The Truth About Laurence Fishburne’s Daughter Delilah Fishburne

April 18, 2024
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Who is Delilah Fishburne?

Delilah Fishburne was born in Los Angeles, California USA, on 15 June 2007 – her zodiac sign is Gemini, and she holds American nationality. She’s probably only known for being the daughter of Laurence Fishburne, a famous American actor and film producer.

Early life and education

Delilah is being raised in Los Angeles by her father, and her mother Gina Torres who’s a popular American actress; her parents divorced on 11 May 2018, but they seem to be equally involved in raising Delilah. She has two half-siblings from her father’s first marriage: half-brother Langston Fishburne who has become an actor, and half-sister Montana Fishburne who’s a pornographic actress.

Delilah was interested in numerous activities while she was attending a local elementary school, and was a member of her school’s drama club, appearing in both school and theatre plays; she was also into sports, and practiced soccer and gymnastics. Delilah enrolled at private high school in 2021, and has continued acting and playing sports there.

It’s widely believed that she will be pursuing a college degree upon matriculating.

Hobbies and other interests

Delilah spends the majority of her spare time outdoors, taking long walks with her friends, and playing sports.

Summer is her favorite season, mostly because she enjoys sun tanning at Miami beaches, swimming in the ocean and playing beach volleyball. She also likes winter, as she’s an avid skier.


Delilah is a huge lover of animals, and has a pet dog.

She likes to watch movies in her spare time, and her favorite actor and actress are Eddie Redmayne and Emma Watson, while a couple of her favorite films include “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them”, “The Perks of Being a Wallflower” and “Les Miserables”. She often goes to the cinema with her family to watch new movies.

Delilah has already become passionate about travelling, mostly because her parents have taken her with them while shooting for their movies and TV series; she’s apparently yet to travel to another continent.

Age, height and net worth

Delilah’s age is 14. She has long brown hair and brown eyes, her height is 5ft (1.5m) and she weighs around 90lbs (40kgs).

As of January 2022, Delilah doesn’t have her own independent wealth, but her father Laurence’s net worth has been estimated at over $30 million, and her mother Gina’s at more than $15 million.

Who is her father Laurence Fishburne?

Laurence John Fishburne III was born in Augusta, Georgia USA, on 30 July 1961 – his zodiac sign is Cancer, and he holds American nationality. He’s appeared in more than 100 movies and TV series, and is perhaps still known best for his portrayal of Morpheus, one of the main characters in the 1999 action science fiction movie “The Matrix”. It was written and directed by Lilly Wachowski, also starred Keanu Reeves and Carrie-Ann Moss, and follows Neo who has just discovered that all life on Earth is actually a deception created by cyber-intelligence; the movie won 46 awards, including four Oscars for Best Visual Effects, Best Sound Effects Editing, Best Film Editing and Best Sound, while it was nominated for 51 other award.


Laurence reprised his role in the 2003 sequels “The Matrix Reloaded” and “The Matrix Revolutions”, as well as in the 2021 sequel “The Matrix Resurrections”.

Laurence was raised in Augusta as an only child, by his father Laurence John Fishburne Jr. who was a juvenile corrections officer, and his mother Hattie Bell (nee Crawford) who was a math and science teacher. He became determined about becoming a successful actor while attending Lincoln Square Academy, from which Laurence matriculated in 1979.

He made his acting debut when he was only 11 years old, appearing in the movie “If You Give a Dance You Gotta Pay the Band”, while he was then invited to play a main character in one of the longest drama series in the USA – “One Life to Live”. Laurence gained recognition in 1975, when he portrayed Wilford Robinson in the sports movie “Cornbread, Earl and Me”, directed by Joseph Manduke, and which starred Moses Gunn, Rosalind Cash and Bernie Casey; it follows the life of a 12-year-old boy, whose best friend has just been murdered.

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He was 14 years old when he started shooting for the critically acclaimed psychological war film “Apocalypse Now”, and was 17 when it was completed in 1979. Laurence worked various jobs during the ‘80s, including being a bouncer at clubs, and was also quite active in the film industry; some of his more notable performances were in the 1982 action movie “Death Wish II”, the 1984 crime film “The Cotton Club”, and the 1986 drama movie “Quicksilver”.

