Lauren Conrad is a well-known American reality star, fashion designer and author. She was widely recognized for her roles in the MTV reality series titled “The Laguna Beach: The Real Orange County”. This was followed by the subsequent series named as “Hills”. Lauren is an accomplished writer and has penned three books. The versatile lady also runs a beauty website along with her stylist.
The actress is quite well off due to the impressive success she has enjoyed in her media career. A vast chunk of Lauren’s money comes from her reality television show appearances. She charges about 1.5 million USD per season for the show “Hills”. Lauren gets about 100000 USD for appearing in selected events. Conrad receives a tidy sum for endorsing the cosmetic line “Mark”. The lady has recently started two clothing lines designed by her which have received a good response from the customers. The three books authored by her also fetch a decent amount of money in terms of royalties. The actress’s impressive talent in diverse fields have swelled her bank balance to 12 million USD.
Lauren’s impressive personal wealth has ensured that the actress has not been deprived of any material comforts of life. The fashion designer’s desire for a comfortable pad was satisfied recently when she purchased a plush 3000 square feet villa in the Hollywood Hills area in Los Angeles, California valued at 2.5 million USD. The actress simply cannot resist driving around in expensive cars and recently forked out 55000 USD to buy a black Mercedes CLK 350 Convertible. This love for the cars has come from her teenage experiences of riding in her mom’s Toyota Forerunner and a BMW 3 series vehicle. Conrad is very passionate about her looks and makeup, she particularly prefers the sun streaked look. The writer spends a part of her time performing poverty alleviation work and has supported fund raising efforts of NGO’s like Aid Still Required and Feeding America.
Lauren was born in California in a middle-class family to Jim and Kathy. She is the eldest among three sisters. The actress’s colorful love life has always kept the tabloids busy. The beautiful lady started dating American actor Stephen Coletti in 2004 but unfortunately they separated after some years. The fashion designer then started seeing TV star Jason Wahler but this too bit the dust due to Wahler’s hard partying ways which took its toll on their relationship. She briefly dated TV personality Broody Jenner in 2006. The very next year Lauren linked up with fellow actor Kyle Howard and then broke off with him. Post-split she was rumored to be involved with actors Colton Haynes, Derek Hough and Chace Crawford.
Beverly Hills pentahouse
After she gave up the reality show, The Hills and began to concentrate more on her writing and clothing lines, Lauren Conrad moved out from the home that hosted the series into a new penthouse condominium. The new penthouse cost her $1.35 million, a reduction from its listed price of $1.7 million. Assuming a 20% down-payment on a 30 year lease, the monthly installment for the home works out to $4,995.
Location: This house is located on top of a high-rise apartments building in the highly prestigious 90210 area of Beverly Hills in LA county, California.
Accommodation: The condo is large with a carpet area of 3,200 square feet. It is double-storeyed and boasts of 3 bedrooms and 4 baths. It has been built with a reverse floor-plan wherein the the master suite is on the main level and the family room with deck is on the upper level.
Features: The master suite is tastefully and luxuriously decorated. There is a 24-hour security system guarding the home. On the upper level are a spacious sun deck along with the rooftop pool. Adding to the entertaining value of the house is the indoor bar, entertainment room and a gym.
Neighborhood: The Beverly Hills neighborhood is too populated with stars and celebrities to name in a list. However, Ms. Conrad shares the same high rise where Paper Crown CEO, Maura McManus used to live.
Beautiful books collection
The dining hall
The kitchen hall
The master bedroom
Beautiful oval shape bathtub
Pool on terrace
Los Angeles home
It was in mid-2011 that the hills home of Lauren Conrad hit the news as she put it up for sale. The bachelorette pad bought is a Spanish-style home built in 1922. Lauren bought it for $2,360,000 in 2008 to film the 4th season of The Hills and she had it up in the market for $2.25 million. It has been listed under property type asSingle Family Home.
Location: The lovely home is located on Orange Grove Ave, in the Hills region of Central Los Angeles.
Accommodation: This home is quite a deal for a single-girl pad. It is located on a lot which is 0.17 acres and has a living space of over 3,000 square feet. That area has been well distributed between the 4 large bedrooms and the 4 bathrooms. There is also a guesthouse attached to the home - the same one in which Audrina Partridge lived during the show. Since this is the same home that was on the reality show, audiences world over will already be familiar with the accommodation within.
Features: The home boasts of some unique features apart from the 'standard' heated swimming pool and amazing views of the Hills. Since it was owned by 'LC', it also comes complete with the immaculately staged backdrops used for uncomfortable intimate moments, tear-filled confessions and the various gossipy-moments in the show.
