Lauren Riihimaki is a Popular DIY YouTuber out of Ontario Canada, currently living in Los Angeles, US. Born on Wednesday, August 11, 1993, the 27 Years old Canadian live wire is also famous for her work as the Host of HBO Max’s Craftopia and garnered acting credits in Project Mc² and Me and My Grandma TV Series.
Real Name: Lauren Kobayashi Riihimaki
Age: 27 yrs
Birthday: 11 Aug 1993
Boyfriend: Jeremy Michael Lewis
Zodiac Sign: Leo
Lauren Riihimaki Wiki
Lauren’s full name is “Lauren Kobayashi Riihimaki” and she goes by nicknames like Laur & Laurex. Her hometown is St. Catharines city in Ontario, Canada, where she was born in the family Greg Riihimaki(Father) and Gail Riihimaki (Mother).
Lauren is the only child of her parent and does not have any siblings. Riihimaki reckoned herself as wasian, half Japanese and half Finnish. She inherited her Finnish last name “Riihimäki” from her Finnish father side and her middle name “Kobayashi” through her Japanese mother’s side.
School and College Education
Lauren completed her elementary education from “Alexandra Public School” and her middle school education from “Queen Marry Public School” in Ontario, Canada. She studied high school at “Sir Winston Churchill High School” in Calgary, Canada before graduating with a “Bachelor of Technology degree” in Graphics Communication Management (Class of 2015) from “Ryerson University”, Toronto, Canada.
|Profession||YouTuber, Host, Actress, Singer|
|Ethnicity||Japanese, Finnish, and Ukrainian|
|Residence||Los Angeles, California, U.S.|
|Height||5 feet 4½ inches|
|Boyfriend||Jeremy Michael Lewis|
|Net Worth||$5 million USD|
LAUREN RIIHIMAKI NET WORTH IN 2020:
Lauren started her official YouTube channel (@LaurDIY) in December of 2011. She hit 1 Million subscribers in October 2014 and 2 Million a year later. Since then she saw exponential growth on her channel, achieving many other milestones like 7 Million subs in Dec 2017, 8 Million subs in July 2018 and 1 billion views on November 4, 2018.
She mostly posts DIY videos from clothing and accessories to beauty and décor in this main channel and currently has 8.86 Million subscribers and 1.28 billion views. Her YouTube channel in wildly popular in the DIY Space gaining almost 60K-100K views in a day earning $150 to $500/day.
Most of Lauren’s viewers are in the age group of 25-34 followed by 18-24 and 35-44 years old. So she is targeting both the working class as well as the tech & fashion savvy youngsters. 60% of her subscribers are from United States followed by 15% viewers from India and the rest 25% resides in UK, Canada, Australia, Spain and Taiwan.
Her monthly Partner Earning is estimated to be around $ 5.55K-$ 17.18K based on her video reach and audience location CPM. On an average every video on her @LaurDIY YouTube channel earns her 26.74K USD.
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Lauren Riihimaki Youtube Channel Milestones:
|1 Million subscribers||October 2014|
|1 Billion Total views||4 November 2018|
|Most Viewed Video||Rest in Peace (10.96 Million views)|
|Video with Most Like ratio||Switching Houses With Alisha Marie! 98.6% (168.58K likes / 2.38K dislikes)|
Lauren started her second YouTube channel (@LaurDIY Vlogs) in February 2020 and currently has 240 K Subscribers and 12 Million views. She primarily posts travel Vlogs, Cooking, gaming and fun personal videos on this channel. She gains 30K-50K average views/video on this channel and viewed 90% by audience in United States and Canada in age group of 25-34.
Her monthly Partner Earning is estimated to be around $ 1.38K-$ 4.29K based on her video reach and audience location CPM. On an average every video on her @LaurDIY Vlogs YouTube channel earns her $8.21K USD.
|100 K Subscriber Milestone||23 March 2020|
|200 K Subscribers Milestone||4 August 2020|
|Most Viewed Video||squashing the last of the laurex rumors (631.57K Views)|
|Video with Most Like ratio||celebrating our son’s 3rd birthday 98.5% (11.81K likes/ 181 dislikes)|
Lauren Riihimaki started her weekly podcast channel (@WILD ‘TIL 9) with current boyfriend Jeremy Lewis on August 2, 2020. The podcast channel currently has 2 Million views and 102K subscribers, who cherish the content about relationship and lifestyle from this lovely couple.
There is a total of 13 videos in this channel, gaining 15K-30K views per day. Unlike the other two channels, this channel is mostly viewed by 18-24 years old followed by 13-17 years old. Almost 90% of the channel viewers are Americans and Canadian, which explains a lot in terms of her good earning, even from this channel.
