Lauren London was born on December 5, 1984, in Los Angeles. She began her career performing in music videos and later on moved to the big screen. London rose to fame with her role in the movie “A.T.L.” Since then, the actress has participated in dozens of television shows and movies. Currently, she is working on the production of the film “You People.”
Actress Lauren London was born in Los Angeles, California, in the United States. Her mother is African American, and her father is an Ashkenazi Jew. London keeps her personal life private; therefore, there is not much information about her family or siblings. The actress was homeschooled for a while after attending Palisades Charter High School.
At the beginning of her career, she appeared in numerous music videos for artists such as Snoop Dog, Tyrese, Ludacris, and Pharrel. Then, she transitioned to films. In 2006, she made her debut as Erin ‘New New’ in the movie “A.T.L.” Her performance in “A.T.L.” helped her land a role in the movie “The Christmas” without even auditioning. In 2009, London worked in three movies: “I Love You, Beth Cooper,” “Next Day Air,” and “Good Hair.” Since her debut on television in 2006, in the series “Everybody Hates Chris,” London has appeared in many other series. She was on “Single Ladies,” “The Game,” “The Talk,” “True Story,” and many more. At the moment, the actress is working on the film “You People.” She has also worked as a spokesmodel at Sean Combs’ fashion collection in 2007.
London dated rapper Lil Wayne for a while. In 2009, they had a son, Kameron Carter. She and Wayne broke up in 2011. In 2013, the actress started dating Ermias Asghedom, known by his stage name Nipsey Hussle. London and Asghedom were in a relationship until the rapper died in March 2019. The couple had a child, Kross Ermias Asghedom, in 2016.
Lauren London begins her Hollywood journey with a debut in the film “A.T.L.”
London lands a debut T.V. series role in the popular show “Everybody Hates Chris.”
London is nominated for a B.M.A., in the category of Outstanding Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role
London gets her biggest T.V. series appearance: 10 episodes in the series “Games People Play.”
Why We Love Lauren London
She returned to work
Before her partner died in 2019, Lauren London took some time off from acting. In 2021, after overcoming a hard period of grief, she came back to work, to set an example for her children.
She struggled with her identity
Having an African American mother and a Jewish father made things difficult for young London. She was usually criticized for her identity. Over the years, the actress overcame the stereotype and became the strong woman we all see today.
We love her commitment to women's empowerment
London is strongly committed to empowering women all over the world. That is why the actress partnered with Fashion Nova in their “Woman on Top” initiative to empower women.
5 Surprising Facts
She appeared in the Kardashians’ reality show
Lauren London appeared as herself in one episode of “Keeping Up with the Kardashians” back in 2009.
Lil Wayne’s song about her
Rapper Lil Wayne talks about how he and London met, in his song ‘Young’n Blues.’
She was late for an audition
On the day of auditioning for her breakout movie “ATL,” London arrived late.
Her biggest influence
London has mentioned Barbara Streisand as one of her biggest role models.
Her first cheque
With her first big cheque, London bought a B.M.W. X3.
Lauren London FAQs
How long was Lauren London with Nipsey Hussle?
London and Hussle were together for five years.
Is Lauren London in a relationship?
London is currently single.
Will Lauren London be in “Games People Play” season three?
“Games People Play 2” is still to be renewed for a third season, and London will likely return.
Lauren London’s birthday dates