Aran Murphy is a young Irish actor who is most famous as the youngest son of Cillian Murphy and his life partner Yvonne McGuinness. Like his father, he is also into acting and has been a part of the production of Dead Centre’s Hamnet.
Talking about his father, Cillian Murphy is a popular actor who has been active in the Hollywood industry for almost three decades. He got international fame for his breakthrough role in Danny Boyle’s horror film 28 Days Later (2002) and as Thomas Shelby in Peaky Blinders (2013-2022).
Here, we will find out if Aran is into acting and following in his father’s footsteps. Stay tuned to uncover some interesting facts about the star kid and also have a look at his parent’s relationship.
Where Was Aran Murphy Born? His Age, Parents, & Childhood
Aran Murphy was born in July 2007, in England. As of 2023, he is 15 years old. His father Cillian Murphy is an actor, whereas his mother Yvonne McGuinness is a visual artist.
Both of his parents are from Ireland and later settled in London in 2001. The star kid was 7 years old when his parents decided to move back to their native home. Since 2015, he alongside his sibling, Malachy Murphy (born Dec 4, 2005) are living in Ireland with their guardians.
Aran’s father once disclosed the reason for them returning to Ireland was he wanted his kids 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’s a common thing for Irish people to move away, do their thing, and come home.
Talking about other family members, the 14-year-old is a grandson of Gay McGuinness and Brendan Murphy. Likewise, his other paternal relatives are Páidi Murphy (uncle), Sile Murphy, and Orla Murphy (aunts).
Aran Murphy Shares A Great Relationship With His Father Cillian Murphy
As mentioned above, Aran is the youngest son of Irish actor, Cillian Murphy. As his father belongs to the entertainment industry, he knows all the pros and cons of being in the limelight. So, due to the reason and being intensely private, he has hidden all family details.
Aran is currently living with his parents. He is fortunate enough to get all the luxurious facilities, everyone, dreams for. Being the youngest in Murphy’s family, everyone pampers him. The celebrity child is not only close with his actor father but also with the entire member of the family.
Cillian is a family man and he is successful in keeping his professional life and personal life separate. He managed to find some time for his family despite his hectic schedule. He hates going out because of the attention he gets, thus, he prefers staying home cooking with his better half, and spending some quality time with his teen kids.
How Did Aran Murphy’s Parents Meet?
It’s almost a couple of decades since Aran’s parents are together. Though his star dad might be the man of every girl’s dreams, he never has a sight of others except his mother.
Cillian Murphy met his then-future wife Yvonne McGuinness in the late 90s. He was serving as the lead singer of the band, The Sons of Mr. Green Genes when found his spouse. At that time, the actor was on one of his musical tours while the love of his life was in the audience seat.
As per the reports, the 14-year-old’s mother was still in the Royal College of Art in London. After their encounter on the tour, they immediately felt an instant connection and eventually began their relationship.
After dating for almost six years, the duo finally exchanged wedding vows on the 1st of August 2004. As they value their privacy, they kept their marriage a private ceremony in Southern France at McGuinness’ father’s estate along with the presence of their family, friends, and close relatives.
Aran Murphy Is Also Into Acting Like His Father: Career
Moving toward the star kid, it seems that Aran Murphy is willing to follow in his celebrity dad’s footsteps. He started his professional journey by appearing in a production of Dead Centre’s Hamnet at the Brooklyn Academy of Music in New York in 2019.
Talking about his father, the 46-year-old has been contributing to the entertainment industry since 1996. Making his stage debut in Disco Pigs, he then appeared in theatre productions Much Ado About Nothing, The Country Boy, and Juno and the Paycock.
Initially, Cillian served in movies such as On the Edge, The Way We Live Now, and Watchmen. So far, he has almost 60 credits under his name. In 2005, he appeared to portray Dr. Jonathan Crane’s role in Batman Begins, starring Christian Bale and Katie Holmes.
Cork-born Murphy became a household name after playing Thomas Shelby in Peaky Blinders. In the historical fiction crime drama, he starred between 2013 to 2022 for 36 episodes alongside Sam Neil, Helen McCrory, and Annabelle Wallis.
Aran Murphy Enjoys Million of Net Worth Of His Parents
There is no doubt that star kid is living a lavish lifestyle. Being the son of one of the most popular faces of Holywood, Aran receives all the luxurious facilities provided by his actor father and visual artist mom.
As of 2022, he enjoys a combined wealth of $20.5 million amassed by his parents. His father, Cillian Murphy net worth is $20 million. On the other hand, his mother Yvonne has an estimated net worth of $500,000 & earns between $25k to $78k.