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(Actor, Comedian, Writer)

Bill Murray is an Academy Award winning actor. Bill is the father of six kids.

Relationship Facts of Bill Murray

Bill Murray is not having an affair with anyone presently.
His sexual orientation is straight.

What is the relationship of Bill Murray?

Bill Murray was previously married to Margaret Murray. The pair divorced after a marriage of 16 years from 1980 – 1996.

Next, he was involved in a relationship with Joan Lunden for 5 years. From 25 January 1981  to 29 January 1994, Bill was married to Mickey Kelley. They have 2 children from the marriage, Homer Murray, and Luke Murray.

American Costume Designer Jennifer Butler and Bill were married for 10 years. The pair dated for 6 years after getting together in 1991 and married on 4th July 1997. They later divorced on 13th June 2008, 10 years later.

The couple has 4 children from the marriage, Caleb James Murray (born January 11, 1993), Jackson William Murray (born October 6, 1995), Cooper Jones Murray (born January 27, 1997), and Lincoln Darius Murray (born May 30, 2001).

Who is Bill Murray?

Bill Murray is an American actor, comedian, and writer.

He is a comedy icon and people mostly know him for his popular ‘Saturday Night Live’ characters and movie classics including ‘Meatballs,’ ‘Caddyshack’, and ‘Ghostbusters.

He garnered the prestigious Oscar Award nomination role in ‘Lost in Translation.’

Bill Murray: Age, Parents, Ethnicity

How old is Bill Murray?

Bill Murray is 70 years old. He was born in Evanston, Illinois on September 21, 1950, as William James Murray. As of 2021, he is 71 years old. His parents are Lucille, a mailroom clerk, and Edward Joseph Murray II, a lumber salesman.

Throughout his childhood years, he grew up with his eight siblings in a Roman Catholic Irish-American family. His three siblings  John Murray, Joel Murray, and Brian Doyle-Murray, are also actors.

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Caption: Bill Murray and Selena Gomez (Source: Wppl)

Furthermore, in his early years, Bill read children’s biographies of American heroes like Kit Carson, Wild Bill Hickok, and Davy Crockett. He holds American nationality. Additionally, he belongs to Irish ethnic background.


Talking about his education, Bill attended St. Joseph’s grade school and Loyola Academy. Later, he attended Regis University in Denver, Colorado, taking pre-medical courses.

Eventually, he dropped out of the University, returning to Illinois. Furthermore, Regis awarded him an honorary Doctor of Humanities degree in 2007.

Bill Murray: Professional Life, Career

Bill Murray relocated to New York City. There, he took his comedic talents to radio’s ‘National Lampoon Hour’. Later, he got involved in an off-Broadway spin-off of the comedy radio show when Howard Cosell recruited him for a show called ‘Saturday Night Live.

On the set of ‘Saturday Night Live’, he created the sleazy, insincere comedic character that became his calling card for many films to come. He has since then appeared in several comedy cult classics including ‘Caddyshack’. Some of the other movies and television series that he has appeared in are ‘Stripes’, ‘Tootsie’, ‘Ghostbusters ‘, and others. Later, he took a break from acting and spent the next several years away from Hollywood.

Bill made his comeback in 1988 with ‘Scrooged’. He appeared in Wes Anderson’s ‘Rushmore’ in 1998 and ‘Cradle Will Rock’ in 2000. All in all, Bill has more than 80 credits as an actor. Additionally, he is one of the most recognizable comedic icons in show business.

Bill garnered the Academy Awards nomination in 2004 for ‘Lost in Translation. Additionally, he has garnered 5 Golden Globe nominations winning 1 time.

He has won several awards including  Primetime Emmy Awards, BAFTA Awards, AARP Movies for Grownups Awards, American Comedy Awards, Blockbuster Entertainment Awards, BSFC Award, COFCA Award, Chicago Film Critics Association Awards, and DFCS Award among others. All in all, he has 52 wins & 77 nominations to his name as an actor.

How much is the net worth of Bill Murray?

Bill has been active in the world of show business for a long time. His film career has pushed his net worth to $180 million as of 2022 according to the website.

Bill Murray: Rumors and Controversy/Scandal

Bill has been involved in numerous controversies throughout his career. The police arrested him at Chicago’s O’Hare Airport for trying to smuggle 4.5 kg of cannabis on  September 21, 1970. He was convicted and sentenced to probation.

Furthermore, Bill was also accused of being a sex addict in divorce papers filed by his wife. In addition, she also applied for a restraining order against him.

There are rumors that suggest that Bill has dated American Singer Linda Ronstadt, American Model Crystle Stewart, and American Actress Jenny Lewis.

Bill Murray and Selena Gomez

In 2019, Bill Murray and Selena Gomez were snapped together on the Cannes Film Festival red carpet. During that time, the two were pictured where Murry seemed whispering into Gomez’s ear.

As soon as the event is done, the singer took to Instagram to post a photo by simply penning that the two were getting married. Well, for the while it created a huge buzz in the media.

A month later, Gomez clarified it was just for fun and most definitely not getting married.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight

Talking about his body measurement, Bill Murray has a height of 6 ft 2 inches. Additionally, he weighs 83 kg. In addition, his hair color is gray and his eye color is blue.

Social Media

Bill is fairly active on social media. He has a huge number of followers on social networking sites such as Facebook, Twitter as well as Instagram.

He has more than 505k followers on Twitter. In addition, his page has more than 123k followers on Instagram. Similarly, the Facebook page William Murray Golf has more than 30.8k followers.

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