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Eddie Murphy becomes a father for the tenth time

Comedian Eddie Murphy and Paige Butcher arrive at the 2015 Vanity Fair Oscar Party in Beverly Hills. Photograph:( Reuters )

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Dec 04, 2018, 08.27 AM (IST)

Actor-comedian Eddie Murphy and model fiancée Paige Butcher, welcomed a baby boy this Friday. The couple has named the child Max Charles Murphy. 

Max made Eddie a father for the tenth time and is the second child for the couple. They also have a daughter, who was born in 2016.

According to a rep quoted in the Hollywood Reporter: “Both mother and son are doing well.”

Eddie, 57, and Paige, 39, have been dating for six years reportedly and got engaged in September. 

The ‘Nutty Professor’ actor has a son with former girlfriend Paulette McNeely, and another with former girlfriend Tamara Hood. Murphy also has five children (four daughters and one son) with his ex-wife, model Nichole Mitchell. He also has a daughter with Mel B of Spice Girl fame.

Eddie will next be seen in Rudy Ray Moore biopic ‘Dolemite Is My Name,’ that also stars Wesley Snipes, Chris Rock, Craig Robinson and Keegan-Michael Key.