If you grew up in the 1990s watching the sitcom Martin, then you must know Martin Lawrence.
The lead actor of the series “Martin” has been entertaining us for over 3 decades. He is known for some of the top blockbusters in Hollywood including “Big Momma’s House” and “Bad Boys franchise.”
Martin has starred in over 31 movies in his entire career and even produced 2 music albums (Funk It and Martin Lawrence Live Talkin Shit).
He has also acted in a number of Television series with his latest being “Partners” where he featured in 10 episodes.
His longest Television sitcom was “Martin” , a popular comedy that aired between 1992 and 1997.
After decades of entertaining us, Hollywood finally gave him his flowers in 2023. Lawrence received the Hollywood Walk of Fame star last year.
But his contribution to the industry and absence from the limelight for several years left his fans wondering where he is and what is he doing right now.
Let’s find out. But first things first…
Is Martin Lawrence Still Alive?
Yes, Martin is still alive, but he was killed by the internet in 2015 which left his fans concerned.
The news of his demise spread quickly across the globe. But the news was confirmed to be a part of a hoax reporting the death of a number of celebrities.
Where is Lawrence Right Now?
Martin Lawrence owns a mansion in Beverly Park where he has lived with his family for years.
After getting a divorce, he sold the house to Bruce Makowsky. Martin also owns Purcellville farm, Virginia which occupies an area of about 120 acres.
Currently, he lives in Virginia with his family. He has confessed his love for his ranch and can be found there riding his horses when he is not acting or on the road.
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What is Martin Lawrence Doing Right Now?
Before partnering with Will Smith, for the blockbuster movie “the Bad Boys,” he was already a household name.
The “Bad boys” franchise helped him cement his name in history as one of the best actors of all time.
Martin was a mega star during the late 1990s and 2000s but a number of disturbing episodes sidetracked his career.
Lawrence had a number of scandals that resulted in arrests and lawsuits with the popular one being waving his gun in a busy L.A. street.
He also suffered a near-fatal coma in 1999 from heat exhaustion while preparing for the “Big Momma’s House”. During the incident, he was wearing a plastic suit and heavy clothing.
But after producing “Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son” he disappeared from the limelight for a few years, which resulted in several rumors.
Some bloggers even claimed that Martin had died, which is not the case. So, what does he do now?
Well, Martin is still acting and recently he partnered with Will Smith again for the “Bad Boys for Life” movie. He also featured in various movies and Television series including “Mindcage” and “The Beach Bum.”
Currently, he is believed to be working on an untitled 4th Bad Boys film. The “Bad Boys 4” will be a sequel of Will Smith’s “Bad Boys for life.”
Martin Lawrence Celebrity Go Kart Holiday
Some of the celebrities who partnered with Martin in the event include Kid Cudi and Jo Koy.
The event featured 125 speed loving kids who had fan in the race track, with each one of them getting a gift after the race.
Is There a Possibility of “Martin” Reboot?
During an interview with Jimmy Fallon, the star said that the idea of a reboot is not likely.
He said that recapturing the idea of the sitcom, which he described as “lighting in a bottle,” will be impossible.
And while he is open to working with the show’s actors, he wasn’t convinced that a reboot would be as fruitful as the original sitcom.