Lauren London rose to prominence as Erin “New New” Garnett in the 2006 coming-of-age film ATL. She is also a model and a TV personality.
Parents of Lauren London
Lauren London is the daughter of an African-American mother and an Ashkenazi Jewish father. Her parents’ identities, however, have yet to be revealed. Lauren is of mixed (Ashkenazi-Jewish and African) ethnicity and holds American nationality. Lauren Nicole London is her full name.
She was born on December 5, 1984, in Los Angeles County, California. Lauren’s parents divorced when she was three years old and was raised primarily by her mother.
She also spent her summers with her father and sent her to summer camps for white children. Lauren inherited her father’s white skin color, but it was a lighter shade, and as a result, she frequently suffered from an identity crisis. Her cousins on her mother’s side teased her for not being black enough, and white kids at summer camps referred to her as “that black girl.”
Lauren London’s Education and Early Life
London attends Palisades Charter High School in Los Angeles, California. She dropped out of school while in the tenth grade. London did not stop studying and continued to be homeschooled.
She had decided to become an actor when she was seventeen, and being homeschooled allowed her to audition.
Lauren London began her career in commercials in 2002. Later, she appeared in music videos for rappers like Tyrese, Ludacris, JAY-Z, and Pharrell. Lauren had to wait a few more years for her big screen debut. In 2006, she made her television debut as Monay in the episode ‘Everybody Hates Funerals’ of the sitcom ‘Everybody Hates Chris.’
Her life was changed when she played Erin “New New” Garnett in the film “ATL.” The film ‘ATL’ launched her career as an actress. Lauren also received the next role and a nomination for Outstanding Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role at the Black Movie Awards.
In November 2007, she appeared in the film ‘This Christmas,’ which was released. She portrayed Melanie ‘Mel’ Whitfield in the film. Then she played Kelly in two episodes of ‘Entourage,’ an HBO series that aired for eight seasons in 2007. From 2008 to 2009, Lauren appeared in three episodes of the teen drama series 90210.’
She also appeared in one episode of ‘Keeping Up with the Kardashians,’ which aired on November 8, 2009. She appeared in two feature films in 2009, as Ivy in ‘Next Day Air’ and as Cameron “Cammy” Alcott in ‘I Love You, Beth Cooper.’ Similarly, she appeared as herself in the documentary film ‘Good Hair.’
In 2011, London played Renee in Tyler Perry’s Madea’s Big Happy Family. In 2013, she starred in ‘Baggage Claim,’ and in 2016, she starred in ‘The Perfect Match.’ From 2013 to 2015, she played Keira Whitaker in 44 episodes of the comedy-drama television series ‘The Game.’
She also appeared in the television series ‘Chasing Ghost.’ Lauren appeared in two films in 2018: ‘Always & 4Ever’ and ‘Poinsettias for Christmas.’ She was cast in the television drama series ‘Games People Play.’
Net Worth of Lauren London
According to reports, Lauren London has a net worth of $9 million. She has made a lot of money from her roles in movies and television shows. Similarly, Lauren’s primary source of income came from her work as an actress. According to reports, she has earned around $1 million from various works.
In January 2020, she paid $1.7 million for a four-bedroom home in Sherman Oaks, California. She has also lived in a number of rental properties prior to purchasing a home. This 1949 house has four bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms, and an internal area of 2,589 square feet. Since its construction, the property has undergone several renovations and extensions.
Lauren London Is She Married?
Lauren London is not married and thus does not have a husband. She had an on-again, off-again relationship with Lil Wayne. Lauren met Lil Wayne at the age of 15. At the age of 16, she tattooed her boyfriend’s name after being in a relationship. She and her ex-boyfriend Lil Wayne had a son named Kameron Carter as a result of their relationship. Kameron, her son, was born on September 9, 2009. She stated;
“I met Wayne when I was 15 years old. I’ve known him a very long time, and we were in a relationship that didn’t make it. We tried more than once to revive it, and we were engaged briefly years ago, but we eventually parted ways. People see the ‘Lil Wayne’ personality and think they know who he really is. My son’s father is an intelligent, loving, and lovable person who will always be a dear friend. And that will never change. That is all.”
In 2013, Lauren began dating Ermias Asghedom, better known as American rapper Nipsey Hussle. They were in a relationship until his death on March 31, 2019. Lauren and Asghedom also welcomed a son, Kross Ermias Asghedom. Kross, the couple’s son, was born on August 31, 2016.
Similarly, they were involved and on the verge of taking their relationship to the next level. Lauren London is still single and content with her life.
Height of Lauren London
Lauren London is 1.57 meters tall and stands 5 feet 1 height tall. Her body weight is approximately 57 kg (125 pounds). Lauren has black hair and dark brown eyes.