This article sheds the spotlight on the beautiful American actress and media personality, Lauren Conrad. We would take a look at her Lauren Conrad net worth, background, successes, controversies, home life and other important and exciting facts about her.
Lauren Katherine Tell (née Conrad) was born February 1, 1986. She is an American television personality, author as well as a fashion designer. In 2004, she shot into the limelight when she was cast as in the reality television series Laguna Beach: The Real Orange County when was 18. Her popularity made her move to Los Angeles where she shot her own spin-off to the reality series known as The Hills in 2006. The series followed the lives of her and Heidi Montag, Audrina Patridge, and Whitney Port.
At the moment, Lauren Conrad net worth is estimated at $40 Million dollars. This is from her work as a TV personality, an author and a fashion designer.
Lauren Conrad Biography
Conrad who was born to Jim, an architect, and Kathy (née Lawrence) in Laguna Beach, California on February 1, 1986. She was the oldest of three children with a brother, Brandon and a sister named Breanna who is also a television personality. Conrad’s first expression of making a career in the fashion industry was when she was in sixth grade. This her father Jim corroborated by saying that she wasn’t a very good student and that they (the parents) knew that her love was fashion.
Conrad attended Laguna Beach High School alongside eventual TV personalities such as Lo Bosworth, Kristin Cavallari, and Stephen Colletti. They later starred together on the reality series Laguna Beach: The Real Orange County in 2004. The series was an MTV reality television series which chronicled their lives while they were in high school. After the completion of the first season of the series, Conrad was featured in an episode of MTV Cribs.
Upon completion of high school in 2004, Conrad attended the Academy of Art University, San Francisco. This she attended for one semester and there she met Heidi Montag. At the end of the second season of the series, Conrad exited the series and moved back home to attend the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising in Los Angeles. Her sister Breanna then became a primary cast member of the series.
Lauren Conrad’s Career Choices
After moving to Los Angeles in 2006, Conrad kick-started a spin-off to the reality series named The Hills. The series was a true life story of Conrad, her friends, her housemate Montag, and their friends Audrina Patridge and Whitney Port. While producing the first season of the series, Conrad and her friend Port started an internship at Teen Vogue.
During the third season of the series, Conrad’s friendship with Montag hit a brick wall when she suspected that Montag and her boyfriend Pratt had released a sex tape of her and her then-boyfriend Jason Wahler. On January 2007, Avon Products announced Conrad as their inaugural spokeswoman for the ‘Mark’ product that was directed towards young women. In March of 2007, he launched her first fashion line to underwhelming success.
Upon completion of the fourth season of the series, Conrad expressed a desire to exit the show. She was however persuaded to appear in 10 more episodes so that her character can be written out properly.
Lauren Conrad released her first novel in 2009. It was titled L.A. Candy and it became a bestseller on The New York Times. It chronicled the life of Jane Roberts who moves to Los Angeles which Lauren claims was inspired by her life. L.A. Candy was followed by sequels, Sweet Little Lies and Sugar and Spice. In the fall of 2009, in collaboration with Kohl’s, she launched her second fashion line LC Lauren Conrad which was later expanded to include a bedding collection.
She released a fashion guide named Lauren Conrad Style in 2010 as well as made appearances on shows such as Who Wants to Be a Millionaire, and as a guest judge on the thirteenth cycle of America’s Next Top Model. In April 2011, along with her hairstylist, Kristin Ess, and her makeup artist, Amy Nadine, she launched The Beauty Department with plans to include a brand of cosmetics. In order to target a more upscale clientele, Conrad launched her third fashion line, Paper Crown that August as well as released her fourth novel The Fame Game which was a spin-off to the L.A. Candy series. The final novel was released in 2013 and titled Infamous.
From 2013 till date, Lauren Conrad’s career has grown by leaps and bounds. She in collaboration with her friend Hannah Skvarla opened the online store, The Little Market in October 2013. She launched a limited-run Cinderella, Minnie Mouse, and Bambi-inspired collections for her LC Lauren Collection in February, May and October 2015. These have all contributed to the huge Lauren Conrad net worth.
Lauren Conrad’s Public Image
Lauren Conrad has been recognized as one of the few individuals to have benefited from the benefit from the popularity of reality television. An editor from People magazine opined that Conrad became a full-blown TV star during the show’s third season. Conrad has since then been recognized for originating several now-famous quotes while on The Hills, including “He’s a sucky person” as well as “You know what you did!”. She has also been featured on the covers of several magazines’ best-selling issues, including People, StyleWatch and Cosmopolitan.
Conrad was named the highest-paid cast member on The Hills during its production, earning an annual salary of $2.5 million. In 2010, she was also named as the second-highest-paid reality television personality, coming after Kim Kardashian.
Lauren Conrad Marriage and Personal Life
Conrad got married to the love of her life William Tell on September 13, 2014, in California. They started dating in February 2012 while he was a law student and guitarist for band Something Corporate. They moved in together in September 2013 and announced their engagement in October.
Together, they have two children, William, born on July 5, 2017, and Charles on born on October 9, 2019.
Lauren Conrad Net Worth
Lauren Conrad net worth is estimated at $40 Million. This she accumulated from her various ventures as a TV personality and reality TV star, her books and her fashion line.