Bill Murray Biography, Age, Wiki, Height, Weight, Girlfriend, Family & More

Bill Murray

Biography / Wiki

One of the legendary actors and one of the most popular celebrities in the world Bill Murray moved on to do dramatic roles after he started his career in acting with his iconic comic roles. He began on the wrong note as a young man, getting locked up for possession of cannabis.

When he and his brothers set out to act in the comedy ‘The Second City’, he put his life on the right path. This has been preceded by ‘Saturday Night Live’ roles. ‘Meatball’ was his first successful movie. The cult classic ‘Caddyshack’ and box-office successes like ‘Stripes’ and ‘Tootsie’ preceded it. ‘Ghostbusters’ was his most famous movie.

He has no assistants or representatives and no entourage that follows him around. Via Housing Opportunities and Maintenance for the Elderly (H.O.M.E.), to which he has made a generous contribution, he is active in providing affordable housing for low-income seniors.

Height / Weight / Age

Born on the 21st of September 1950 Bill Murray is currently 70 years old. He appears to be fit even at this age and still makes public appearances. His height measures 6 feet 1 inch while his weight is 75 kg approximately. The popular actor and one of the most known faces in the world, Murray has blue colored eyes and the color of his hair is grey.

Net Worth

As Bill Murray has been known as one of the legendary actors and an icon when it comes to comedy films, he has been a favorite of many generations and is one of the most popular actors in the entire world.

Bill has earned most of his wealth through his work in films but even after accumulating such a huge amount of wealth, he prefers to live a simple life. The total net worth estimated for Bill Murray is $140 million US dollars as of now.

Education / Family

A native of Illinois, Bill Murray was born and raised in Evanston, Cook County, Illinois. He is the son of Edward Joseph Murray II and Lucille Mary and grew up with his siblings. Bill has studied at St. Joseph’s Grade School and later attended Regis University.

Name

William James Murray

NicknameBill, The Murricane
Birth PlaceEvanston, Cook County, Illinois, United States
Date Of BirthSeptember 21, 1950
Age70 years
HeightIn Centimetres – 185.5 cm

In Feet and Inches – 6′ 1”

WeightIn Kilograms – 75 kg

In Pounds – 165.5 lbs

Eye ColorBlue
Hair ColorGrey
ProfessionComedian, Singer, Writer, Producer, Director, Editor, Actor and Voiceover Artist,
Sexual OrientationStraight
SchoolSt. Joseph’s Grade School
CollegeRegis University
ReligionRoman Catholic
NationalityAmerican
Home TownEvanston, Cook County, Illinois, United States
Fathers NameEdward Joseph Murray II
Mothers NameLucille Mary

 

Bill Murray with his family
Bill Murray with his family
BrothersJohn Murray, Edward Murray III, Brian Doyle-Murray, Joel Murray and Andy Murray

Bill Murray with his brothers
Bill Murray with his brothers
SisterPeggy Murray, Nancy Murray, and Laura Murray

Bill Murray with his brothers & sisters
Bill Murray with his brothers & sisters

Career / Fashion And Style

For the improvisational comedy ‘The Second City’ in Chicago, he joined his brother in the crew and had to study with Del Close. In 1975, he was cast on Saturday Night Live, the short-lived ABC variety show. In 1979, in the box-office hit, he secured his first movie role, ‘Meatballs’ followed by ‘Where the Buffalo’s Roam.’

In 1980, with the cult hit ‘Caddyshack, ‘ he regained his reputation as an actor. The years that followed saw him star in box-office hits like ‘Stripes’ and ‘Tootsie’. He co-wrote and starred in ‘The Razor’s Edge’ back in 1984. He returned to films with ‘Scrooged’ in 1988. The next year, the sequel was ‘Ghostbusters II’.

A semi-autobiographical story, ‘Cinderella Story: My Life in Golf, ‘ was published in 1999, describing his passion for the game of golf. He performed the voice-over for the animated character Garfield in ‘Garfield: The Movie’ in 2004, and to ‘Garfield: A Tail of Two Kitties’ two years later.

In the movie ‘Hyde Park on Hudson’ in 2012, he took on the part of President Franklin D. Roosevelt. He also appeared in ‘Moonrise Kingdom’ by Wes Anderson. He also starred in the comedy ‘Zombieland’ in a cameo role, which was also well received.

Girlfriends, Affairs, Wife and More

After dating multiple women and getting married twice, Bill is currently divorced but has six sons from his two marriages.

GirlfriendLinda Ronstadt,

 

Linda Ronstadt
Linda Ronstadt

Margaret Kelly (1981-1996),

Joan Lunden (1990-1995),

Joan Lunden
Joan Lunden

Jennifer Butler (1991-2008).

Crystle Stewart (2008),

Bill Murray & Crystle Stewart
Bill Murray & Crystle Stewart

Jenny Lewis (2015)

Bill Murray with his ex-girlfriend Jenny
Bill Murray with his ex-girlfriend Jenny
Marital StatusDivorced
WifeJennifer Butler (m. 1997 – 2008),

 

Bill Murray with his ex-wife Jennifer
Bill Murray with his ex-wife Jennifer

Margaret Kelly  (m. 1981 – 1996)

Margaret Kelly
Margaret Kelly
ChildrenSon – Luke (b.1985), Lincoln (b.2001), Jackson (b.1995), Homer (b.1982), Cooper (b.1997), Caleb (b.1993)

Bill Murray with his wife & children
Bill Murray with his wife & children

Daughter – None

Favorite Things

Here we provide you a list of Bill Murray’s favorite things.

Favorite Movie In Which He Has Been CastLost in Translation
Favorite Sports TeamsChicago Bears, the Chicago Bulls, and Chicago Cubs,
Favorite MusicalOklahoma!

Bill Murray

Some Interesting Facts About Bill Murray

  • Bill Murray does not have any social media account that is confirmed.
  • There are not many drawbacks to being wealthy, other than paying taxes and having relatives asking for money, according to Bill Murray.
  • He was inducted to the Baseball Hall of Fame of the South Atlantic minor league in 2012.
  • Bill Murray was a friend of Kerry Simon, the celebrity chef, and restaurateur.
  • On the late-night talk show, Late Night with David Letterman, he was both the first and the last guest.
  • He enjoys playing golf and has been a participant in many pro-am golf competitions.
  • In a comedy movie called Airplane! For the role of Ted Stryker, which later went to Robert Hays, Bill Murray was considered.
  • He both produced the comedy crime film, Quick Change (1990), and directed it.
  • He broke Robert De Niro‘s nose unintentionally during the shooting of Mad Dog and Glory (1993).
  • While shooting Groundhog Day, the groundhog bit Bill Murray twice.
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