All About Eddie Murphy’s Half-Brother Vernon Lynch Wife, Age, Boxing Career

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Vernon Lynch is mostly recognized as the half-brother of the American actor, comedian, writer, producer, and singer Eddie Murphy. His brother first rose to prominence as a regular cast member on Saturday Night Live and also was listed as a top ten stand-up comedian on Comedy Central’s list of the 100 Greatest Stand-ups of All Time. Further, Vernon is popular as Charlie Murphy‘s brother.

Just like his brothers, Vernon also has worked in the movie industry. In Hollywood, Lynch worked behind the camera as an executive producer and a creator of different shows and movies. Well, in case you don’t know, the celebrity half-sibling is also a boxer and currently working as a boxing coach.

Besides his profession, is the boxer Vernon Lynch married? Does Lynch have any children? Here, in this article, we will cover every personal detail of Eddie’s brother Vernon alongside his professional career as a producer and boxer. To know in detail, be with us till the end.

Vernon Lynch Is a New York Native: Details on His Age, Parents 

Eddie Murphy’s half-brother, Vernon Lynch Jr. was born to his father Vernon Lynch Sr, and his mother Lillian Murphy Lynch on February 1, 1967, in New York, United States. As of 2023, he is 55 years of age.

Talking about his parents, his dad Vernon was a boxing instructor who also served as a foreman at an ice cream plant while his mom worked as a Switchboard operator.

Vernon Lynch is currently 55 years of age
Adult Vernon Lynch with his father Vernon Lynch Sr. and his son. Source: His son’s Instagram

Similarly, Lynch grew up in his hometown with his parents and brothers. By the 1980s, his brother Eddie succeeded to earned stardom in Hollywood as a comedian, and due to this Vernon was also introduced to the entertainment field at a very young age.

Besides, Vernon belongs to the Afro-American ethnicity and holds American nationality.

Vernon’s Half-Brother, Charlie Died Of Leukemia

Among two of his half-brothers, Charlie is no longer alive in the living world. He was the writer and a stand-up comedian best known for the Comedy Central sketch comedy series Chappelle’s Show. Charlie was fighting against leukemia for a long time and eventually lost his battle at the age of 57 on April 12, 2017, in a New York hospital. Like his brother, Vernon’s father too died of cancer in 2001.

Vernon Lynch has two half-brothers
Vernon Lynch’s half-siblings Charlie and Eddie Murphy

On the other hand, his other brother Eddie is still a big name in Hollywood. He is incredibly successful as an actor, comedian, and singer. Alike his professional life, Murphy is equally colorful in person.

So far, the actor has been a partner to several women like Nicole Mitchell, Mel B, Tamara Hood, and many others. Likewise, Vernon’s popular brother is also a father of 10 children Eric, Bria, Christian, Miles, Shayne, Zola, Bella, Angel Irish, Izzy, and Max Murphy.

Eddie Murphy’s Brother Vernon Lynch Is A Former Executive Producer In The Hollywood

As earlier mentioned, Eddie Murphy’s brother Vernon got exposure to the entertainment industry at a young age, probably as a teenager due to his famous brother Eddie. And under Eddie’s advice, Lynch began his career, forming a Hip-Hop group K-9 Posse in the mid-80s. Later, he alongside his late dad launched a branding company under the ownership of superstar Eddie Murphy.

As time passed, Vernon started working in the production field. His producing credits include Flex & Shanice, Hollywood Exes, Atlanta Exes, and Eddie Murphy: One Night Only. Further, he also evolved as a writer and wrote the movie Vampire in Brooklyn starring his brother Eddie and Angela Bassett.

Vernon Lynch Is A Pro-Boxer Coach And Manager 

In addition to his abovementioned jobs, Lynch is a pro-boxer coach as per his Instagram intro. He prominently is a coach to his son Brandyn Lynch. On his Instagram, Vernon keeps sharing about his athletic prowess.

Vernon Lynch is a Boxer coach
Vernon Lynch in a boxing ring with his son

In July 2022, in the video of him and his son practicing in a boxing ring, Vernon wrote,

The grind NEVER stops…Brandyn is chomping at the bit to get back in the ring for another victory. Announcement coming real soon! Shout out to @rivalboxinggear @premierboxing

Further, Eddie Murphy’s brother also works as a manager for his son’s boxing team. In addition, Lynch is also the founder of The Fighters Foundation which provides support and equipment for amateur boxers and martial artists.

Is Vernon Lynch Married? Who Is His Wife?

A 55-year-old boxer coach Vernon Lynch is a married man. Vernon is married to his wife Jill Pendergrass Lynch. The information regarding their marriage details is yet out of media access. However, based on their children’s age, we believed that the couple has been married for more than two decades.

Vernon Lynch is a married man
Vernon Lynch with his wife and son. Source: His son’s Facebook

Though Lynch doesn’t prefer to share more about his personal life, the husband and wife are still together and leading their marriage gracefully. In November 2021, on his Instagram, while congratulating his daughter on her graduation, he mentioned his wife and wrote,

My wife and I are 3 for 3 with college grads and couldn’t be more proud.

The caption shows that the duo at present is enjoying the success of their children and having a happy married life.

Vernon Lynch Is A Father; How Many Children Does He Have?

Going through his social media account, we found that the boxer coach is a father of two sons Brandyn Lynch, and Eliaz Tyson Lynch, and a daughter Kyndel.

Vernon Lynch is a father of three
Vernon Lynch with his boxer son Brandyn. Source: His son’s Instagram

Born in August 1991, Vernon’s son Brandyn, 31 is a professional boxer. As mentioned earlier, Lynch himself is a boxing trainer to his son. The father and son share a close bonding as both of them are companions to each other both in personal and professional life. On Vernon’s birthday in 2022, his son wrote a very special note for him on his Instagram. The caption read,

My coach, my friend, my mentor, my dad. Happy birthday pop. I hope that today was great. I cannot wait for us to accomplish more goals together. The Lord has given me an amazing man to look at as an example and I’m forever greatful for that.

Further, Lynch’s son Eliaz is now studying medicine in medical school. While his exact birth figure is not known, he celebrates his birthday on August 25 every year. Similarly, Vernon’s daughter Kyndel completed her study at Loyola Marymount University in November 2021.

Vernon Is On Instagram

The late Charlie Murphy’s brother Lynch is active on Instagram with 489 followers. He started using Instagram in April 2021 and has posted several photos so far. On his Insta page, most of his posts are related to boxing and his children.

Further, his account on Facebook and Twitter is yet to discover.

Lynch’s Net Worth in 2023

As a boxer and a producer, Vernon Lynch must have earned a good amount of money. But still looking at several online portals, it looks like his net worth is yet to estimate.

On the other hand, his famous half-brother Eddie Murphy has an estimated net worth of $200 million while the late Charlie Murphy had a fortune of $2.5 million at the time of his death.

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