Eddie Murphy, 54, is going to be a dad again. The Oscar-nominated actor and his girlfriend, Paige Butcher, 36, will welcome a new baby in May 2016. This will be the comedian’s ninth child, his first with Butcher.
‘He couldn’t be happier. Eddie really is a family man and loves all of his children, so he’s so excited about having another one on the way,’ a source close to the entertainer exclusively told Daily Mail Online’
Murphy has five children – Bria, Myles, Shayne, Zola and Bella – ranging in ages from 26 to 13 with his ex-wife Nicole Murphy, whom he divorced in 2006 after 22 years of marriage.
He also has a son Eric, 26, by Paulette McNeely; a son, Christian, 25, by Tamara Hood; and a daughter, Angel Iris, 8, by former Spice Girl singer Melanie ‘Mel B’ Brown.
‘Even though he has eight children by four different women, they all come together on holidays and for sporting events and hang out at his mansion as one big blended family.