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Who is Martin Lawrence’s Ex-Wife, Shamicka Gibbs?



Shamicka Gibbs

Shamicka Gibbs is an American businesswomen. She got into limelight after her marriage to a popular actor Martin Lawrence. Martin is a pretty famous stand up comic, producer and even a talk show host.  He is widely popular in America.

Who is Shamicka Gibbs?

Date of Birth 1975
Profession Business Woman
Ex-husbanf Martin Lawrence
Net Worth $5 million

Shamicka was born in Los Angeles, California. Her birth year is 1975.  Moving on to her education, she completed her high school education from Leuzinger High School. The school is located in the town of Lawndale, California. Aside from this minor detail about her high school, no more facts are known about her childhood.

Martin and Shamicka’s story started in 1997. While the pair got married in 2010, they were in a serious relationship for 13 years. They had their first child Iyanna in the month of November in guess when? 2000! The pair welcomed their second daughter Amara in 2002.

Martin and Shamicka finally decided to marry in 2010. The marriage wasn’t something spectacular. It was hosted at Lawrence’s Beverly Hills home. The attendance was a mere 120 guests. Their marriage did not really last that long though, The pair got separated in 2012.

The exact reason behind the divorce is not yet known. Shamicka said that they grew apart and she wasn’t comfortable sharing all the detail. The pair raised their daughters in Joint Custody.

Shamicka struggled with her health later. She was actually diagnosed with lupus and celiac disease in 2011.  Her body’s immune system was really bad and it is a reaction to eating gluten. She gave up gluten after becoming very sick.


Aside from being an entrepreneur, Shamicka has many professions. She was the one to establish a meal service that serves gluten free food to people.

She also has a clothing line. She owns a T Shirt collection in addition to a Massage Spa which has various branches in different parts of the America.  Aside from this, She is also a chef. Shamicka is known for organizing shows such as cooking and conversing.

After the divorce, Shamicka’s career got even better. She was asked to join the second season of a reality show called “Hollywood Exes.” She gladly accepted the offer.

The show was produced by VH1. Shamicka shared the spotlight of this show with follow celebrity ex wives such as Nicole Murphy, Eddie  Sharee Fletcher and Mayte Garcia.

Relationship with Martin Lawrence

Shamicka’s relation with Martin Lawrence started in 1997. The two got married in Los Angeles. They actually had a wedding at Lawrence’s Beverly Hills mansion on July 10, 2001. The wedding was pretty high profile as it had a really big hollywood superstars such as Eddie Murphy as well as Denzel Washington. The two were together for a long time after their marriage.

They even have two children together named Iyanna Faith who was born on November 9 in 2000 and Amara Trinity who was born on August 20 in 2002. They filed for divorce in 2012 and they separated shortly after. The reason behind this situation was disagreements between the two.

The children were shared as they had to take custody of them turn by turn. Shamicka said that the two just grew apart and many things happened that she wasn’t really discussing. The daughters were also raised in shared custody.

How is Shamicka’s health?

She is healthy right now but she used to be very serious. Doctors found Lupus in Shamicka. The diagnosis came in the late 2000s. This resulted in her changing her overall diet first. She stopped consuming all kinds of foods that contains gluten.

Gibbs also made it clear that her illness had become public and that she was going to fight it till the end. This really shaped her future. Her health had changed and after the diet and medication, she came out of the critical condition.

She started to see the effects of gluten free meal and with this meal plan, she quickly became fit and healthy.

Shamicka Gibbs Net Worth

Shamicka is in no way poor. On the contrary, She has made a killing in fact. As a businesswoman, she was already pretty rich. Then, she became a celebrity wife and then she starred in a reality TV show.

Imagine that! She has managed to accumulate a total of $5 million dollars from all her careers and professions. This is more than enough money to live a pretty great life overall.

Her ex husband, Lawrence on the other hand, is worth a really huge sum of money. Lawrence is a veteran actor who has played in major hits. Films such as Bad Boys star him.

He has shared the limelight of Hollywood with stars like Will Smith. All of this makes him a high profile celebrity. Martin Lawrence is currently worth around $100 million.

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