What You Need to Know: Eddie Murphy

Eddie Murphy to be father for the 10th time, expecting second child with girlfriend Paige Butcher

Eddie Murphy and his longtime girlfriend, Paige Butcher, are expecting their second child together.

Murphy's representative confirmed the news to Entertainment Tonight, meaning this is the 57-year-old actor’s 10th child overall.

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“Eddie Murphy and longtime girlfriend Paige Butcher are pleased to announce that they are expecting their second child in December,” the rep said in a statement to Us Weekly.

Murphy has eight other children from four previous relationships.

In 1989, Murphy welcomed his first child, a son named Eric, 29, with ex-girlfriend Paulette McNeely. He had a second child, a son named Christian, 27, with ex-girlfriend Tamara Hood in 1990. He has five children with his ex-wife, Nicole Mitchell: Bria, 28, Miles 25, Shayne, 23, Zola, 18, and Bella, 16. He also has an 11-year-old daughter named Angel with Mel B of the Spice Girls.

Butcher and Murphy, 39, have been dating since 2012. They have a 2-year-old daughter named Izzy together. 

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