Lauren London is a talented American actress who found fame for her work in movies and shows such as ATL, This Christmas, 90210, and Entourage among others. She started her career appearing in music videos but transitioned to films and TV series and has enjoyed much success.
Besides her career, details about London’s personal journey and growth have also interested many. So, to quench people’s thirst, in this biography we will cover her early life, professional journey as well as her love life.
Where Did Lauren London Grow Up?
The ATL star was born Lauren Nicole London in Los Angeles, California on December 5, 1984. Sadly the identities of Lauren London’s parents have not been revealed yet but we do know that her dad is an Ashkenazi Jewish and her mom is an African-American. Furthermore, what London’s childhood was like is a big mystery as she prefers to keep her life away from the spotlight. But we hope that she had a wonderful time growing up.
As for her education, Lauren reportedly attended the Palisades Charter High School in Los Angeles. But she was later homeschooled and she must have completed her studies.
When Did Lauren London Start Her Career?
While there is very little information regarding her childhood and family members, we do know that Lauren London’s earlier career was in the music industry. But rather than making music herself, Lauren starred in the music videos of songs from artists like Snoop Dogg, Pharrell, Ludacris, and Tyrese. After continuing the music video journey for a while, London made her television debut in 2006 starring in an episode of Everybody Hates Chris.
That same year, Lauren played the romantic lead, New New in the coming-of-age movie ATL. The movie was a massive success and London’s performance was well-received by all. Moreover, her work in ATL resulted in the actress booking the part of Melanie Whitfield in the 2007 movie This Christmas. She also starred in a few episodes of the HBO show, Entourage that year. Following this, she appeared in another popular TV series 90210 between 2008-09.
Lauren London then appeared in a few movies namely, I Love You, Beth Cooper, Next Day Air, Madea’s Big Happy Family, Baggage Claim, and The Perfect Match. She also had significant parts in shows such as Single Ladies and The Game. Moreover, she appeared in a few music videos for songs from rapper Nipsey Hussle and also starred in the TV movie, Poinsettias for Christmas.
London played the lead character, Vanessa King in the show, Games People Play in 2019. However, she only had a limited role in the second season, which aired in 2021. Moreover, she also played Monyca in 2021 show True Story. As for her big screen career, Lauren appeared in Always and Forever as well as Without Remorse in 2020 and 2021 respectively.
Furthermore, the LA native has continued her acting journey and already has many more projects under her name. So, it is no surprise that Lauren London’s net worth is estimated to be around $8 million. And with many more projects on the horizon, her fortune will undoubtedly increase in the coming days.
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Who Is Lauren London Dating?
Talking about her love life, the talented actress has had a painful experience. Her first high-profile relationship was with popular rapper, Lil Wayne, born Dwayne Michael Carter Jr. The pair first met when Lauren was just 15 and their romance was on and off for many years. Moreover, the duo even got engaged for a while but ended their relationship.
But one good thing that came off of the failed relationship between London and Wayne was their son, Kameron Carter. The duo welcomed their only child in 2009 and are now raising him amicably.
Following the end of her romance with Lil Wayne, the talented actress found love in another American rapper, Nipsey Hussle. The duo started dating in 2013 and kept much of their lives private. The lovely pair also welcomed a little one named Kross Ermias Asghedom in August 2016. But sadly, Lauren London’s boyfriend was killed in March 2019. The pair were very much in love and raising their son together when Nipsey was murdered.
After losing her love, Lauren London’s life was derailed for many years. But she has since let life run its course and is now focused on giving a wonderful life to her children. Lauren even took up acting again so that she could set an example for her little boys.
London continues to grieve her late boyfriend and never hesitates to show her love for him on social media. We hope she finds even more strength to not only raise her boys but also to live a wonderful life herself.