Jasmin Page Laurent/Instagram Eric Murphy and Jasmine Lawrence
Jasmin Lawrence and Eric Murphy are still doing well as Jasmin’s father, Martin Lawrence, recently confirmed on Friday’s episode of 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 that their famous dads aren’t even the ones who introduced them!
how they met
In a January interview with In touch WeeklyMartin Lawrence’s 26-year-old daughter has confirmed that she and Eric met through her uncle.
“It wasn’t even our dads, and they did two movies together, they’re friends,” Jasmin added of Martin, 57, and Eric’s dad, Eddie Murphy.
She explained that she and Eric, 32, “became really good friends because we bonded over a lot of things” and “understood each other on some level” because of their backgrounds.
“And over time, it just, you know, became more,” the Relatively Famous: Ranch Rules the star laughed, adding that their families are “absolutely” supportive of their relationship.
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Make public their love
Eric revealed his relationship with Jasmin in June 2021, sharing a selfie of the two of them. “Still in love with YOU,” he captioned the post.
Jasmin posted more liked photos the following month, wishing her boyfriend a happy birthday. “Happy birthday, my love! I am so lucky to know you, to love you and to have you by my side,” she wrote. “Cheers to many more blessings, laughter and beautiful memories! I love you so much!!”
A “comic super-baby”
Martin recently joked that his daughter might conceive a “comic super-baby” with Eddie’s son on Friday’s episode of Jimmy Kimmel Live!noting that he and Eddie, 61, “have not spoken” about their children’s relationship and are “kind of staying out of their business and letting them do their own thing and respect their thing”.
He also admitted he was willing to set tradition aside for the groom’s father to handle their potential wedding, joking with host Jimmy Kimmel, “I’m going to try to make Eddie pay for this.”
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Martin and Eddie first appeared together in 1992 Boomerang and again in Life (1999). Eddie was also present at Martin’s wedding in 2010 where he married Shamicka Gibbs, whom he later divorced in 2012.
The Martin alum was previously married to Jasmin’s mother, former Miss Virginia USA Patricia Southall, from 1995 to 1997. He also shares daughters Iyanna, 21, and Amara, 19, with Gibbs.
Jasmin is also an aspiring actress, appearing in her father’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 3 and a half years old. MaxCharles. Eric’s mother is Paulette McNeely.