Lauren Tsai - Biography

Last Modified: Nov 9, 2022

Lauren Tsai
Profession: Actress, Model
Best Known For: Moxie (film)
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: $500K

Personal Details

Born on : February 11, 1998 (age 26)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Lauren Tsai
Birth Place: Wellesley, Massachusetts, USA
Horoscope: Aquarius
Father's Name: Stephen Tsai
Mother's Name: Linda Marie Tsai
Siblings: 2

older sisters

High School: Pacific Buddhist Academy
Ethnicity: Multi-ethnic (Chinese, European)
Nationality: American


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Single

Body Measurements

Height: 1.73 meter (5 feet 8 inch)
Weight: 54 kg (119.05 lb)
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Shoe Size: 9 US
Dress Size: 4 US
Breast Size: 32 inch
Waist Size: 24 inch
Hip Size: 33 inch
Bra Size: 32
Cup Size: B

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Who is Lauren Tsai?

Lauren Tsai is a model, actress, and illustrator by profession, and American by nationality. She is well known for appearing in the series Terrace House: Aloha State, Legion as Jia-yi / Switch, and Moxie.

Lauren Tsai – Age, Parents, Siblings

Lauren Tsai’s birth took place on February 11, 1998, in Wellesley, Massachusetts, USA. She was born to a European-American mother Linda Marie Tsai and a Chinese-American father Stephen Tsai. She is not the only child of her parents and has two siblings- two older sisters. Her uncle is a celebrity chef and restaurateur Ming Tsai.

When Lauren Tsai was just seven years old the family moved to Honolulu, Hawaii and her first visit to Japan was at age eleven. She also lived in Massachusetts for a year for boarding school and lived in Hiroshima for six weeks while in high school.

young Lauren Tsai with her mother (Image: Instagram)

Education, Ethnicity

For education, Lauren Tsai studied at Pacific Buddhist Academy in Hawaii. Her ethnicity is Chinese and European.

Lauren Tsai – Boyfriend, Relationship

Lauren Tsai’s relationship status is currently single. There are no records of her dating life of former boyfriend(s).  As she is a secretive person, she is reluctant to talk about her personal life.

Lauren Tsai is also an illustrator (Image: Instagram)

Lauren Tsai – Career

Early Days

Despite growing up as a shy teenager, Tsai began her career as a model in 2014 under the name "Lala." Following her audition for the Japanese reality show Terrace House in November 2016, she lived in the show's Honolulu house. 

After leaving the show in 2017, she continued to work as a model and has appeared in a number of magazines, commercials, catalogs, and fashion shows – both in Japan and Hawaii.

Lauren Tsai is also an illustrator and her work is described as “Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy”.

Films, Series

As an actress, Lauren Tsai has starred in the film Moxie (2020) as Claudia. She has also portrayed character(s) in the TV series Shsuke Tanihara's 25th Meal (2017), and the main role of Jia-yi / Switch in season 3 of Legion (2019). Moreover, she has appeared in music videos of Frederic’s Rererepeat, Jung Yong-hwa’s Summer Dream, etc.


On the set of Legion, Lauren Tsai has worked with John Cameron, Dana Gonzales, Carlos López Estrada, Arkasha Stevenson, and Michael Uppendahl.

She has also collaborated on a line of apparel and accessories with fashion designer Marc Jacobs.

Lauren Tsai, Dan Stevens in Legion (Image: Movies WN)

Lauren Tsai – Net Worth, Salary

The net worth of Tsai is estimated to be around $500k while the figure on her annual salary is unknown.

Lauren Tsai – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On social media handles including Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook, Lauren Tsai is followed by several hundred thousand followers and counting.

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