7 black celebrities you didn’t know were related

September 06, 2019 at 05:00 pm | Entertainment

Theodora Aidoo

Theodora Aidoo | Staff Writer

September 06, 2019 at 05:00 pm | Entertainment

Martin Lawrence and Christopher Lawrence. Photo credit: atlantablackstar.com

Christopher Martin and Martin Lawrence

Born in Frankfurt, Germany, Lawrence used to be a boxer as a teen, until a teacher encouraged him to attend an open mic night that launched him his current carrier as an actor and comedian.

Actor and rapper Christopher was also born in Martin Queens, New York, United States and he is formerly known for the hip-hop/comedy duo Kid ‘n Play.

In the movie, House Party, comedian Martin Lawrence played the cousin to rapper Christopher Martin, but in actual fact, they’re cousins in real life.

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