Lauren London is an American actress who managed to earn the love and respect from audiences through her excellent acting. She first tasted the limelight after she played as Erin "New New" Garnett in her first movie entitled ATL in 2006. Since then, she has showcased her talents and skills in more than 20 films plus TV series. Some of her acting credits include 2011-12’s Single Ladies (TV Series), 2013’s Baggage Claim (Movies), 2013-15’s The Game (TV Series), 2018’s Poinsettias for Christmas (Movie), and 2019’s Games People Play (TV Series).
In addition to TV/movie career, she has also appeared in music videos alongside some famous rappers like Snoop Dogg and Ludacris.
Bio & Ethnicity
Hailing from Los Angeles, California, Lauren London was born on 5 December 1984 as Lauren Nicole London. Her mother raised her after her parents got divorced when she was just three years old. Despite the separation, her parents kept an intimate bond, and Lauran used to spend summer with her father.
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She possesses the mixed ethnicity—African-Americans from her mother’s side and Ashkenazi Jewish from her father’s side.
Lauren completed her education from Palisades Charter High School, and afterward, she was homeschooled.
Lauren London’s Boyfriend & Kids
Lauren London was in a long-term relationship with the famous late rapper Nipsey Hussle.
She and Nipsey first knew each other back in 2013 when she messaged Nipsey on Instagram to buy copies of his mixtape. Their conversation started to lengthen, and later that year, they began dating. With time, their bonding became more strong, and they stood by each other’s side in every condition. In 2015, Nipsey even defended his partner when a radio host said that Lauren had put on weight.
A year later, in August 2016, happiness surrounded the duo when they welcomed their first child, a son named Kross.
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But, their joy couldn't withstand for long—in November 2017, Nipsey confirmed that he and Lauren broke up and weren’t together anymore. However, briefly after their departure, in 2018, they again got back together. Following their patch-up, there were strong rumors that they secretly got married. However, they denied all the speculations and told that they were doing a photoshoot for GQ magazine, wearing rings in their finger.
Lauren London shared a picture of her partner late Nipsey Hussle and her son on 16 June 2019 (Photo: Lauren London's Instagram)
Unfortunately, Lauren suffered a tragic end of her relationship with her man Nipsey on 31 March 2019 when Nipsey was mercilessly shot and killed.
Nipsey Hussle's Death
Nipsey Hussle passed away at the age of 33 after he got shot outside of his store, The Marathon Clothing in South Los Angeles. He was shot along with two other men on 31 March of 2019 on a Sunday afternoon.
The shooters fled the scene and got away without the police being able to catch them. However, the police are still searching for the suspect. Nipsey's death came out as a huge shock to his fans and family who are outraged by the shooting.
On 3 April 2019, Lauren London posted Nipsey's picture and captioned her feelings, saying that she was devastated to lose her soulmate and a best friend. She also said that the family would be lost without Nipsey, and she would never be able to get over the trauma.
Before being in a longterm relationship with the late rapper, Nipsey Hussle, Lauren was dating another popular rapper named Lil Wayne.
They knew each other from a young age-when Lauren was 15 years old. After a very long term friendship, they finally started dating secretly. Later, their relationship went public when they began accompanying one another in numerous events and shows.
They even secretly got engaged. However, the news only came up to the public after the duo’s split in January 2009.
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After their split, it was known that Lauren was pregnant with Lil Wayne’s child. Despite parting ways, Lil supported his former partner in her pre and post-pregnancy period. And, on 9 September 2009, she gave birth to a son named Kameron Carer. Now, they remain friends and co-parent their son.
Her Net Worth
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Lauren London, has managed to make a hefty net worth of $8 million.
Quick Facts About Lauren London
Lauren stands at a height of 5 feet 2 inches (1.57 meters).
She has a birth sign of Sagittarius. Also, her nickname is L-Boogie.
She regards Barbra Streisand as her idol. Likewise, her dream is to get nominated for an Oscar.
As of now, she is busy with the filming of her upcoming movie named Without Remorse (2020).
She started her career at the age of 17 as a model. Later, she also played music videos before playing in movies and TV shows.
In her childhood, she used to face various types of racist chants and also suffered an identity crisis due to her lighter skin color.
She has also been nominated twice for an award in 2006’s Black Movie Awards and 2014’s Acapulco Black Film Festival.