A blissful time is here for actor Eddie Murphy as his eldest daughter Bria Murphy got married on Saturday. Bria, who is the daughter of the comedian actor with his ex-wife Nicole, married her fiancé, actor Michael Xavier in Beverly Hills.
The 32 year old former reality TV star had gotten engaged to Xavier, 36, in December last year. Read on to know more details about the wedding.
The Wedding was a Private Affair
Bria and Xavier got married in a private ceremony on Saturday afternoon. The guest list consisted of 250 people, which included only close friends and family of the couple. Eddie walked his daughter down the aisle, while Nicole was also in attendance.
Designer Netta BenShabu designed the bridal gown, while Dion Lattimore dressed the groom in a Knot Standard tuxedo.
The wedding photos show the happy couple enjoying their special day. The venue had a beautiful decoration which included white flowers and chandeliers. In one photo, the couple can be seen posing with the bride’s parents, while in another photo Bria was seen sitting on her husband’s lap as they both posed for the camera.
Bria Announced Engagement in December 2021
Bria, who appeared with her mother in the reality show Hollywood Exes in 2014, announced her engagement with Xavier in December last year. She shared a series of her engagement photos on her Instagram page and captioned them, “My heart, my best friend, my forever. I love you, always.” In another post, she wrote, “I can’t wait to marry you.”
At the time, Xavier had also shared the photographs on his social media and captioned the post, “Forever my love.”
Eddie is Father to 10 Children
Eddie, who is known for his roles in the films Beverly Hills Cop and Coming to America, is the father of ten children including Bria. Apart from Bria, his kids include Eric, 33, Christian, 31, Miles, 29, Shayne, 27, Zola, 22, Bella, 20, Angel Iris, 15, Izzy Oona, 6, and Max Charles, 3.
While talking about Bria during her L.A. Art show in 2020, he described her as a ‘good kid’.
At the time, Eddie had told the media, “I’m glad that people get to see how talented she is. We’ve known for years how talented she is. It’s exciting to see her stuff up on the walls… I’m having all of those proud parent feelings.”
“I really got lucky with my kids. There really isn’t a bad one in the bunch, everyone turned out to be really good people,” he further said.
Eddie’s eldest son Eric is currently dating co star Martin Lawrence’s daughter Jasmin Lawrence.
On the professional front, Eddie and his production company, have recently signed a deal with Amazon Studios. In his next project, he will be seen essaying the role of George Clinton in a yet untitled biopic, which will be produced by John Davis and Catherine Davis through Davis Entertainment. The project was announced in March 2022.
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