Neighborhood: The locality is plush and rich. It is home to several attractions and several celebrities too.
Beautiful entrance gate
Rear garden of home
Los Angeles home
Porsche Cayenne GTS
Conrad was recently photographed going out with her family in her ‘$65,000’ metallic black Porsche Cayenne GTS. The SUV has a superb combination of power packed performance and stunning looks. It’s 4.8 liter V8 engine delivers 500HP of power. The interiors have a cockpit style appearance and an array of one-touch buttons along with a large touchscreen display makes navigating the car a breeze. Porsche has used high quality materials like suede leather and walnut paneling to line the seats and insides of the door. The front seats can be customized as per an eight-way power adjustment or 18-way sport seat layout.
Bentley Continental Flying Spur
Lauren frequently takes out her metallic black colored Bentley Continental Flying Spur on shopping excursions along with her friends. Superb performance is the hallmark of this car costing ‘$186,000’which is duly delivered by its 6 liter W12 engine providing a torque of 479 lb-ft along with 552HP of power. Pickup is superfast and the car can waltz to speeds of 100 km/hour from start in 4.9 seconds. Maximum speed possible is a breathtaking 312 km/hour. Other features include Bluetooth connectivity, a four zone climate control system and a 15-speaker Naim audio system.
The reality TV star loves to embark on long drives in her black colored Mercedes-Benz SL550. A powerful 5.5 liter V8 engine delivers 391 lb-ft or torque to go with a power output of 382HP. The convertible retailing at “$120,000’ has been equipped with an electronically adjustable sunroof. The SL550 incorporates excellent safety features like all round air bags, emergency braking assist, engine immobilizer and remote anti-theft alarm system. The DVD player allied with the Harman stereo system makes for an unforgettable onboard entertainment experience. A dual zone air conditioner, adaptive cruise control land, IPod connectivity and Bluetooth cell phone integration are some other user friendly features.
Conrad purchased an ice silver colored Audi R8 about four years back. A powerful 5.2 liter V8 engine imparts the two-seater car with a mean punch of 398 lb-ft of torque and 560HP of power. Speed is the USP of the Audi R8 and the speed demon can zoom to speeds of 100 km/hour from start in a super quick 3.6 seconds and boasts of a top speed of 320 km/hour. Other luxury features include a 6-CD changer player, A Bang and Olufsen sound system and a digitized rear view mirror with a 7.7-inch AMOLED screen.
Mercedes-Benz CLK 350 convertible
The “Hills” star has been photographed driving around downtown Los Angeles in her black Mercedes-Benz CLK 350 convertible. The two door convertible features an electronically adjustable sunroof. Its 3.5 liter V6 engine delivers 268HP of power. The 10-way power adjustable front seats can be programmed in three different alignments and have been upholstered with high quality leather. Other luxury features include a Smartkey Remote Controller, electronically assisted steering and braking, power windows, electronic cruise control, glass heated rear windows, digital dual-zone automatic climate control and steering-wheel-mounted audio controls.
Lauren Conrad visited The Bahamas in December 2011 with her family. The working vacation saw the actress writing and editing a few chapters of her beauty book though she still found time to relax on the beaches with her siblings and parents.
Location: The Commonwealth of The Bahamas (generally known The Bahamas) comprises of more than 3,000 islands, islets and cays which lie southeast of the state of Florida in United States, northwest of the Turks and Caicos Islands and north of Haiti, Dominican Republic and Cuba.
Accommodation: Being an international tourist destination, the Bahamas offer visitors the chance to stay at value-for-money intimate guest houses and rental vacation homes as well as international brand hotels and chic island resorts.
Main Attractions: The Bahamas is known for its pristine white sand beaches and crystal clear waters which attract beachgoers and water sports enthusiasts alike. The most famous beaches on the island paradise include the Gold Rock Beach, the Lucaya Beach, the Xanadu Beach, the Paradise Beach and the Cabbage Beach that offer visitors a chance to indulge in activities like swimming, caving and kayaking. Visitors can also explore over 100 miles of coral formations in Central Park which is the third-largest barrier reef in the world.
A frequent visitor to Mexico, actress Lauren Conrad was spotted cozying up with her new boyfriend William Tell at a resort in Cabo San Lucas in the summer of 2012. The couple, who were enjoying their first holiday away since they began dating earlier in the year, wes seen relaxing by the pool, enjoying a leisurely lunch in the balcony of their premium suite and soaking up the Mexican sun.
