Lauren Riihimaki is a Canadian fashion vlogger and DIY specialist best known for her fashion and beauty videos. She launched her YouTube channel called ‘LaurDIY’ in 2011, through which she has been enlightening over 7 million people with her DIY videos. She also posts videos related to her private life to her another vlog titled “LaurDIY2”. Having associated with several brands on their advertising campaigns, Lauren plunged into acting by starring the comedy short ‘This Is How We Never Made Out’.
Lauren Kobayashi Riihimaki
YouTuber, Actress, Singer
Birthday / Date of Birth
Lauren Riihimaki was born on 11 August 1993, in St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada.
She’s currently 24 years old.
She is of Japanese, Finnish, and Ukrainian descent.
Her religious views are not available at this time.
She completed her elementary studies from Alexandra Public School, middle school studies from Queen Marry Public School and finally graduated from Sir Winston Churchill High School.
Lauren, then, enrolled at the Ryerson University, graduating with Bachelors of Technology degree in Graphics Communication Management in 2015.
- Father – Greg Riihimaki
- Mother – Gail Riihimaki
- Siblings – She’s the only child.
Lauren Riihimaki has been in relationship with fellow YouTuber Alex Wassabi since 2015. she first met him at a YouTube event called Brandcast in New York City in April 2015 and has since dating.
Past to that, she dated Sebastian “Baz” Morris for three to four years.
- In feet – 5 feet 4.5 inches
- In centimeters – 164 cm
- In meters – 1.64 m
- In Kilograms – 55 kg
- In Pounds – 121 lbs
- Measurements – 32-24-34
- Bust – 32 inches
- Waist – 24 inches
- Hip – 34 inches
- Bra Size – 32A
She wears a size 6 (US) shoe.
Her dress size is 2 (US).
Growing up, she hasn’t excelled in academics, however, she desired to make a career in creative field. She launched her YouTube channel entitled ‘LaurDIY’ in late 2011 while she was still in college. After graduation, she became active posting beauty and fashion stuff to her YouTube channel. Her videos did find right audience accumulating insane amount of traffic and over the years, she has grown to a popular YouTuber with over 7 million subscribers.
In September 2017, she released the song DIY Queen. She’s working in her own album.
Lauren landed her debut role as Lisa in the 2017 comedy horror film Boo 2! A Madea Halloween.
She has appeared in the TV series ‘YouTubers React’, ‘Project Mc²’ and ‘Me and My Grandma’.
She has been closely associated with brands like Starbucks, P&G, Etsy and Duck Tape, and has appeared on TV commercial for Fanta.
Lauren Riihimaki Favorites
- Favorite Movies – Pitch Perfect and Hunger Games
- Favorite Chocolate Bar – Crunchie bar
- Favorite Songs – ‘Wonder World’ by Oasis and ‘Sing For The Moment’ by Eminem
- Favorite Places – San Francisco
Lauren Riihimaki Net worth
Lauren has accumulated a net worth of over $400,000 US dollars as of 2018. Without doubt, her net worth comes from ad revenue, brand endorsements and acting career. She resides in a plush house with her boy friend in Los Angeles. She owns a Honda Fit, which she brought in 2015.
Social Media Profiles
Lauren Riihimaki Facts
She learned playing guitar and piano when she was a child. She’s now a certified piano master.
While Lauren was in school, she excelled in sporting events like swimming and skating, She also won the Best Female Athlete Award while in middle school.
She’s quite proficient in French.
Lauren has been featured in Seventeen magazine, MTV, and the Today Show.
She loves Shiba Inu breed of dogs.
As per her videos, she is allergic to over 56 various things.
In 2016, Lauren Riihimaki launched her own company called PopSockets that specializes in making stamp like device that grips to the back of a smartphone. It acts as a texting grip, media stand, headphone wrap.