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You’ll remember her from the popular series Gilmore Girls where she starred as Lorelai Gilmore in almost all the seasons. Lauren Graham is an actress and also an author who has published several books including a memoir. Her performing talent began to manifest in high school when she took part in school drama as well as in her school’s the drill team. Graham has come a long way and there’s so much to learn from her story. Here are lesser known facts about the writer and actress.
Lauren Graham’s Bio
She was born on March 16, 1967, to her parents; Donna Grant, (mother) and Lawrence Graham (father), in Honolulu Hawaii. Lauren is of Irish, English and Scottish descent. At a young age of 5, her parents got divorced and she had to move with her father to Virginia. She attended Langley High School and graduated in 1984. While in the school, her acting talent began to manifest through her school’s drill team. She attended the Bam Theatre in Michigan where she underwent two years summer training in performing arts and earned her actor’s Equity Card afterwards. She then proceeded to Barnard College of Columbia University where she bagged a degree in English Literature. Lauren didn’t stop there, she went ahead to get a masters degree in Acting Performance at the Southern Methodist University.
Lauren’s career kicked off in the 90s when she moved back to California. She started by featuring in TV commercials for different products. She then started to make appearances on TV shows including Caroline in the City, 3rd Rock from the Sun, Senfield, and many others.
Lauren Graham made her big break in 2000 when she starred as Lorelai Gilmore in the comedy-drama Gilmore Girls. Her outstanding role throughout the series earned her several awards including a nomination for ‘Best Actress in a Television Series (Drama)’ at the 2002 Golden Globe Awards and nominations at the 2001 and 2002 SAG Awards. She appeared in Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip and also on Bravo’s Celebrity Poker Showdown.
The talented actress made her Broadway debut in the production Guys and Dolls where she featured as Miss Adelaide in 2009. She appeared as a guest judge in the tenth season of the reality series, Project Runway in 2012. In 2015, Graham featured in Max. Some of her movies include The Pacifier, Sweet November, Evan Almighty, and many others. The actress showcased her writing talent with her debut novel ‘Someday, Someday, Maybe’ released in 2013. Her second book; ‘Talking as Fast as I Can: from Gilmore Girls to Gilmore Girls (And Everything in Between)’ was released in 2016 and it became a New York Times bestseller.
Her Net Worth
From her movies and books, Lauren Graham makes a lot of money. The actress and author has her net worth estimated at $15 million. She also makes her money from commercials as well as various TV shows she features in. This amount could become a trifling figure to Graham soon considering her proven determination in the business. She owns a house in Los Angeles as well as an apartment in Manhattan.
Personal Life – Is Peter Krause The Husband?
The on-screen relationship between Lauren Graham and actor Peter Krause gradually manifested in reality as the colleagues have continued to hold on to their unquenchable spark. Graham and Krause were the first casts in the sitcom Caroline and the City. The two started out as friends and soon took their relationship to the next level while starring as brother and sister in Parenthood.
Lauren and Peter have been together since 2010 and live together in Los Angeles. There have been circulating rumors that the two are married but they have not responded to them. This is why many sources have regarded the pair as a married couple, given their long-term relationship.
In the latter part of 2016, rumors were rife that Lauren Graham joined the clique of celebrities who constantly go under the knife. These rumors and speculations were fuelled by photos and reports suggesting that the talented actress had touched her nose and had some facelifts which gave her a more pointed nose and a puffy face.
The actress responded negatively to the rumors, denying allegations that she had some surgical enhancements. Nevertheless, it was feared that her physical changes could be as a result of a health condition. But it seems that Graham has zero worries over the speculations as she has not responded to them.