Lauren Riihimaki

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YouTube Star
Date of Birth August 11, 1993
Place of Birth St. Catharines, Canada
Age 27 years old
Horoscope Leo

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Lauren Kobayashi Riihimaki is a Canadian YouTuber and crafter known for her YouTube channel LaurDIY. As of December 2019 her YouTube channel has just under 9 million subscribers. Riihimaki began posting DIY tutorial videos on her blog in her first year of university in Toronto. She first joined YouTube in late 2011, originally to post her sewing videos on the platform. In 2015, she graduated from Ryerson University with a degree in graphic communications management. She won a Shorty Award in the "House & Home" category at the tenth annual ceremony. She also won a Streamy Award in the "Lifestyle" category at the Awards' debut ceremony in 2017. In the same year, her web series Served By LaurDIY premiered on Facebook Watch. In 2019, Riihimaki was announced to host and executive produce a future HBO Max competition series called Craftopia.

Born: Lauren Kobayashi Riihimaki, August 11, 1993, St. Catharines, Ontario
Nationality: Canadian
Occupation: YouTuber, Designer
Partner(s): Alex Wassabi (2015-2018), Jeremy Lewis (2019-present)
Channel: LaurDIY
Years active: 2011–present
Genre: DIY, Vlogs, Music, Beauty
Subscribers: 8.9 million, (May 25, 2020)
Total views: 1,247,636,050, (May 25, 2020)
Catchphrase(s): "Hey guys, what's up! It's Lauren."
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About Lauren Riihimaki

Do-It-Yourself specialist on YouTube who posts fashion advice videos to her popular channel LaurDIY, which boasts to over 8 million subscribers. She also runs a blog under the same name. In September 2017 she released the song "DIY QUEEN." She'd also be cast on the inaugural season of YouTube's The Reality House in 2019.

Before Fame

She started posting to YouTube in the spring of 2012 while in college.


She has been featured in Seventeen magazine on several occasions. In 2017, she made her film debut in Tyler Perry's Boo 2! A Madea Halloween.

Family Life

She is of Japanese, Finnish, and Ukranian descent and is from Toronto, Canada. Her ex-boyfriend Baz appeared on her channel in challenge and tag videos. In 2015, she began a relationship with Alex Burriss, AKA Alex Wassabi, which lasted up until September 2018. In 2019, she began dating Jeremy Lewis.


She collaborated with Ben Brown on a video titled "ULTIMATE CANADA VS BRITAIN CHALLENGE!

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Latest information about Lauren Riihimaki updated on March 01, 2021.

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