William James Murray known as Bill Murray is an American comedian, actor, writer, and producer. Bill Murray has established himself as a genuine comedy legend after a long and successful career. Murray has won numerous honors because of his deadpan delivery and distinctive acting style, which make him a valuable complement to almost any movie.
Bill Murray Biography and Net Worth
|Net Worth $180 M|
|Full Name William James Murray|
|Birth Date 21 September 1950|
|Age 71 years|
|Birthplace Evanston, Illinois, U.S|
|Profession Comedian, Actor, Writer|
|Wife Jennifer Butler (div)|
Bill Murray Early Life
William James Murray, one of eight siblings in a large Irish-Catholic family, was born on September 21st, 1950, in Evanston, Illinois. He was raised in a suburb of Chicago with his siblings. In his younger years, Bill participated in numerous theater plays at his high school. He went to pre-med school, but soon left and went back home. At the age of 20, he was apprehended with 10 pounds of marijuana that he was allegedly planning to sell at Chicago’s O’Hare airport.
Bill Murray Early Comedy Career
Bill Murray received an invitation from his brother to join a comedy group in Chicago following his run-in with the cops. He came to New York and joined “The National Lampoon Radio Hour” after finding success as a comic. This ultimately resulted in Murray playing a character in an off-Broadway rendition of a “National Lampoon” show, which in turn attracted the attention of the “Saturday Night Live with Howard Cosell” production.
Bill Murray Career Success
When Bill Murray appeared on NBC’s “Saturday Night Live” from 1977 to 1980, which was his true, mainstream breakthrough. Although Murray had been in the 1979 picture “Meatballs,” it wasn’t until he left “Saturday Night Live” that he began to enjoy widespread success in the movie industry. Bill Murray went on to have a long run of lucrative appearances in the 1980s, appearing in movies including “Tootsie,” “Stripes,” and “Caddyshack.” Another 1980s classic, “Ghostbusters” featured Murray in his next significant appearance. In the early 1990s, he may have had his most popular part in the movie “Groundhog Day.” In 1996, Murray had a noteworthy performance in “Space Jam.” Murray kept taking on comedy roles, appearing in “Charlie’s Angels” and lending his voice to a number of “Garfield” films.
Bill Murray Wife
Bill Murray has been married twice; he married Margaret Kelly in 1981 after meeting her while they were both working on the movie “Stripes.” Before divorcing in 1996, the couple had two kids together. Their divorce was brought on by Murray’s affair with Jennifer Butler, whom he had married in 1997. Butler and Bill Murray were married for four years before divorcing in 2008.
Bill Murray Net Worth
The estimated net worth of Bill Murray is $180 million as of 2022. Bill Murray made about $125 million on the first two Ghostbusters, not accounting for inflation. After taking inflation into account, he made $310 million today. He owns an apparel brand along with his brother named “William Murray golf.”
Bill Murray Height and Weight
|Weight 86 kg|
|Eye Color Blue|
|Hair Color Brown|