Murphy Afolabi Biography: Age, Wife, Father, Net Worth
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- Name: Murphy Afolabi
- Year of Birth: 1974
- Birthplace: Osun State, Nigeria
- Aged: 49
Murphy Afolabi was a Nigerian actor, producer, director, and scriptwriter. He is known for his excellent portrayal of his movie characters.
Murphy Afolabi was born on the 5th of May 1974 in Osun State, Nigeria.
Unfortunately, the media don’t know information about his childhood and parents. Murphy attended Ire Polytechnic, where he studied Mass Communication, Theatre Arts, and Film Production.
He started acting at a very tender age; he featured in the movie “Ifa Olokun” under the tutorship of Dagunro, a fellow actor.
Murphy is known for excellently interpreting his role in the film.
He has starred in over 60 movies, and they include; Mafi Wonmi (2008), Bi a se b’eru (2007), Owo Wunmi (2010), Jimi Bendel (2016), The Ghost and The Tout (2018), Olokiki Oru (2019), Osun the Goddess (2021), Blackout (2021), and many others.
As an excellent actor, Murphy has received several award nominations for Best Actor, Best Director, and Best Producer at the City People Movie Awards.
Apart from being an actor, he is the CEO of “Fatuns Films Production.”
Murphy Afolabi is said to own several houses across the country. On a fateful day, while the actor was returning from a nightclub, he was attacked by a gang of thieves.
The thieves had killed two other people, but they collected Murphy’s phone, laptop, money, and everything he had in his car.
Nevertheless, he could survive, as there was no gunshot wound on him, despite being shot at.
Is Murphy Afolabi Married?
No, he isn’t married. However, he is known for dating different women constantly and keeps posting pictures of him with them.
Though Murphy is unmarried, he has a daughter named Fathia Afolabi. He sometimes mentions her on his Instagram posts and recently congratulates her for graduating from primary school.
However, there’s no information about the mother of his child, and he has managed to keep the information secret. However, there were rumors of him fathering another daughter named Moyosoreoluwa.
The actor denied that the girl was his and has continued to keep details of his private life away from the public.
Murphy Afolabi’s Death
The Nollywood actor passed away unexpectedly at his residence on May 14, 2023.
According to reports, Murphy slipped and fell in his bathroom and died from the injuries.
The actor celebrated his 49th birthday less than two weeks before his death.
Murphy Afolabi had a net worth of $400,000.