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(Actress, Voice Artist, Podcaster)

Lauren Lapkus is an actress, voice artist, and comedian. She is married.

Relationship Facts of Lauren Lapkus

Lauren Lapkus is married to Mike Castle {Compare Couple}.
Lauren Lapkus married on October 05, 2018.
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She does not have any kids as of now.
Lauren Lapkus is not having an affair with anyone presently.
Her sexual orientation is straight.

What is the relationship of Lauren Lapkus?

Lauren Lapkus is a married woman. Her husband is none other than the actor, Mike Castle.

The wedding took place on the 5th of October 2018 in a super simple manner in a courthouse ceremony. Later, the couple had an intimate dinner party after the wedding.

Prior to this, Lauren was married to Chris Alvarado on the 3rd of May 2014. Her ex-husband, Chris is also an actor and improviser by profession. However, they parted ways with each other with divorce on the 14th of February 2016.

Who is Lauren Lapkus?

Lauren Lapkus is an actress, voice artist, and comedian. She is renowned as the Susan Fischer of Netflix’s series, Orange Is the New Black¬†and Jess in Crashing.

Last, in 2020, she appeared in the TV series, Good Girls as Agent Phoebe Donnegan and Missy in The Wrong Missy. 

Lauren Lapkus- Birth, Age, Parents, Ethnicity, Siblings

Lauren Lapkus was born as Dorthea Lauren Allegra Lapkus on the 6th of September 1985 in Evanston, Illinois, the U.S. Her father is of Lithuanian ethnicity whereas his mother is of Greek-Serbian ethnicity.

Her elder brother, Julian Lapkus is a real estate agent by profession.

Lauren’s Education & Early Career

She completed her High School education at Evanston Township High School in Illinois.

During her High School days, she was active in extracurricular activities including the annual student revue and variety show YAMO. In their senior days, she took improv classes.

Later, in 2008, she graduated from DePaul University with Honors in English. Also, in their University days, she was active in improv nights.

After that, she moved to New York to pursue a career as a theater artist and joined Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre for 15 months. Later, in 2010, she moved to Los Angeles to be an actress.

Lauren Lapkus- Professional Life, Career

Acting Career

Moving to Los Angeles, Lauren Lapkus started making her appearance in various commercials like Snickers and Jack in the Box. Also, she made an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live! 

Moving forwards, she featured in TV series like the Parent Project, Video Game Reunion, and Are You There, Chelsea? in some minor roles. However, she earned fame when she was featured in Orange Is the New Black as Susan Fischer.

Apart from the TV series, she has featured in the movies too. Some of her movies along with the character name of the year are-

YearMovies Character Name 
2015Jurassic WorldVivian
2018Dog Days Daisy
2020The Wrong MissyMissy

Podcaster & Voice Artist 

Apart from being an actress, she is a successful podcaster too. Back in 2014, she launched her comedy-based podcast, With Special Guest Lauren Lapkus on the Earwolf network. To date, she runs the podcast.

Before that, she worked as a podcaster for improv4humans, Comedy Bang! Bang!, and Professor Blastoff.  Currently, she is the co-host of the podcast, Newcomers. 

Also, she has contributed her voice to the TV series, American Dad!, Harvey Girls Forever!, and Animals. Also, she appeared in the video game, Lego Jurassic World as Vivian.

Awards, Nomination

  • 2016- Jury Prize for Wildlife.
  • 2015- Screen Actors Guild Awards for Orange Is the New Black.
  • 2017- Nominated for Primetime Emmy.

Net Worth, Salary

As of 2022, through her career as an actress, she has made a net worth of $1 million. Her earnings as an actress are in the range of $19k to $210k. Besides that, her salary as a voice artist ranges from $22k to $594k.

Besides that, she also makes through as a podcaster too.

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Caption: Lauren Lapkus Smiley Looks (Source: Glamour )

Lauren Lapkus- Controversy, Rumors

To date, she has managed to stay far from any kind of controversy that created news headlines. Similarly, there are no rumors related to her.

Is Lauren Lapkus active on social media?

She has over 175.4k followers on Twitter, over 444k followers on Instagram, and over 242k followers on Facebook.

On Twitter, she is following the personalities like Jorge Garcia, Rob Schneider, and Griffin Newman.

What are the body measurements of Lauren Lapkus?

Lauren Lapkus is a blue-eyed brunette. Her height is 5 feet 10 inches and weighs around 55 kg. Her body measurement is 33-23-33 inches.

Besides that, she wears a dress of size 4(US).


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