Lauren Bohlander is an American media personality who works as a reporter and also has a career as an actress. Nonetheless, she is more popular as the wife of Brazilian racing driver Tony Kanaan. The two have been together as man and wife since 2013 and Lauren has become popular among the fans of the 2004 IndyCar Series champion and the 2013 Indianapolis 500 winner for the support she constantly offers him.
Lauren Bohlander Bio and Profile
Lauren Bohlander was born sometime in the second half of the 1980s in the United States. Now also popular as Lauren Kanaan, she is a graduate of Lincoln High School from where she graduated in 2000. While she was there, she played basketball and volleyball for the school team. Although she was quite good, she did not have a career therein.
After her high school education, she went to DePauw University where she obtained a Bachelor of Communication Arts & Sciences. She also played volleyball when she was in university. Before she graduated from college in 2004, Lauren who was a communication major worked for some time with the TV station of the campus known as D3TV which became one of her earliest experience as a media person.
Before she was known as the wife of Kanaan, Lauren appeared in a number of movies taking various roles. Her works include the music video of John McLaughlin’s “From Me, For You”. She was also in “EFT: The Digital Horizon” as a narrator.
On TV, she has a resume that is even fuller. To her credit, she was in the first season of “Home Team” in which she did voice work. As regards her career as a TV personality, she worked with various outfits including Big Ten Network, Pacers Sports & Entertainment, ABC WXYZ Detroit, Fox Sports Florida, and a host of others. Lauren has also worked as a news anchor and reporter, host, event emcee, and trackside talent among other things.
She is very popular for being the co-host of the reality show, “Garage Squad”.
Relationship with Tony Kanaan
Inasmuch as her career as a media personality has made her relatively famous, her relationship with Kanaan is also very popular.
Before Tony met and fell in love with Lauren, he was once married to a woman known as Daniele Muniz Loiola who is also from his home country of Brazil. However, the union ended a long time ago and Daniele is now said to be in the South American country.
In 2013, Kanaan and Lauren Bohlander finally tied the knot in Brazil after three years of being engaged. According to the car racing star, his significant other was already beginning to wonder if they would ever get married considering that they had been engaged for a long time.
Shortly after the wedding, they were forced to rush back to the United States as he had to participate in the IndyCar’s open test.
In 2015, the couple welcomed their first child together, Deco Kanaan who although was the first for Lauren, was the second for Tony. In 2018, they had their third child together, a daughter named Nina Bohlander Kanaan. Before her, the couple also welcomed another son, Max in 2017.
Celeb Facts About Tony Kanaan’s Wife
Born Antoine Rizkallah Kanaan Filho, Tony is a racing driver who has a rather great career; he has been racing since the 1990s. He won the CART Championship Series rookie of the year award in 1998 and also the Scott Brayton Award in 2007. In 2013, he was named the IndyCar Series Most Popular Driver.
Kanaan’s career is designed with many titles including the Formula Europa Boxer and Indy Lights Series in 1994, U.S. 500 in 1997, IndyCar Series 1999, Indianapolis 500 in 2004, and the 2015 Rolex 24 in 2013. Of Lebanese descent, he is regarded as one of the top people in the car racing world.
2. What Does She Do?
Since her appearance in Garage Squad in 2014, she has continued with her work in the broadcast media. At the same time, she has been a fine mother to her kids including Leo who is her stepson.
3. Net Worth
As regards the net worth of the Garage Squad star, she is placed in the million dollar range. This is quite little considering that her husband has a net worth that is estimated at $20 million.