Martin Lawrence Height Weight Age Net Worth

Martin Lawrence

Martin Lawrence
Photo: Angela George / Wikimedia Commons / CC BY-SA 3.0

Birth Date

April 16, 1965


58 years old


United States

Sun Sign


Natural hair color


Eye color

Dark Brown


5 ft 9 in | 175 cm

Net Worth

$110 Million


74 kg | 163 lbs

Shoe size

7.5 US | 41 EU

Early acting career First movie Breakthrough

Martin Fitzgerald Lawrence was born in Frankfurt, Germany, on April 16, 1965, is an American actor.

Young Martin Lawrence began his career as a stand up comedian in comedy club The Improv in New York.

He got his television debut in ABC sitcom What's Happening Now (1987-1988) in role as Maurice Warfield.

He made his big screen debut in comedy movie Do the Right Thing (1989) in role as Cee.

Martin's breakthrough performance came as Martin Payne in Fox sitcom Martin (1992-1997).

Martin Lawrence Height and Weight

How tall is Martin Lawrence and what is his weight? Martin Lawrence's height is 5' 9" іn fееt аnd іnсhеѕ or 175 іn cеntіmеtrеѕ, his weight is 163 іn pоunds or 74 іn kіlоgrаmѕ.

Martin Lawrence Age

Martin Lawrence is 58 years old.

Martin Lawrence Net Worth

Martin Lawrence net worth is around 110 million dollars.

Best Movies

He played Malcolm Turner / Big Momma in action comedy films:

Big Momma's House (2000), for which he was nominated for the Blockbuster Entertainment Award for Favorite Actor - Comedy and the MTV Movie Award for Best Comedic Performance

Big Momma's House 2 (2006)

Big Mommas: Like Father Like Son (2011)

He portrayed Detective Marcus Burnett in action comedy movies:

Bad Boys (1995), for which he was nominated for the MTV Movie Award for Best On-Screen Duo

Bad Boys II (2003), for which he was nominated for the MTV Movie Award for Best On-Screen Team

Bad Boys for Life (2020)

He played Bilal in comedy movies House Party (1990) and House Party 2 (1991).

He was nominated for Blockbuster Entertainment Award for Favorite Comedy Team for his role as Claude Banks in comedy drama film Life (1999).

Blue Streak (1999) thriller action as Miles Logan / Detective Malone

Boomerang (1992) romantic comedy as Tyler Hawkins

Nothing to Lose (1997) action comedy as Terrence "T-Paul" Paul Davidson

Wild Hogs (2007) biker comedy road as Bobby Davis

Black Knight (2001) fantasy adventure comedy as Jamal Walker/Skywalker

He directed, wrote and starred as Darnell Wright in dark comedy romance movie A Thin Line Between Love and Hate (1996).

The Beach Bum (2019) comedy as Captain Wack

Mindcage (2022) mystery thriller as Jake Doyle

Stand-up Films

You So Crazy (1994)

Martin Lawrence Live: Runteldat (2002)

Martin Lawrence: Doin' Time (2016)

Best TV Shows

He won two Image Awards (NAACP) for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series for his role as Martin Payne in Fox sitcom Martin (1992-1997).

He hosted Saturday Night Live (1994), in episode "Martin Lawrence/Crash Test Dummies".

He hosted Def Comedy Jam (1992-1993).

Partners (2014) FX sitcom as Marcus Jackson


Attended Fairmont Heights High School, Eleanor Roosevelt High School and Friendly High School in Maryland.

Studied acting at Thomas G. Pullen School of Creative and Performing Arts.

Has two sisters: Ursula Lawrence, Rae Proctor and one brother, Robert Lawrence.

Has African-American ancestry.

Richard Pryor is his comedian inspiration.

He won the ShoWest Award for Male Star of Tomorrow in 1995.

He won the BET Icon Comedy Award in 2005.

Lives in Beverly Hills, California.


He was married to:

Shamicka Gibbs (2010-2012) they have two daughters, Iyanna Faith and Amara Trinity

Patricia Southall (1995-1997) they have one daughter, Jasmine Page

He dated Lark Voorhies (1993-1994).

He got engaged to aesthetics nurse practitioner Roberta Moradfar in 2017.