Date of Birth
20 December 1976, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Joseph Lawrence Mignogna Jr.
5' 8" (1.73 m)
Attended the University of Southern California.
Named one of "People" magazine's 50 Most Beautiful People in the World. [May 1994]
In 1994 graduated from Abington Friends School.
Older brother of Matthew Lawrence and Andrew Lawrence.
Filed for divorce from his wife, Michelle Vella, of two years. [November 2004]
Ranked #25 in TV Guide's list of "TV's 25 Greatest Teen Idols" (23 January 2005 issue).
Ranked #21 in VH1's list of the "100 Greatest Kid Stars"
Shares a birthday with his Gimme a Break! (1981) co-star Lara Jill Miller.
Met wife Chandie Yawn-Nelson while on vacation in Disney World in Orlando, Fl, when the two were teenagers. Thirteen years later they were married there.
Daughter, Charleston "Charli" Lawrence (born May 10, 2006), weighing 7 lb. 7 oz.
Daughter, Liberty Grace Lawrence (born March 4, 2010), weighing 6 lbs., 8 oz.
Is of Italian and British descent.
He was set to film the movie "Refugees From Love" in January 1998 in Los Angeles, California, directed by Ric Gibbs with co-stars Jacqueline Bisset and Saul Rubinek, but the film was never completed.