Who are Cillian Murphy’s wife and children?

Who is Cillian Murphy?

Cillian Murphy is an Irish actor. He is popularly known for starring as Thomas Shelby in the British TV show “Peaky Blinders”. He has also appeared in movies including In Time (2011), Red Lights (2012), and The Dark Knight Rises (2012).

Cillian Murphy plays American theoretical physicist J. Robert Oppenheimer in the 2023 epic biographical thriller film “Oppenheimer”.

Cillian Murphy was born on May 25, 1976, in Cork, Ireland. He is 47 years old as of July 2023.

About Cillian Murphy’s parents

Cillian Murphy was born to his parents Brendan Murphy (father) and his mother whose name is not yet revealed. His father worked for the Department of Education while his mom was a French teacher. Further information about his parents’ marriage is unknown, but they have four children.

Cillian Murphy’s siblings

Cillian Murphy has three siblings, according to reports. The actor was raised in Ballintemple, Cork, Ireland alongside his younger brother Páidi Murphy and two younger sisters Sile Murphy and Orla Murphy.

Cillian Murphy marriage and wedding information 

As of the time of publishing this article (July 2023), Cillian Murphy is happily married to Irish visual artist Yvonne McGuinness. The couple got married on August 1, 2004, in Provence, historical southeastern France. Their marriage is blessed with two children. 

About Cillian Muphy’s wife – Yvonne McGuinness

Yvonne McGuiness is the wife of Cillian Murphy. She is an Irish visual artist. She was born on October 12, 1972, in Kilkenny, Ireland. She is 50 years old as of July 2023.

Yvonne McGuinness is the daughter of Gay McGuinness, the owner of a famous vineyard called Domaine de Notre Dame des Anges situated in Provence, France. She is also the niece of John McGuinness, a high-profile Irish politician. Yvonne McGuinness attended Crawford College, Cork, where she obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Arts. Later on, she graduated with a master’s degree with Honors in Arts from the Royal College of Art. 

She got married to Cillian Murphy in August 2004 and they’ve been together for 18 years. The couple first met in 1996 during one of Cillian’s band “The Sons of Mr. Greengenes”‘ shows. Their union is blessed with two children named Malachy Murphy and Aran Murphy.

Despite being married to a famous actor, Yvonne McGuinness likes to keep a quiet profile and avoid unnecessary media attention.

List of Cillian Murphy’s girlfriends and past relationships

According to reports in the media, Cillian Murphy’s only publicly known relationship is the one he has with his wife Yvonne McGuinness. Further information about his past relationships is scarce at this time.

Cillian Murphy’s children

As of the time of writing, Cillian Murphy is the proud father of two children. The actor has two sons named Malachy Murphy and Aran Murphy. Cillian Murphy and his wife decided to live in Dublin with their children, so their children would feel Irish. In an interview with The Sun in 2020, the actor spoke about the thrill of raising two teenage sons.

He said:

I’m a father of two teenagers, and I once was young as well so I recognize how tricky it is as a young person today in society. I think it’s a very complex time growing up, I think things are changing a lot at a very accelerated rate.

Cillian Murphy and his two sons.

About Cillian Murphy’s children

a. Malachy Murphy

Malachy Murphy is the eldest son of Cillian Murphy. He was born on December 4, 2005 in Sweden. He is 17 years old as of July 2023.

Cillian Murphy’s second son Aran Murphy performing as Hamnet at Dead Centre in 2018.

b. Aran Murphy

Aran Murphy is a young Irish actor popularly known for being the youngest son of Cillian Murphy. He was born in July 2007 in Sweden. He is 16 years old as of July 2023.

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