Brendan Murphy

by doveclove Fri Dec 10 2021 Updated On Sat Mar 25 2023
Brendan Murphy

Brendan Murphy is the father of the famous Irish actor Cillian Murphy. Brendan is an employee at the Irish Department of Education.

His wife is a French teacher. He has four children. They are Cillian, Paidi, Sile, and Orla. He is an Irish citizen.

Brendan Murphy with his son Cillian
Brendan Murphy with his son Cillian  Source: Pinterest

Relationship Status of Cillian Murphy

Cillian's band was performing at the music festival held in London. This was the first time that when Cillian met Yvonne McGuiness.

After talking for a while, they fell in love with each other and started dating. They then decided to get married. 

They officially got married in 2004 in France.  

Cillian always believed in a simple life; hence he conducted his marriage in Provence with his close ones presence. 

They happily stayed together, and after a year, they gave birth to their first child Malachy Murphy

After two years of their first child, they gave birth to their second child Aran Murphy

They have completed their 17 years of marriage now and still live happily with each other and their family.

Cillian with his wife and children
Cillian with his wife and children  Source: Instagram 

About Cillian Murphy

Cillian is a famous Irish actor born on 25 May 1976 in Douglas, Ireland. He is the eldest son of Brendan Murphy

He grew up along with his parents and siblings. 

Cillian was always interested in the creative field, which came out through his composition at just 10

He showed interest in the song and also participated in dramas in his school years. He even became part of a band in his school. 

He was doing good with his music but later decided to act. 

He started doing theater and short movies and slowly showed his work in the mainstream. 

Disco pigs, Red Eye, Sunshine and Dunkirk, are the movie that he is appreciated for. 

His best movie, which the audience appreciated was Peaky Blinders, made him win many awards. 

He was married to Yvonne McGuinness in 2004 and had two children with her.

Cillian's looks in Peaky Blinders
Cillian's looks in Peaky Blinders  Source: Instagram

Cillian's Wants A Private Life

Cillian is currently one of the popular actor, and people always want to know more about him and his life. 

But on another end, Murphy wants to have a simple private life and denies showing his personal life and routines. 

He indeed is a clever guy, so he never talks about his family and personal stuff in his interview. 

He even doesn't consider himself a famous personality. 

He shifted his home to have a private life away from fans and the media around him. 

He wants to do his best in this field and explore new characters. 

He thinks that people knowing his original character will affect his on-screen character. 

Hence he always enjoys his privacy limited to his close once only. 


Brendan's son Cillian is 45 years old.

Net Worth

Cillian has a net worth of $20 Million. His source of income is acting.  

The yearly income of Irish actors is €63,747.

Fan Shocked After Seeing Murphy's Real look

Murphy is well known for his character in the famous series "Peaky Blinders." His role and character is appreciated and loved by many people. 

His same character and looks produced a different image of him among his fans, and he gained a lot of supporters by his same character. 

But it was just his on-screen character and look. 

When he was seen off-screen, he had a different look and personality that was a surprise for most of his fans. 

Fans even judged him by comparing his on-screen and off-screen look. He was made fun of at the time. 

Although many made fun of the star, many fans also defended him, talked about his talent and work, and spoke about how people should judge him as an actor and not by his looks. 

He has an appreciable talent and knows how to play a character but judging him by looks was what his many fans opposed. 

Cillian Do Care About Women

Murphy was working for Luc Besson, who was his director. 

At that time, the #MeToo movement was starting a new trend, and people were confessing about the abuse and harassment the faced. 

In that meantime, many women and artists confessed about how Luc Besson harassed them sexually for the role and the job. 

Luc Besson may have denied it several times, but Cillian didn't stood by his side. 

He instead stood up for the women and showed their support. This was not the first time that Murphy has shown support for women

He took part in many campaigns that were held for women's benefit. 

He even helped women by appearing on-field during a movement to change the abortion law.

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