Lawrence was born on 7 November 1951. He was born in Boston in United States of America. The name of his mother is Frances Marie and the name of his father is Lawrence Francis. His father worked as an attorney and his mother worked as an office manager. His parents have their roots in Ireland. It is known that he completed his schooling from St. Sebastian School and to pursue his higher education, he went attended Harvard College. He received his degree in 1974 in economics.
Lawrence started his career in 1997 as a writer. His first book was published in 1983. The name of the book was ‘Deadly Force’. The book was one of the best sellers of that time and later in 1986, a movie was made from the plot of the book. In 1989, Lawrence started to work as a legislative aide. Later in 1992, Lawrence was given the position of the staff director of Senate Committee n Environment. Next year he was promoted to the position of director and he was given the responsibility to manage committee on finance.
Lawrence never had a stable career as in 1999, he decided to work in the TV industry and he started working for the show ‘The West Wing’. In the later years, Lawrence was given the job of producer and story editor of the same show. He was honoured with the Emmy Award for his work in the show and the category under which he received the award was outstanding drama series. He also helped in production of a couple of more shows. Lawrence was also very passionate about acting and he got to act in ‘Big Love’. The show was aired on HBO.
In 2009, Lawrence joined MSNBC. He gained a lot of fame while working for MSNBC and the credit goes to his forceful debating style. He had been a part of some controversies as well but his audience still loved his debating style. His shows used to be overnight success because of his dedication and hard work.
In 1994 he decided to tie a knot with Kathryn Harrold. After the couple married each other, Kathryn gave birth to a baby girl. They named their daughter as Elizabeth. Lawrence had no more children from his marriage and in 2013 the couple divorced each other. His ex-wife was a known actress. The cause of this divorce is known to be Lawrence’s affair. It was reported that since 2011, Lawrence was dating Tamron Hall. In 2016, few speculations were made about their relationship. It was said that Tamron has secretly married her long-time boyfriend and that Lawrence is now her husband.
Lawrence was born under Scorpio zodiac sign and Scorpios are known to be highly successful in whatever career they choose. Lawrence proved the same as his annual salary is about 20 million US Dollars annually and his net worth is estimated to be around 8 million US dollars. Lawrence’s net worth speaks of his success.