In the classic movie, Coming To America, Eddie Murphy (or at least his character) traveled all the way from Africa to America in order to find true love. However, in real life, Murphy has found love not in America but down under. The lucky lady is Paige Butcher. Butcher is an Australian-born model and actress. She and the legendary comic/actor have been together for more than six years now. Find out more about her including her love life with the legendary comic actor.
Paige Butcher Bio (Age)
Jacinta Paige Butcher was born on the 10th day of June 1979. There is not much information about her early childhood. We, however, do know that she grew up in the city of Perth Australia. For her education, Paige Butcher attended Santa Monica College. It is a Roman Catholic girl’s school located in the southern suburb of Perth. Notable alumni include Prue-Anne Reynolds (a blind Paralympian), Judith Lucy (stand-up comic and radio jockey) and Emma Booth (model and actress). With regard to college, there is no indication that Butcher obtained a college degree. She has however not let this deter her and has built a successful career as a model and actress.
Paige Butcher has modeled for the likes of Maxim – a reputable men’s magazine. Butcher has also featured in a few movies such as Big Momma’s House and Something’s Gotta Give. Something’s Gotta Give is a 2003 rom-com about an old man who has the habit of dating much younger women. He eventually falls in love with the mother of one of his dates. In the movie, Paige Butcher got to rub shoulders with Hollywood A-listers such as Diane Keaton, Jack Nicholson, Amanda Peet, and Keanu Reeves.
Paige Butcher is in a relationship with legendary American comic/actor, Eddie Murphy. Murphy is ranked amongst the ten greatest stand-up comics of all times and was a member of SNL. He has also enjoyed a successful acting career appearing in movies such as 48 Hrs, The Nutty Professor, Trading Places, Dreamgirls, Shrek, Coming to America, Norbit and Meet Dave. Dreamgirls fetched him a Golden Globe and SAG Award (as well as an Oscar nomination) for best-supporting actor.
Family of Eddie Murphy’s Fiancée
Paige Butcher hails from an artistically gifted family. Her father’s name is Robert Butcher and he was also a model. Her mother, on the other hand, is a designer. There are no details on her mother’s name or any potential siblings that Butcher may have. However, there’s no doubt that they would be proud of her achievements. Paige Butcher remains close to her maiden family.
Her mother Paige Butcher was part of the huge family photo that one of Eddie Murphy’s daughters posted on Instagram. The photo posted in December 2018 included all 10 of Murphy’s kids and his mother Lilian.
Paige Butcher and her beau commenced their relationship in 2012. They dated for six years before getting engaged in September 2018. The couple is yet to tie the knot but we can expect their nuptials in the nearest future. Butcher and her fiancée have two kids together. Their first is a daughter named Izzy Oona Murphy and she was born in May 2016. Their second bundle of joy is a son named Max Charles Murphy who was born in November 2018. Max is named after Murphy’s only sibling, his late elder brother Charles.
Butcher’s fiancée has eight other kids from previous relationships. They are sons Eric and Christian from two past relationships. The Coming to America star also has a daughter (Angel Iris Murphy Brown) with Spice Girls member, Melanie Brown. Additionally, Eddie Murphy was married to Nicole Mitchell Murphy. She is a model, actress, and reality TV star. They started dating in 1988 and tied the knot in 1993. They were married for at least twelve years before divorcing in 2006. Their union produced four daughters; Bria, Shayne, Zola, Bella and a son named Myles.
Given that Butcher is a model, one would expect her to have some enviable statistics and she does not disappoint. She is 5 feet 5 inches tall (1.65m) and weighs 55kg or 121lbs. Additional stats are chest – 35 inches, waist – 24 inches and hips – 25 inches. Paige Butcher has blonde hair, brown eyes, and long legs.