Born in Athens, Alabama, Lauren Wray Grisham is an American reality TV star popular for appearing in the American Pickers series.
Personal Life, Parents and Family Details :
- Lauren forayed into the collectibles picking business early on. During her early days, she explored vacant farmhouses near her native town, worked alongside her father at his pawnshop in Limestone County, and wandered in antique stores with her mother.
Education : Qualifications, High School & College Info
- Lauren completed her schooling from the Athens High School in Alabama, where she was labeled as the “Class Favorite” and “Most Theatrical”!
- She did her graduation from the Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU), majoring in Anthropology.
Career, Job, Salary and Net Worth :
- When she was just 15 years old, Lauren wrote an article, which was published in Reader’s Digest, a family magazine.
- After graduating, she worked with the Centre for Historic Preservation, Tennessee.
- She then went on to work as an Intern with Manuel Couture, a boutique in Nashville by the famous fashion designer, Manuel Cuevas, whose designs have been worn by rock stars, presidents, and legends. She was soon promoted as his Assistant & got to work with the likes of Jennifer Tilly, Jack White, George Jones, Axl Rose, Kid Rock, and Little Richard.
- She has also shown her skills working for the wardrobe of Hannah Montana : The Movie, featuring the American singer and actress, Miley Cyrus.
- Lauren has also tried acting and has played the role of Waitress no. 4 in Country Strong, a 2010 Hollywood Drama movie featuring famous stars like Gwyneth Paltrow, Garrett Hedlund, Tim McGraw and Leighton Meester.
American Pickers :
- In 2011, Lauren joined the American reality TV series American Pickers, which has aired over 22 seasons on History channel. The show features Mike Wolfe and Frank Fritz who buy antique collectibles across America.
- Lauren works as a Manager in Mike’s Nashville based business outpost, Antique Archaeology. She frequently appears on the show and is the business’ southern branch’s top representative.
- She event posts photos of some collectibles on her Twitter (now called X) account.
Interesting Facts and Trivia :
- As a child, Lauren was into writing, singing, reading and painting.
- According to her Instagram account, her bio describes her as someone who loves snacks and her nest.
- Lauren loves baseball, the show Yellowstone, a TV series drama and the
- She owns and loves her pet dog, Vinny, evident from the many images on her social media accounts.
- Her favorite book and movie are The Teachings of Yogi Bhajan and Virgin Suicides respectively.
- When asked to describe herself in three words, Lauren calls herself an “Alabama Wild Child.”
- Marital Status / Married? : No
- Children / No of Kids : –
- Ethnicity / Origin / Heritage / Race : White
- Nationality : American