He starred in the controversial 1990 crime thriller movie “King of New York”, as well as in the 1991 drama movie “Boyz n the Hood” and the 1993 biographical movie “What’s Love Got to Do with It”; he also starred alongside Sam Neill in the 1997 science fiction horror movie “Event Horizon”.

In 2001, Laurence voiced the main character Thrax in the animated action adventure movie “Osmosis Jones”, directed by Bobby Farrelly, and which also starred Chris Rock and David Hyde Pierce.


It follows a white blood cell who’s working as a police officer, and has to prevent a deadly virus from killing the human Frank in whom he’s living; the movie won one of the nine awards for which it was nominated. Some of Laurence’s other notable performances in the 2010s were in the 2006 action spy movie “Mission: Impossible III”, the 2006 thriller film “Five Fingers” and the 2007 superhero movie “Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer”.

Between 2008 and 2011, he starred as Raymond Langston in the mystery crime series “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation”, and in 2016 portrayed White in the superhero movie “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice”. Three of his most recent roles have been in 2021, in the action adventure movie “The Ice Road”, the action comedy series “MacGruber”, and the comedy movie “Black-ish”.

Laurence has won 27 of the 100 awards for which he has been nominated, including a 1994 Oscar nomination for Best Actor in a Leading Role, for his performance in “What’s Love Got to Do With It”.

He was married to the actress Hajna O. Moss from 1985 to 1992 – she gave birth to their son Langston in 1987, and daughter Montana in 1991. From 1992 to ‘95, Laurence was in a relationship with the American advocate for Parkinson’s disease and former actress Victoria Dillad. He married Delilah’s mother Gina on 22 September 2002, and they spent the following 16 years together; Laurence hasn’t spoken of any other women whom he has perhaps been with since his divorce from Gina.

Who is Delilah’s mother Gina Torres?

Gina Torres was born in New York City, USA on 25 April 1969 – her zodiac sign is Taurus, and she holds American nationality.


She has appeared in close to 100 movies and TV series, and is perhaps still known best for her portrayal of the lead character Zoe, in the 2005 action science fiction adventure movie “Serenity”. It was written and directed by Joss Whedon, also starred Nathan Fillion and Chiwetel Ejiofor, and follows the crew of the spaceship Serenity, who are protecting the telepath River from an assassin; the film won nine of the 19 awards for which it was nominated.

Gina was raised alongside her two siblings in New York City by their Cuban parents Rebecca and Richard; their father worked for the newspapers “New York Daily News” and “La Prensa” as a typesetter, while their mother was a housewife. Gina became interested in singing at a very early age, and studied at Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts; she practiced jazz and opera singing, and was a member of a gospel choir.

She matriculated in 1987, and because she couldn’t afford to attend college, chose to pursue an acting career, while working various jobs to financially support herself in the following five years.

Gina launched her acting career with her portrayal of Silken in the 1992 episode “I Don’t Do Cuddles” of the comedy series “Unnatural Pursuits”, while a couple of her following roles were in the 1994 action crime movie “M. A. N. T. I. S”, the 1996 romantic movie “Bed of Roses” and the 1996 romantic series “One Life to Live”. She gained recognition in 2000, when she starred as Helen Carter in the science fiction action fantasy series “Cleopatra 2525”, strengthened when she portrayed Cas in the 2003 movies “The Matrix Reloaded” and “The Matrix Revolutions”.

Some of her other notable performances in the 2000s were in the 2005 space western movie “Serenity”, the 2007 romantic comedy film “I Think I Love My Wife”, and the 2009 drama movie “Applause for Miss E”.

Between 2011 and 2013, she voiced Airachnid in the animated action adventure series “Transformers Prime”, and in 2016, Gina starred as the title character in the drama movie “The Death of Eva Sofia Valdez”. Some of her most recent roles have been in the 2020 drama movie “Troubled Waters” and the pilot episode of the fantasy series “The Brides”, and 20 episodes of the action thriller series “9-1-1: Lone Star” in 2021.

Gina has won three of the 13 awards for which she has been nominated.

She was a Grand Marshal of the 2020 Rose Parade.

Olivia Wilson

As the Freelance Writer at Net Worth Post, I steer producing riveting stories about the lives and triumphs of influencers. With an unwavering commitment to precision and a flair for weaving compelling tales, I guide our content creation, from the depths of research to the pinnacle of narrative excellence. My responsibilities encompass the full spectrum of editorial management, including the meticulous investigation, narrative development, and upholding the integrity and high standard of our output.

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