Zola Ivy Murphy

Model (1999)
Fri Mar 06 2020
By   Jack

Zola Ivy Murphy is the daughter of a famous comedian and actor, Eddie Murphy. She is a model by profession but hasn't burst into the scenes.

Zola was born on 24 December 1999, in Los Angeles, California, the United States of America as Zola Ivy Murphy to parents Eddie Murphy and Nicole Mitchell Murphy. She has five siblings from her parents and a further five from her father's other relationship. She studied at Beverly Hills Private School and graduated from the same school.

Zola's Love Life 

The 20-year-old like to keep her relationship on the quiet side of things. Her relationship status is currently unknown. 

She, however, has posted a picture in late 2019 with Wilson Anyanwu. The image had a caption that read "f**k with you like Martin f**k with Gina," possibly referencing the 1990's TV series 'Martin.'

zola with Wilson Anyanwu. Does she has a boyfriend? Who is she dating currently?
Snap: Zola with Wilson Anyanwu on her Instagram
Source: Instagram @zola.ivy

But nothing can be said for sure, whether or not she is dating Wilson. Zola's Dad, however, is famous for his love life involvements.

Parents' Love Story

The model's parents met in 1988 at a NAACP Image Awards. The pair dated for two years and finally decided to tie the knot. They got married at the Grand Ballroom of The Plaza Hotel in New York City on 18th March 1993.

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Snap: Zola's Father (Eddie) and mother (Michelle)
Source: Brain-Sharper

The lovely couple had five children together Bria, Myles, Shayne, Bella and Zola. Zola's mother filed for divorce in August 2005, and it was finalized in April 2006.

Net Worth: $100,000

The 20-year-old Eddie's daughter has an estimated net worth of $100,000. She has earned her money through modeling in her young career.

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Snap: Zola posing for IMG
Source: Instagram @zola.ivy

She is signed with IMG Models. According to online sources, a model with IMG can earn anywhere between $62,500 to $201,000. She, as a young model, is expected to make on the lower half of the spectrum.

Dad's Wealth in Multi-million Dollars 

Zola's dad is hands-down, one of the most talented comedians and actors. He is also a director and a producer.

Her father has an estimated net worth of $200 million. His movies have grossed around $7 billion worldwide to date. This makes him one of the highest-grossing actors in Hollywood.

He also earns the salary of such an actor. Eddie is considered amongst the top earners in Hollywood. He makes around $20 million from each of his projects.  

Eddie Murphy interview in an interview
Snap: Eddie Murphy, in an interview for 'Dolemite, is My Name.'
Source: Entertainment Tonight

He is currently making his return to Hollywood as of 2019. He received $20 million from Netflix in 2019 for his comedy specials. Netflix seeing his immense marketing potential, is investing heavily in him. He also has a movie on Netflix and is involved in other projects. An article in The New York Times stating, "Eddie Murphy Is Bringing Eddie Murphy Back," underlines his comeback.

One Amongst Ten

Zola, unlike many people, has ten brothers and sisters. Her father's relationships with her mother and other partners have resulted in a beautiful family. 

Zola with her ten sibling
Snap: Zola(right) with her siblings and Father
Source:Source: Instagram @bria_murphy

The actress, as mentioned above, has five siblings with her birth mother. Before her parents were involved romantically, her father had two children with two different women.

Eddie's first child was boy, Eric Murphy, who was born to mother Paulette McNeely, his then-girlfriend. His second son Christian Murphy was born to his girlfriend Tamara Hood in 1990.

He then was married for 13 years to Michelle and divorced. Following the divorce, the actor was romantically linked with Melanie Brown, also known as Mel B, from Spice Girls. She was pregnant with her child shortly after, but he denied the child being his. This was later proven wrong when DNA tests confirmed the child was his. Their daughter name is Angel Iris Murphy Brown.

His other two children are with Paige Butcher, whom he is dating since 2012. The couple has two children together, Izzy Murphy and Max Charles Murphy. Charles was named after Zola's late uncle Charlie Murphy.

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