Alex Murdaugh: Wiki, Bio, Age, Murder, Trial, Family, News

Alex Murdaugh: Wiki, Bio, Age, Murder, Trial, Family, News, Ex-Lawyer, Documentary, Net Worth, Instagram, Twitter, Wife, Children, Parents: Alex Murdaugh is a famous lawyer from Low Country Region of South Carolina in the United States of America. He belongs to America’s prominent legal family, the Murdaugh Family. Now an ex-lawyer, Alex used to work at Peters Murdaugh Parker Elzroth & Detrick, commonly known as PMPED law firm. In July 2022, he was found guilty of killing his wife Margaret Murdaugh, and his son Paul Terry Murdaugh by the jury of Colleton County. Recently, he has been in the news headlines for his ongoing trial for the two murders.

Richard Alexander Murdaugh

Alex Murdaugh Birth, Age, and Family

Alex was born on June 17, 1958, to his parents in the Murdaugh Family, a prominent legal family in the USA. He was born in Hampton, South Carolina. As of January 2023, the former lawyer is 64 years old. His father’s name is Randol Murdaugh III and his mother s Elizabeth “Libby” Alexander. Besides his parents, he also had two siblings, a brother Randolph “Randy” Murdaugh IV, and a sister Lynn Murdaugh.

Alex Murdaugh Wife and Children

In August 1993, Alex married Margaret Kennedy “Maggie” Branstetter, popularly known as Maggie Murdaugh. The couple has two sons, the elder one named Richard Alexander “Buster” Murdaugh Jr. and the younger one named Paul Terry Murdaugh. He is currently under trial for killing his wife and his younger son in June 2021.

Alex Murdaugh with Maggie, Buster and Pau

Alex Murdaugh Education and Career

In terms of educational qualifications, Alex completed his high school education at Wade Hampton High School and then received his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science from the University of South Carolina. He also received his Juris Doctorate Degree from the same.

Since 1994, he has been practicing law until 2022 when he was disbarred from the South Carolina Bar. Before that, he was serving the South Carolina Bar by working at his family’s Law firm, Peters Murdaugh Parker Elzroth & Detrick (PMPED). He worked there till September 2021, when he resigned stating his wife and son’s murder as the reason.

Alex Murdaugh Criminal Charges

On June 7, 2021, police received a call from Alex Murdaugh 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.

Margaret Murdaugh and Paul Terry Murdaugh

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 News

As per the recent developments in the case, a new piece of evidence has been found which confirms the location of Richard Alex Murdaugh at the time of the murder. Murdaugh’s lawyers have been ordered to present the alibis that confirm his whereabouts at the time of the murder. While Alex is currently undergoing trial for his wife and son’s killing.

Ex Lawyer from SOuth Carolina during his court trial

Alex Murdaugh Height, Weight, and Physical Appearance

Murdaugh is a 6 feet tall man who weighs about 94 kilograms. In terms of appearance, he has a fair complexion, light brown hair, and brown eyes. Moreover, he is often seen as clean-shaven with his short hair.

Alex Murdaugh Religion, Nationality, Ethnicity, and Net Worth

Richard Alex Murdaugh follows Christianity as his religion. He is an American national of White ethnicity. Furthermore, Alex has an estimated net worth of approximately $1 Million as per the available information.

Here is the full bio/wiki of Alex Murdaugh his family,  mother, father, name, age, height in feet, weight, body measurements, interests/hobbies, family, address, hometown, ethnicity, birthplace, parents, achievements, school, net worth, birthday, zodiac sign, education, caste, religion, Instagram, Twitter,  Murder, Trial, Family, News, Ex-Lawyer, Documentary, Wife, Children, Parents, and more.

Alex Information Table

Name   Richard Alexander Murdaugh
Known as   Alex Murdaugh
Gender   Male
Profession   Ex-Lawyer
Height (approx.)   in centimeters – 183 cm

meters – 1.83 m

feet inches – 6 ft 0 in

Weight (approx.)   in kilograms – 94 kg

in pounds – 207 lbs

Figure Measurements   Not Known
Eye Colour   Brown 
Hair Colour   Light Brown
Date of Birth   June 17, 1958
Age (as of 2022)   44 years
Birth Place   Hampton, South Carolina, United States of America
Zodiac sign/Sun sign   Gemini
Nationality   American
Hometown   White 
School   Wade Hampton High School
College/University   University of South Carolina of Law
Educational Qualification   Bachelor of Arts in Political Science

Juris Doctorate Degree

Religion   Christianity
Ethnicity   White 
Caste   Not Applicable
Address   Not Known
Hobbies/Interests   Not Known
Marital Status   Widower
Affairs/Boyfriends/Girlfriends   Not Known
Sexuality   Straight
Parents   Father: Randolph Murdaugh III

Mother: Elizabeth “Libby Alexander”

Siblings    2

(Brother: Randolph “Randy” Murdaugh IV

Sister: Lynn Murdaugh)

Husband/Spouse   Margaret “Maggie” Murdaugh
Children    2 Son (Richard Alexander “Buster” Murdaugh Jr. and Paul Terry Murdaugh)
Net Worth   $1 Million

Alex Social Media Accounts

The Ex-Lawyer cannot be found on any social media platforms. Currently, he has no active accounts on Instagram, Twitter, or Facebook.

Disbarred South Carolina Lawyer Richard Alexander

Some Lesser Known Facts About Alex

  • His full name is Richard Alexander Murdaugh.
  • In September 2021, Alex survived a gunshot.
  • As per sources, he has a total of 83 charges against him including the murder charges of his wife and son.
  • He worked for PMPED law firm before resigning from there in 2021.
  • Alex has often been accused of several criminal activities including insurance fraud, embezzlement, drug charges, etc.


1. Who is Alex Murdaugh?

He is a prominent Ex-lawyer from America, who is currently under trial for the murder of his wife and younger son.

2. How old is Alex?

As of January 2023, he is 64 years old.

3. Who was Alex married to?

He was married to Margaret “Maggie” Murdaugh since 1993 but the latter was killed by him in Jue 2021.

4. What is the net worth of Alex Murdaugh?

As per the information available, Alex has an estimated net worth of approximately $1 Million.

5. Where was Alex born?

He was born to Randolph Murdaugh III and Elizabeth “Libby Alexander” in Hampton, South Carolina, United States of America.

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