Who Is Martin Lawrence’s Daughter Iyanna Faith Lawrence?

Iyanna Faith Lawrence is the daughter of Ameican comedian, actor, producer, and talk show host, Martin Lawrence. Born with a silver spoon, Iyanna started gaining media attention at an early age. She hasn’t started a professional career; however, she has already gained more than 25k followers on Instagram.

Iyanna doesn’t make her public appearance often, which has kept her lifestyle under the wrap until now. But today, we are going to explore some exciting facts about Lawrence. Read through the article.

She has Two Siblings

Iyanna Faith Lawrence was born on November 6, 2000, in Beverly Hills, California, the United States of America. She is the first daughter of comedian/actor Martin Lawrence with his second wife, Shamicka Gibbs. She has a younger sister, Amara Trinity, born on August 20, 2002.

Iyanna Faith with her sisters and father
Iyanna Faith with her sisters and father, Source: Instagram

Besides, Iyanna has an older half-sibling, Jasmine Lawrence, born from Martin’s marriage to his first wife, Patricia Southall. Jasmine was born on January 15, 1996. Married in 1995, Martin divorced his first wife in 1997, a year after they welcomed a daughter together.

Belongs to African-American Ethnicity

Iyanna belongs to African-American ethnicity. Both her father, Martin, and mother, Shamicka, are of African-American ethnicity. Her dad was born to John Lawrence and Chlora Lawrence. He was born to Frankfurt, Germany, while his father was serving in the U.S. military in there.

Details about Iyanna’s mother’s family and early life are not available at the moment.

She is a High School Graduate

Iyanna Faith Lawrence completed her high school education in 2019. Her proud mother shared a short video clip featuring Iyanna’s graduation ceremony on her Instagram on June 2. Even though the video didn’t document from where Iyanna graduated, both the mother and daughter seemed happy on her very special achievement.


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We as so Proud of you Iyanna🥰❤️❤️❤️

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Iyanna is attending her bachelor’s degree, however, neither she nor her parents has revealed where she studies.

Iyanna Faith Lawrence’s Parents Divorced during Her Early Teenage

Iyanna’s parents, Shamicka Gibbs and Martin Lawrence, ended their marriage after more than a decade of togetherness. They started dating in 1997 following Martin’s divorce from his first spouse. They remained partners for more than a decade before they tied the knot on July 10, 2010. Martin and Shamicka held their wedding at Lawrence’s Beverly Hills home.

Nearly two years after their marriage, actor Martin filed for divorce from Gibbs on April 25, 2012. Martin cited irreconcilable differences as the cause for their separation while he also asked for joint legal and physical custody of their two children.

Following their divorce, Martin sold their Beverly Hills house, where they got married for $17.2 million. He had paid $6.63 million for the property.

Her Father is Currently Dating Roberta Moradfar

While Iyanna’s mother is leading a single life after her divorce, her father has already found another woman. Martin is currently in a relationship with Roberta Moradfar. Besides, the lovebirds are already engaged to be married. Roberta is a nurse by profession.

Martin Lawrence and his fiancee Roberta Moradfar
Martin Lawrence and his fiancee Roberta Moradfar, Source: Us Weekly

The actor proposed to his girlfriend with a custom 5-carat diamond ring on March 31, 2017. TMZ reported Martin splurged $500,000 for the engagement ring.

They have spent more than five years together and have been engaged for more than three years. As of September 2020, Martin and Roberta haven’t disclosed their wedding plans.

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