He continues to work in film, with such films as Big Momma's House 2, which opened at No.
1 at North American box office and grossed almost million its first weekend, and Wild Hogs (2007), in which he played a bored suburbanite seeking adventure on the open road in a biker comedy alongside John Travolta, Tim Allen and William H. In 2006, Lawrence appeared on Inside the Actors Studio, during which Lawrence briefly brought back to life some of the characters he had portrayed on Martin.
Lawrence and Southall have one child together, daughter Jasmine Page (born January 15, 1996). In 1997, Lawrence began a relationship with Shamicka Gibbs.
They married on July 10, 2010, at Lawrence's Beverly Hills home.
In January 2013, it was announced that Lawrence and Kelsey Grammer are considering pairing up to star in a comedy for Lionsgate TV.
Lawrence came to fame during the 1990s, establishing a Hollywood career as a leading actor, most notably in the television sitcom Martin and the films House Party, Boomerang, Bad Boys, Wild Hogs, Nothing to Lose, Blue Streak, Life, Big Momma's House, and A Thin Line Between Love & Hate.
Partners, pairs the two actors as Chicago lawyers from "vastly different backgrounds who unexpectedly meet in court on the worst day of their lives," according to a network description. Lawrence was engaged to actress Lark Voorhies in 1993.
He married Miss Virginia USA, Patricia Southall in 1995.
He often starred as the second lead opposite actors including Eddie Murphy, Danny De Vito, and Tim Robbins.
Many of his films were blockbusters at the box office, including Nothing to Lose, Life, Blue Streak, and Big Momma's House.