Who is Lauren Thompson?
Lauren Brooke Thompson was born on the 29th July 1982, in Winter Park, Florida USA, and is a television personality, who is probably best recognized for working as a backstage interviewer for “TNA Impact!” on the Spike TV channel, and as a co-host of “Top 10” on the Golf Channel. She is also known as a model and voice-over actress.
Early Life and EducationSpent her childhood in Winter Park, where she was raised by her father, who worked as a teacher, and her mother, a former nurse. She went to Bishop Moore High school, and upon matriculation in 2000, enrolled into the University of Central Florida on an Academic Scholarship. While in college, she served on the PanHellenic Executive committee and was a member of the Generation Donation, Alpha Delta Pi sorority, graduating with Order of Omega Honors in 2005.
Lauren actuallywanted to become a nurse, just like her mother, however, her career took a turn when she became interested in modeling, and decided to pursue that career. In no time, she started appearing in various magazines, commercials and music videos, such as the music video for the song “Praise” by Sevendust as well as “Hicktown”, a song by Jason Aldean. Besides that, Lauren also worked as a spokesmodel and voice-over actress.
TV Career Beginnings
Apart from her career as a model, Lauren was also fascinated by reporting and working on television projects. So her professional career on television started in 2007, when she was spotted by Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA) and offered work as a backstage interviewer for its primary TV program “TNA Impact!”, as well as its monthly pay-per-view events on the Spike TV channel, alongside Jeremy Borash.
After getting enough experience, in December of 2009she left TNA and joined the Golf Channel, owned by the NBC Sports Group. With the beginning of the next year, Lauren started hosting “Golf Channel’s Top 10”, after which she also became the host of other programs such as the travel documentary series “Golf Now”, “College Sports Minute” and the daily morning show entitled “Morning Drive”. Moreover, Lauren currently hosts the show about professional and amateur athletes entitled “The Champion Within” on the NBC channel, so her net worth is certainly still rising.
THIS BEAUTY with us in Studio AP today….as we charge towards #TheOpen next month! The #ClaretJug Tour rolls into Orlando and will be at @TopgolfOrlando TONIGHT from 6-9pmET @GCMorningDrive @TheOpen pic.twitter.com/hN865G8gRu
— Lauren Thompson (@LThompsonGC) June 25, 2018
Lauren Thompson Net WorthIs over $12 million.
Lauren Thompson became engaged to Richard Frucci in 2009, and the couple eventually tied the knot at a wedding ceremony held in January of 2010. They are now blessed with two children, both sons. The family’s current residence is Orlando, Florida.
Appearance and Vital Statistics
Long blonde hair and blue eyes, height of 5ft 6ins (1.67m), weight ~126lbs (57kgs), vital statistics are 34-24-34. Thanks to her beauty, Lauren won the 2006 TRIMSPA Pageant, and finished as Runner-up at the Miss Petite Florida.