Who is Lauren Nicole London?

Who is Lauren Nicole London? The entertainment and acting world knows Lauren London as an American film and television actress, model, and occasional music video actress. Beginning her career in music videos and later transitioning into film and television, London earned recognition for her performances in the film ATL as well as the television shows 90210 and Entourage. Along with her acting career, London is also a spokesmodel for the Sean John women's collection.

Early life

London was born December 5, 1984 in Los Angeles to an African American mother and a caucasian Jewish father.[1][2] After attending Palisades High School, Lauren was home schooled, giving her time to audition for films, music videos and commercials.


London had made appearances in music videos by artists such as Tyrese, Ludacris, Pharrell, and Snoop Dogg.[3] Her breakout year came in 2006, where she made her television debut in the "Everybody Hates Funerals" episode of the sitcom Everybody Hates Chris.[3] That same year, London landed her first film role as well, playing hip hop artist T.I.'s romantic lead in the film ATL. For her work, London was nominated for Best Supporting Actress at the year's Black Movie Awards.[4] In 2007, London landed a role on the HBO comedy series Entourage, playing the character Turtle's (Jerry Ferrara) love interest.[5] Later, based on her performance in ATL, London was given her role in 2007's This Christmas without having to audition.[3] London, along with pop/R&B singers Cassie and Asia Nitollano, became one of the spokesmodels for the Sean John women's collection in 2007 as well.[6] In 2008, London landed the role of the character Christina in the first season of the show 90210,[7] originally thought to be a possible romantic interest of Tristan Wilds' character Dixon Wilson. London's next film role was the character Ivy in the 2009 release Next Day Air.[8][9] The same year, she played the character Cammy Alcott in the Chris Columbus film I Love You Beth Cooper.[10] London has appeared on the cover of such magazines as Jewel and King as well.[11][12]
London returned to films since the birth of her son. She appeared in Tyler Perry's new movie Tyler Perry's Madea's Big Happy Family, which was released on April 22, 2011. She played Renee, Bow Wow's character's girlfriend.

Personal life

London gave birth to her first son, Lennox Samuel Ari, was born on September 9, 2009[13] whose father is rapper Lil Wayne. The two had previously been romantically linked and engaged in 2007.
She is close friends with Khloe Kardashian and fellow Sean John model Cassie.


Year↓ Title↓ Role↓
2006 ATL Erin "Nu Nu" Garnett
2007 This Christmas Melanie 'Mel' Whitfield
2009 I Love You, Beth Cooper Cameron "Cammy" Alcott
2009 Next Day Air Ivy
2009 Good Hair herself
2011 Madea's Big Happy Family Renee

Television appearances

In her acting career, London has performed in relatively small roles in episodes for a number of television shows. This list includes appearances in various episodes of shows, while excluding appearances as herself on talk shows, interview shows, ceremonies, and the like.She currently played in the TV Show "Single Ladies"

Year↓ Title↓ Role↓ Notes
2006 Everybody Hates Chris Monay 1 episode
2007 Entourage Kelly 2 episodes
2008–2009 90210 Christina Worthy BlingestBash 2 (MTV) 3 episodes
2009 Keeping Up with the Kardashians Herself 1 episode
2011 Single Ladies (TV series) Shelley 1 episode

Music videos

Year↓ Title↓ Artist↓
2002 "From tha Chuuuch to da Palace" Snoop Dogg feat. Pharrell
"Frontin" Pharrell
"Signs of Love Makin'" Tyrese
2003 "Stand Up" Ludacris feat. Shawnna
2004 "Drop It Like It's Hot" Snoop Dogg feat. Pharrell
2006 "That Girl" Pharrell feat. Charlie Wilson and Snoop Dogg
2006 "What You Know" T.I.
2007 "Drivin' Me Wild" Common feat. Lily Allen
2008 "Miss Independent" Ne-Yo

Awards and nominations

Year Organization Award Film Result
2006 Black Movie Awards Outstanding Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role ATL Nominated


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