Who is Lauren Lake?
Lauren Lake is an American family lawyer, interior designer, real estate developer, relationship and life consultant, guest host, television judge, as well as talk show presenter. She is best known for her work as the presiding judge of her own courtroom series, Lauren Lake’s Paternity Court. The series aired for seven seasons and was nominated for five Daytime Emmy Awards, including one in 2019.
Lauren Lake Age
Lake is 52 years old. She was born on July 12, 1969 in Detroit, Michigan, USA.
Lauren Lake Height
Lake stands at an average height of 5 feet 8 inches.
Lauren Lake Family
Lake’s parents had high expectations for her future, especially in terms of education. She used to sing, dance, and act in plays as a child. Her parents agreed to let her do this as long as she stayed on top of her studies.
Lauren Lake Husband | Carlos Woods | Son
Lake is married to Carlos Woods. They married in 2007 in the presence of family and close friends. The couple has one child together, a son named Carlos Jr. Woods.
Lauren Lake Education
Lake attended Mercy High School in Farmington Hills, Michigan. She graduated from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan, with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English in May 1990. That same year, she received her secondary teaching certification. In addition, she received his Juris Doctorate from Wayne State University Law School in Detroit, Michigan, in May 1993.
Lauren Lake Salary
Lake’s annual salary is estimated to be between $70 k and $100 k. Her exact salary figure is still not available but will be updated soon.
Lauren Lake Net Worth
Lake has an estimated net worth of $1.5 million. She has earned this figure from her career as a family lawyer, interior designer, real estate developer, relationship and life consultant, guest host, television judge, as well as talk show presenter.
Lauren Lake Career
Lake appeared on the dating show To Live and Date in New York, which preceded the lives of independent and single New York women. The series was titled “Single in the City” and premiered nationally on Women’s Entertainment Channel. For two seasons, Lake worked as a correspondent, expert, and life coach on The Greg Behrendt Show and as a legal and relationship expert and life coach on The Ricki Lake Show.
She has embraced her lack of formal concept training as an asset and believes that her lack of training experience allows her to think creatively. She replaced Gloria Allred on the daily court show We the People in June 2021, according to Entertainment Studios. The show is set to premiere in the fall of 2022.
Lake has frequently appeared on Power 105.1 FM as a guest legal expert. She has also appeared on the Tom Joyner Morning Show and the Michael Baisden radio show on a regular basis. She has appeared on WBLS in New York and Radio One’s WDBZ in Cincinnati as a guest on-air host.
Lauren Lake’s Paternity Court
Lauren Lake’s Paternity Court is a nontraditional court show in which Lauren Lake, a family attorney and legal analyst, listened and upheld on paternity cases and rendered DNA test results. MGM Domestic Television Distribution transmitted the show, which was produced by 79th & York Entertainment and Orion Television.
The series was MGM’s first first-run syndication series to hit the market after a short break. The first episode of Paternity Court aired on Monday, September 23, 2013. The first day of taping for the court show was June 13, 2013. By the second season, Lake’s name had been added to the series’ title, Lauren Lake’s Paternity Court. During that season, production was also relocated from Los Angeles to the Georgia Public Broadcasting studios in Atlanta.
After its sixth season, the show was nominated for a Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Legal/Courtroom Program in 2019. Lauren Lake’s Paternity Court, however, ended production after its seventh season in early 2020 and was confirmed to be cancelled by 2021. Following the financial difficulties caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, MGM discarded all of its courtroom programming.