Iyanna Faith Lawrence Bio, Age, Family, Siblings, Education

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Iyanna Faith Lawrence Biography

Iyanna Faith Lawrence is one of the celebrity children born in the United States of America. She is widely known for being the second-born daughter of Martin Lawrence with her second wife Shamicka Gibbs.She enrolled in Sarah Lawrence College.


How old is Iyanna Faith Lawrence? – Age

Lawrence’s daughter is 20 years old as of 9 November 2020. She was born in 2000 in the United States of America.

Iyanna Faith Lawrence Extended Family

She is a niece of seven fron her fathers side, including Robert Lawrence, a Professor of International Trade and Investment, Ursula Lawrence and Rae Proctor. Her pertanal grandfather John Lawrence, served in the U.S. military and was a police officer while her pertanal grandmother Chlora (née Bailey), worked several jobs, including as a sales representative and cashier at various department stores to support her family.

Iyanna Faith Lawrence Siblings

She has two sisters; Amara Trinity Lawrence who was born on 20 August 2002 and Jasmine Page Lawrence born on 15 January 1996.

Iyanna Faith Lawrence Father

Her father Martin Lawrence, born Martin Fitzgerald Lawrence is a comedian, actor, producer, talk show host, writer, and former Golden Gloves boxer. He was named after Martin Luther King Jr., a civil rights activist, and John F. Kennedy, the president of the United States. His parents’ divorce when he was eight years old, Lawrence rarely saw his father.

Lawrence supported himself in his early years by doing comedy shows in the Washington, D.C. area and working odd jobs. In 1994, he hosted Saturday Night Live, making crude comments about women’s genitalia and personal hygiene. Russell Simmons, the entertainment mogul, chose him to host the groundbreaking HBO series Def Comedy Jam during this time. Martin, his own hit series, ran from 1992 to 1997 and was a huge hit. Lawrence found work in comedy films after Martin’s run ended in 1997. Many of his films, including Nothing to Lose, Life, Blue Streak, and Big Momma’s House, were box office successes.

Iyanna Faith Lawrence and her parents
Iyanna Faith Lawrence and her parents

In 2006, Lawrence appeared on Inside the Actors Studio. In 2011, he played FBI agent Malcolm Turner again in Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son. Lawrence and Kelsey Grammer were rumored to be considering collaborating on a comedy for Lionsgate TV Partners in 2013. The show debuted on August 4, 2014, but was cancelled after only one season due to poor ratings.

Iyanna Faith Lawrence Mother

Her mother Shamicka Gibbs is an entrepreneur. She was a student at Leuzinger High School in Lawndale, California. Shamicka has a reputation for being an entrepreneur. She started an organic and gluten-free meal delivery service. She also has a T-shirt line and is the owner of the Massage Envy Spa chain, which has locations across the United States. Aside from that, she is a chef who hosts the Cooking and Conversing cooking shows. Shamicka got a contract for season two of VH1’s reality show “Hollywood Exes” a year after her divorce. Nicole Murphy, Eddie Sharee Fletcher, and Mayte Garcia played her ex-boyfriends in the film.

Iyanna Faith Lawrence Mother’s Illness

Shamicka’s health has been an issue for her. In 2011, she was diagnosed with both lupus and celiac disease. Lupus occurs when the immune system attacks the body’s tissues and organs, whereas celiac disease is an immune response to gluten consumption. Her diet has been gluten-free since then.

Iyanna Faith Lawrence Parents Relationship

Lawrence and Shamicka Gibbs started dating in 1997. Lawrence’s Beverly Hills home hosted their wedding on July 10, 2010. The wedding guests included actors Eddie Murphy and Denzel Washington. On April 25, 2012, Lawrence filed for divorce from Gibbs, citing irreconcilable differences and requesting joint legal and physical custody of their children.