Bill Murray is a renowned comedian and Actor who is the fifth of nine children of Edward Joseph Murray II and Lucille Murray (Collins).
Born William James Murray, Bill Murray is a renowned Actor, comedian, and writer in Hollywood. The American celebrity is famous for his deadpan (dry humor) delivery.
He shot up to fame with his work on The National Lampoon Radio Hour in the mid-1970s. He is also widely recognized for his presence on Saturday Night Live from 1977 to 1980.
The Emmy Award-winning celebrity has starred in several comedy movies such as Meatballs, Caddyshack, Tootsie, and many more.
As for his personal life, the 72-year-old Actor is a part of a big family. Did you know Murray is the fifth of nine kids of his parents? In today’s article, let’s get to know his siblings, parents, and other family members.
Bill Murray Siblings And Parents
Born on 21 September 1950, Bill Murray is the fifth of nine children of Edward Joseph Murray II and Lucille Murray (Collins). While Murray’s dad, Edward, was a lumber salesman, his mom was a mail-room clerk.
Bill Murray and his eight siblings were raised in an Irish Catholic family. The Murray bunch’s paternal grandfather was from County Cork, and their maternal ancestors came from County Galway.
Edward Murray, Brian Doyle-Murray, Nancy Murray, Peggy Murray, Laura Murray, Andy Murray, John Murray, and Joel Murray are Bill Murray’s siblings (from oldest to youngest).
Among them, Brian, Joel, and John are also well-established actors. The Lost is Translation star’s sister, Nancy, is a Dominican nun in Michigan. His brother Edward Murray died in 2020.
Likewise, Bill Murray’s younger brother, Andy, is a chef. Not much is known about his two other siblings, Peggy and Laura.
The successful comedian appeared in the 1988 Christmas fantasy comedy film Scrooged along with three brothers. Furthermore, Bill co-owns the Murray Bros Caddyshack, a restaurant in St. Augustine, Florida, with his brother, Brian, Joel, and John.
Bill Murray’s Wife And Children
The Ghostbusters Actor has been married twice. He first tied the knot with Margaret Kelly (aka Mickey) on 25 January 1981. Bill Murray and his first wife met one another during the filming of the movie Stripes.
Bill and Margaret had two children, Homer and Luke. However, their union couldn’t last more than 13 years. They split in 1994, and their divorce was settled in 1996.
BIll’s first marriage fell apart because he was having an affair with Jennifer Butler. The Rushmore star got married to Jennifer on 4 July 1997.
Together they had four kids – Caleb James, Jackson William, Cooper Jones, and Lincoln Darius.
Unfortunately, Bill Murray’s second marriage fell apart. Jennifer Butler filed for divorce on 12 May 2008, causing the star of addiction issues and domestic violence.
Their divorce was finalized on 13 June 2008. Bill Murray’s second wife passed away on 19 January 2021. Above all, Bill Murray’s children have grown up and are leading their lives independently.
Bill Murray Net Worth And Earning Sources
The comedian/Actor is one of the most successful personalities in Hollywood. In addition, he has amassed a hefty sum of fortune throughout his long and illustrious career. Bill Murray’s net worth is $180 million, reports Celebrity Net Worth.
The comedian’s salary was around $125 million from the first two Ghostbusters. He earned $310 million after adjusting for inflation. Bill Murray’s current salary must still be as impressive as in Ghostbusters.
Bill Murray’s House topped Golden Globes 2021 list of celebrity homes. Considering his massive fortune, the comedian must enjoy a lavish lifestyle. At last wish the accomplished star a healthy and prosperous life ahead.