Lauren Cohan was born on January 7, 1982, in Philadelphia. Her father was American and mother was British. She grew up in Cherry Hill and lived in Georgia for a while. After her mother remarried she took her step father’s surname. Her stepfather was Jewish, so she was converted to Judaism and had her ‘Bat Mitzvah’ in the UK. She has five half sibling and they all grew up together.
Before she became an actress she wanted to become a psychiatrist, however, she graduated from the University of Winchester where she studied English literature and Drama. While she studied, she also toured with a theater company that was based at University. When she was 22 she decided to move permanently to L. A. and took a job as a waitress at restaurant and pub “The Cat & the Fiddle”. Even though she resides in Los Angeles for work, she bought a home in London as well. Apart from acting, she is a pianist, a singer and she regularly trains yoga and kickboxing.
Her movie debut was “Casanova” in 2005 as Sister Beatrice. She also starred in the sequel to National Lampoon’s Vin Wilder as Charlotte Higginson. She was widely recognized for playing the recurring character Rose in “The Vampire Diaries” and “The Walking Dead” where at first she was recurring role and in the third season she became a main cast.
Lauren Cohan Net Worth in year 2017 is approximately $2.3 Million US Dollars
Lauren Cohan was cast as Bela in the third season of Supernatural. Also, the recurring role of Rose in The Vampire Diaries made her net bigger. However, the most notable role was Maggie Green in the second season of The Walking Dead, horror drama that smashed rating records and immediately raised her into an international fame. Because of her acting skills and rise to stardom, she managed to make a net worth of $2.3 million US dollars as of 2017, even though her salary for The Walking Dead is not available, but it was estimated that she earns thousands of dollars per episode.
Lauren Cohan Assets
As we all know Lauren Cohan is a British girl, however, because she acts in Atlanta, Georgia, she wanted a new apartment in order to express her personality. She enlisted Brian Patrick Flynn as an interior designer that could help her with a new home; however, he had a bit too masculine taste for her home. Together they arranged interior into a casual, colorful and comfortable home with unique and modern furniture that could provide sentimental meaning into her life.
She performed in Warner Bros horror series “Supernatural”, and even though she had a small role, this performance was a necessity that brought her all future projects. In the sequel of Vin Wilder she also had a positive critique; however, if you compare it with a first part it was a major flaw for the movie franchise. However, it still brought Lauren Cohan in front of the wider audience.
Without saying, her best work on television is her role in horror series “The Walking Dead”, where she plays the eldest of the Greene family and Gwen’s wife. Her performance has been complimented by world acclaimed critics, so we can expect from her even more in the future. She has the lead cast in the horror film “The Boy”. “Variety”, praised the performance of Lauren Cohan, even though, the film was not successful and had average reviews.
She won the award for Best Television Cast at the Sattelite Awards in 2012, and in the next year she won for Best Ensemble Cast at the Eyegore Awards for her performance in “The Walking Dead”. For the movie “The Boy” she was nominated at the Blood Guts UK Horror Awards for the Best Actress, and also she was nominated at the People’s Choice Awards, Favorite Fantasy TV actress and iHorror awards for best actress in horror series, also for The Walking Dead.
Lauren Cohan is still a young actress and she has a bright future ahead of her. We can expect her in leading roles more often because she became widely recognized as a great and beautiful actress. She works both in the British and American industry and even though she has 35 years, her career has just begun.