It’s not easy to make it big in the film industry, but when you’re a man with talent like Marin Lawrence, it becomes almost automatic. It seemed as though his career in Hollywood was already written in the stars as this man has seen significant success during his time. It is thanks to his talent and skills that he made it as far as he has.
From Humble Beginnings
Martin Fitzgerald Lawrence was born on April 16, 1965 in West Germany. His parents were serving in the U.S. military at the time of Martin’s birth. He was named after Martin Luther King Jr. His parents divorced when he was a young boy and so Lawrence rarely got the chance to see his father. His mother raised him as a single parent and worked numerous jobs to support him and his other siblings. As a teenager, Lawrence was interested in boxing. He moved to New York and attended the G. Pullen School of Creative and Performing Arts where he developed an interest for performing.
His career started when he moved to New York. He met up with a bunch of other wannabe actors and created collaborations that would soon turn into profitable ventures. He appeared on Star Search and made it to the final round but ultimately lost the competition. It was thanks to this appearance that he was offered the role of Maurice on the television show What’s Happening Now. Thanks to this appearance, he gained the attention of numerous other talent scouts and secured roles on other shows and movies. Many of his works were big hits among fans and critics, most notable of which were Do the Right Thing, House Part, Talkin’ Dirty After Dark, Boomerang, Def Comedy Jam, and numerous others. He has been awarded with numerous accolades during his time as an actor and has secured a loyal and adoring fan base across the globe.
Assets and Net Worth
Martin Lawrence is a beloved movie actor and comedian who knows just what it takes to make a crowd laugh. He has his movie career, his comedy appearances, his stand up performances, and business ventures to thank for his hefty net worth. Today it is estimated that Martin Lawrence’s net worth has reached a whopping $110 million USD. The man owns numerous estates across the united states and collects luxury cars and sports vehicles.