Eddie Murphy’s baby daughter Angel Iris Murphy Brown was born on the 3rd of April, 2007. Coincidentally, Angel shares the birthday with her father Eddie Murphy as she was born on his 46th birthday. Eddie Murphy’s ex-partner Melanie Brown aka Mel B is the mother of Angel Iris.
The comedian Eddie Murphy started dating Mel B, his baby mama in 2006 but before their daughter was born, the pair had already broken up. The cute Angel has got the last name of both of her parents, Murphy from her father’s side and Brown from her mother’s side.
Angel Murphy’s Parents Drama
When Eddie Murphy’s daughter Angel Iris was born, the “Dr. Dolittle” actor denied that he was the father. He stated that only after the blood test comes in then, he can confirm whether Angel is his daughter or not.
And ultimately the DNA test confirmed that Mel B’s daughter Angel Iris Murphy Brown is also the daughter of Eddie Murphy. In a brutal legal battle, Eddie Murphy agreed to pay $45117.90 (£35,000) a month as child support until Angel reaches 18.
Not just that. Mel B’s ex-husband Stephen Belafonte in a court stated that Eddie Murphy was not interested in having a relationship with daughter Angel Iris. Stephen further added that Angel has been calling him “dad” since she started to talk.
But later a photo of Eddie Murphy along with his daughter Angel Iris emerged. Eddie can be seen hugging his daughter Angel Iris, well that just proves that Mel B’s ex-husband Stephen was just bullshitti*g.
Plus when Mel B was pregnant with her daughter Angel Iris she faced a lot of backlashes. She stated that people called her a gold-digger. But for the moment both of Angel Iris’ parents are on good terms.
Many Siblings for Angel Iris Murphy Brown
As we all know Eddie Murphy has got 14 children. She has got two sisters named Madison Brown and Phoenix Chi Gulzar and from her father’s side, she has got over 10+ siblings. Eddie Murphy’s daughters Shayne Murphy and Bria Murphy are some of the famous half-sisters of the cute Angel Iris.
Angel Iris’ mother Mel B lost Dancing With The Stars
Angel Iris’ mother Mel B was in the fifth season of “Dancing With The Stars.” She reached the final but unfortunately lost to Helio Castroneves, a Brazilian racing driver in the finals. Despite losing Mel B said that she enjoyed all of it.
When asked, Mel B stated that to be embraced by America would be speechless. She further added that the whole journey was amazing. Maksim Chmerkovskiy, Mel B’s dancing partner quoted her as “queen of the floor” but took the second place.
Eddie Murphy’s Daughter Angel Iris Murphy- Name Meaning
The name Angel is of Greek origin, meaning Messenger Of God. While the middle name Iris, it is also of Greek origin which means “rainbow”.