Lauren Riihimaki Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics


Born Name

Lauren Kobayashi Riihimaki

Nick Name

Laur, Laurex

Lauren Riihimaki in an Instagram selfie in July 2017
Lauren Riihimaki in an Instagram selfie in July 2017

Sun Sign


Born Place

St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada


Los Angeles, California, United States




Lauren studied at the Alexandra Public School till the 6th grade. She then joined Queen Mary Public School to complete her middle school. Then, she attended Sir Winston Churchill High School.

After graduating from high school, she moved to Toronto and enrolled at the Ryerson University graduating with Bachelors of Technology degree in Graphics Communication Management in 2015.


YouTube Star, Actress, Singer


  • Father – Greg Riihimaki
  • Mother – Gail Riihimaki
  • Siblings – None


Lauren Riihimaki is managed by Scott Fisher, Partner and Founder of Select Management Group, Los Angeles, California, United States.


Pop, Hip-hop








5 ft 4½ in or 164 cm


55 kg or 121 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Lauren Riihimaki has dated –

  1. Sebastian “Baz” Morris (2011-2014) – Lauren started dating Baz in 2011. Baz has worked as a Rehabilitation Facilitator. They broke up in 2014.
  2. Alex Wassabi (2015–2018) – Lauren and Los Angeles-based YouTuber Alex started dating in 2015. They met at a YouTube event called Brandcast in New York City in April 2015. The couple separated in September 2018.
  3. Jeremy Michael Lewis (2019-Present) – Lauren then started dating another man named, Jeremy Lewis who goes by the Instagram handle of “jeremymichael22”. She posted her picture of them together for the first time on her Instagram in March 2019. She mainly keeps her relationship a low-profile.
Lauren Riihimaki and Alex Wassabi in an Instagram selfie in November 2017
Lauren Riihimaki and Alex Wassabi in an Instagram selfie in November 2017 (Alex Wassabi / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity


She is of Japanese descent on her mother’s side while she has Finnish and Ukrainian ancestry on her father’s side.

Hair Color

Dark Brown (Natural)

She often tends to dye her hair ‘blonde’.

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

  • Beautiful dimpled smile
  • Long face
  • High cheekbones

Brand Endorsements

  • Lauren Riihimaki has been featured in a commercial for Fanta (2017).
  • She has also worked in collaboration with Starbucks.
Lauren Riihimaki in a selfie in August 2017
Lauren Riihimaki in a selfie in August 2017 (Lauren Riihimaki / Instagram)

Best Known For

Her LaurDIY YouTube channel where she posts views and ideas relating to fashion and beauty.

As a Singer

Lauren Riihimaki aspires to create her own album.

She has shared a few music videos relevant to her vlogging on her channel. In September 2017, she released the song DIY Queen.

First Film

In 2017, Lauren made her theatrical film debut as Lisa in the comedy horror film Boo 2! A Madea Halloween.

Personal Trainer

Lauren does not have a personal trainer, but she has a few tricks of her own in maintaining her beautiful physique. She has uploaded some of her workout videos on her channel, sharing some of her favorite exercises. In her videos, she shares her cardio and abs exercises, advising her fans to warm up before starting the workout.

Apart from that, Lauren has been an athlete in her school days. Lauren does not follow any strict diet plan but in her channel, she has uploaded a few of her favorite healthy snacks.

Lauren Riihimaki Favorite Things

  • Movies – Pitch Perfect and Hunger Games
  • Chocolate Bar – Crunchie bar
  • Songs – ‘Wonder World’ by Oasis and ‘Sing For The Moment’ by Eminem
  • First Concert She Attended – Good Charlotte
  • Places – San Francisco


Lauren Riihimaki (Left) and Angela Chau in a selfie in December 2017
Lauren Riihimaki (Left) and Angela Chau in a selfie in December 2017 (Lauren Riihimaki / Instagram)

Lauren Riihimaki Facts

  1. While growing up, she learned to play the guitar and piano. She is a certified piano teacher.
  2. Lauren was active in sports and took lessons in swimming and skating. She won the Best Female Athlete Award while in school.
  3. Lauren studied French during her school and received various recognitions on the subject.
  4. She has been featured in Seventeen magazine several times.
  5. She is obsessed with Shiba Inu breed of dogs.
  6. Lauren likes and owns a lot of cute stuffed animals.
  7. She hates fish.
  8. Lauren started her YouTube channel LaurDIY in 2011, posting unique DIY style videos which are fun and quirky in a good way.
  9. Lauren is allergic to 56 different things.
  10. She is terrified of worms because of its long abnormal size and faceless head.

Featured Image by Lauren Riihimaki / Instagram

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