Aran Murphy is a young Irish actor best known as the youngest son of Cillian Murphy and his wife Yvonne McGuinness. Like his father, he is also an actor and has appeared in the play “Hamnet of the Dead Centre”.
As for his father, Cillian Murphy is a popular actor who has been active in the Hollywood industry for almost three decades. He gained international fame for his breakthrough role in Danny Boyle’s horror film 28 Days Later (2002) and for his role as Thomas Shelby in Peaky Blinders (2013-2022).
Find out here if Aran is passionate about acting and following in his father’s footsteps. Stay tuned for some interesting facts about the star child, as well as a glimpse into his parents’ relationship.
Where Was Aran Murphy Born? His Age, Parents, & Childhood
Aran Murphy was born in July 2007 in the UK. He will be 14 years old in 2022. His father Cillian Murphy is an actor and his mother Yvonne McGuinness is a visual artist.
Both his parents are from Ireland and later settled in London in 2001. The star child was 7 years old when his parents decided to move back home. Since 2015, he has been living in Ireland with his sibling Malachy Murphy (born 4 December 2005) with his guardians.
Aran’s father once revealed that the reason they returned to Ireland was that he wanted his children to be Irish. He said:
‘They were sort of at that age where they were pre-teens and [had] very posh English accents and I wasn’t appreciating that too much! So we decided to come back.’
He also mentioned that it is customary for the Irish to go away, do their own thing and come home.
As for other family members, the 14-year-old is the grandson of Gay McGuinness and Brendan Murphy. His other paternal relatives are Paidy Murphy (uncle), Sile Murphy, and Orla Murphy (aunt).
Aran Murphy Shares A Great Relationship With His Father Cillian Murphy
As noted above, Alan is the youngest son of Irish actor, Cillian Murphy. As his father is involved in the entertainment industry, he knows all the pros and cons of being in the spotlight. For this reason, and because he is very private, he has hidden all the family details.
Aran currently lives with his parents. He is lucky to have all the luxurious comforts that everyone dreams of. As he is the youngest in the Murphy family, he is pampered by everyone. The celebrity child is close not only to his actor father but also to all the family members.
Cillian is a family man and manages to keep his professional and personal life separate. He manages to find time for his family despite his busy schedule. He does not like to go out because of the attention he gets, so he prefers to stay at home, cooking with his other half and spending time with his teenage children.
How Did Aran Murphy’s Parents Meet?
It has been almost a couple of decades since Aran’s parents have been together. While his star dad might be every girl’s dream man, he has never seen anyone other than his mother.
Cillian Murphy met his then-wife-to-be, Yvonne McGuinness, in the late 1990s. He was the lead singer of The Sons of Mr. Green Genes when he found his mate. At the time, the actor was on one of his musical tours while the love of his life was in the audience seat.
As reported, the 14-year-old’s mother was still studying at the Royal College of Art in London. After the two met during a tour, they felt an instant connection and eventually started a relationship.
After almost six years of dating, the duo finally exchanged wedding vows on 1 August 2004. Because they value their privacy, the marriage ceremony took place in a private ceremony in the South of France, at McGuinness’ father’s estate, in the presence of family, friends, and close relatives.
Aran Is Also Into Acting Like His Father: Career
As he moves towards becoming a star child, it seems that Aran Murphy wants to follow in the footsteps of his famous father. He began his professional journey by appearing in the 2019 production of Hamnet at the Death Center at the Brooklyn Academy of Music in New York City.
As for his father, the 46-year-old actor has been contributing to the entertainment industry since 1996. He made his stage debut in Disco Pigs, followed by theatre roles in Much Ado About Nothing, The Country Boy, and Juno and the Paycock.
Cillian’s film credits include On the Edge, The Way We Live Now, and Watchmen. To date, he has almost 60 films to his credit. In 2005, he played the role of Dr. Jonathan Crane in Batman Begins, starring Christian Bale and Katie Holmes.
Cork-born Murphy rose to fame after playing Thomas Shelby in Peaky Blinders. He starred in 36 episodes of the historical sci-fi crime drama between 2013 and 2022 alongside Sam Neill, Helen McCrory, and Annabelle Wallis.
Aran Murphy Enjoys Million of Net Worth Of His Parents
There is no doubt that the star child lives a luxurious lifestyle. As the son of one of Hollywood’s most popular faces, Aran enjoys all the luxuries of having an actor for a father and a visual artist for a mother.
As of 2022, he enjoys a total wealth of $20.5 million accumulated by his parents. His father Cillian Murphy has a net worth of $20 million. On the other hand, his mother Yvonne has an estimated net worth of $500,000 & earns between $25 and $78 thousand.
Quick Facts About Aran Murphy
|Real Name||Malachy Murphy|
|Known Name||Malachy Murphy|
|Age (as of 2022)||16 years|
|Date of Birth||December 4, 2005|
|Current Residence||Dublin, Ireland|
|Famous For||Irish actor Cillian Murphy’s son|