Lauren Pope

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Lauren Pope
Born
Lauren Grace Pope

(1982-09-29) 29 September 1982 (age 38)
Torquay, England
Occupation
  • Television personality
  • DJ
  • model
Years active2001–present
TelevisionThe Only Way Is Essex
Children1

Lauren Grace Pope (born 29 September 1982)[1] is an English model, television personality and DJ. In 2010, began appearing in the ITVBe reality series The Only Way Is Essex. She left the series in March 2019.[2]

Career[edit]

Television[edit]

In 2004, Pope appeared in the second series of Mile High for two episodes. In October 2010, she began appearing in the ITVBe reality series The Only Way Is Essex. Pope left the series in October 2015 to pursue business endeavours, but announced her return 18 months later.[3] Pope returned to the series in 2018, but announced her departure again in 2019.[2]

Music[edit]

In 2007, Pope began a career as a DJ. Nuts magazine named her the "world's sexiest DJ".[4] Since becoming a DJ, Pope has also become involved in producing. Pope also appears in the music video for the song "Ready for the Weekend" by Calvin Harris.

Business ventures[edit]

In 2007, Pope designed and launched her own brand of clip-in hair extensions, Hair Rehab London, appearing on the ITV reality series Tycoon.[5] The show saw Peter Jones search for entrepreneurs with ideas that he helped turn into profitable companies, while the eventual winner was chosen by the public. Pope came fourth out of the six contestants, but continued to work with Jones after the show, which expanded her business. In 2018, Pope released another range of hair extensions with her brand, Hair Rehab London. [6]

Personal life[edit]

In March 2020, Pope announced that she was pregnant with her first child.[7] She announced that she had given birth on July 11, 2020, to a daughter named Raine Anais Keterman.[8]

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2004 Mile High Jodie Wilkes 2 episodes
2007 Tycoon Herself 5 episodes
2007 The Weakest Link Herself "Wags and Glamour" special
2007 Rise of the Footsoldier Beautiful Girl Film
2010–2015
2017–2019
The Only Way Is Essex Herself Series regular, 201 episodes

References[edit]

  1. ^ @OnlyWayIsEssex (29 September 2013). "Happy birthday to the wonderful DJ Pops, Popey Pope, @LaurenPope! Told you we wouldn't forget, Lozza. #TOWIV xX" (Tweet) – via Twitter.
  2. ^ a b Warner, Sam (28 March 2019). "TOWIE losing cast member Lauren Pope after nine years". Digital Spy. Retrieved 28 March 2019.
  3. ^ Mellin, Hannah (27 April 2017). "Lauren Pope is returning to TOWIE!". Heat. Retrieved 26 December 2017.
  4. ^ "TOWIE star Lauren Pope to DJ in Lincoln". Lincolnshire Echo.
  5. ^ "The Official Home of Peter Jones". Tycoon.com. Retrieved 30 August 2013.
  6. ^ "TOWIE star Lauren Pope launches longest ever hair extensions". Evening Standard. Retrieved 18 September 2018.
  7. ^ "Lauren Pope announces she's pregnant with her first child to millionaire boyfriend: 'Pure happiness'". OK! Magazine. Retrieved 14 March 2020.
  8. ^ "Lauren Pope gushes over daughter Raine as she calls her a 'dream baby' as she gives update on life as a new mum". OK! Magazine. 22 July 2020.

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