John Murphy Biography
John Murphy is a British film composer, musician, video game composer, and music producer who was born and brought up in Liverpool, England. He is a self-taught multi-instrumental musician who began his career in the 1980s, working notably with The Lotus Eaters, Thomas Lang, and Claudia Brücken.
Since the beginning of his career, John has collaborated numerous times with several directors, mainly Danny Boyle, Guy Ritchie, Michael Mann, Matthew Vaughn, and Stephen Frears.
John has received praise through the years and some of his awards include the Silver Award (1st Prize) at the Cannes Film Festival, a British D&AD Award, and a BMI Award.
10 Quick Facts About John Murphy
- Name: John Murphy
- Age: 57 years
- Birthday: March 4
- Zodiac Sign: Pisces
- Height: Average
- Nationality: British
- Occupation: Film Composer, Musician, Video Game Composer, and Music Producer
- Marital Status: Married
- Salary: Under Review
- Net worth: $20 million
John Murphy Age
John is 57 years old as of 2022, he was born John Murphy on March 4, 1965, in Liverpool, England, United Kingdom. He celebrates his birthday on March 4, every year and his birth sign is Pisces.
John Murphy Height
John stands at an average height. He appears to be quite tall in stature if his photos, relative to his surroundings, are anything to go by. However, details regarding his actual height and other body measurements are currently not publicly available. We will update this section when the information is available.
John Murphy Weight
John has a moderate weight. He has not shared his weight with the public yet. John’s weight will be listed once we get it from a trustworthy source. Known for his captivating personality, John has brown eyes and his hair color is brown.
John Murphy Education
John has not disclosed the details of his education but owing to the nature of his work as a film composer, musician, video game composer, and music producer, he might have received proper education regarding his field.
John Murphy Family
John was born and raised by his parents in Liverpool. Our efforts to find out more about his family came to no avail as no such information is publicly available. Thus, the identity of John’s parents is still unclear. It is also not known if he has any siblings. We will update this section once this information is available.
John Murphy Wife
John is a married man and has been gifted with a child. However, he likes to keep his personal life private hence information about his spouse, child, and dating/married life is not available. Nonetheless, further information regarding his family in detail is currently under review and will be updated as soon as it is available.
John Murphy Net Worth
John has an estimated net worth of $20 million dollars as of 2022. This includes his assets, money, and income. His primary source of income is his career as a Film Composer. Through his various sources of income, Murphy has been able to accumulate a good fortune but prefers to lead a modest lifestyle.
John Murphy Measurements and Facts
Here are some interesting facts and body measurements you should know about Murphy.
John Murphy Wiki
- Full Names: John Murphy.
- Popular As: John Murphy.
- Gender: Male.
- Occupation / Profession: Film Composer.
- Nationality: British.
- Race / Ethnicity: White.
- Religion: Not Known.
- Sexual Orientation: Straight.
John Murphy Birthday
- Age / How Old?: 56 Years Old.
- Zodiac Sign: Pisces.
- Date of Birth: March 4, 1965.
- Place of Birth: Liverpool, England, United Kingdom.
- Birthday: March 4th.
John Murphy Body Measurements
- Body Measurements: Not Available
- Height / How Tall?: Average.
- Weight: Moderate.
- Eye Color: Brown.
- Hair Color: Brown.
- Shoe Size: Not Available
John Murphy Family and Relationship
- Father (Dad): Not Available
- Mother: Not Available
- Siblings (Brothers and Sisters): Not Available
- Marital Status: Married.
- Wife/Spouse: (Names Not Known).
- Dating / Girlfriend: Not Applicable.
- Children: Sons (Not Known) Daughter(s) (Not Known).
John Murphy Net Worth and Salary
- Net Worth: $20 million
- Salary: Under Review
- Source of Income: Career as a Film Composer.
John Murphy Career
John’s profession of composing music for films kick-started in the early 1990s and he scored his first hit with Leon the Pig Farmer. Together with David Hughes, a former OMD member, he worked on several successful British movies, enjoying particular success with the soundtrack to 1998’s Lock, Stock, and Two Smoking Barrels.
John became prominent in the film industry while working with Guy Ritchie on his film Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels, Michael Mann’s Miami Vice, Matthew Vaughn’s Kick-Ass and scoring various films by Danny Boyle.
His instrumental tracks “In the House In a Heartbeat” from 28 Days Later and “Adagio in D Minor” from Sunshine has been featured in a variety of TV shows, commercials, and film trailers.
John has been mainly based in Los Angeles since 2000’s Snatch and Shooters. His successes include City by the Sea and Danny Boyle‘s box-office success 28 Days Later and its sequel 28 Weeks Later.
Also, he collaborated with Underworld to score Danny Boyle‘s science fiction film Sunshine. In 2006 John composed the score for Michael Mann’s Miami Vice.
In 2009, John composed the music for the 2009 remake of the 1972 film The Last House on the Left, followed by 2010’s Kick-Ass, based on the comic book of the same name. Other excerpts from his scores have been released for advertising, in particular, “In the House In a Heartbeat” from 28 Days Later, and “Adagio in D minor” from Sunshine.
In 2014, he released an album Anonymous Rejected Filmscore that had been, as the title suggests, composed for a film whose studio head had rejected it. John promised the director that he wouldn’t name the film, but described it as being 6 or 7 years previous, so around 2006–07.
The score was allowed to develop in directions unconstrained by the original film’s narrative and the cover art is a photograph of his son, taken by his wife through her sunglasses.
John Murphy Movies
- 2000: Snatch
: Chain of Fools
- 2001: Hang Time
: Vacuuming Completely Nude in Paradise
: Mean Machine
- 2002: All About the Benjamins
: New Best Friend
: City by the Sea
: 28 Days Later
: Friday After Next
- 2003: Intermission
- 2004: The Perfect Score
- 2005: Guess Who
: Keeping Up with the Jonesers
: The Man
- 2006: Basic Instinct 2
: Miami Vice
- 2007: Sunshine
: 28 Weeks Later
- 2009: The Last House on the Left
: Janky Promoters
- 2010: Kick-Ass
- 2013: Love Never Fails/Forever Found
John Murphy Documentaries
- 1996: Where the Bad Girls Go
: Eunice the Gladiator
- 2000: The Valley
John Murphy TV Series Works
- 1997: Modern Times
- 2011: Dispatches
- 2018: Les Miserables
Frequently Asked Questions About John Murphy
John is a British film composer, musician, video game composer, and music producer. He is a self-taught multi-instrumental musician who began his career in the 1980s, working notably with The Lotus Eaters, Thomas Lang, and Claudia Brücken.
John is a British national born on March 4, 1965, in Liverpool, England, United Kingdom.
John has not shared his height with the public. His height will be listed once we have it from a credible source.
John is a married man and has been gifted with a child. Nonetheless, further information regarding his family in detail is currently under review and will be updated as soon as it is available.
John has a net worth of $20 million dollars as of 2022. This amount has been accrued from his leading roles in the entertainment industry.
According to our reliable sources, John’s annual estimated salary is still under review but will be updated as soon as it is clear.
Because of security reasons, John has not shared his precise location of residence. We will immediately update this information if we get the location and images of his house.
John is alive and in good health. There have been no reports of him being sick or having any health-related issues.
John is still pursuing his career in music but his current pursuits are yet to be updated.
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