Laurence Fishburne Net Worth, Bio, Age, Height, Religion, Education, Family

Laurence Fishburne Net Worth, Bio, Age, Height, Religion, Education, Family

Laurence Fishburne Net Worth and Salary

Laurence Fishburne net worth is estimated to be $25 million and he earns over $6 million as salary annually and his net worth accumulated due to the success in his career as an actor, playwright, producer, film director and screenwriter.

Who is Laurence Fishburne?

Laurence Fishburne is an American actor, screenwriter, film director, producer and playwright and he is famously known for his role as Morpheus in the The Matrix trilogy and as Jason Styles in the 1991 drama movie Boyz n the Hood and he has also starred in movies and television series such as Five Fingers, Days of Wrath, Space Jam 2, Black-ish, The Muppets and Have a Little Faith.

Biography and Early Life

Laurence Fishburne was born Laurence John Fishburne III on the 30th of July, 1961 in Augusta, Georgia, United States and he was born to a mother named Hattie Bell, who worked as a Junior High School mathematics and science teacher and to his father named Laurence John Fishburne Jr., who worked as a Juvenile corrections officer, his parents divorced during his childhood and this prompted him and his mother to relocate to Brooklyn, New York and it was there that he was raised, after moving to New York, his father paid him visits once in a month.


Laurence Fishburne attended the Talent Unlimited High School and later enrolled at the Hollywood High School and then Lincoln Academy in New York but the School closed in the 1980’s.

Movies and Career

Laurence Fishburne has appeared in a lot of movies over the years and they include; Cornbread, Earl and Me in 1975, Fast Break in 1979, Willie & Phil in 1980, Death Wish II in 1982, Rumble Fish in 1983, The Cotton Club in 1984, The Color Purple in 1985, Quicksilver in 1986, Gardens of Stone in 1987, School Daze in 1988, King of New York in 1990, Class Action in 1991, Deep Cover in 1992, Searching for Bobby Fischer in 1993, Higher Learning in 1995, Fled in 1996, Event Horizon in 1997, The Matrix in 1999, Once in the Life in 2000, Osmosis Jones in 2001, Biker Boyz in 2003, Assault on Precinct 13 in 2005, Akeelah and the Bee in 2006, TMNT in 2007, 21 in 2008, Armored in 2009, Predators in 2010, Contagion in 2011, The Colony in 2013, Ride Along in 2014, Standoff in 2016, John Wick: Chapter 2 in 2017, Ant-Man and the Wasp in 2018, John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum in 2019 and many more.

He has also starred in television series and shows such as If You Give a Dance, You Gotta pay the Band in 1972, One life to Live from 1973 to 1976, The Six O’Clock Follies in 1980, Trapper John, M.D. in 1981, Strike Force in 1982, For Us the Living: The Medgar Evers Story in 1983, Hill Street Blues in 1986, Spenser: For Hire in 1987, The Equalizer in 1989, Decoration Day in 1990, American Experience in 1991, Tribeca in 1993, The Tuskegee Airmen in 1995, Miss Evers’ Boys in 1997, Always Outnumbered in 1998, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation from 2008 to 2011, CSI: NY in 2009, Have a Little Faith in 2011, The Muppets in 2015, Roots in 2016, Madiba in 2017, Grown-ish in 2018, Black-ish in 2014 and many more.

He has also starred in video games such as Spider-man in 2000, Enter the Matrix in 2003, The Matrix Online in 2005, True Crime: New York City in 2005, CSI: Deadly Intent in 2009, CSI: Fatal Conspiracy in 2010 and many more.

Real Name

Laurence Fishburne’s real name is Laurence John Fishburne III.


Laurence Fishburne was born to a father named Laurence Fishburne Jr. and a mother named Hattie Bell Fishburne and he grew up with a brother named Maverick Fishburne.


Laurence Fishburne has three kids who are a son named Langston Fishburne, born in 1987 and two daughters named Montana Fishburne, born in 1991 and Delilah Fishburne, born in June, 2007.

First Movie

The first movie which Laurence Fishburne acted was titled Cornbread, Earl and Me and it was released in 1975 and he played the role of Wilford Robinson.

Height, Weight and Personal Looks

Laurence Fishburne stands at a height of 5ft 13inches, he weighs 74kg, he is dark in complexion, has grey hair color and dark brown eye color.

House Location

Laurence Fishburne and his family currently reside in Hollywood, California and New York City, New York, United States of America.


Laurence Fishburne was married to actress Hajna O. Moss in 1985 and they divorced in 1995 and he then met actress Gina Torres in 2000, they got engaged in February, 2001 and married on the 22nd of September, 2002, at The Cloisters museum in New York City, but they divorced in November, 2017.

Zodiac Sign and Birthday

Laurence Fishburne was born on the 30th of July, 1961 and therefore his zodiac sign is Leo and he celebrates his birthday on the 30th of July each year.

Nationality and Ethnicity

Fishburne is of American nationality and black ethnicity.

Social Media Presence

Fishburne is without doubt one of the most successful black actors in Hollywood and he has also been able to create his own fan base both offline and online and as of recent he has over 100,000 Twitter followers and he is also active on a host of other social media networks.

Controversies, rumors and legal issues

The only controversy and legal issues which Fishburne has been linked to are that of his numerous divorce law suits.

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