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Overview (3)

Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Birth NameJoseph Lawrence Mignogna Jr.
Height 5' 8" (1.73 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Joey Lawrence was born on April 20, 1976 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA as Joseph Lawrence Mignogna Jr. He is known for his work on Melissa & Joey (2010), Blossom (1990) and Oliver & Company (1988). He has been married to Chandie Yawn-Nelson since July 3, 2005. They have two children. He was previously married to Michelle Vella.

Spouse (2)

Chandie Yawn-Nelson (3 July 2005 - present) (2 children)
Michelle Vella (24 August 2002 - 10 April 2005) (divorced)

Trivia (13)

Attended the University of Southern California.
Shortly before he began working on Gimme a Break! (1981), he and Bob Denver (Gilligan's Island (1964)) shot a pilot for an unsold television show called "Scamps." Lawrence played the ringleader of a group of pesky children.
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. The divorce should be final by the end of 2005. [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 when the two were teenagers, 13 years later they married there.
Daughter, Charleston "Charli" Lawrence (born May 10, 2006), weighing 7 pounds, 7 ounces.
Daughter, Liberty Grace Lawrence (born March 4, 2010), weighing 6 lbs., 8 oz.
He is of Italian and British descent.

Salary (1)

Melissa & Joey (2010) $25,000 per episode (2013-2014)

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