Location: The United Mexican States popularly known as just Mexico is a part of North America. The country is bordered by the United States in the north and Belize and Guatemala in the south east.
Accommodation: Mexico is a popular travel destination for visitors of all budgets and offers accommodations raging from rented villas and condos to boutique hotels, intimate inns as well as high end hotels and resorts.
Main Attractions: Popular with holidaymakers around the world, Mexico offers visitors the chance to relax at a number of famous beaches and enjoy the nightlife. Famous resort towns in the country include Los Cabos and Acapulco which are flocked by celebrities and travelers alike. Visitors looking to explore the culture of the country can visit colonial towns like Guanajuato which is renowned for its stunning haciendas and Spanish colonial buildings. The National Marine Park at Cozumel is an excellent destination for water sports enthusiasts though traveler looking for an off-beat Mexican vacation can enjoy exploring the huge pyramids and temples at a number of ancient Mayan archaeological sites including Teotihuacán, Chichen Itza and Tulum.
Lauren Conrad was spotted cozying up with her new boyfriend William Tell at a resort in Cabo San Lucas
Enjoying Mexican food
Actress on vacation sin Mexico
Becoming an 'Avon Woman', Ms.Conrad champions the cause of this charity which stands for women's 'beauty'. And it strives for the same beyond the scope of its products alone as it aims at making life beautiful for women by combating breast cancer and domestic violence.
Lauren actively supports the largest, domestic hunger-relief charity in the United States - Feeding America. The charity works through a system wherein a network of food-banks throughout the nation attempts to end hunger in the country through regular feeding. It does so by enlisting support of the community.
The Art of Elysium
Being an actor and fashion-designer, Lauren Conrad uses her skills and talents to help out children who have been afflicted with serious illnesses. Thus it is no surprise that she works closely with the Art of Elysium which encourages several celebrities and actors to dedicate their talent and time for such children.
It was love at first sight for the former Hills' star, Lauren Conrad. A golden haired, pooch pup with melting eyes won her heart instantly and the star-turned-fashion-designer adopted that pup. 'Fitz' is reported to have well settled at home and is at his naughtiest and cutest best.
Christian Louboutin Filo 120 Platform Pumps
Lauren Conrad attended the Jenny Packham show at the New York Fashion week wearing a pair of stunning Filo 120 Platform Pumps by Christian Louboutin. Crafted in patent leather, the shoe comes with a ½ inch covered platform and a 4 inch self-covered heel. Featuring the signature red leather sole, the shoe added a touch of effortless elegance to the actress’ look.
Rebecca Minkoff Supernova Studded Rocker Crossbody
To match her effortless style with street savvy comfort, Lauren Conrad often sports the trendy Supernova Studded Rocker Crossbody Bag by Rebecca Minkoff. Fitted with gold tone hardware, the bag comes with a single crossbody strap to make it an ideal pairing for a day look. The trendy soft grained leather bag comes with understated stud detailing as well.
Los Angeles Dodgers T-shirt and Hat
In 2009, Lauren Conrad was given the honor of throwing the first pitch the at the Dodger Stadium in LA. The actress dressed up for the occasion the Official Los Angeles Dodgers gear and paired a pair of blue tights with an official Dodgers MLB hat and the Los Angeles Dodgers on-field home jersey in royal blue and white.
Lauren Conrad in Los Angeles Dodgers T-shirt and Hat
Beautiful actress wearing Los Angeles Dodgers
Actress at Philadelphia Phillies v Los Angeles Dodgers game
Isabel Marant Toma Tie Dye-Print Cotton-Jersey Dress
Lauren Conrad was seen sporting the Toma Tie Dye-Print Cotton-Jersey Dress by Isabel Marant, while heading to the Byron Tracy Salon in LA. Part of Marant’s SS12 collection, the cool printed dress channeled the spirit of the sixties in a very mellow way.
Topshop Racerback Vest
At the reopening of the David Yurman's Beverly Hills flagship boutique, Lauren Conrad sported a racer back vest in blush pink from the British label Top Shop. The actress paired it with a flowy floor length maxi skirt.
LC Lauren Conrad Platform Sandals
Lauren Conrad can often be spotted awearing shoes from her own line. She was seen wearing the LC Lauren Conrad platform in blush while posing for the cameras. The shoe comes with a 1 1/2-inch woven platform and a 5 1/2-inch heel. With a manmade upper and lining, the open toe shoe features a buckle closure.