Bill Murray Biography, Age, Family, Wife, Career, Dating Singer Kelis (43) At 72, Achievements, Net Worth 2023, Latest News, And More

Bill Murray, in full William James Murray, (born September 21, 1950, Wilmette, Illinois, USA) is an American comedian and actor known for his trademark offbeat humor on the television show Saturday Night Live and for his film roles.


Age-72 years

Height- 1.87 m

Weight-127 kg

Born- 21 September 1950

Birthplace-Evanston, Illinois, United States

Profession-Singer, Comedian, screenwriter, film actor, producer

Spouse-Jennifer Butler (m. 1997–2008), Margaret Kelly (m. 1981–1996)


Upcoming movie-Garfield


Murray was born on September 21, 1950, in Evanston, Illinois, to Lucille Murray (née Collins; 1921–1988), a postal clerk, and Edward Joseph Murray II (1921–1967), a lumber merchant. He grew up in Wilmette, Illinois, a northern suburb of Chicago. . His grandfather was from County Cork, while his maternal ancestors were from County Galway. Their father died of complications from diabetes in 1967 at the age of 46 when Bill was 17.


Murray and his eight siblings grew up in an Irish Catholic family. Three of his siblings, John Murray, Joel Murray, and Brian Doyle-Murray, are also actors. Sister Nancy is a Dominican nun in Adrian, Michigan; she toured the United States in two one-woman shows portraying Catherine of Siena and Dorothy Stang. His brother Ed Murray died in 2020.


Margaret Kelly

Murray married Margaret Kelly on January 25, 1981. They later remarried in Chicago for the sake of their families. After Murray’s affair with Jennifer Butler, the couple divorced in 1996.

Jennifer Butler

In 1997, he married Butler. Butler filed for divorce on May 12, 2008, accusing Murray of domestic violence, infidelity, and addiction to sex, marijuana, and alcohol. Their divorce was finalized on June 13, 2008. Butler died on January 19, 2021.



Margaret gave birth to two sons, Homer, and Luke.

Butler and Murray have four sons together: Caleb, Jackson, Cooper and Lincoln.

bill-murrays son


He studied at St. Joseph Elementary School and Loyola Academy. During his teenage years, he worked as a golfer to finance his education at a Jesuit high school. He was the lead singer of a rock band called the Dutch master’s and was involved in high school and community theater. One of her siblings had polio and her mother had multiple miscarriages.

After graduating from Loyola Academy, Murray took pre-med courses at Regis University in Denver, Colorado, but soon dropped out and returned to Illinois. Decades later, in 2007, Regis awarded him an honorary doctorate of humanities.


Early Career

Murray rose to fame on The National Lampoon Radio Hour (1973–1974) before becoming a national presence on Saturday Night Live from 1977 to 1980. He starred in comedy films including Meatballs (1979), Caddyshack (1980), Stripes (1981), Ghostbusters (1984), Ghostbusters II (1989), What About Bob? (1991), Groundhog Day (1993), Kingpin (1996), The Man Who Knew Too Little (1997) and Osmosis Jones (2001). His only directorial credit is Quick Change (1990), which he co-directed with Howard Franklin.

Latest Career

On February 2, 2020, a commercial aired during the Super Bowl starring Murray, referencing his role as Phil in Groundhog Day, where he stole Groundhog and drove him around in an orange Jeep Gladiator.

Murray co-starred with Sofia Coppola in the comedy drama On the Rocks opposite Rashida Jones. The film premiered at the 58th New York Film Festival to positive reviews, with many critics praising Murray’s performance.  David Rooney, critic of The Hollywood Reporter, wrote of his performance that “Murray has rarely been better”. on Apple TV [Non-primary source claimed] He won the film critical acclaim and a Golden Globe nomination for Best Supporting Actor.

Bill Murray Career

Murray appeared in a small role in The French Dispatch, reuniting him with Wes Anderson for the ninth time. It was supposed to premiere at the Cannes Film Festival on May 12, 2020, and go into wide release on July 24, but due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the festival was cancelled, and the film was pulled from the schedule on 3 an of April 2020. The film was scheduled to premiere on October 16, 2020, before being pulled from the schedule again on July 23, 2020. It premiered at the 2021 Cannes Film Festival and was released on October 22, 2021.

Murray reprised his role as Peter Venkman in Ghostbusters: Afterlife, directed by Jason Reitman.

In October 2021, Murray joined the upcoming superhero film Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantomania, set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.


  • Mark Twain Award for American Humor in 2016 year
  • Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy in 2004 ·
  • BAFTA Award for Best Actor in 2004 ·
  • Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited or Anthology Series or Movie in 2015
  • Independent Spirit Award for Best Actor in 2004
  • Independent Spirit Award for Best in 1999
  • National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Supporting Actor in1999
  • Satellite Award for Best Actress in a Motion Picture, Comedy or Music in 2004
  • National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Actor in 2004
  • Prime time Creative Arts Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series in 1977 ·
  • New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Actor in 2003 ·
  • Critics’ Choice Television Award for Best Supporting Actor in 2015
  • New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Supporting Actor in1998
  • Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award for Best Actor in 2003 ·
  • Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actor in 1998 ·
  • Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actor – Comedy or Musical in1999 ·
  • Chicago Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actor in 1998
  • American Comedy Award for Funniest Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture in 1999 ·
  • Toronto Film Critics Circle Award for Best Actor in 2003 ·
  • Boston Society of Film Critics Award for Best Actor in 2003
  • Chicago Film Critics Association Award for Best Actor in 2004 ·
  • San Francisco Bay Area Film Critics Circle Award for Best Actor in 2003 ·
  • online Film Critics Society Award for Best Actor in 2003 ·
  • Southeastern Film Critics Association Award for Best Actor in 2003
  • Seattle Film Critics Award for Best Actor in 2003
  • Vancouver Film Critics Circle Award for Best Film in 2003 ·

Net Worth 2023

According to Celebrity Net Worth, in 2023, Bill Murray’s net worth of $180 million. Murray has earned this net worth after decades in the entertainment industry as a comedian, actor, screenwriter, TV producer, entrepreneur, singer, and voice actor.

Latest News About Bill Murray

Hollywood superstar Bill Murray (72) and Milkshake singer Kelis (43) surprised the public with an unexpected romance. The Ghostbusters actor was seen supporting Kel during her performance in London, and has also been seen at other recent shows. Sources reveal that they have grown closer since their first meeting in the US. Both have experienced recent personal losses, with Kelis losing her second husband last year and Bill’s estranged wife passing away in 2021.

Bill-Murray and Kelis

  Shared moments between Bill and Kelis

Bill Murray was photographed enjoying Kelis’ set from the side of the stage during the Mighty Hoopla Festival in Brockwell Park, South London. The couple even posed for a cozy back photo. They were reported to have spent time together in the same hotel and met in both the US and London. Their shared experiences of grief created a common bond between them.

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