Lauren Riihimaki (born August 11, 1993) is a Canadian-born social media sensation and YouTuber who has since relocated to the United States. She gained widespread fame primarily through her presence on the popular social media platform, YouTube. Her journey in the world of content creation commenced with the publication of DIY (Do It Yourself) videos on her YouTube channel. In due course, her captivating content garnered significant attention and a growing following on Instagram as well.
She has taken on a modeling career, evident from her Instagram photos. Her rise to fame began in 2019 when she confirmed her relationship with Jeremy Michael Lewis.
Childhood, Parents, Siblings & Education
Her followers are quite curious about her early life, particularly her background. Lauren Riihimaki has a mixed ethnicity, hailing from a Ukrainian father named Greg Riihimaki and a Japanese mother named Gail Riihimaki.
She was born on August 11, 1993, in her hometown of St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada, and was raised by her parents. In 2019, she was 26 years old.
She consistently excelled in academics, beginning her educational journey at Alexandra Public School, where she studied until the 6th grade. Later, she transitioned to Queen Mary Public School and successfully completed her high school graduation.
She initiated her YouTube channel during her first year of college while pursuing her bachelor’s degree in Graphics and Communication Management at Ryerson University, focusing primarily on creating DIY videos.
Figure Measurements, Height & Weight
Despite having a Ukrainian father and Japanese mother, it’s evident that she possesses a predominantly Asian appearance. This stunning young woman’s beauty is best showcased through her photographs. She boasts beautiful hair, though she frequently dyes it various colors, with blonde being the predominant choice.
Lauren Riihimaki stands at a fairly tall height of 5 feet 4½ inches (164 cm) and maintains a weight of approximately 121 pounds (55 kg). Her online presence, particularly through her YouTube channel LaurDIY, indicates her aspirations as both an influencer and a fashion blogger, as evidenced by her imagery and content.
|Real Full Birth Name||Lauren Kobayashi Riihimaki.|
|Age (As of 2019)||26 years old.|
|Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday||August 11, 1993.|
|Birthplace/Hometown||St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada.|
|Sexuality (Gay or Lesbian)||Straight.|
|Sun Sign (Zodiac Birth Sign)||Leo.|
|House Location||Los Angeles, California, United States.|
|Height (Tall)||Feet & Inches: 5’4½.
Meters: 1.64 m.
Centimeters: 164 cm.
|Weight||Pounds: 121 lbs.
Kilograms: 55 Kg.
|Eye Color||Light Brown.|
|Parents||Father: Greg Riihimaki.
Mother: Gail Riihimaki.
|Boyfriend||Jeremy Michael Lewis.|
|Social media||Twitter: @laurDIY (5.9 million fans).
Instagram: laurdiy (5 million followers).
YouTube: LaurDIY (8.92 million subscribers).
|Favourite actor||Dwayne Johnson.|
|School||Alexandra Public School.|
|Alma Mater||Ryerson University.|
|Profession||Social media star and actress.|
|Skills||Art and Craft.|
|Movies||1. Seven Bucks Digital Studios (2016).
2. Tyler Perry’s Boo 2! A Madea Halloween (2017).
3. Me and My Grandma (2017).
|Cars||Range Rover Evoque.|
|Net worth (As in 2020)||$1-1.5 million.|
Dating History, Boyfriend & Partner
In 2015, she found love with the well-known figure Alex Wassabi, and together, they became an adored couple. However, their relationship took a different turn in 2018 when they decided to part ways. Their breakup left their followers feeling melancholic as they had once appeared as an adorable and tightly bonded pair. Nevertheless, such is the nature of life.
Following her breakup, she connected with a new individual, a fact she disclosed in March 2019. It later emerged that she was dating another YouTuber named Jeremy Michael Lewis, who boasts significant popularity with over 175,000 followers on Instagram. His Instagram bio identifies him as a software vendor.
Some Lesser Known Facts about Lauren Riihimaki
- From her teens she has an interest in art, craft and sewing this is the reason why she started posting videos on her YouTube channel named “LaurDIY” which has more than 8.9 million followers.
- She has gained this much followers in the time of 9 years. Her creativity and skills brought her to this stage of her career.
- At present, she has a second YouTube channel named “LaurDIY Vlogs” which has around 137 k subscribers. Here she posts videos about the events that occur in her daily life.
- She is so successful in this that she has chosen this to be her permanent career. As far as we came to know Lauren has a net worth of $1-1.5 million.
- The lady has work experience as an actress also as she appeared in 2 movies till now.
- Her debut movie is “Tyler Perry’s Boo 2! A Madea Halloween” in which she played the role of Lisa and after this, she appeared in another movie named “Me and My Grandma” in 2017.
- Many people do not know but her first work as an actress was in a short movie named “Seven Bucks Digital Studios”.
- She has a Range Rover Evoque.
- Her dog Moosie has an Instagram account with more than 800 k followers.
- She has made a video also in which she taught how to make DIY facemasks.
- When she broke up with Alex then she declared this through a YouTube video.
- She is also a host for the show on HBO named “Craftopia”.
- Lauren Riihimaki never took any formal training as an artist it is all that she learned by herself.