sets of her second movie “Big Momma’s House 2” in 2006. Eddie was in a committed relationship with Tracey Edmonds at that time. Their relationship only started when he broke up with Edmonds. The celebrities officially began dating since 2012. They were first spotted together in September 2012 enjoying a basketball game of Los Angeles Lakers. After their relationship went public, Paige deleted all of her social media accounts. Being a partner of a famous celebrity may become more stressful when you are a low key person. Same happened with Paige who expressed her feeling and stated:
“I’m in a relationship with a celebrity, so I felt like there’s already enough of me out there. I felt like I was giving out too much information. I was giving people too much access. I like to keep as much private as possible now.”
After dating for three years, the couple announced that they were having a child in November 2015. Though Paige was becoming a mother for the first time, the case was different for Murphy. Murphy was becoming a proud dad for the ninth time. He already had eight kids from his previous relationships with different ladies.
On May 3, 2016, the couple gave birth to a baby girl and named her Izzy Oona Murphy. Two years later, once again the pair welcomed the second baby on November 30, 2018. They named him Max Charles Murphy. Paige and Murphy had just got engaged two months before Max was born. After Paige embraced motherhood, she took a break from her career and started fulfuling her responsibility as a mother and to be the wife of Murphy.
Before Paige, Eddie was in relationship with Paulette McNeely, Tamara Hood, Spice Girl Mel B. Eddie, Nicole Mitchell Murphy, and Tracey Edmonds. Paige too had dating affairs with business Magnate Russell Simmons.
Butcher’s Net Worth
Paige Butcher had a short-lived career as a model and actress. Though her career didn’t span too long, she must have garnered a fair amount from her projects. But, as she lives a private life, she hasn’t flashed her net worth. On the other hand, her partner Eddie Murphy has a net fortune amounting to $120 million which will certainly rise in the future.