Buster Murdaugh Biography

Buster Murdaugh is acknowledged as a family member of “The Murdaugh family.” His Full name is Richard Alexander “Buster” Murdaugh Jr or Richard Alexander Jr. Furthermore, his family founded a nationally recognized Murdaugh family law firm, The Parker Law Group, civil litigation law firm in Hampton, South Carolina, specializing in personal injury litigation.

Early Life

Buster Murdaugh was born in 1996 in South Carolina, United States. His exact date of birth and month is unknown to the public. As of 2023, Buster is 26 years old. His father, Richard Alexander Murdaugh (also known as Alex Muradaugh), is involved in various complex criminal charges and investigations, with activities dating back to at least 2014. His mother is Margaret Murdaugh (also known by the nickname Maggie). He grew up with his brother Paul Terry Murdaugh.


His uncle’s names are John Marvin Murdaugh and Randolph Murdaugh IV (also known as Randy Murdaugh). His aunt’s name is Lynn Murdaugh. Talking about Buster Murdaugh’s education, he earned basic school education at Wade Hampton High School and graduated in 2014. Later, he enrolled at the University of South Carolina to pursue Law studies. In 2019, he was allegedly expelled from South Carolina Law School for plagiarism during his second semester. It is also alleged that his father, Alex paid the school $60,000 in an attempt to get his son Buster readmitted. In 2022, he completed his remaining studies at Wofford College college.

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The murder of his mother & brother

On June 7, 2021, his mother, Maggie, and brother Paul were reportedly murdered near the dog kennels at the family’s hunting lodge in Islandton, South Carolina. In July 2022, the Colleton County Grand Jury issued an indictment charging Alex Murdaugh with two counts of murder and possession of a weapon during the commission of a violent crime in the deaths of his wife, Maggie, 52 years old, and his son, Paul Murdaugh, 22 years old.

Buster Murdaugh Career

Buster started working for his father’s law firm, Parker Law Group, LLP (previously The Peters, Murdaugh, Parker, Eltzroth & Detrick law firm). There, he served as a formal Lawyer and established a name for themselves.

Currently, he is involved and following the court orders because of his father’s criminal charges. Recently, he is having follow-ups with his court trials that were last held on 25th January 2023. He quite often appears in court hearings related to the death of his brother and mother and both are known to be killed allegedly by his father, Alex.

Social Media

He is active on social media platforms. As of 2023, he has set his Instagram account as private @bustermurdaugh20. He has 1100 followers on his private Instagram account. He hangs out with only close friends.

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Buster Murdaugh Biography

Real Name Buster Murdaugh
Birth Date 1996
Age (as of 2023) 26 Years
Birth Place Wade Hampton, South Carolina, U.S.
Profession Businessman
Qualification Graduate

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 5’ 8” – in Centimeters – 172 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 70 kg  –  in Pounds –  154 lbs
Hair Color Light Brown
Eye Color Light Brown


Father Richard Alexander Murdaugh
Mother Maggie Murdaugh
Brother Paul Murdaugh

Relationship Status

Marital Status Single
Affair No
Is he a Gay? No
Who is his wife/girlfriend? None

Personal Life

Buster is possibly single. In the past, he was rumored to be gay, but no evidence has been found. In 2015, he was involved with a high school classmate Stephen Smith who was found dead on the road in Hampton County. Smith was openly gay, and his death is still a mystery. As of now, Buster keeps his relationship status or lifestyle private.

He lives on Hilton Head Island, S.C., with a longtime girlfriend, Brooklynn White. His girlfriend Brooklunn graduated from law school. Later, she started work at Olivetti McCray and Withrow, where she “specializes in probate and estate planning.” The couple shares a golden retriever dog named Miller. 

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Buster Murdaugh Net Worth

Buster Murdaugh is a formal Lawyer in the United States whose estimated net worth is $1 million. He is the only remaining son of the disgraced attorney of Alex Murdaugh.

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