Martin Lawrence, Eddie Murphy’s children are going strong! How the couple met – and what their dads think

The children of Martin Lawrence and Eddie Murphy are dating! How they met – and what their dads think. Jasmine Page Lawrence

Jasmin Page Lawrence / Instagram Eric Murphy and Jasmine Lawrence

Jasmin Lawrence and Eric Murphy are still strong as Jasmin’s father, Martin Lawrence, recently confirmed in Friday’s episode. Jimmy Kimmel Live!while making a joke about the happy couple.

With the couple in the spotlight, here’s what we know about Jasmin and Eric’s romance – including the fact that their famous dads weren’t even the ones who introduced them!

How They Met

In a January interview with In contact WeeklyMartin Lawrence’s 26-year-old daughter confirmed that she and Eric met through her uncle.

“It’s not even our dads, and they’ve made two movies together, they’re friends,” Jasmine added of Martin, 57, and Eric’s dad, Eddie Murphy.

She explained that she and Eric, 32, “became very good friends because we bonded in many things” and “understood each other to a certain degree” because of their background.

“And over time, you just know, more has happened.” Relatively famous: Ranch Rules said the star laughing, adding that their families “absolutely” support their relationship.

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They become public with their love

Eric revealed his relationship with Jasmine in June 2021, sharing a selfie of the two of them. “In love with YOU”, he wrote in the caption of the post.

Jasmin posted more favorite photos the following month, wishing her boyfriend happy birthday. “Happy birthday, my love! I am incredibly blessed to know you, to love you and to have you by my side,” he wrote. “Congratulations on many more blessings, laughter and beautiful memories! I love you so much!”

A “Super Baby Comedy”

Martin recently joked about his daughter being able to conceive a “super comedy baby” with his son Eddie in Friday’s episode. Jimmy Kimmel Live!noting that he and Eddie, 61, “have not spoken” about their children’s relationship and “are just out of business and letting them do their own thing and respect their things”.

He also admitted that he was willing to set aside the tradition to arrange for the groom’s father to arrange their possible marriage, joking with host Jimmy Kimmel, “I will try to get Eddie to pay for it.”

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Martin and Eddie first appeared together in 1992 Boomerang again inside ZOE (1999). Eddie was also present at Martin’s wedding in 2010, where he married Shamicka Gibbs, with whom he later divorced in 2012.

The Swallow Alum was previously married to Jasmin’s mother, former Miss Virginia Patricia Southall, from 1995 to 1997. She also has daughters Iyanna, 21, and Amara, 19, with Gibbs.

Jasmin is also a budding actress, appearing in her dad’s 2020 action sequel Bad Boys for Life.

Eric is the eldest of Eddie’s 10 children, including Bria, 32, Christian, 31, Miles, 29, Shayne, 27, Zola, 22, Bella, 20, Angel Iris, 15 , Izzy Oona, 6 and Max ½ 3 years old Max Charles. Eric’s mother is Paulette McNeely.

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