Laurence Fishburne Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 22 Feb, 2019
Facts of Laurence Fishburne
Date of Birth: 1961 , July-30
Age: 60 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 6 Feet
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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Best known to the public as Morpheus in the Matrix he is one of the most well-regarded actors in the world.  Starting his career more than 46 years ago, he has worked in films like Apocalypse Now, Just Cause, Boyz n the Hood which are just a few instantly recognizable names among a plethora of others. 

Early Life And Bio Of Laurence Fishburne: Age,

Laurence Fishburne was born in Augusta, Georgia, United States on July 30, 1961. As of February 2019, he is 57 years old. He is the 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 and nationality is American. Sibling’s information is not updated.

In 1980, Fishburne attended Lincoln Square Academy in New York and she earned a graduate degree from the college.

Laurence Fishburne's Career

In 1973, in the 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 the 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.

The same year he also made his appearance in The Matrix Reloaded, Mystic River and The Matrix Revolutions.  Where he worked alongside Keanu ReevesMonica Bellucci, and  Randall Duk Kim.

In 2005 he acted in several movies like Assault on Precinct 13, Ashes and Snow and Kiss Kiss Bang Bang. He also played a 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 worked in the movie Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, which was 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's Net Worth

As one of the most recognizable actors in the industry, he amassed a net worth of $20 million. He is a high earning actor and takes home a big paycheck.

For his role on Hannibal, he was paid a salary of $175,000 per episode and he reportedly earned $350,000 from his role on CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. 

He also has a house in Los Angeles where the median house price is around $615,000.

Laurence Fishburne's Personal Life: Daughter, Children

Laurence Fishburne is a handsome guy, and he has been in a 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 daughters and a son namely eldest Montana Fishburne, Langston Fishburne and youngest Delilah Fishburne.

He currently lives with his wife and children in the United States. He has been at the top of his career and he is happy for what he has achieved.