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Martin Lawrence Net Worth: How Rich Is the Actor in 2022?



Lawrence is an American comedian and actor known for starring in the Fox television sitcom Martin and the Bad Boys film franchise. The Martin Lawrence net worth figure is $110 million.

Martin Lawrence attends BET+ hosts a celebration with the cast and crew of 'Martin: The Reunion
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Early Life and Bio

Full NameMartin Fitzgerald Lawrence
Birth Date / AgeApril 16, 1965 / 57 Years Old
Birth PlaceFrankfurt, West Germany
Source of WealthActing / Comedy
Relationship StatusEngaged To Roberta Moradfar
Height5 ft. 7 in. / 170.2 cm.
Net Worth$110 Million

Martin Fitzgerald Lawrence was born in April of 1965 in Frankfurt, West Germany to parents John and Chlora. His father was serving in the U.S. military at the time of Martin’s birth.

Interestingly, his first and middle names were named after Martin Luther King Jr. and John F. Kennedy, respectively. Lawrence and his family moved back to the States when he was seven.

They settled in Landover, Maryland and his parents divorced one year later. His dad worked as a police officer, while his mom held jobs as a cashier and as a sales representative.

As far as education goes, Lawrence attended Eleanor Roosevelt High School as well as Friendly High School. Notably, he excelled at boxing as a teenager, even becoming a Mid-Atlantic Golden Gloves boxing contender at one point.

Martin Lawrence poses for photos backstage after filming an HBO 'One Night Stand' concert
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Martin Lawrence Net Worth and Career

In his early days, Lawrence appeared at different comedy clubs on the east coast and acted in a few small television roles. His breakthrough came in 1989 when he played the role of Cee in Do the Right Thing. Then, he booked roles in the House Party series and Boomerang.

Furthermore, Lawrence began hosting the hit series Def Comedy Jam on HBO, which gave a platform to comedians like Chris Tucker, Dave Chappelle, Mike Epps, and others.

This led to him gaining a starring role in his own show on Fox called Martin. The series ran for five seasons and 132 total episodes.

Overall, Lawrence has co-starred alongside Will Smith in three Bad Boys films. According to Celebrity Net Worth, the actor reeled in an incredible $20 million for the second installment.

Aside from that, he has appeared in notable films like Life, Blue Streak, National Security, Black Knight, Wild Hogs, and Death at a Funeral.

Lastly, Lawrence is credited as an executive producer on the TV One show Love That Girl!

Martin Lawrence Instagram and Twitter

Currently, the entertainer possesses a whopping 8.6 million Instagram followers. To go along with that, Lawrence has just under 286 thousand followers on his Twitter account as of 2022.

Personal Life

After briefly being engaged to actress Lark Voorhies in 1993, Lawrence married Miss Virginia USA, Patricia Southall, in 1995. The couple has a daughter named Jasmine Page together.

Moreover, Lawrence married Shamicka Gibbs in 2010. Despite being married for under three years, they have two daughters together, Iyanna Faith and Amara Trinity.

Now, the comedian is engaged to Roberta Moradfar after proposing to her in March of 2022.

Martin Lawrence Net Worth

The Martin Lawrence net worth figure of $110 million has been tallied since receiving his starring role in Martin in 1992. Since then, he has appeared in several box office smashes including three Bad Boys movies, Death at a Funeral, and Wild Hogs.

Martin Lawrence FAQ

How old is Martin Lawrence?

The actor celebrates his birthday every year on April 16th. Being born in 1965, Lawrence will be 58 years old in the spring of 2023.

Who is Martin Lawrence dating?

Nowadays, Lawrence isn’t dating anybody. That’s because he recently got engaged to his partner Roberta Moradfar.

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Will Smith (R) and Martin Lawrence (L) arrive for the World Premiere of "Bad Boys For Life"
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