Nicole Mitchell Murphy and Eddie Murphy have been divorced for 16 years. But despite the separation between the pair, the duo has maintained a close relationship and are there to look after their children and make sure that they grow up with both their parents around. Mitchell and Murphy were quite the pair during their early years. While Murphy shone in everything he touched, Mitchell had a tad bit harder path to Hollywood. But despite all the struggles, the pair were fully supportive of each other. In this article, we will take a closer look at the wiki-bio of Nicole Mitchell Murphy who is a former model, actress, fitness enthusiast, and entrepreneur.
Nicole Ronnette Mitchell was born on the 5th of January 1968, in Sacramento, California. Born to Ellen and Eddie Mitchell, Mitchell spent most of her early life alongside her siblings, Nathan, Trevor, and Darius. Mitchell comes from a military family as her father was a US Air Force pilot. Mitchell’s parents divorced when she was really young and Mitchell moved in with her mother. And while her parents reunited at a later date, Mitchell lost her mother on the 4th of November 2019. Not much is known about Mitchell’s academic life and details of her early life have been kept a secret.
Mitchell’s rise in the entertainment industry has been nothing short of meteoric. She was first noticed when she was just 10 years old and by then, Mitchell already had a few ramps under her belt. By the time she was 13, Mitchell represented the Fred Modelling Agency and was walking down the ramps. During her early years, Mitchell represented a variety of brands including, Ungaro, Chanel, and Valentino.
While Mitchell spent most of her early life as a model, moving from one shoot to the other, she started branching out during her later years. Understanding the importance of fitness and drawing inspiration from her days as a model, Nicole started the Nicole Murphy Fitness brand and also offered tutorials on staying fit. In recent years, Nicole has used her passion for jewelry design to launch the designing firm, FLP (Friendship, Love, and Peace). She also started the skincare firm, Zobela.
Despite her interests in business, Nicole has also made a few appearances in TV series. The most notable of which is the TV reality series, Hollywood Exes. A series that focused on the exes of famous celebrities and for which Mitchell also served as executive producer.
Through her professional endeavors, Mitchell has accumulated impressive wealth. She has a net worth estimated to be around USD 10 Million.
Nicole Mitchell and Eddie Murphy first at the 1998 NAACP Image Awards Dinner. Even though Murphy was an established actor by then, Mitchell’s presence never awed her. The pair dated for two years before deciding to tie the knot on the 18th of March 1993, at the Plaza Hotel in New York City. In their years as a married couple, Mitchell and Murphy gave birth to five children. Their eldest daughter Bria was born in 1989 and followed by Myles (1992), Shane Audria (1994), Zola (1999), and Bella Zohra (2002).
Divorce and other things:
While Mitchell and Murphy enjoyed their time as a couple, things came to an end in 2005, when Mitchell filed for divorce citing irreconcilable differences. The divorce was finalized in 2006. Despite the split, the pair have remained close to taking care of their children. Following the divorce with Murphy, Mitchell found solace in the arms of NFL player, Michael Strahan. The pair got engaged in 2009 which lasted until 2014. It was later revealed that while the pair were very much in love their distance and busy work schedule got in the way. Since she has remained unmarried.
Physical and Personality traits:
Nicole has a standing height of 5 feet 10 inches (1.78 m). She has dark brown hair and hazel-green eyes. Her zodiac is Capricorn and according to astrology reading, she is said to possess the traits of being an overachiever, persistent, practical, and sensitive.
A quick write on Eddie Murphy:
Eddie Murphy is an American comedian, actor, and writer. He was born on April 3, 1961, in Brooklyn, New York, and raised in the nearby town of Roosevelt.
Murphy began his career as a stand-up comedian, performing at various comedy clubs in New York City. He was discovered by producer Lorne Michaels and joined the cast of Saturday Night Live in 1980, where he became known for his hilarious characters and impressions. He remained on the show for four years before leaving to pursue a career in film.
Murphy’s first film role was in 1982’s “48 Hrs.” alongside Nick Nolte, which was a commercial success and helped establish Murphy as a leading man in Hollywood. He went on to star in a series of successful comedies throughout the 1980s and early 1990s, including “Trading Places,” “Beverly Hills Cop,” “Coming to America,” and “The Nutty Professor.”
In addition to his film work, Murphy continued to perform stand-up comedy, releasing several successful comedy albums and specials. He also lent his voice to several animated films, including “Shrek” and “Mulan.”
Murphy has been nominated for numerous awards throughout his career, including multiple Golden Globe and Academy Award nominations. He won a Golden Globe for his performance in the 2006 film “Dreamgirls.”