Eddie Griffin's Life with Wife and Children

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Eddie Griffin's Life with Wife and Children

Rising to fame on stage, Eddie Griffin, a well-known comedian and actor, is mostly known for his performance in the 2001 spoof film Undercover Brother.

Apart from his aspiring career, the star's fandom is well curious about his personal life with his wife and children.

Today, let's get to know the star personally.

Eddie Griffin's Married Life with Wife

Talking about marriages, there is a speculation going around,

Has Eddie Been Married Four Times?

Almost definitely, the answer is yes. The actor has been married four times so far! 

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He married his former partner, Carla Griffin, in 1983 when he was in his teenage years, at the age of 16.

They chose to end their relationship within a year, mutually.

Speaking about their separation, Eddie stated that they were too young and had not experienced everything to the fullest.

Moving on,

Marking his second marriage, after a successful career as a stand-up comedian and actor, he married his former wife  Rochelle Griffin in 2002.

However, the couple's journey was short-lived.

Even though the outcomes, the star did not give up on love and married his third wife, Nia Rivers, in a Vegas wedding chapel with no prior planning.

But, their togetherness was cut short as the former pair got a divorce on October 29, 2012.

After being single for years, the star found the love of his life and married his now-wife Ko Griffin in 2017 

Eddie Griffin with wife Ko Griffin 

Eddie Griffin with wife Ko Griffin (source: Instagram)

The details about the couple's wedding are kept under the media's limelight.

But that does not mean the star won't update his loving fan followings about his life.

Constantly posting on his socials, Eddie loves to share his life with his followers.

With marriages and weddings, there are many questions regarding the star's kids.

Father To Eleven Kids

Young Eddie Griffin was born on July 15, 1968, and the African-American actor was raised by his single mother, Doris Thomas.

He moved in with his relatives at the age of 16 but eventually enrolled in the Navy.

Speaking about family, Eddie has a total of eleven kids.

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Eddie Griffin with his wife and son

Eddie Griffin with his wife Ko Griffin and son Meko Lee Griffin (source: Instagram)

Even though the star has not come to the media as for his children's names, he did share a picture with his partner and son, captioning,

"Me and my Wife Ko Griffin with our son Meko Lee Griffin

Rising Through Open Mic

From open mic to big stage, Eddie made his first appearance through a deal with his cousin, who pushed him to perform at a comedy club in 1989.

Loving the stage, Griffin went on to do stand-up engagements all across town.

From which, he bought a one-way trip to Los Angeles to pursue his drive and motivation of becoming a stand-up comedian. 

Griffin, who debuted in the stand-up world in 1990, has acquired a passionate fanbase.

In a similar vein, the comedian has appeared in several films, such as Savage Midlife, Woke, Somewhat Damaged, Bad President, Comeback Trail, Star Is Born.

Griffin has since starred in television series such as Malcolm & Eddie (1996–2000) and Chappelle's Show as Grits n' Gravy in the sketch World Series of Dice

He also got invited to contribute to two tracks from Dr. Dre's 1999 album and the intro song from The D.O.C. 's 1996 album Helter Skelter.

Adding to his career, the actor also starred in Miller Beer's Man Laws advertisements.

Griffin's stand-up comedy special You Can Tell 'Em I Said was published on DVD by Comedy Central in 2011, and his stand-up comedy show E-Niggma was featured on Showtime in 2019.

Stay with us for more upcoming updates regarding the star's personal life and rising career.