Meet Actress Paige Butcher, Eddie Murphy’s Fiancee!

Paige Butcher is primarily known for being the fiancee of Eddie Murphy.

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Butcher is an actress and model.

Paige Butcher’s Parents

Paige Butcher was born on October 6, 1979, in Perth, Australia. She was born as Jacinta Paige Butcher to her father, Robert Butcher.

Her father was a model while her mother was a fashion designer.

She is a graduate of Santa Maria College.

Engaged to Eddie Murphy

Paige Butcher and Eddie Murphy are currently engaged. The duo got engaged in secret in September 2018.

Paige Butcher and Eddie Murphy.
Paige and Eddie first met in 2006 at the set of Big Momma’s House 2.
Source: E! Online

Paige and Eddie met at the sets of Big Momma’s House 2. The two met when Eddie was visiting his close friend, comedian, Martin Lawrence, at the set of the movie.

Big Momma’s House 2 Trailer!

After meeting each other, they went on to date other people. Eddie and Paige started dating only in 2012. They have been together ever since.

The couple revealed their relationship when they attended the red carpet for the “Eddie Murphy: One Night Only” tribute.

They engaged in 2018, but are in no hurry to tie the knot.

Mother of Two

Paige Butcher and Eddie Murphy have two kids.

They welcomed their elder daughter, Izzy Oona Murphy on May 3, 2016. She weighed 7 pounds and 15 ounces at birth.

Similarly, they bore their youngest son, Max Charles Murphy on November 30, 2018. He weighed 6 pounds and 11 ounces at birth. His middle name, “Charles” was a tribute to Eddie’s brother, Charlie, who died of leukemia in 2017.

Previous Relationships

Paige Butcher previously dated Ralph Lauren Polo model, Tyson Beckford, and record executive, Russell Simmons.

As for Eddie, he was previously married to Nicole Mitchell Murphy. They married in 1993 and divorced in 2006.

Eddie Murphy and Nicole Mitchell Murphy at a red carpet event.
Eddie and Nicole married in 1993.
Source: NZHerald

Murphy has also dated Paulette McNeely, Tamara Hood, and Melanie B. In 2008, the comedian shared vows with Tracey Edmonds but it was later described as a “symbolic union.”

Step-Mother of Eight

After her relationship with Eddie Murphy, Paige Butcher became a stepmother of eight kids.

Eddie Murphy and His Eight Kids.
Eddie has ten kids from five different women.
Source: Instagram

Her eldest stepson is Eric Murphy, born in 1989. Her second step-child is Christian Murphy, born in 1990.

Paige is also a stepmom to Eddie and Nicole’s five children, Bria, Miles, Shayne, Zola, and Bella. Last but not the least, Butcher also parents her partner’s daughter, Angel Iris Murphy Brown (born on April 3, 2007), with Spice Girl Mel B.

Eddie Murphy's Family.
Eddie Murphy’s Family!
Source: Instagram

Social Media Accounts

Paige doesn’t have social media accounts. She used to have social accounts but deleted them when she started dating Eddie.

I had Facebook for about a year, then I moved on to Instagram, got rid of both, went to Twitter, then eventually got rid of all of them. I like to keep as much private as possible now.

Career in the Entertainment Industry

Paige Butcher is an actress and model.

She has been modeling since the age of 7. She started as a model for her mom’s designs.

I was modeling for my mum’s stuff, and everybody said, ‘You should be a model.’ So at 13, I started really taking it more seriously.

In 1994, she signed a modeling contract with IMG modeling after winning the 1994 Cover Girl Cosmetics Super Model Search.

She moved to New York and modeled for various brands. She was even featured in Real Swimsuit DVD Vol 2 for Maxim in 2005.

Prior to her Maxim shoot, she made her filming debut in the 2003 movie, Something’s Gotta Give. The movie grossed $266.7 million against the budget of $80 million.

Something’s Gotta Give Trailer!

In 2006, she received a small role in the 2006 comedy film, Big Momma’s House 2. The movie earned $141.5 million against the budget of $40 million.

Charitable

Eddie Murphy’s partner, Paige Butcher has been working with charities since moving to New York.

She started working with Habitat for Humanity after moving to New York for her modeling job. She has been a part of the organization ever since.

I started doing Habitat for Humanity. I started building houses with them, and I took what I learned from them and started doing [other] stuff.

She has also worked with New York Cares, Kids Enjoy Exercise Now, Baby to Baby, and various other homeless shelters.

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