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Martin Lawrence Biography

Updated On 23 Mar, 2023 Published On 22 Jul, 2015
Martin Lawrence

Facts of Martin Lawrence

Date of Birth :
Age : 58 years old
Family Name : Lawrence
Birth Country : Germany
Birth Sign : Sagittarius
Height : 5 Feet 7 Inch
Name Martin Fitzgerald Lawrence
Birth Name Martin Lawrence
Nick Name Martin
Mother Chlora Lawrence
Father John Lawrence
Birth Place/City Frankfurt
Profession Comedian
Ethnicity Black
Nationality American
Working For Movies and TV shows
Net Worth $110 million
Face Color Black
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Black
Famous for stand-up comedian, actor, producer, writer, and voice actor
Married Yes
Married to Shamicka Gibbs (m. 2010–2012), Patricia Southall (m. 1995–1996)
Children 3
Divorce Yes
Awards Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series
Movies Martin Lawrence: Doin' Time
TV Show Partners
Albums Funk It

Relationship short Statistics of Martin Lawrence

What is Martin Lawrence marital status ? ( married,single, in relation or divorce): Married
How many children does Martin Lawrence have ? (name): 3 Children
Is Martin Lawrence having any relationship affair ?: Yes2 affair
Is Martin Lawrence Gay ? No

An American comedian, actor, and filmmaker, Martin Lawrence who is widely famous for his role alongside Will Smith in the blockbuster movie Bad Boys. Till the date, he has worked in numbers of movies from where she is making a good net worth and salary. Besides, he was married twice and shares three children with his two wives. As of now, he is living a happy life with his girlfriend turned fiance.

Martin Lawrence Personal Life

Martin Lawrence has already married twice but both of his marriage turned out to be unsuccessful.  The comedian is living a blissful live-in together relationship with Robert Moradfar.

Martin Lawrence Current Relationship

Martin has consequently started his conjugal relationship with long-term girlfriend turned fiance Roberta Moradfar. The couple got engaged after dating for months.

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As of now, Martin is living happily with fiance Roberta. The laughter king proposed Nurse Roberta Moradfar with a dazzling diamond ring on March 31, 2017.

The custom emerald-cut diamond ring from Iconic Jewels Beverly Hills features "M [heart] R" on the inside of the band. The stone is 5 carats and worth $500,000.

Martin Lawrence Past Affairs

Taking a look at his relationship history, he was engaged with his actress girlfriend, Patricia Southall but later the called off their marriage and he got married to a spokesperson of Treasure You.

After the couple became parents of one daughter they got divorced. Later he got married to his another girlfriend, Shamicka Gibbs and the marriage ceremony was performed in his home at Beverly Hills in presence of famous actors like Eddie Murphy and Denzel Washington. Together they became parents of two children but the marriage didn't favor him again and they got divorced. 

Martin Lawrence Net Worth

Martin Lawrence has an estimated net worth of $10 million. He makes his money from his acting career. The Beach Bum actor appeared in dozens of movies till today's date. 

The average salary of an actor in the U.S. is $50,000-$100 thousand per movies. The 54-year-old is an established actor therefore he definitely makes $100-200 thousand per movie.

Till the date, he has worked in numbers of movies from where he is making an impressive amount of money. His writing career is another source of his income. He worked in Big Momma's House 2 with Nia Long, Lisa Arrindell Anderson, and Emily Procter.

Martin Lawrence Lifestyle House, Mansions

Martin currently owns a lavish house in Virginia which is worth $8.5 million. As of 2019, Martin lives a luxury life in Los Angeles, California, U.S.

Besides all this, Lawrence owns a farm near Purcellville Virginia. For many years, he owned a spacious mansion in the Beverly Park community in Beverly Hills. 

Following his divorce with Shamicka Gibbs, the property was put on lease at $200,000 per month in June 2012. In 2013, the property was up for sale for $26.5 million. Eventually, he sold it for $17.2 million to Brice Majowsky purchasing an Encino, LA property for $7.63 million.

Martin Lawrence Wished Kevin Hart for Fast Recovery

Friends of comedian Kevin Hart, including rapper TI as well as actors Martin Lawrence and The Rock, have taken to social media to wish the star a speedy recovery.

Kevin Hart met with a car accident on 2 September 2019 in LA on Sunday. This happened after losing control of the vehicle and it tumbled into an embankment. 

Martin Lawrence's Body Measurements

  • Height: 5 ft 7 inches (170 meters)
  • Weight: 65 kg
  • Age: 54 years
  • Eye color: Brown
  • Hair color: Black

Martin Lawrence Bio/Wiki

Martin Lawrence was born on 16th April 1965 in Frankfurt, Hesse, West Germany to African-American parents. He was named after civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr.

When he was just years old his parents got divorced. He along with his five siblings were raised by his mother Chlora Lawrence who used to do several jobs to support the family. He attended Friendly High School in Fort Washington.

When he was young he had a keen interest in boxing and as a result, he became a Mid-Atlantic Golden Gloves boxing contender. But soon he left boxing because of his broken eye.

He debuted in acting career from legendary The Improv. Boomerang, Bad Boys, Nothing to Lose, House Party, A Thin Line Between Love & Hate etc are some of the 34e5`xc`popular movies in which he has starred. In 1995 he was awarded Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series Martin.

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Martin Lawrence Affairs

  1. First Affair with Jara Everett

    She is a writer. Since they dated very shortly their relationship didn't gain too much popularity. Reason behind their breakup is still unknown.

  2. Second Affair with Lark Voorhies

    They dated for a year. They were going to be engaged too but the media found out that they have already splited only after he was found engaged with another woman.

Martin Lawrence Married

First Marriage with Patricia Southall

She is the former Miss Virginia USA. Together they are parents of one beautiful daughter. Reason behind their divorce is still unknown.

Second Marriage with Shamicka Gibbs

After his divorce with first wife he dated her. Together they were parents of two children too. But after two years of marriage he filed divorce against her citing irreconcilable differences as the reason behind their divorce.

Martin Lawrence Children

DAUGHTER : Jasmin Page

Mother: Patricia Southall

She is the eldest daughter from his first marriage. Currently she is freshman at Duke.

DAUGHTER : Iyanna Faith

Mother: Shamicka Gibbs

She is the first child from his second marriage. She is gorgeous.

DAUGHTER : Amara Trinity

Mother: Shamicka Gibbs

She is the youngest daughter of family. He has taken joint legal custody of her and her sister.

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