As the real housewives franchise took hold of the entertainment industry, spin-offs were the next logical step. Lo and behold, the franchise started a British spin-off entitled: The real housewives of Cheshire. As the wealthy residents of Cheshire geared up for the series, people started tuning into the daily livelihood of these housewives. While the ladies were primarily engaged in social events on-screen, anyone could tell that drama was just around the corner. The show also gave birth to several reality TV stars including fan-favorite Lauren Simon. In this article, we take a closer look at the life of Lauren Simon and her rise to fame.
Who is Lauren Simon?
Born in March 1975, Lauren is a native of Cheshier, UK. Little is known about her parents, siblings, and early life. However, it is evident that Lauren’s family was well-off. As someone who likes to party, Lauren would often travel to London and Marbell for elaborate parties. As someone who is obsessed with what they look like, Lauren wants everything perfect. From her morning coffee to her men, Lauren has a thing for precious things. Fans quickly took to Lauren’s adorable display on set and her co-actors weren’t far in that regard. She also owns a cute little rabbit and can be often seen with it.
Even though Lauren rose to fame following her appearance in the housewives of Cheshire, that wasn’t always the case. Lauren began her career in Public relations and marketing and often worked for nightclubs and VIP events. Deciding to try her hand in acting, Lauren joined acting classes in 2013 from where she was handpicked for the show. Besides, Lauren has also appeared on the show The Gumball Rally and Family Honor.
Departure from The real housewives of Cheshire :
In 2019, fans of the TV series were left distraught by the news that Lauren has left the show. Lauren’s absence stood like a sore thumb in the photoshoot for the 2019 new seasons. As a regular of the show, Lauren has been around the set since it’s first iterations in 2015. An interview with her co-actor and friend Dawn Ward revealed that Lauren decided to take a step back due to her commitments. But all is not bleak and grey, as Dawn concluded on a happy note and hinted on a future return of Lauren.
After a year-long absence, Lauren made her return on the show Real Housewives of Cheshire for 11th Season. She revealed her time off from the show was to finalize the divorce with her husband Paul Simon. With season 11 concluded she looks here to stay for the long run.
Marriage & Divorce:
For 13 years, Lauren Simon and Paul Simon were the images of a perfect couple. They both played the lead role in the show and were adored by fans. Paul who also works as a property developer met Lauren at a party. The couple tied the knot in November of 2003. After 13 years as a married couple, the pair went separate ways in 2016. During their time of togetherness, the couple had two lovely daughters. Since Lauren is careful about her children she likes to keep them away from the media spotlight.
Since heading separate ways, Lauren and her husband Simon have been taking court dates and the divorce is yet to be finalized nearly 5 years later. Likewise, the custody of both daughters is undecided, and as the thing stands the couple is sharing the parenting responsibility.
Accounting for her appearances in the TV series as well as her perfume line, Lauren’s net worth is estimated at around USD 6.9 million.