Matthew Lawrence Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Matthew Lawrence Quick Info
Height5 ft 8 in
Weight70 kg
Date of BirthFebruary 11, 1980
Zodiac SignAquarius
GirlfriendCheryl Burke

Matthew Lawrence is an American actor and singer who is well-known for his roles in Dynasty, Superhuman Samurai Syber-Squad, Brotherly Love, Boy Meets World, The Comebacks, Creature of Darkness, and Evol: The Theory of Love, among others. He has a huge social media fan base with more than 200k followers on Instagram.

Born Name

Matthew William Lawrence

Nick Name

Matt

Matthew Lawrence in an Instagram selfie as seen in August 2016
Matthew Lawrence in an Instagram selfie as seen in August 2016 (Matthew Lawrence / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Aquarius

Born Place

Abington Township, Pennsylvania, United States

Residence

Los Angeles, California, United States

Nationality

American

Education

Matthew Lawrence studied at the Abington Friends School in Jenkintown, Pennsylvania. Later, he graduated with a degree in Biology from the University of South Carolina.

Occupation

Actor, Singer

Family

  • Father – Joseph Lawrence Sr. (Insurance Broker)
  • Mother – Donna Lynn (Personnel Manager)
  • SiblingsJoey Lawrence (Older Brother) (Actor, Singer-Songwriter, Producer, TV Host), Andrew Lawrence (Younger Brother) (Actor, Singer)
  • Others – Charli Lawrence (Nephew), Libby Lawrence (Niece), Chandie Yawn-Nelson (Sister-In-Law), Joseph L. Mignogna (Paternal Grandfather), Josephine Pinto (Paternal Grandmother), Harry William Shaw (Maternal Grandfather), Edna (Maternal Grandmother)

Manager

Matthew Lawrence is managed by Luber Roklin Entertainment, Talent Management Company, Los Angeles, California, United States.

Genre

Pop

Instruments

Vocals, Guitar

Labels

Unsigned

Build

Athletic

Height

5 ft 8 in or 173 cm

Weight

70 kg or 154.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Matthew Lawrence has dated –

  1. Heidi Mueller (2004-2006) – In February 2004, he started dating actress Heidi Mueller. After 5 months of dating, they got engaged in July 2004. However, things did not work out between them, and they separated in March 2006.
  2. Cheryl Burke (2007-2008, 2017-Present) – Matthew met Dancing with the Stars coach and professional dancer, Cheryl Burke in 2006 through his brother Joey. They had a brief relationship for a year, between 2007 and 2008. The couple reunited in 2017 and began another steady relationship. Then on May 3, 2018, on the day of Cheryl’s birthday, he proposed to her, after dragging her out of the shower.
  3. Laura New (2013-2015)From 2013 to 2015, Matthew was in a relationship with Australian actress Laura New.
Matthew Lawrence and Cheryl Burke as seen in July 2017
Matthew Lawrence and Cheryl Burke as seen in July 2017 (Matthew Lawrence / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity

White

He has Italian ancestry on his father’s side, while, on his mother’s side, he has Scottish and English ancestry.

Hair Color

Light Brown

Eye Color

Hazel

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Wide and dimpled smile

Brand Endorsements

Matthew Lawrence has done endorsement work for brands such as –

  • Milton Bradley’s Mousetrap (1990)
  • Baby Fresh (1984)
Matthew Lawrence in a selfie as seen in August 2014
Matthew Lawrence in a selfie as seen in August 2014 (Matthew Lawrence / Instagram)

Best Known For

  • His performances in many TV series including Gimme a Break! from 1986 to 1987 as Matthew Donovan, Blossom from 1991 to 1994 as Young Joey, Drexell’s Class from 1991 to 1992 as Walker, Superhuman Samurai Syber-Squad from 1994 to 1995 as Sam Collins / Servo, Bringing up Jack in 1995 as Ryan McMahon, Brotherly Love from 1995 to 1997 as Matt Roman, Boy Meets World from 1997 to 2000 as Jack Hunter, and many more
  • His versatile roles in films such as Pulse (1988), Tales from the Darkside: The Movie (1990), Mrs. Doubtfire (1993), The Hairy Bird (1998), The Hot Chick (2002), The Comebacks (2007), Creature of Darkness (2009), My Santa (2013), The Dog Who Saved Easter (2014), and Evol: The Theory of Love (2016), among others

As a Singer

In 2017, Matt started a band called Still Three, with his brothers, Joey and Andy. Their debut single is called Lose Myself.

First Film

In 1987, he made his theatrical film debut in the comedy film Planes, Trains & Automobiles as Little Neal.

In 1989, he made his theatrical film debut as a voice actor in the English version of the animated adventure drama film Kiki’s Delivery Service by lending his voice to the character of Tombo.

First TV Show

In 1984, he made his first TV show appearance in the romantic drama series Dynasty as Danny Carrington, Jr.

In 1996, he made his TV show debut as a voice actor by lending his voice to the character of Tom Sawyer in the animated fantasy series Adventures from the Book of Virtues.

Matthew Lawrence Favorite Things

  • Childhood Memory – His experience of the change of season during fall in Pennsylvania.
  • Childhood Pigout Food – His grandma’s fried chicken
SourceChicago Tribune
Matthew Lawrence in a selfie in October 2014
Matthew Lawrence in a selfie in October 2014 (Matthew Lawrence / Instagram)

Matthew Lawrence Facts

  1. His family changed their surname from Mignogna to Lawrence before he was born.
  2. He used to play electric guitar in his friend’s band.
  3. Matthew credits his older brother Joey for helping him get into acting.
  4. His Instagram images show that he likes to explore nature and its unique habitation.
  5. His hero is his older brother, Joey.
  6. According to him, the 3 words that best describe him are sensitive, artistic, and intelligent.
  7. In 2016, he won the “Best Supporting Actor” award at the Hoboken International Film Festival for portraying the role of Ben Dawson in Evol: The Theory of Love.
  8. If he weren’t an actor, he would do something involving animals.
  9. Follow him on Instagram.

Featured Image by Matthew Lawrence / Instagram

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