Nicole Murphy (maiden last name Mitchell) was born on January 5, 1968 in Sacramento, California. She grew up in a large family, with three brothers. Her father is an American pilot with African descent Eddie Mitchell, mother is Ellen Mitchell who has British roots. The marriage of her parents was not very strong, which was the reason for their divorce. The burden of parenting four children lay on Ellen.
In 1981, Nicole for the first time tried herself as a model. She liked this work so much that despite such a young age (12 years) due to her talent and beauty, she won the international model competition. This success immediately gave her contract with the Ford Modeling Agency (now known as the Ford Models). Thanks to a perfect reputation of this agency, models of which were such stars as: Kim Basinger, Lana Del Rey, Sharon Stone and many others, popularity of Nicole Murphy grew very quickly.
The profit from the work as a model, she has successfully invested in her own jewelry business, and this made her not only a charming model but also the pragmatic and business woman.
Personal life of Nicole has always been associated with a long married life with actor Eddie Murphy. Nicole and Eddie met at an NAACP Image Awards show in 1988, and after 5 years in 18 March 1993 they finally got married. The wedding was at The Plaza Hotel in New York City and astonished everyone with it’s luxury. Among the 500 guests were invited such famous people like: Bruce Willis, Quincy Jones and Chris Rock.
Witnesses at the wedding and the press reported on an incredibly beautiful dress of Nicole made of silk and satin with a lace decorated with crystals and pearls.
The couple has lived in a happy marriage for 12 years, and during that time they gave birth to five wonderful children (four daughters and one son). However, in August 5, 2005 they divorced, citing on differences in the key principles and issues.
Such a famous ex-husband, only added the popularity to Nicole, and she was invited by VH1 to participate in the new series. Thus, from June 2012 to May 2014 Nicole Murphy has been involved in the filming of reality television series Hollywood Exes about ex-wives of famous men.
In 2009, Nicole began a relationship with a football player Michael Strahan. They had serious plans for the mutual future, but because of lack of free time they preferred to pay more attention to their careers and in August 2014 they cancel the engagement.
Nicole Murphy is quite wealthy woman, her net worth is estimated at 10 million dollars. In addition, Nicole has received 15 million dollars from her husband after the divorce.
Because of Murphy’s profession, you can guess that she is a beautiful woman, but her figure is really amazing, especially considering the fact that she gave birth to five kids. With the height of 5 feet 10 inches, she has body measurements of 34-25-35. More about her biography you can find on her page in Wikipedia, Facebook and Twitter.