Nicole Mitchell Murphy Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 23.Jan.2018
Facts of Nicole Mitchell Murphy
Date of Birth: 1968 , January-19
Age:50 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
NameNicole Mitchell Murphy
FatherEllen Mitchell
MotherEddie T. Mitchell
Birth Place/CitySacramento, California
Net Worth$10 million
Eye ColorBlue
Hair ColorBlack
Body MeasurementsN/A
Weight in KG64 KG
Married toEddie Murphy (m. 1993)
ChildrenBria Murphy, Shayne Audra Murphy, Miles Mitchell Murphy, Bella Zahra Murphy, Zola Ivy Murphy
DivorceEddie Murphy (m. 2006)
AwardsNAACP Image Awards
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Nicole Mitchell Murphy, an American fashion model and TV personality, is known for her international modeling career and her participation on reality TV show Hollywood Exes. She is the ex-wife of popular star Eddie Murphy. 

She is the owner of FLP Jewelry Design, aka Friendship, Love and Peace. She even produced VH1 reality show Hollywood Exes. 

Early Life and Education

Nicole Mitchell Murphy was born on January 5, 1968, and she is working as a model as well as a popular television personality. She was born in Sacramento, California of United States. With belonging to the nationality American Murphy is a fashion model.

Her mother was British named as Ellen who was a complete homemaker and her father was belonging to the African-American descent that is named as Eddie T. “Mitch” Mitchell.

During her early childhood, her parents got separated and later they re-married again. Nicole is the elder children and she has 3 brothers younger than her.


Nicole started her career as a model from the early age of 13. During the very time, she used to get herself presented with various types of modeling contest and she was also hired as a model by Ford Modeling Agency.

She also made her presence within the cover shoot that also maximize her focus there and got a work and contract with Paris agency glamour models.

From 2012-14, she produced and featured in the VH1 reality TV series Hollywood Exes which showed the chronicles lives of the ex-wives of famous seven men.

Prince’s ex-wife Mayte Garcia, former baseball player Jose Canseco’s ex-wife Jessica Canseco- Will Smith’s ex-wife Sheree Fletcher, Singer R. Kelly’s ex-wife Andrea Kelly, comedian Martin Lawrence’s ex-wife Shamicka Lawrence and musician Travis Barker’s ex-wife Shanna Moakler

She has also spent more than 7 years within the top design house with the proper dress designing and also collected her many of the experiences for her further career.

Nicole later declared of her retirement as a model and established her own business as a jewelry collection named ‘FLP Jewelry Design’. She is successfully running her jewelry shop till now. 

Personal Life

Nicole Mitchell Murphy is a divorcee. She is currently single (at least publicly). Murphy is the ex-wife of Hollywood star Eddy Murphy. She began dating Eddy Murphy after meeting him in 1988. Later, They lived together for nearly two years before getting married in 1993. 

They have five children together; four daughters and a son. In August 2005, she filed for divorce citing ‘irreconcilable differences’. Their divorce was finalized on 17 April 2006. 

Nicole then engaged to Michael Strahan in June 2009. They lived together for five years and canceled their engagement in August 2014, due to their busy schedules. 

Murphy then romantically linked to Nick Cannon from 2015-2016. In late 2016, she was allegedly dating stuntman Diego Ward. However, she has not addressed this relationship yet. 

Net Worth

Nicole Mitchell Murphy’s current net worth is $10 million. She has amassed a huge amount of net worth from her fashion modeling career plus her jewelry business.

In 2006, she received $15 million one-time payment from her ex-husband Eddie Murphy as part of their divorce settlement. Unfortunately, she eluded out of $7 million of her divorce settlement in a failed investment scheme.

In 2010, she owed $5 million in a mortgage for her house in Los Angeles, $600K to her lawyers, nearly $900K to the IRS. Her financial issues have clearly recovered slightly since 2010.

In December 2013, she purchased a $16 million mansion in Los Angeles with her then-fiancé Michael Strahan. Currently, she is residing there with her five children of ex-husband Eddie Murphy.