Nicole Mitchell Murphy and Eddie Murphy have been divorced for nearly a decade. But despite the separation between the pair, the duo has maintained a close relationship with each other and are there to look after their children and make sure that they grow up with both their parents around. A model, actress, fitness enthusiast, and entrepreneur, 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. However, things ended in a not so great way in 2006, but despite the divorce, the pair have maintained close contact with each other. So, for this article, we will take a closer look at the wiki-bio of Nicole Mitchell Murphy.
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 in staying fit. In recent years, Nicole has used her passion for jewelry designing 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 which Mitchell launched.
Over the years working as a Model and different business venture Mitchell has accumulated an 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 had five children. Their eldest daughter Bria was born in 1989 and followed 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. Despite the divorce, the pair have remained close to take 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.