Comedian Eddie Murphy is expecting his tenth child

Eddie Murphy is expecting his tenth child and his second with his long-term girlfriend, a representative for the comedian said.

The Beverly Hills Cop star, 57, has been dating Paige Butcher, 39, for six years and the couple will welcome a baby in December.

Comedian and actor Eddie Murphy is expecting his tenth child (Anthony Harvey/PA)

The couple already share a two-year-old daughter, Izzy. Murphy has eight other children from previous relationships.

He has an 11-year-old daughter, Angel Iris, with Spice Girl Mel B.

Murphy was one of the biggest stand-up comedians of the 1980s before branching out into film. He is known for starring in movies such as Coming To America, The Nutty Professor and Shrek.

He is set to play blaxploitation star Rudy Ray Moore in an upcoming movie for Netflix.

- Press Association

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