Who is actress Lauren German from “Chicago Fire”? Her Wiki: Dating with Tom Ellis, Net Worth, Bio

Who is Lauren German?

Born Lauren Christine German on the 29th of November 1978, German is an American actress who became known for her appearance in the film “A Walk to Remember.” She also became famous for her roles in the series “Hawaii Five-0”, “Chicago Fire”, and “Lucifer.”

Lauren German’s Early Life

German was born in Huntington Beach, California and is of Dutch and English descent. She studied at Los Alamitos High School as well as Orange County High School of the Arts. She later on attended University of Southern California and majored in anthropology.

Lauren German’s Career

German’s career started on stage, appearing in the productions of “Peter Pan” and “Oliver.” Then in 2000, she was able to nab a role in the romantic comedy film “Down to You.” In 2002, German received a career breakthrough when she joined the cast of the movie “A Walk to Remember”, the movie adaptation of Nicholas Sparks’ book of the same name. Her role of Belinda, the ex-girlfriend of Landon Carter played by Shane West became an iconic character among the fans of the movie, the success of which helped establish her career as an actress and also really established her net worth.

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German then appeared in other movies, including “Dead Above Ground”, “A Midsummer Night’s Rave” and “The Lone Ranger”, and also auditioned for the lead role in the movie “The Texas Chainsaw Massacre” in 2003, but the role was given to Jessica Biel and she garnered the role of The Hitchhiker. Other films that German has appeared in include “Born Killers”, “Rx”, and “It Is Fine! Everything Is Fine.” In 2007, she also joined the cast of the horror flick “Hostel: Part II” with Quentin Tarantino as one of its producers.

Lauren German’s Television Stint

Aside from her successful movie career, German also had a great run on television. After appearing in small roles in the series “Happy Town” in 2010, and “Human Target” and “Memphis Beat” in 2011, she gained a recurring role in the series “Hawaii Five-0” as Agent Lauren Weston.


In 2012, German gained another main role in the series “Chicago Fire”, playing the role of Leslie Shay, one of the paramedics in the show, and in which she stayed until 2014, when her character was killed in the final season. She also appeared in two episodes of “Chicago P.D.”, playing the same role. Today, German is still active as an actress recently joining the cast of the series “Lucifer” in 2016. German’s stint in the world of television helped elevate her career and also increased her wealth.

Lauren German’s Net Worth

As of 2018 and based on authoritative sources, it is reported to be $1 million, acquired from her years working as an actress both in movies and on television.

Lauren German’s Personal Life

In terms of her personal life, German is still single. She is known to have dated baseball player Barry Zito, and was also rumoured to have a relationship with her “Lucifer” co-star Tom Ellis, although neither of them has confirmed any connection.

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