Joy Lauren Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Joy Lauren Quick Info
Height5 ft 3½ in
Weight55 kg
Date of BirthOctober 18, 1989
Zodiac SignLibra
Eye ColorGreen

Joy Lauren is a beautiful and talented actress renowned for her role in the TV show, Desperate Housewives. She has also served as an assistant director for short films like Lizzie McGuire, Still Standing, The Closer, Shark, and Private Practice. As a producer, she has served in short films like Round Right, In Defense of Wonder, Low Tide, Blue Christmas, and Laps.

Born Name

Lauren Joy Jorgensen

Nick Name

Joy Lauren

Joy Lauren looking gorgeous with her freckles
Joy Lauren looking gorgeous with her freckles (Desperate Housewives|31.12.16 / Instagram)

Sun Sign


Born Place

Atlanta, Georgia, United States




Joy Lauren studied at the Galloway School, Atlanta, Georgia. In 2012, she graduated with a degree in American History from the Columbia University, New York.


Actress, Assistant Director, Producer


  • Mother – Nan Jorgensen


Joy Lauren is managed by InMomentum Management, Talent Management Company, Sherman Oaks, California, U.S.




5 ft 3½ in or 161 cm


55 kg or 121 lbs

Joy Lauren with Josh Henderson and Andrea Bowen (Corner Right)
Joy Lauren with Josh Henderson and Andrea Bowen (Corner Right) (DementedLitteGirl Photography / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity


She is of Danish descent.

Hair Color


Eye Color


Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

  • Sharp jawline
  • Wide forehead
  • Dipping chin
Joy Lauren posing for the camera
Joy Lauren posing for the camera (Desperate Housewives Fan Page / Instagram)

Best Known For

  • Her amazing performance as Danielle Van de Kamp in the popular comedy-drama series, Desperate Housewives, which was produced by ABC Studios and Cherry Productions
  • Her appearances in the TV series Lizzie McGuire (2002), Still Standing (2003), The Closer (2006), Shark (2007), and Private Practice (2007)

First Film

In 2007, she made her theatrical film debut in the horror-comedy movie, Teeth.

First TV Show

In 2002, she made her first TV show appearance as Mary Ellen Smith in the crime drama series, The Division.

Joy Lauren (Left) in a still from one of her shows
Joy Lauren (Left) in a still from one of her shows (Desperate Housewives Fan Page / Instagram)

Joy Lauren Facts

  1. She was born in Atlanta, Georgia, was raised in Vail, Colorado from the age 1 to 4, and then moved back to Atlanta, where she grew up till the age of 10.
  2. As she turned 11, Joy, along with her mother, moved to Los Angeles, California to pursue her acting career.
  3. She has also worked as an assistant director for many short films including In Defense of Wonder (2017), Pregnant (2017), Modern Love (2017), Briefcase (2016), and Ookie Cookie (2016).
  4. As a producer, Joy has contributed to the making of short films like Round Right (2017), In Defense of Wonder (2017), Low Tide (2018), Blue Christmas (2017), and Laps (2017).
  5. Earlier in her career, she had performed at the Alliance Theatre in Atlanta, Georgia for the production of many shows.
  6. Joy Lauren is not active on social media.

Featured Image by Desperate Housewives|31.12.16 / Instagram

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