Cillian Murphy Height, Weight, Age, Net Worth, Wife, Family, Career & More


Cillian Murphy – Biography

Cillian Murphy – Cillian Murphy is an Irish actor. He was born on May 25, 1976. It was in Enda Walsh’s 1996 play Disco Pigs that he made his acting debut, and he went on to play the same character in the film adaptation that came out in 2001.

For his performance in the one-man show Misterman in 2011, Murphy was awarded the Irish Times Theatre Award for Best Actor as well as the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Solo Performance. In 2020, he was recognized by The Irish Times as one of the most accomplished Irish film actors.

Cillian Murphy – Biography & Personal Details

NameCillian Murphy
Date Of Birth25 May 1976
Birthplace/HometownDouglas, Ireland/ Cork, Ireland
Age 47 years old (As 2023)
Birth Sign Gemini 
Gender Male
SchoolCatholic secondary school
College/UniversityPresentation Brothers College, Cork
University College Cork
Highest QualificationGraduation in law
HobbiesPlaying Video Games
EthnicityGerman or English
DebutEnda Walsh’s 1996 play Disco Pigs
Awards, AchievementsDrama Desk Award for Outstanding Solo Performance (2014)
National Television Award for Outstanding Drama Performance (2022)
Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture – Drama (2024)
AACTA International Award for Best Actor (2024)

Cillian Murphy – Career

Pat Kiernan was put under pressure by Murphy until he was able to get an audition at the Corcadorca Theatre Company. In September 1996, he made his debut as a professional actor on the stage, performing in Enda Walsh’s production of Disco Pigs as a temperamental adolescent from Cork. Walsh described first meeting and learning about Murphy, saying, “There was something about him — he was really enigmatic, and he would walk into a room with great presence and you’d go, “My God.”

It had nothing to do with those bloodshot eyes that everyone is always talking about.” Murphy remarked, “I was incredibly arrogant and had nothing to lose, and I suppose that suited the part.” Disco Pigs was supposed to run for three weeks in Cork, but it ended up traveling for two years around Europe, Canada, and Australia.

During that time, Murphy left both university and his band to pursue a career in the music industry. Even though he planned on going back to playing music, his acting career began to take off after his first agent saw a performance of Disco Pigs. Since then, he has acquired representation and has seen a lot of success in the acting world.

Oppenheimer is a biographical thriller, and Murphy played the role of J. Robert Oppenheimer in the film. It is the sixth time that Nolan and Murphy have worked together on a picture, but it is the first time that Murphy has taken the lead role. Murphy prepared for the role by conducting considerable research on Oppenheimer’s biography, losing a large amount of weight to mimic Oppenheimer’s nearly gaunt appearance, and drawing influence from David Bowie’s appearance in the 1970s.

The movie was initially released on July 21 of 2023, and as of September 2023, it has earned more than $895 million all over the world. Additionally, it received positive reviews from film reviewers. Dan Jolin, reviewing for Empire, praised the portrayal of Cillian Murphy as Oppenheimer, saying that “at the film’s pulsing nucleus is Murphy as Oppenheimer, and he is compelling throughout.”

Cillian Murphy – Family, Relationship and Afair

Murphy was born on May 25th, 1976 in the town of Douglas, in the county of Cork. While his father, Brendan, worked for the Department of Education, his mother was an educator who specialized in French. His grandfather, aunts, and uncles were all teachers as well, which continued the family tradition.

Cillian Murphy with his Father

He and his younger brother Páidi, as well as his younger sisters Sile and Orla, were brought up at Ballintemple, which is located in the county of Cork. When he was just ten years old, he started penning songs and singing them.

Cillian Murphy with his Brother

Murphy wed his longtime partner Yvonne McGuinness in 2004. The couple first met in 1996 during one of his rock band’s gigs.

Cillian Murphy with his Wife

They stayed in Dublin until 2001, when his wife decided to pursue her education at the Royal College of Art in London. After that, they went to London and remained there for the next 14 years. They relocated to Dublin the next year. They welcomed their first baby in December 2005, and their second son in July 2007.

Physical Measurement

Height (Approx.)In Centimeters –175 cm
In Meters-1.75 m
In Feet and Inches –5′ 8″
Weight (Approx.)In Kg –75 kg
In Pounds –165 lbs
Hair ColourBlack
Eye ColourLight Blue

Cillian Murphy Social Media

Instagram: @Cillian Murphy
Facebook: @Cillian Murphy
Linkedin: Not Known
Tik Tok: Not Known
Youtube: Not Known
Twitter: Not Known

Family & Marital Status

Marital StatusMarried
Marriage Date1 August 2004
ParentsMother- Not Known
Father-Brendan Murphy
SiblingsBrother-Páidi Murphy
Sister-Sile Murphy, Orla Murphy
Spouse/WifeYvonne McGuinness
ChildrenSon- Aran Murphy, Malachy Murphy

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Cillian Murphy Net Worth:

Cillian Murphy net worth is (Approx) $30 million dollars. And is monthly salary $4.5 million, & Yearly Salary 10.0 million.

Cillian Murphy Cars Collection:

Cillian Murphy have five cars:-

  • Mercedes S Class 
  • Audi A8L 
  • Audi Q7
  • Lexus RX450
  • Porsche 911

Fanmail address:

Cillian Murphy
Lisa Richards Agency
108 Leeson Street Upper
Dublin 4
D04 E3E7


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