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 2008, Lawrence starred in Disney's College Road Trip co-starring with Raven-Symoné.
During this period, entertainment mogul Russell Simmons selected him to host the groundbreaking series Def Comedy Jam on HBO.
Def Comedy Jam gave many comedians (including Chris Tucker, Dave Chappelle, Mike Epps, Bernie Mac and Cedric the Entertainer) mainstream exposure.
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 $28 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.
Date aired: September 15, 1994Plot: After escaping from a cult, Martin goes to the unemployment office to try and find gainful employment. It's so important because: The colorful cast of characters make this show memorable. Date aired: September 19, 1993Plot: Martin gets stuck hosting a baby shower while Pam and Gina get stuck trying to get a song-obsessed mechanic to fix their car. Date aired: September 5, 1993Plot: While Gina is away at a business conference, Cole convinces Martin that she's actually having a romantic rendezvous with another man.