Martin Lawrence

Personal life

The American stand-up comedian Martin Lawrence was born on 16th April 1965. He was born in Frankfurt, West Germany. His star sign is Aries. He was born to Chlora Lawrence and John Lawrence. He has excelled in boxing in his early years. He went to Fairmont Heights High School. He attended Eleanor Roosevelt High School. He was married to Patricia Southall in 1995, but got divorced in 1997. He got married to Shamika Gibbs but got divorced again. He is blessed with three daughters named Amara Lawrence, Iyanna Lawrence and Jasmine Lawrence.

Martin has 140,724 followers on Twitter. He has 2.5m followers on Instagram. He has 13,144,687 likes and 12,731,534 followers on Facebook.

Career

Martin Lawrence appeared in an American sitcom Martin aired on Fox. He appeared in a romantic comedy film Boomerang by Reginald Hudlin in 1992. He appeared in a comedy film ‘House Party’ in 1990. He appeared in an action comedy film ‘Bad Boys’ in 1995. He directed and co-wrote a dark comedy film ‘A Thin Line Between Love and Hate’ in 1996. He appeared in an action comedy film ‘Nothing to Lose’ by Steve Oedekerk in 1997.

He appeared in a comedy drama film ‘Life’ by Ted Demme in 1999. He appeared in a cop comedy film ‘Blue Streak’ by Les Mayfield in 1999. He appeared in an action comedy film Big Momma's House by Raja Gosnell in 2000. He appeared in a comedy film ‘Wild Hogs’ by Walt Becker in 2007. He played Cee in a comedy drama film ‘Do the Right Thing’ by Spike Lee in 1989. He starred in a crime comedy film ‘Big Momma's House 2’ in 2006 by John Whitesell. He starred in a family comedy film ‘College Road Trip’ by Roger Kumble in 2008. He played Willie in an action comedy film called ‘I'm Gonna Git You Sucka’ in 1988.

Martin Lawrence played Marcus Jackson in an American sitcom named Partners aired on FX in 2014. He played Rudy in a comedy TV series The Soul Man (2012-2016). He played Ryan in a comedy film Death at a Funeral in 2010. He played R.J. in a romantic comedy film ‘Welcome Home’, Roscoe Jenkins in 2008. He was a TV host of HBO's TV series Def Comedy Jam.

He produced an American sitcom ‘Love that Girl’ aired TV One. He released an album named Funk It. He released an album named ‘Martin Lawrence Live Talkin' Shit’ in 1993. He produced a stand-up comedy film ‘You So Crazy’ in 1994. He voiced Boog in a computer animated comedy film Open Season by Jill Culton in 2006.

Martin has won 5 awards and 1 nomination. He has won the BET Icon Comedy Award in 2005. He has won two Image Awards for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series for Martin (1992). He was nominated for three MTV Movie Awards. He was nominated for three Blimp Awards for Favorite TV and Movie Actor. He has won the ShoWest Award for Male Star of Tomorrow. He has earned a Net worth of around $110 million.