Martin Lawrence Bio, Career, Age, Family, Education, Spouses, Interests, Films and Net Worth

This article will answer every question you have about Martin Lawrence. Below are some of the frequently asked questions about him.

  1. What does Martin Lawrence do for a living?
  2. Who are Martin Lawrence’s parents and siblings?
  3. What are Martin Lawrence’s interests and hobbies?
  4. Is Martin Lawrence married or does he have a girlfriend?
  5. Does Martin Lawrence have any children?
  6. Where is Martin Lawrence now?
  7. How tall is Martin Lawrence?
  8. How much money does Martin Lawrence earn?
  9. What is Martin Lawrence’s net worth?

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Who is Martin Lawrence?

Martin Fitzgerald Lawrence is an American comedian, actors, producer, talk show host, writer, and former Golden Gloves boxer. Lawrence got to fame in the 1990’s establishing a Hollywood profession as a leading actor.

Lawrence started by playing Maurice Warfield in What’s Happening Now!! (1987-1988). He become additionally a main actor in the Fox television sitcom Martin, the Bad Boys franchise, and House Party, Boomerang, Wild Hogs. As well as Nothing to Lose, Blue Streak, Life, Big Momma’s House, and A Thin Line Between Love and Hate.

A photo of Martin Lawrence
A photo of Martin Lawrence

Martin Lawrence’sAge

Lawrence is aged 55 as of 2021 as he was born on April 16, 1965 on Frankfurt, Hesse, West Germany.

Martin Lawrence’s Family

Martin Lawrence’s Parents

Lawrence was born to John Lawrence and Chlora. His father was a U.S. army and served until Lawrence was seven and later have become a police officer. His mother worked several jobs, inclusive of a sales representative and cashier at different department shops to support her family.

The couple separated when Lawrence was 8 and he rarely saw his father. Lawrence was named after civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. and U.S. President John F. Kennedy.

Martin Lawrence’s Siblings

Lawrence was born in a family of six youngsters as the fourth born. His sisters are Rae Proctor and Ursala Lawrence while his brother is Robert Lawrence.

Martin Lawrence’s Education

Lawrence attended and graduated from Eleanor Roosevelt High School and Friendly High School. He excelled at boxing during his teen years. He joined and graduated Thomas G. Pullen School of Creative and Performing Arts.

Martin Lawrence’s Interests

Lawrence always has had an interest in boxing and become excellent at it as he was a former Globe Gloves boxer.

Martin Lawrence’s Spouses

Lawrence was engaged to actress Lark Voorhies in 1993. He later married Miss Virginia USA, Patricia Southall in 1995 and have a daughter together but later divorced in 1997.

He additionally dated Shamicka Gibbs and they married on July 10, 2010, at Lawrence’s Beverly Hills home. The couple has daughters, however later they divorced on April 25, 2012 after irreconcilable differences.

Martin Lawrence’s Kids

Lawrence has 3 youngsters, all daughters. One with Patricia Southall, Jasmne Page, born on January 15, 1996. With Shamicka Gibbs he has daughters, Iyanna Faith, born November 9, 2000, and Amara Trinity, born August 20, 2002.

Martin Lawrence resides in?

Lawrence presently lives in his farm near Purcellville, Virginia.

Martin Lawrence’s Height

Lawrence has a height of 5 ft 7 in (1.71 m) in addition to his well- built staunt body.

Martin Lawrence’s Net Worth

Professional comedian, actor, Lawrence has an estimated net worth of $110 million as of 2021.

Martin Lawrence’s Films


Year Title Role
1989 Do the Right Thing Cee
1990 House Party Bilal
1991 Talkin’ Dirty After Dark Terry Wilson
House Party 2 Bilal
1992 Boomerang Tyler Hawkins
1994 You So Crazy Himself
1995 Bad Boys Detective Marcus Burnett
1996 A Thin Line Between Love and Hate Darnell Wright
1997 Nothing to Lose Terrence “T-Paul” Paul Davidson
1999 Life Claude Banks
Blue Streak Miles Logan/Detective Malone
2000 Big Momma’s House Malcolm Turner/Big Momma
2001 What’s the Worst That Could Happen? Kevin Caffrey
Black Knight Jamal Walker/Skywalker
2002 Martin Lawrence Live: Runteldat Himself
2003 National Security Earl Montgomery
Bad Boys II Detective Marcus Burnett
2005 Rebound Coach Roy McCormick/
Preachor Don
2006 Big Momma’s House 2 Malcolm Turner/Big Momma
Open Season Boog
2007 Wild Hogs Bobby Davis
2008 Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins Dr. RJ Stevens/Roscoe Jenkins, Jr.
College Road Trip Chief James Porter
2010 Death at a Funeral Ryan Barnes
2011 Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son Malcolm Turner/Big Momma
2016 Martin Lawrence: Doin’ Time Himself
2019 The Beach Bum Captain Wack
2020 Bad Boys for Life Detective Marcus Burnett