Martin Lawrence

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Comedian, Actor, talk show host, producer, writer (1965)
Wed Jul 21 2021
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Relationship Timeline Of Martin Lawrence

Ex-wife : Shamicka Gibbs
Martin Lawrence Married To Shamicka Gibbs In 2010 And Divorced In 2012
Ex-wife : Patricia Southall
Martin Lawrence Married To Patricia Southall In 1995 And Divorced In 1997

The Bad Boys star, Martin Lawrence is one of the funniest person on the planet. His talents have led him to become, stand-up comedian, producer, talk show host, writer, and actor. He came to prominence back in the 1990s and has been starred in many blockbuster movies throughout his career.

The comedian was born on 16th April 1965 in Frankfurt, Hesse, West Germany. Though he was born in Germany, he currently holds an American nationality. During his teen, he excelled at boxing and was attended by Eleanor Roosevelt High School and Friendly High School.

Engaged with long-time girlfriend

The funnyman Martin is planning to tie a nuptial relationship with his long-time girlfriend, Roberta Moradfar. The duo's ways crossed back in 2015 and have been dating since. 

After just two years of their closeness, Martin decided to took their relationship father and actually proposed her girlfriend for the marriage. The pair actually engaged on 31st March 2017. His bride-to-be captured the ring the moment on her social media. 

Martin lawrence and Roberta Moradfar. Know more about Martin's engagement, marriage, wedding, celebration, honeymoon, and children.
Image: Martin Lawrence and his fiance, Roberta Moradfar showing their engagement ring Source: Instagram @effacebyroberta

Read the below captioned by Martin's fiance,

And I said "YES! ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️ 3.31.2017 marks a huge milestone in my life #Fiance #TrueLove #MyForever #Future Wife #M ❤️R #ILoveHim #IconicJewels

Some of the close friends of the couple have stated that Martin worked for months with Iconic Jewels Beverly Hills to create the custom 5-carat emerald cut engagement ring. 

The funnyman added another carat for just the band alone which has duo's initial spelled out in diamonds. As of now, the pair are together for five years and is planning to walk in the aisle this year.

Martin Lawrence is married twice

The star of Hollywood has a very successful career but talking of his personal life he little bit kind of failure. Lawrence has been married twice before meeting his current fiance. 

At first, he exchanged wedding vows with former Miss Virginia USA, Patricia Southall in 1995, with whom he met back in the summer of 1992. 

The pair are together for five years, however, they enjoyed only two years of nuptial and later separated in 1997. Currently, Southall is happily married to the former American football star, Emmitt Smith

Second marriage with Shamicka Gibbs

Within a month of his divorced Lawrence met Shamicka Gibbs and they were head over heels in love. Gibbs is a well-renowned chef and TV personality. Interestingly, the duo is together for thirteen years before getting in nuptial on July 10, 2010

Martin Lawrence and Shamicka Gibbs
Picture: Martin Lawrence with his second wife, Shamicka Gibbs
Source: Extra TV

Their wedding ceremony was filled by their friends and family as well as some of the Hollywood top personalities like; Denzel Washington, Will Smith and Eddie Murphy were also seen greeting couple. 

The beautiful couple shares fifteen years of togetherness while they ended up sharing only two years of nuptial. Due to excessive drinking habits and a lot of weight gain the couple called it quits in their marital relationship in 2012. 

Father of three kids

Being in the marital relationship with two women she shares three children from them. One from his first marriage, He and Pat welcomed their daughter together back on 15th January 1996 and named her as Jasmine Page Lawrence. She currently 24 years old and has completed her graduation.

Martin lawrence Kids, Tour, height
Photo: Martin Lawrence with his family
Source: Instagram @martinlawrence

On the other hand, he has two children from his second marriage. Their first child Iyanna Faith Lawrence was born on 9th November 2000 and second child, Amara Trinity Lawrence was born on August 20, 2002

As of now, the two girls are twenty-years-old and eighteen-years-old respectively. Some of the sources have claimed that all of his children are very much close to each other despite born from different mothers. 

Martin Lawrence net worth in Millions

The greatest comedian of all time has a total fortune of $110 Million, It is no doubt that he has accumulated all of his net worth through his spectacular career. 

Being one of the top artists in Hollywood he is surely paid his amount of wages through his involvement in the film. His 1990, House Party earned a total of $26.4 Million worldwide on the budget of $2.5 Million

Boomerang earned a total of $131 Million under the budget of $42 Million. His almost all starred movies have earned Millions of Millions of dollars from which he has surely gathered a decent amount of paycheck. 

Furthermore, he has done some of the projects with American actress, Mikki Padilla. Sasha Calle has also worked along with Mikki in Martin's movie The Young and Restless.

Houses owned by the Martin

The massive moneymaker has utilized his fortune wisely. He owns a huge farm that is near Purcellville, Virginia. For many years he used to own a large mansion in the Beverly Park community, where he has previously exchanged wedding vows with Gibbs. 

Martin Lawrence house, stand up
Image: Martin Lawrence beautiful Loudoun ranch house
Source: Washington Post

In June 2012 the property was available for lease at $200,000 per month. Eventually, he sold that mansion for $17.2 Million to Bruce Makowsky which was up for sale for $26.5 Million back in 2013. Within a year he bought a property for $6.63 Million in Los Angeles. 

Formative Living

Martin is the fourth child of the Lawrence family, who are Americans. His father, John Lawrence used to serve the U.S. military at the time. 

When he was seven years old his father left the Army and family moved from Germany to the United States by settling in Maryland, Washington, D.C.

Health problems and Legal issues

Lawrence was hospitalized at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center on the set of A Thin Line Between Love and Hate. On May 8, 1996, arrested after he raised a pistol in the middle of an intersection on Venture Boulevard in Los Angeles. 

In January 1997, he was charged by the alleging sexual harassment and abuse both on and offset by his co-star Tisha Campbell. By April all of his charges were disclosed. The very same year he was arrested after punching a man in a Hollywood night club. 

During preparation for Big Momma's House he was nearly died due to his exceeding body temperature. Within a week he was fit and fine for the shoot. 

Who is Martin Lawrence Fiance?

Martin's fiance, Roberta is an Advanced Aesthetics Nurse Practitioner. Though she not as popular as Lawrence but she owns and operates her own cosmetic spa, Effaces Aesthetics in Santa Monica. 

Martin Lawrence wife, 2019, age

She holds a Master's in nursing and a Bachelor degree in Science from Drexel University and has more than 8 years of expertise in cosmetic medicine. 

Due to her expertise, she has made appearances on shows such as Judge Judy and The Doctors. Claudia Jordan and Tameka Foster are some of the celebrities clients. 

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