Aran Murphy–Let’s Know More About Cillian Murphy’s Son

By Samikshya Bhattarai | Updated on August 22, 2022
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    Aran Murphy is a child actor who is better known for his performance in Dead Centre’s Hamnet. He is also known as the youngest celebrity kid of Cillian Murphy and his spouse Yvonne McGuinness.

    Talking about his celebrity parents, they both are quite successful in their own rights. His father Cillian Murphy who has been in the Hollywood industry for almost three decades has worked in dozens of movies and TV shows. Most notably, the actor appeared in Peaky Blinders, 28 Days Latter (2002), The Dark Knight Trilogy, and more. Besides, his mother McGuinness is an accomplished artist who holds a master’s degree from the Royal College of Art in London.

    Well, do you know how many siblings Aryan Murphy has? Is the star kid following his father’s footsteps in acting? Well here are all the answers and more facts that you should know about Aran Murphy, including his parent’s relationship.

    Aran Murphy Bio: His Childhood and His Parents

    Aran Murphy was born in July 2007, in England. He is 15 years old as of 2022. He belongs to dual nationality Irish and American. And his ethnicity is mixed.

    Aran Murphy with his brother and father
    Aran Murphy with his celebrity father and brother

    As already mentioned before, both of his parents are Irish. They later settled in London in 2001. But, when Aran was 7, his parents decided to move back to their Native home.

    The reason behind their moving back was that once Aran’s elder brother lost his Irish accent, making his father tense about it. Aran’s father later also revealed the reason, why they decided to return back to their own country. 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.”

    The 46 years old also told the Armchair Expert podcast the actor wanted his kids to be Irish,

    “We wanted the kids to be Irish. They were sort of at that age where they were pre-teens and had very posh English accents.”

    Furthermore, Aran is a grandson of Gay McGuinness and Brendan Murphy.

    He Has a Brother

    Aran is the youngest of the family and has an older brother named Malachy Murphy. Malachy was born in 2005 and is 16 years old as of 2022. In fact, following Aran’s brother’s birth, his dad Murphy took a prolonged break from his acting. He told,

    “I want to spend time with him. He gives me a whole new perspective on life.”

    Aran Murphy And His Father’s Relationship

    Aran is the son of Peaky Blinders star, Cillian Murphy. His star father doesn’t like any kind of spotlight on his family. Due to this reason, there is not enough information available about his kids.

    As the youngest child in the family, Aran lives a lavish life without a doubt. The pampered kid also shares a close bond with his grandparents, parents, and his elder brother.

    Aran’s dad is one of the most demanded actors in today’s date. He spends most of his time on set or on his shooting locations. Though Cillian has a busy timetable, the actor somehow manages his time for his family to spend some quality time with them. Rather than spending vacations traveling to various places, Cillian loves staying at home and cooking with his partner and children.

    How Did Aran’s Parents Meet?

    Aran’s parents are now together for a long time. They both met each other in the late 90s during the former’s tour of Cillian’s first play, Disco Pigs. At the time, both of them were struggling in their field.

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    Cillian Murphy with his wife

    After the end of the tour, the couple felt some matching vibes and a connection between them and they started dating each other. They both dated each other for almost six years before their nuptial. And on 1st August 2004, the couple finally exchanged their vows. The two married in a private ceremony held in Southern France just in the presence of family and close friends.

    As per the resources, Aran’s mother Yvonne McGuinness is an accomplished artist who holds a master’s degree from the Royal College of Art in London.

    Is Aran Really Following His Father’s Footsteps? His Career

    As we know Aran started his journey by working in a production of Dead Centre’s Hamnet at the Brooklyn Academy of Music in New York in 2019. This is why it looks like the celebrity kid is following in his father’s footsteps.

    Highlighting his father, Cillian has been involved in the entertainment industry since 1996. Cillian made his debut through Disco Pigs. He has also played in many theater production clips like Much Ado About Nothing, The Country Boy, and Juno and the Paycock.

    Furthermore, the veteran actor has also done many movies like On the Edge, The Way We Live Now, and Watchmen. But Murphy came into the hype after playing the role of Thomas Shelby in Peaky Blinders. 

    Aran Murphy’s Net Worth

    Although Aran is a young Irish actor who was a part of Dead Centre’s Hamnet production, his net worth is not available yet. But it looks like, the star kid is enjoying his parents’ million of net worth.

    His father Cillian Murphy’s net worth is estimated to be $20 million. And his mother’s fortune is $500,000.

    His Father’s House in Dublin

    Aran currently resides in his father’s house located in Monkstown in south county Dublin with his parents and brother. His father plunked down €1.7 million for the house in 2015.

    The family of four previously lived in northwest London.


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