10 Things You Might Not Know About Lauren London

HOLLYWOOD, CA - MARCH 07:  Actress Lauren London attends the premiere of Lionsgate's "The Perfect Match" at ArcLight Hollywood on March 7, 2016 in Hollywood, California.  (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)

10 Things You Might Not Know About Lauren London

Who doesn't love a couple of fun facts? Check Lauren out as "Kim" in Rebel, Tuesdays at 10P/9C!

Published April 18, 2017

  1. Gemini

    She loves Gemini men and is obsessed with Tupac.

  2. Spiritual
    LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 13:  Bishop TD Jakes attends the "Hillsong - Let Hope Rise" premiere at the Westwood Village theater on September 13, 2016 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Charley Gallay/Getty Images for Pure Flix)

    She watches TD Jakes when she can't make it to church. She's Christian, but told Jet Magazine she considers herself more spiritual. 

  3. Oh, Barb
    NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 22:  Honoree Barbra Streisand attends the 40th Anniversary Chaplin Award Gala at Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts on April 22, 2013 in New York City.  (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images)

    She absolutely loves Barbra Streisand.

  4. Don't call my agent

    She auditioned for ATL five times and didn't have an agent before landing the role.

  5. For life
    Itâ  s A Mannâ  s World Season 2 Episode 1 (Photo: BET)

    She got her boyfriends name tattooed on her when she was 16 and tells young girls, "Don't do it. 'Cause it hurts. The moment you do it, the next month, the next year, you'll be broken up — trust me — and cover-ups hurt. You can show your love in other ways. Ink is not it. Write it on a piece of paper and mail it to him."

  6. Love for Janis
    LOS ANGELES - OCTOBER 31: R&B singer Marvin Gaye poses for a portrait at an event on October 31, Halloween of circa 1977 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)

    Her dream role would be to play Janis Gaye in a Marvin Gaye biopic. 

  7. Peace
    Candles with heart-shaped bokeh

    She says the serenity prayer to herself everyday. 

  8. Over and Done
    HOLLYWOOD, CA - MARCH 07:  Actress Lauren London arrives at the premiere of Lionsgate's "The Perfect Match" at ArcLight Hollywood on March 7, 2016 in Hollywood, California.  (Photo by Gregg DeGuire/WireImage)

    She prefers to play her part in a role and leave it at that. Surprisingly enough, the actress says she has a hard time watching herself on TV!

  9. Black and White
    LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 07:  Actress Lauren London and Anthony Bright of STOP-ATTACK attend the GBK Music Gift Lounge in honor of the 2015 Grammy Nominees held at The Standard Hotel on February 7, 2015 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Tommaso Boddi/Getty Images)

    She was born to an African-American mother and a Jewish father. When Lauren was younger, she was teased from both sides of the family for not being "Black" or "white" enough. As an adult, Lauren now tells people that ethnicity is something that helps you to find yourself.

  10. homeschooled
    Empty classroom in school building with children tables and chairs. In this class of a high school they usually teach the teenagers how to learn and study the various school subjects. The room is equipped with thirty tables and chairs. In vacation there is no education.

    After attending Palisades High School for a little while, Lauren became homeschooled. Being homeschooled gave Lauren the opportunity to focus more of her time on auditions and gigs. 

Written by Milena Toro


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