6 feet Laurence is an American actor, playwright, producer, screenwriter, and film director. Who is famous for his role-playing Morpheus in The Matrix trilogy, Jason “Furious” Styles in the 1991 drama film Boyz n the Hood, Tyrone “Mr. Clean” Miller in the 1979 war film Apocalypse Now, and most recently in the John Wick series, 2 and 3, as “The Bowery King”.
Further handsome is the winner of NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actor in a Supporting Role for ‘Higher Learning’ in 1995. He is also the winner of NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in Television Movie or Mini-Series for ‘The Tuskegee Airmen’ in 1996. To know more about him scroll below our pages.
Birthday, Age and wiki of Laurence Fishburne
The real name of American actor, playwright, producer, screenwriter, and film director Laurence Fishburne is Laurence John Fishburne III. He had opened his eyes in Augusta, Georgia, the United States of American.
Caption: Laurence Fishburn with Hattie Bell Fishburne (mother) in a red carpet event 1999. (Credit: dailymail.co.uk)
He is the son of Laurence John Fishburne Jr. (juvenile corrections officer) and his mother’s name is Hattie Bell Fishburne (mathematics and science teacher). Belonging to the mixed ( African-American) ethnicity while he holds an American Nationality. When he was young the duo got separated.
He had grown up with his parents and siblings at his hometown and birthplace Brooklyn, New York, United States of America.
Educational Background of Laurence Fishburne
The handsome hunk had done his schooling from Lincoln Square Academy. Which is located in New York and he earned a graduate degree from the college. Besides this, there are no details on his further educational background including his school name and his academic qualification.
Who is the girlfriend of Laurence Fishburne?
Previously, the handsome hunk had tied his knot with actress Hajna O.Moss in 1985. Further, the duo has two children, one son Langston Fishburne and daughter Montana Fishburne. Sadly, the couple called it quits and decided to separate their ways in 1993. Currently, Hajna O.Moss seems to be single.
Caption: Hajna O. Moss and Laurence Fishburne at the Museum of Television and Radio on 2006, June 13. (Credit:gettyimages.com)
Later he had a brief relationship with actress Victoria Dillard, but it didn’t work out. Again, he met the beautiful Gina Torres in 1995. After a blind date, the duo hit it off immediately and went on to date for seven years before tying the knot.
Caption: Laurence Fishburne and Gina Torres, at the 38th Annual Kennedy Center Honors Gala, Washington D.C. on 2015, December 5. (Credit: Usmagazine.com)
Further, the duo often tied their knot on 22 September 2002 in Upper Manhattan, Laurence. The pair has a young daughter named Delilah Fishburne. Sadly, the pair split after 15 years of marriage on 14 October 2016. Talking about the divorce with US Magazine in 2017, November 3, Gina said;
“With heavy hearts, Laurence and I quietly separated and began the dissolution of our marriage in the early fall of last year. There are no bad guys here. Only a love story with a different ending than either one of us had expected. Happily, our family remains intact and we will continue to raise our daughter with love and joy and awe. As well as raise each other up with respect and love and the continued understanding that we’re in this together, if not side by side.”
After the divorce, his ex-wife, Torris went on to date Utah’s real estate entrepreneur Kevin Wright, a divorcee and a dad of six children. The duo was every often spotted together. Though Torris spoke nothing about her new man, the close confessed with the Daily Mail, on 2017, November 3;
“I think when you’ve been married a long time and you become single, you look for someone that has what your ex was missing. I think Torres finds in Kevin what she didn’t find in Fishburne, he’s an I’m going to go ride my horse type of guy.”
Currently, after two constant failures in marriage, Laurence seems to be either single or is keeping his relationship story totally under secrecy. For now, he has not shared any photos and status regarding his love life.
Laurence Fishburne’s Career
Talking about the career of Laurence Fishburne he had started his career journey in 1973 for the ABC soap opera ‘One Life to Live’ as Joshua Hall. Later, he had worked for in ‘Cornbread, Earl and Me’ in which he played a young boy who witnesses the police shooting of a popular high school basketball star. In the following years, he portrayed the role of a supporting role in the film ‘Apocalypse Now’ playing the character of Tyrone Miller.
Caption: Learn how “The Little Lie” launched Laurence Fishburne’s career, in 2013, April 22. (Credit: YouTube)
Further, the handsome hunk had made periodic appearances in television and stage shows. He had also appeared as a recurring role as Cowboy Curtis on Paul Reubens’ CBS children’s television show ‘Pee-wee’s Playhouse’, and guest roles in ‘M*A*S*H’ and ‘Spenser: For Hire’. Later, he had worked with Tom Cruise in ‘Mission: Impossible III’ wherein he capped the role of Theodore Brassell, the IMF superior of Cruise’s character.
Net Worth and Salary of Laurence
As an American actor, playwright, producer, screenwriter, and film director he had earned a huge name and fame in his lifetime career. The net worth of the Laurence has been estimated at around $ 20 million US dollars. While his exact annual salary is under review yet. There is no doubt that his net worth and salary will increase in the upcoming years.
Currently, Laurence resides in New York City, in the Hudson Heights section of Washington D.C. the screenwriter is a die heart fan of Brazilian author Paulo Coelho.