Her YouTube Partner Earning is estimated to be around $ 1.45K-$ 4.49K (Monthly) based on her video reach and audience location CPM. On an average every video on her @WILD ‘TIL 9 YouTube podcast channel earns her $ 6.35K USD.
|50 K Subscriber Milestone||17 August 2020|
|100 K Subscribers Milestone||27 October 2020|
|Most Viewed Video||Craft Girl F*cks | Wild ‘Til 9 Episode 1 (466.4K Views)|
|Video with Most Like ratio||Grey Sweatpants Ween | Wild ‘Til 9 Episode 2 – 99.4% (22.08K Likes/ 126 Dislikes)|
Lauren Riihimaki is also quite popular on photo sharing app Instagram, where she hooked a massive 4.7 million followers with her sweet and bubbly personality. She posts adorable pics in the most affordable fashion outfits and regularly posts 3-4 posts/week. She also does Paid partnership with klarna.usa, Secret Deodorant, Popsockets etc and brand endorsement for Fanta, Starbucks etc., earning her some sizeable income from this social media as well. It is estimated that she earns $1000-$3000 per paid promotion post on Instagram.
Apart from Instagram, the zestful social media sensation has took over short video sharing app Tik-Tok with her presence, where the cute dimpled girl has around 2 Million fans and 25 Million likes.
All in all a major chunk of her income comes from Ad revenue paid out through ads that accompany her YouTube videos and also through direct advertising and product placement integrated into her content.
Net worth of Lauren Riihimaki in 2020 is estimated to be around $5 million USD.
LAUREN RIIHIMAKI PAST RELATIONSHIPS & BOYFRIEND:
Lauren first public relationship was with Sebastian “Baz” Morris, whom she dated from 2010 to 2015. She first met him during a golfing summer camp, when she was around 7-8 years old and Baz was 10 years old. The pair remained good friends even after they split. Tragically, Morris died in late May 2020, by drowning, when he had an epilepsy seizure during one of his mid-night swim.
In 2015, Lauren started dating fellow YouTuber Alexander “Alex” Burriss, also known as “Alex Wassabi”. They met during the YouTube creator summit 2015 in NYC. Alex runs a very successful YouTube Channel (@Wassabi) with over 11.5 Million Subscribers. They couple eventually broke up in mid-September 2018.
In 2019, she began dating Jeremy Michael Lewis, who works as a Director of Sales & Entertainment at Tagboard Inc. He has a verified Instagram account (@jeremymichael22), which has over 164K followers.
LAUREN RIIHIMAKI PHYSICAL STATS:
Height: in Feet – 5 feet 4½ inches, in Centimetres – 164 cm, in Meters – 1.64 m
Weight: in Kilograms – 55 kg, in Pounds – 121 lbs
Body Measurements: 33(Bust), 24 (Waist), 34 (Hips)
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Shoe Size: 6 (US)
Dress Size: 2 (US)
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INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT LAUREN RIIHIMAKI:
- Her left foot (Size 6 Shoe) is bigger than her Right foot (Shoe size 5½)
- LaurDIY’s Pet Peeves: When people call her Laura
- She is obsessed over Shiba Inu, a Japanese breed of hunting dog and absolutely adores Samoyed breed also. She currently has a mini Bull Terrier pet named “moose”, who has his own Instagram channel (@moosetheminibully) with a huge 768 K followers
- LaurDIY is pretty obsessed with stuffed animals. She usally seen with her favourite stuffed animal named “seal”.
- She is known to have a sweet tooth and has an unhealthy obsession with Crunchy bars that have spongy half in the middle and cotton candy ice-cream.
- LaurDIY’s all-time favourite food is “pad thai”. She love all fruits except maybe melon but don’t like vegetables with an exception of carrots. Lauren finds fish really disgusting for her taste buds and hates it. She don’t like caffeinated products also.
- LaurDIY has done many Part time jobs: she taught piano/guitar for 4 years, through the conservatory she took music lessons from; then she scooped ice cream for a summer, then she took job as cashier and fast line operator at “Sobeys” and as server at a sport themed restaurant during her college.
- She is Playing piano since she was 6-7 years old and is even certified to teach piano
- Lauren Riihimaki used to be one of the top runner in elementary and middle school and even participated in cross country and track and field in her district; up until she got nervous and horribly puked at one of the event and since then puking publicly is her biggest fears.
- She was declared co-winner with “the sorry girls” at the 10th Annual Shorty Awards in NYC in 2018, in the “House & Home” category
|Favourite movie||Pitch perfect, Hunger games, Toy Story, Wonder Women|
|Favourite Cartoon||The weekenders & 6teen|
|Favourite Cars||Range Rovers|
|Favourite Designer||Marc Jacobs|
|Favourite Food||Pad Thai|
|Favourite Beverage||Teavana’s Sparkling Tea Juice in Passion Tango + Pineapple|
|Favourite Music Genre||EDM|
|Favourite Songs||“Wonderwall” by oasis and “Sing for the Moment” is a song by American rapper Eminem|
|Favourite Youtubers||beauty crush by Samantha Maria and oh hey Claire by Claire Marshall|
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