Lauren Sivan is an American celebrity who is famous for many reasons. She is an actress, a journalist as well as a television reporter for which in the latter, she has covered topics on entertainment, politics, and health. Lauren was also one of the women that came out during the heat of the #MeToo movement, she accused Harvey Weinstein of sexually abusing her when she was in her twenties.
These and more are all part of what we are going to tell you as you read through the paragraphs below on the biography, career achievements and other facts about this journalist.
Lauren Sivan – Biography
Before her fame on-screen, Lauren Sivan (Lauren Paige Sivan) was once a young girl born to and raised by Jackie Sivan and partner in South California, the United States of America. She celebrates her birthday on the 6th of April as she was born on that day in the year 1978.
For her education, Lauren studied at George Washington University where she earned her degree in Political Science and Journalism. In addition, she has also earned a certification in Homeland Security from Long Island University.
Lauren Sivan began her career working with News 12 Long Island as an overnight reporter. Thereafter, she joined WETM-18 News in 2003 as a reporter and morning show anchor and rendered her services to the New York news outfit for 5 years. Her career breakthrough came in 2008 when she joined Fox News Channel as an overnight headline reader.
While at Fox, she was seen on a number of popular programs like Methodology Room, The Fox Record, ‘On The Record and Red Eye. She left Fox in 2010 for News 12 Networks where she started working as an anchor and reporter. In the year that followed, she got back into the Fox News franchise by joining KTTVN Fox 11, a Fox owned and operated TV station in Los Angeles, California.
Aside from her career in the news industry, Lauren Sivan has to her credit some acting works to boast of. She began her career as an actress in 2013 with a role in the film “Drunk History.” This was followed by her starring in other films like “Transcendence” (2014), “Taken 3” (2014), “Murder of a Feline,” “Beam Donovan,” “Smashed History,” “Nobodies,” “Raymond & Path,” and “Hotel Artemis” (2018).
The journalist got a lot more famous during the #MeToo movement against Harvey Weinstein. She was working as a news anchor on a local cable channel at the time. Lauren disclosed that Harvey trapped her in the hallway of a restaurant that was closed off to the public, there, he masturbated in front of her till he orgasmed. She revealed that she was afraid to disclose this publicly at the time due to the enormous power and influence Harvey had. She also feared that her relationship might suffer in the process.
Certainly, Lauren Sivan has done well enough to earn praise and commendation in the course of her media career. She is a 2 time Emmy Award-nominated journalist. The first came following her coverage of the Mexican immigration issue while the second came for her coverage of the 2006 Isreal/Lebanon conflict in Jerusalem.
These award nominations have in no small way distinguished Lauren as one of the best in the news industry. Perhaps, in the years to come, she might get to win an award or awards that she is most certainly deserving of.
All Other Facts You Need To Know
- Salary And Net Worth
She has worked across a good number of notable news channels in the States, this also means that Lauren has been entitled to the perks that come with working in such places. Based on this, the journalist reportedly earns $30, 000 annually as her salary while her net worth is estimated to be about $1 million.
- Relationship Life
Lauren Sivan was previously in a relationship with Fox News senior correspondent Rick Leventhal. At the time, the couple got engaged in September 2005 and had their marriage plans underway in February 2006. However, a week before their wedding day, the duo called off their nuptials as they decided to wait for some more time due to undisclosed reasons. The waiting lasted till 2010 but rather than getting married they finally parted ways. Lauren, on the other hand, is still known to be single.
Rick got married to Penny Daniels, an American communication consultant, trainer and now former television news anchor. He had two daughters with her before they divorced.
- Body Measurements
The journalist no doubt is a good looking woman with the right body measurements to go with her pretty face. She stands at a height of 5 feet 5 inches or 1.65m. Her bust measures 34 inches, waist is 26 inches while her hips are 35 inches. Lauren Sivan has a blonde hair color which contrasts but looks beautiful with her blue eyes.