(12 April 2007 - 20 December 2009) (her death)
They first met in 2002. but they first saw each other in 1995.
In May 2007, Murphy married British screenwriter Simon Monjack in a private Jewish ceremony in Los Angeles. For the last three and a half years of her life, Murphy, her mother and Monjack lived together in the same house.
May 23, 2010
Murphy’s widower Simon Monjack is found dead in the same West Hollywood home.
July 22, 2010
Assistant Chief Coroner Winter announces the cause of Monjack’s death was acute pneumonia and anemia, “just like Brittany.”
He and Murphy had a whirlwind courtship , marrying in a very small and private ceremony in May 2007 just months after they started dating and a month after he was arrested for staying in the US on an expired visa. No engagement had been announced. In 2006, Monjack had split from his wife and Murphy from her fiancee, 'Little Black Book' production assistant Joe Macaluso.