Alex Murdaugh is a former lawyer and now a criminal from America. He has been famous for being a part of Peters Murdaugh Parker Eltzroth & Detrick (PMPED) law firm. He recently became a part of Media News when he got indicted by the grand jury of Colleton County for killing his wife and son. On January 23, Murdaugh’s murder trial proceedings were started in South Carolina.
Richard Alexander “Alex” Murdaugh
Birthday / Date of Birth
Alex Murdaugh was born on the 17th of June 1958, in Hampton, South Carolina, United States.
He’s currently 65 years old.
Alex has completed his Bachelor of Arts Degree in political science and a Juris Doctorate Degree from the University of Virginia. Since 1994 he was performing as a Lawyer.
- Father – Randolph Murdaugh III
- Mother – Elizabeth “Libby” Alexander
- Siblings – Randolph “Randy” Murdaugh IV (Brother), Lynn Murdaugh (Lynn Goettee) (Sister)
Girlfriend / Spouse
Alex Murdaugh has dated –
- Maggie Murdaugh – On August 14, 1993, Murdaugh who was married to his wife Maggie Murdaugh is now a killer of his lovely wife. His wife Maggie Murdaugh was a lovely lady who has given birth to Alex’s sons Richard Alexander “Buster” Murdaugh Jr (Buster Murdaugh) and Paul Terry Murdaugh. His son Paul was a college-going student when was killed by Alex. And now after Alex has killed his wife and one son the only member of his family his elder son is left in the family.
- In feet – 6 feet 0 inches
- In centimeters – 183 cm
- In meters – 1.83 m
- In Kilograms – 94 kg
- In Pounds – 207 lbs
He wears a size 11 (US) shoe.
Alex became known for being a member of the legal firm Peters Murdaugh Parker Eltzroth & Detrick (PMPED). He just joined Media News after being indicted by a Colleton County grand jury for the murder of his wife and children. On March 2, Murdaugh, 54, was found guilty on four counts: the murders of Maggie and Paul Murdaugh, as well as two counts of possession of a weapon during a crime.
Alex Murdaugh Criminal Charges
On June 7, 2021, police received a call from Alex that he found his wife Maggie Murdaugh, and younger son Paul Terry Murdaugh dead at his residence. He also claimed that the two have been fatally shot. In September 2021, Murdaugh was shot in the head when he was driving to Charleston, South Carolina. Although Alex survived the gunshot it was revealed that he himself hired the man to kill him so that his elder son Buster Murdaugh gets the insurance amount.
Following this, he was charged with insurance fraud, fraudulent business dealings, money laundering, computer crimes, and many other charges. While investigating further, police recovered video that revealed Alex’s role in his wife and son’s murder. Consequently, on July 14, 2022, the 64-year-old ex-lawyer was found guilty of the two murders.
Alex Murdaugh Net worth
Alex Murdaugh has an estimated net worth of $1 million dollars as of 2023.
Some Lesser Known Facts About Alex Murdaugh
- Alex was born in Hampton County, South Carolina.
- He comes from a prominent family of lawyers and politicians, with his grandfather and father both serving as solicitors for the state’s 14th Judicial Circuit.
- After graduating from law school, Murdaugh returned to South Carolina to work for the family law firm, Peters, Murdaugh, Parker, Eltzroth & Detrick.
- He quickly rose through the ranks and became a partner in the firm.
- Murdaugh has also served as a volunteer firefighter and as a member of the South Carolina Bar Association’s House of Delegates.
- On September 4, 2021, Murdaugh was found gunshot in the head after which he was airlifted to a hospital in Savannah.
- On September 16, 2021, Alex was arrested under the charges of Insurance fraud. In October 2021 Alex was taken under custody from Orange County, Florida Rehabilitation facility.
- On 12th July 2022, he has been disbarred from the South Carolina Bar by the Supreme Court after he was found guilty in his wife and son’s murder case.
- Alex was also accused of other 23 additional charges which includes millions of dollars stolen from client funds. The investigating officer revealed that Alex’s son and wife has been killed with two different firearms.