Laurence Fishburne is a veteran American actor, producer, and director. Laurence Fishburne is widely known for his role in The Matrix trilogy as Morpheus, in the movie “Apocalypse Now” as Tyrone “Mr. Clean” Miller, and in “Boyz n the Hood” as Jason “Furious” Styles.
- Birthday: 30 June 1961 (Age 57)
- Ethnicity: African-American
- Nationality: American
- Profession: Actor, Producer, Director, and Playwright
Laurence Fishburne Family: Wife and Children
Laurence Fishburne has been married twice until the date. He was previously married to actress Hajna O. Moss in New York in 1985 while the couple divorced in the 1990s. The couple has two children, daughter Montana and son Langston Fishburne.
In February 2001, Fishburne engaged with actress Gina Torress. They wedded at The Cloisters museum located in New York on 22 September 2002. They together gave birth to their first child, daughter Delilah, in June 2007.
In September 2017, it came to know that the couple is no longer living together, eventually, Fishburne filing for divorce in November that year. Currently, he resides in Hollywood as well as spends some of his time at his home in the Castle Village Co-Op, New York City.
Born in Augusta, Georgia, Fishburne is the son of Laurence John Fishburne and his wife, Hattie Bell Crawford. His father was a juvenile corrections officer while hi8s mother was a junior high school teacher.
- Parents: Laurence John Fishburne and Hattie Bell Crawford
- Wife: Hajna O. Moss (1985-1990) and Gina Torress (2002-2017)
- Children: 3
- Marital Status: Divorced
Following the divorce of his parents, he relocated to Brooklyn, New York along with his mother and was brought up there. He got to meet his father one time a month. He attended Hollywood High school and New York’s High School of the Performing Arts.
Moreover, he also studied at Lincoln Square Academy located in New York that was sealed in the 1980s. When he was 12, he appeared in a recurring role in the soap opera “One Life to Live” playing as Joshua “Josh” Hall which is credited as Larry Fishburne.
Laurence Fishburne Height, Weight, and Lifestyle
Stands with a towering height of 6 feet 0½ inches, Fishburne has the weight of 89 kilos. He has an athletic body built with the body measurements of 42-14.5-36 inches respective to his chest, biceps, and waist.
Also known with his nicknames like “Fish” and “Larry”, Fishburne is considered as one of the best American actors with outstanding acting skills and stardom. He has garnered an immense fan following through his dominant husky voice and intelligent roles in movies.
- Height: 6 Feet 0½ Inches (1.84 m)
- Body Measurements: 42-14.5-36 Inches
- Plastic Surgery: N/A
- Weight: 89 KG (196 lbs)
This 57-years-old man hasn’t lost a bit of his charm instead has grown much handsome and appealing along with his age. He has dark black hair, brown eyes, and black complexion. He has tall stature with the strong masculine physique and influencing personality.
His distinctive features include his deep authoritative voice, roles with mostly psychological Shakespearian speech, and gapped teeth. He wears a shoe size of 10 US. People often get confused between him and Samuel L. Jackson and are mistaken with their names as well.
Besides works, Fishburne enjoys traveling various places and relaxing on a luxurious vacation. He is an avid fan of Brazilian writer Paulo Coelho and his book “The Alchemist”. Also a philanthropist, he serves as an ambassador of the United Nations Children’s’ Emergency Fund (UNICEF).
Laurence Fishburne Net Worth and Salary
Laurence Fishburne net worth is $20 million while accumulated $15 million and 3.75% gross from The Matrix trilogy. Recognized for his wise intellectual roles, he has earned the colossal amount of money through his successful career.
A versatile actor, playwright, filmmaker, and director, Fishburne has created lavish empire at his own by playing eccentric roles in several big-budget movies and TV series.
- Salary: N/A
- Net Worth: $20 Million