While practicing at a racetrack on Monday, March 26, 2007 to promote his upcoming film "Redline," Eddie crashed a rare 2007 Ferrari Enzo worth $1.5 million into a concrete barrier, the car was destroyed but luckily, Eddie was not injured.
Eddie's salary in the movie Double Take was $500,000.
He attended the Lincoln College Preparatory Academy in Kansas City, Missouri.
Eddie was rated #62 on Comedy Central's list of the 100 Greatest Stand-ups of All Time.
He suffered a heart attack during the taping of an episode of Malcolm & Eddie, after a scene in which he did the salsa dance.
Eddie frequently plays fast-talking loudmouth characters in most of his movies.
His son, Eddie Griffin Jr., was born in 1986.
Eddie was voted class clown three times in high school.
He first got married when he was sixteen and then divorced a year later.
Griffin stars in a commercial for Miller Lite as a Member of the Square Table creating Man-Laws. (2006)