Lauren Lake Biography
Lauren Lake whose full name is Lauren Laniece Lake is an American family lawyer, author, interior designer, real estate developer, background singer, legal/relationship/life consultant, guest host, television judge, and talk show presenter.
Lauren Lake Age
Lake is 52 years old as of 2021. She was born on July 12, 1969, in Detroit, Michigan, United States. She celebrates her birthday on 12th July every year.
Lauren Lake Height
Lake stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches (1.7 meters).
Lauren Lake Family
Lake was born in Detroit, Michigan, to parents who had “quite specific expectations” for their daughter’s future. “These were Black folks who fought their way through, one Ph.D. at a time,” she says. Lake used to sing, dance, and perform in plays as a kid. Her parents agreed to let her do it as long as she completed her academics. Lake was a National Merit Scholar in 1986 while attending Mercy High School in Farmington Hills, Michigan.
Lauren Lake Husband
She is happily married to Carlos Woods a former Hornet Linebacker since 2007. Together they are blessed with a son by the name Carlos Jr. Woods.
Lauren Lake Net Worth
Lake has an estimated net worth of $1.4 million which she has earned through her career as a family lawyer.
Lauren Lake Salary
Details of her annual salary are still under review.
Lauren Lake Education
Lake was a National Merit Scholar in 1986 while attending Mercy High School in Farmington Hills, Michigan. Lake graduated from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan, with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English in May 1990. That same year, she received her qualification as a secondary school teacher. Lake graduated from Wayne State University Law School in Detroit, Michigan, with a Juris Doctorate in May 1993.
She supplemented her income by singing on weekends to help pay for her college degree. She was admitted to the Michigan State Bar in June 1995 and began her legal career as a criminal defense attorney. She was admitted to the State Bars of New York and New Jersey in June 2002, and her practice is mostly focused on entertainment and family law. After graduating from law school, Lake began working as a professional designer.
Lauren Lake Career
Lake moved to New York City in 1999, intending to make a name for herself as a performer. She started singing backing vocals for multi-platinum musicians like Mary J. Blige, Sean “Puff Daddy” Combs, Jay-Z, Dr. Dre, and Snoop Dogg right away. Lake began creating, recording, and playing her own music all throughout the New York metropolitan region. She subsequently went on to create her own production firm.
Lauren Lake Television industry
Lake participated on the show To Live and Date in New York, which followed the dating life of single women in New York. “Single in the City” was the title of the series that aired nationwide on Women’s Entertainment Channel. Lake spent two seasons on The Greg Behrendt Show as a correspondent, expert, and life coach, and two seasons on The Ricki Lake Show as a legal and relationship expert and life coach.
She also worked on The Ricki Lake Show as a field correspondent, makeover specialist, and judge, among other things. She has appeared as a legal expert on Dr. Phil and The View on a regular basis. Lake has also appeared on The Today Show, The O’Reilly Factor, The Bill Cunningham Show, Regis & Kelly, Montel Williams, and Mike and Juliet’s Morning Show. Lake has worked for MSNBC and TruTV as a guest host/anchor and legal analyst.
Since 2005, Lake has been a regular on-air contributor for CNN, Headline News, Fox News Channel, and CNBC’s news programs. In 2017, she was also featured in a Modern Hero episode. Lake also appears on Black Entertainment Television’s Meet the Faith and My Two Cents on a regular basis. While You Were Out and Trading Spaces are two TLC episodes in which she has appeared. Lake hosted 47 episodes of HGTV’s how-to show Spice Up My Kitchen between May 2007 and 2009. Lake, strangely, sees her lack of professional design expertise as a strength. Her lack of formal experience, she feels, allows her to think beyond the box.
Lauren Lake Paternity Court
Lauren Lake’s Paternity Court, Lake’s own tabloid talk/courtroom series, premiered on September 23, 2013, and was produced by MGM Television. It aired for seven seasons, ending on February 29, 2021. Lake heard paternity cases, made decisions, and provided DNA test results. Following COVID-19-related financial issues with its network, MGM, the show was discontinued. Entertainment Studios ordered a relaunch of the daily court show We the People in June 2021, with Lake replacing Gloria Allred. The show will premiere in the fall of 2022.
Lauren Lake Radio
Lake has appeared on Power 105.1 FM as a guest legal expert on several occasions. She’s also appeared on the Tom Joyner Morning Show and Michael Baisden’s radio show on a regular basis. She’s appeared on WBLS in New York and Radio One’s WDBZ in Cincinnati as a guest on-air personality.
Lauren Lake Books
“Girl! Let Me Tell You…,” Lake’s debut book, was published in 2009. Lake answers single successful women’s questions about life and love in the book. The book covers a wide range of topics, including men, dating, and relationships, as well as expectations, loneliness, and the pursuit of dreams.