YOU'D be hard to find someone who doesn't know who Eddie Murphy is.

But now his daughter Bella is making a name for herself in Hollywood.

Who is Eddie Murphy's daughter Bella?

Bella is a 19-year-old actress, who is following in her famous father's footsteps.

Her dad Eddie is a household name thanks to his long career in the movies, which includes films like Beverley Hills Cop and The Nutty Professor.

The actor has 10 children, and he had Bella on January 29, 2002 with his now ex wife Nicole Mitchell.

You can follow Bella on Instagram at @bellamurphy, where she has many celebrity followers including Janet Jackson.

Who does Bella play in Coming To America 2?

Eddie has house rules that prevent his children from working in the entertainment industry until they become legal adults.

But the actor allowed daughter Bella to break out in her acting career when she was just 17.

Originally having asked to be an extra in Coming 2 America, Bella explained her father changed his mind as she was fast approaching her 18th birthday.

"We're not allowed to work in this industry until we're 18 so I didn't think it would be a possibility," Bella explained to Yahoo.

Eddie went on to ask Bella to be a full-fledged cast member, playing Princess Omma, one of three daughters of Prince-turned-King Akeem.

In the sequel to the 1988 classic Coming to America, Eddie stars alongside his daughter and Shari Headley, portraying Queen Lisa Joffer.

"Me and my dad do lots of acting scenes together, just for fun," Bella, now 19, revealed of their acting practice behind the scenes.

"He's a great teacher and it's just something we enjoy doing. We also watch a bunch of movies, and I was going to acting classes.

"I think he just saw that, and saw how passionate I was about it, and was like, 'I think I'm just going to let you audition for the princess if you want'."

What has Bella Murphy said about her childhood?

Bella opened up about her Hollywood life and growing up as movie star's daughter.

Speaking to Ellen DeGeneres she said: "I remember, I forgot that famous people sometimes show up to my dad's parties. So I was very unprepared and I was in the dining room in my pyjamas.

"And then all of a sudden, Jimmy Kimmel started walking through the door.

"Then all these other big celebrities, and then Leonardo DiCaprio walked through the door and I started freaking out," Bella recalled.

"I think my dad knew that Leonardo DiCaprio was coming but he didn't tell me because he wanted it to be a surprise."


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