- Iyanna Faith is the first daughter of Martin Lawrence with his second wife Shamicka Gibbs, however, she is his second daughter
- The young lady whose father and elder sister are actors decided to follow a different career path other than acting
- Though she prefers to live a private life, her status as a celebrity kid puts her out in public spaces and she is seen as an influence on other girls.
58 year old Martin Lawrence is the proud father of Iyanna Faith Lawrence who happens to be his middle child. She is one of the celebrity kids linked to the American comedian, actor, and producer.
Iyanna Faith, though born to very famous parents is not one who is readily putting herself in limelight all the time. In fact, according to a couple of reports, she has often been referred to as the ‘quiet one’ of all Lawrence’s kids.
The young lady is quite private with her personal life and would probably have opted for a quieter life if she could. Nonetheless, she is focused and has been referred to as a huge influence on other girls.
Here Are Interesting Facts About Iyanna Faith That Would Interest You
1. Iyanna Faith’s Mother is the Second Wife of Lawrence Martin
Iyanna Faith was born to the actor, Martin Lawrence, and his then-wife, Shamicka Gibbs on November 9, 2000. Her mother is a businesswoman and a one-time musical artist who also featured in the reality TV show, Hollywood Exes.
Additionally, Shamicka is a chef and renowned author of cookbooks. She however had been in a relationship with Martin since 1997. The couple dated immediately after the comedian’s marriage to his first wife ended.
It is known that Martin Lawrence dated an actress, model, and U.S pageant queen known as Patricia Southall. Their marriage lasted from 1995 to 1997 after which they got divorced and Martin moved on.
Iyanna’s parents dated for about a decade and three years before they eventually got married in 2010. The marriage was held on the 10th day of July in Beverly Hills. It was at Lawrence’s home with a total of 120 invited guests comprising of his fellow movie stars; Eddie Murphy and Denzel Washington.
Unfortunately, this marriage, just like the first one, lasted for just two years and they got divorced.
2. She Attended College at Sarah Lawrence College
Sometime in 2019, the media buzzed with news of Iyanna Faith going off to College. While it is unsure what high school the girl attended, her college life was spent at Sarah Lawrence College.
Her mother took to her Instagram page to talk about how she would miss her daughter. In the post, Gibbs stated that she and Martins had to be around for their daughter’s big day. Both parents helped their first child together to move to her dormitory and settle in at college.
Iyanna also took to social media to talk about how much she would miss her mother but promised to make it home for every holiday.
3. Meet the 23 Year-old’s Sisters
Iyanna Faith Lawrence is the first daughter of Shamicka and Martin Lawrence. She was born years before her parents got married. At the time of the wedding, the young lady was already about 10 years old.
However, she isn’t the first of Martin’s kids. From his previous marriage to Southall, the producer had a daughter named Jasmine Page. Jasmine was born on January 15, 1996, just a year after her parent’s marriage and a year before their divorce.
Also, Faith has a younger sister named Amara Trinity who was born on the 20th of August 2001. She is one year younger than Iyanna who happens to be the second and middle child of Martin Lawrence.
4. Unlike her dad and Elder Sister, Iyanna Faith is More Interested in Writing
Jasmine Page has indicated a love for the career path her dad took. She, like her dad, has chosen to be an actress and is well on her way to being a superstar. Page, while in school was a straight-A student. She graduated from Greenhill School of Dallas, Texas.
Upon her graduation from Greenhill School, the young actress went on to get her Bachelor’s degree from Duke University, Durham, North Carolina. Following her educational stints, Jasmine then went on to pursue a career in acting and has been featured in Bad Boys for Life as well as other notable productions.
Similarly, she has been featured in reality TV shows about Hollywood kids who try to detach their relevance in society from their last names.
However, Iyanna has carved a different niche for herself. She, instead of following in her elder sister and father’s path, decided her path was in writing. In view of this, she even had a course at Yale to better her writing skills.
It seems like her younger sister is also deviating from the expected status quo. Amara is neither interested in acting nor is she in writing. For her, she is more inclined to music and has recorded and uploaded a couple of her songs on iCloud music.
5. Her Dad Has Had a Couple of Failed Relationships
Martin Lawrence has been quite unfortunate with his love life. He has been linked with a couple of women and ended up marrying two of them so far. However, out of his relationships, he has only been successful at holding one for so long.
The relationship Martins shared with Gibbs is the longest he has with any other woman. The comedian had reportedly been with Lark Voorhies whom he dated before his first marriage from 1992 to 1994. He also supposedly had a romantic relationship with MC Lyte. Similarly, he is said to have a history with Jara Everett.
In recent times, Martin has been linked with a woman identified as Moradfar Roberta. The couple met way back in 2015 and got engaged during the first quarter of 2017. It is obvious that the actor has found new love and is giving marriage another chance.
6. Iyann Faith’s Mother is Romantically Involved with a New Beau
As Martin Lawrence moved on after his failed relationships and has once again tried to give love another chance, so is his second wife. Shamicka Gibbs also found a new man who made her think about a long-lasting relationship again.
Antwuan Hill also known as Ace is the reported new boo of Iyanna’s mother. According to reports, he hailed from a humble background but through hard work and dedication, has risen to be quite wealthy.
He is known to be the owner of Ace Elite Services which has gained recognition from brands like Coca-Cola, Sprite, Sahara Jets, and a couple more. Both the businessman and his new celebrity girlfriend are very proud of their relationship and flaunt themselves on their social media.
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7. Jasmine, Faith’s Elder sister is Dating Her Dad’s Colleague’s Son
Iyanna’s family is one that is filled with so much love enough to go around. Though Faith has not revealed who she is dating, her elder sister has been seen sharing romance with the son of actor and comedian, Eddie Murphy.
Eddie’s son, Eric Murphy is the boyfriend of his colleague and friend, Lawrence’s daughter, Jasmine. The couple has publicly shared their love for each other on their social media platforms.
Page flaunted Eric on his birthday with a lovely caption and Eric has shared cute loved-up photos of the two of them on his Instagram as well.