(Big Momma’s House
, Bad Boys
) and wife Shamicka Lawrence
(née Gibbs) are getting divorced after making a joint decision on the matter. The couple were together for 15 years before getting married in July 2010 at their Beverly Hills home. They have decided to continue to raise their family together. The pair has two daughters, 11-year old Amara and 9-year-old Iyana.
A representative of Lawrence released a statement which read, “Martin and Shamicka Lawrence have decided to divorce. The couple has made the joint decision to part ways. Out of love and respect for one another we will continue to remain friends and raise our two beautiful daughters together."
This is Martin Lawrence’s second divorce; he has a daughter with ex-wife Patricia Smith who is married to retired NFL star Emmitt Smith.