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    Cillian Murphy’s Kids: All About Malachy And Aran

    The ‘Oppenheimerstar Cillian Murphy has managed to keep his personal life private despite his stardom. Cillian does not have social media accounts or doesn’t engage with the public much. However, the actor shocked his fans and made several headlines after bringing his two children Malachy and Aran to the Academy Awards 2024 where he won the Best Actor Oscar.. 

    Murphy, in his previous interviews has stated that he along with his wife have always wanted to keep their children’s lives private and normal. In a Rolling Stone interview, he stated, “They’re really good boys. We have a laugh. We don’t do ‘Dad’s Movie Night’, but they like some of my films. They say all my films are really intense.”

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    All About Cillian Murphy’s Kids

    Meet Cillian Murphy's 2 Kids: All About Malachy And Aran
    Cillian Murphy with his wife Yvonne and sons Malachy and Aran

    Cillian Murphy is known to not indulge his family in his celebrity lifestyle. However, his wife Yvonne McGuinness alongside their two children Malachy and Aran are always by his side to support him.

    Murphy and Yvonne’s first child, Malachy, was born in 2005 and just turned 18. Aran is their second son, born two years after Malachy in 2007 and turned 16 in 2024.

    A lot of details are not enclosed by Murphy about his sons. However, it was revealed that Aran is following in his father’s footsteps and debuted his first fun role in 2022’s ‘Lola‘. At the age of 11, he performed in the UK, US, and Hong Kong as the star in the stage show about Shakespeare’s only son. Cillian even claimed that he was somewhat jealous of his son’s calm demeanor when it came to acting.

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    Cillian Murphy’s Family Life With Yvonne McGuinness

    Cillian Murphy and Yvonne McGuinness

    Cillian has never shied away from showcasing his love for his wife Yvonne McGuinness. After succeeding at any point in his career, Murphy makes sure to credit his wife. The couple met for the first time in 1996 when Murphy and his brother were playing in a band. He revealed that Yvonne just tagged along on their tour and it was all exciting.

    The two have been together for 30 years And have two sons together. Yvonne is a visual artist with a master’s degree from the Royal College of Art.

    In an interview with The Guardian, Murphy talked about trying to achieve a work-life balance. He said, “I have an amazing wife, and I couldn’t do this without her and her understanding. But it is a struggle. I think it is for any dad whose work takes him away, which it generally does, and which consumes him, which my work does.”

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    Rishita Roy Chowdhury
    Rishita Roy Chowdhury is the Chief Editor at First Curiosity. She has always been fascinated with the power of words and the need to follow goings on of the world. She likes to spend most of her time contemplating her existence, and escaping reality by reading, writing, and watching movies and shows. So, she made a career out of it in 2017 when she joined ScoopWhoop and extensively wrote about pop culture. To gain more experience of hardcore news, she moved on to the print arena with The Sunday Guardian newspaper where she interviewed celebrities, musicians, sportsmen, authors, chefs, and more. Her love of all things art and culture also led her to review books, movies, series, and restaurants. She tested and expanded her skills by dabbling in the digital space with India Today’s entertainment team. There, she wrote thousands of articles on the world of glitz and glamour. Now, at First Curiosity, she constantly searches and writes stories that resonate with readers and spark their interest. She also manages a team of dedicated writers who share her vision to remain sane in a crazy world with doses of entertainment.

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