Comedy is not an easy genre as some people think about. It is not easy to tickle the funny bone of others and performing in front of thousands or millions. Edward Regan Murphy, popularly known as Eddie Murphy, is one of the best comedians produced by USA and is an inspiration for the upcoming comedians. He was born on April 3, 1961 in Brooklyn, New York, USA. He was born to Lillian and Charles Edward Murphy in modest household. After his father’s death, his mother fell ill and he was put in foster care along with his elder brother and his this foster care influenced his style of humor. The comedians who held influence him were Bill Cosby and Richard Pyor. In his earlier career, his comedy had a lot of swearing. In 1982, his first album, Eddie Murphy was released. According to Box office collections, he is the fourth highest grosser. In the show, Saturday Night Live, he was cast regularly and from 1980-1984, he worked as stand-up comedian. In the list of Comedy Central, he has been placed at number 10. He got Golden globe nominations for his performances in movies like, The Nutty Professor, Trading Places, and Beverly Hills Cop Series etc. he finally won Golden Globe for the best supporting actor for the portrayal character of James in Dreamgirls. His personal was in headlines. His had five kids with first wife, Nicole Mitchell and the couple parted ways in 2005 and he had various relationships but non stood the trials of time.