Martin Lawrence Biography
Martin Lawrence is a popular American comedian, writer, actor, and film producer famous for What’s happening Now by Columbus Pictures. He has also acted in the film Do the Right Thing that made him popular in the Hollywood industry. He is a very creative, gifted, and interesting comic actor to watch in the states.
Martin Lawrence Birthday and Age
Martin was born on April 16, 1965, in Frankfurt, Hesse, West Germany.
Martin Lawrence Family
Martin was born and raised by both parents in Frankfurt, Hesse, West Germany. He is a son to John Lawrence, the father, and Chlora Lawrence. His father worked as a military officer. He has five siblings. He relocated to the United States in Landover, Maryland, Washington from Germany due to the toxic relationship between his parents.
Martin Lawrence Height and Weight
Lawrence has a height of 7 feet 7 inches (1.72 m) and weighs 165 lbs (75 Kg).
Martin Lawrence Marriage
Martin is a divorced and single man. He once married Lark Voorhies, an American model, actress, musician, and spokesperson but later separated without a child amicably. He then Patricia Southall in 1995 and divorced in 1997 with one girl Jasmine Page Lawrence. He later married Shamicka Gibbs in 2000 at a colorful wedding and divorced her in 2012 due to unknown reasons. The marriage had two children, Iyanna Faith, and Amara Trinity Lawrence. Currently, Martin is in a Love affair with Roberta Mordfar, who works as an aesthetics nurse.
Martin Lawrence Children
Martin has three children from two marriages; Jasmine Page Lawrence, Iyanna Faith, and Amara Trinity Lawrence.
Martin Lawrence Education
Martin received his education in the United States of America. He obtained his elementary and high school education from Eleanor Roosevelt High School in Maryland. Lawrence got a title, Mid-Atlantic Golden Glove Boxing Contender in sports.
Martin Lawrence Career
Lawrence became famous while acting audition at The Improv that attracted Columbus Pictures director that staged him to What’s Happening Now Show as a comedian. He was later featured in the movie Do the Right Thing, Big Big Momas, and Bad Boys.
Martin Lawrence Awards
- Best On-screen Duo in 1996 and 2003 Blockbuster Entertainment Awards
- Favorite Television Actor in 2005 Comedy Award
- Favorite Television Actor in 2005 Icon Comedy Awards
- Favorite Comedy Team in 2001 and 2001 Blockbuster Entertainment Awards, respectively
- Outstanding Lead Actor in Comedy Series in 1995,1996 and 1997 NAACP Awards, respectively
- Wipeout Scene of the Summer Award in 2000 Teen Choice Awards
- Martin Lawrence Awards and Recognition
- Vincent Scully Prize by National Building Museum
- Honorary Degree from Sewanee: The University of the South
- Horary Doctorate Degree from State University of New York at Oswego
- Leader of Broadcast Media by Roman Catholic Diocese of Rockville Centre
- Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism by Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication
- National Citation Award by Kansa’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication
- Futrell Award
Martin Lawrence Salary
Lawrence is one of the highest-earning comedians in the United States with an approximated earning of $800,00 annually from acting and comic roles.
Martin Lawrence Net Worth
Martin is one of the richest and influential journalists in the United States. He is rated to be worth $120 million.