Lauren Vélez Height, Weight, Age, Biography and Wiki, Life Style

Lauren Vélez Fast Data
Peak 5 ft 4.5 in
Weight 59 kg
Date of Start November 2, 1964
Zodiac Signal Scorpio
Boyfriend Unknown

Lauren Vélez is a longtime American actress and producer who’s well-known for her roles in a number of hit TV reveals reminiscent of Dexter (2006-2012), New York Undercover (1995-1999), Oz (1997-2003), and Ugly Betty (2009-2010). She can also be famous for being solid as Lisette Linares in I Like It Like That (1994) and Roseanne Crystal in Serial (2007). She is an avid social media person.

Born Title

Lauren Luna Vélez

Nick Title

Luna Lauren Velez

Lauren Vélez in an Instagram selfie as seen in March 2018 (Lauren Vélez / Instagram)

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Born Place

Brooklyn, New York, United States





Lauren went to Public College 42 in Queens. Later, her virtuous efficiency in highschool earned her a scholarship to enroll into The Ailey Studios.

Later, she joined The Performing Studio in New York. She additionally discovered Shakespeare on the Michael Howard Studio below the cautious steerage of Michael Howard himself.


Actress, Producer


  • Father – José Vélez (New York Metropolis Police Division officer)
  • Mom – Socorro Vélez
  • Siblings – Lorraine Vélez (Twin Sister) (Actress, Singer). She has 6 extra siblings.


Lauren is represented by World Artists Company.




5 ft 4½ in or 164 cm


59 kg or 130 lbs

Lauren Vélez in a selfie as seen in November 2018
Lauren Vélez in a selfie as seen in November 2018 (Lauren Vélez / Instagram)

Boyfriend / Partner

Lauren has dated –

  1. Mark Gordon (1993-2015) – Lauren received married to non-public coach Mark Gordon in 1993. The couple didn’t have any youngsters collectively and lastly, in 2015, the couple legally parted methods.

Race / Ethnicity

Multiracial (Hispanic and Black)

She has Mexican ancestry on her father’s facet and African ancestry on her mom’s facet.

Hair Colour

Darkish Brown

Eye Colour

Darkish Brown

Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Options

She has a mole close to the decrease proper facet of her nostril.

Model Endorsements

Lauren has not accomplished endorsement work for any model but.

Lauren Vélez speaking at the 2013 San Diego Comic Con International
Lauren Vélez talking on the 2013 San Diego Comedian-Con Worldwide (Gage Skidmore / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0)

Greatest Identified For

  • Starring in a number of TV reveals reminiscent of New York Undercover (1995-1999), Oz (1997-2003), Ugly Betty (2009-2010), Dexter (2006-2012), and Find out how to Get Away with Homicide (2016-2017)
  • Being solid in lots of movies like I Like It Like That (1994), Metropolis Corridor (1996), I Suppose I Do (1997), and Serial (2007)
  • Producing the drama movie America Adrift in 2016

First Movie

Lauren made her theatrical movie debut as Lisette Linares within the comedy-drama film I Like It Like That in 1994.

First TV Present

She made her first TV present look as Claudine Palmeri in The Cosby Mysteries in 1995.

Lauren Vélez Favourite Issues

  • Killer Storyline On Dexter – Who killed Deb?
  • Meals – Sushi
  • Place To Go On A Trip – Puerto Rico
  • Film – The Verdict (1982)
  • Award Present – Golden Globes
  • Recording Artist – Nina Simone, Sam Cooke
SupplyTV Guide, YouTube
Lauren Vélez in a selfie in July 2018
Lauren Vélez in a selfie in July 2018 (Lauren Vélez / Instagram)

Lauren Vélez Details

  1. Lauren’s mother and father moved to Brooklyn, New York, from Puerto Rico within the early 1950s.
  2. She was born in Brooklyn however introduced up in Far Rockaway, Queens.
  3. Her father labored as an officer for 13 years within the New York Metropolis Police Division. Nonetheless, he handed away in 1993, after affected by a coronary heart assault.
  4. Lauren was merely 2 years outdated when she developed an curiosity in performing. She used to stage performs at dwelling and took half in each highschool manufacturing.
  5. Her first job as an entertainer was within the Broadway musical Dreamgirls.
  6. In 2010, the Hispanic Group of Latin Actors topped her with the celebrated Rita Moreno HOLA Award for Excellence.
  7. Her twin sister Lorraine typically performs a double function and switches over for her on Broadway.
  8. Up to now, she needed to undertake a toddler.
  9. In March 1996, her photos have been featured within the Playboy (US) journal’s Vol. 43, #3.
  10. After being solid in each the TV reveals Oz (1997-2003) and Dexter (2006-2012), she grew to become the third actress to star in each the reveals. The opposite two actors have been Erik King and David Zayas.
  11. Up to now, she performed the function of the queen of Latin music “La Lupe”.
  12. Her responsible pleasure tv present is Regulation & Order.
  13. Comply with her on Instagram and Twitter.

Featured Picture by Gage Skidmore / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0

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