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Laurence Fishburne Biography

Laurence Fishburne
  • Age: 56 years old
  • Birth Nation: United States of America
  • Height: 6 Feet
  • Birth Sign: Cancer
  • Name: Laurence Fishburne
  • Birth Name: Laurence John Fishburne II
  • Father: Laurence John Fishburne, Jr.
  • Mother: Hattie Bell Fishburne
  • Nationality: Ameriacn
  • Birth Place/City: Augusta, Georgia
  • Ethnicity: Black
  • Profession: Actor
  • Net Worth: $20 million
  • Salary: $175,000
  • Eye Color: Black
  • Hair Color: Balad
  • Weight in KG: 87 KG
  • Married: Yes
  • Married to: Gina Torres (m. 2002)
  • Children: Montana Fishburne, Langston Fishburne, Delilah Fishburne
  • Education: Hollywood High School
  • Awards: MTV Movie Award for Best Fight 2000
  • Movies: Man of Steel
  • TV Show: CSI: Crime Scene Investigation
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Laurence Fishburne was born in Augusta, Georgia, United States on July 30, 1961. He is son of mother Hattie Bell Fishburne and Laurence John Fishburne, Jr. His father was junior high school mathematics and science teacher junior high school mathematics and science teacher by profession and his mother was a juvenile corrections officer. He was raised in Brooklyn, New York along with his parents. He is Afro American by ethnicity. His nationality is American. Sibling’s information is not updated.

In 1980, Fishburne attended of Lincoln Square Academy in New York and her earned graduated degree from the college.

In 1973, in his early days of his career, Fishburne had his first job on One Life to Live. He was also in the hit television series Good Times. During 1980s he appeared in The Color Purple, The Cotton Club and Spenser: For Hire. In 1988 movie Red Heat, he appeared as Lt. Charlie Stobbs along with James Belushi and Arnold Schwarzenegger.

In 1999, he appeared in the super hit movie The Matrix in the lead role. In 2000, he appeared in Once in the Life. In 2003 he appeared as Smoke in the super hit movie Biker Boyz. Same year he also made his appearance in The Matrix Reloaded, Mystic River and The Matrix Revolutions. In 2005 he acted in several movies like Assault on Precinct 13, Ashes and Snow and Kiss Kiss Bang Bang. He also played major role he played in the other movies like Mission: Impossible III (2006), Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer (2007), Black Water Transit (2009), Man of Steel (2013), Ride Along (2014) and The Signal (2014). He has also going to be featured in the super hit sequel movie Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, which is to be released in 2016.

Laurence on the other hand has also appeared in many television series and shows like Always Outnumbered (1998), CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2008), Have a Little Faith (2011) and The Muppets (2015). 

Laurence Fishburne is a handsome guy, and he has been in relationship with many girls in the past. He had an affair with Hajna O. Moss, they started dating in 1985 and they ended their relationship in 1992 after seven years. He was also romantically linked with an American actress Victoria Dillard. They started their relationship in 1992 and the actual date when they separated is not known.

In 2002, he married an American Television and movies actress Gina Torres. Since their marriage they are together. He has three children, two daughter and a son namely eldest Montana Fishburne, Langston Fishburne and youngest Delilah Fishburne. He currently lives with his wife and children in United States. He has been in top of his career and he is happy for what he has achieved. 

He has net worth of about 20 million dollars and his salary is about $175,000 per episode. Fans follow his updated bio in Wiki and IMDb.

  • Last modified : 22 January, 2016
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