Lori Loughlin - Biography

Last Modified: Sep 28, 2022

Lori Loughlin
Profession: Actress
Best Known For: Full House, Fuller House (TV series)
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: $70 million

Personal Details

Born on : July 28, 1964 (age 59)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Lori Loughlin
Birth Place: Queens, New York, USA
Horoscope: Leo
Father's Name: Joseph Roy Loughlin
Mother's Name: Lorellee Loughlin
Siblings: 1

Roy Loughlin (brother)

High School: River Oaks Public School, Hauppauge High School
Ethnicity: Multi-ethnic (Irish, English)
Nationality: American


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Married Date: November 27, 1997
Husband's Name: Mossimo Giannulli

Michael R. Burns (1989- 1996)

Children: 2

Isabella Rose Giannulli (daughter)
Olivia Jade Giannulli (daughter)

Body Measurements

Height: 1.65 meter (5 feet 5 inch)
Weight: 56 kg (123.46 lb)
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Eye Color: Hazel
Shoe Size: US 8
Dress Size: US 6
Breast Size: 35 inch
Waist Size: 25 inch
Hip Size: 36 inch
Bra Size: 34
Cup Size: B

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Who is Lori Loughlin?

Lori Loughlin is an actress by profession and American by nationality.

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Lori Loughlin Age, Parents, Siblings

Lori Loughlin was born as on July 28, 1964, to mother Lorellee Loughlin and her father Joseph Roy Loughlin, a foreman for the New York Telephone Company. Her birthplace is said to be Queens, New York, U.S.A. but some claim that she was actually born in Hauppauge, New York on Long Island. The confusion has already been clarified by Loughlin herself! She explained in an interview,  "I grew up in Hauppauge but I was born in Queens.”

She added that her family moved when she was a year old. Does Lori Loughlin have siblings? Yes, she has a younger brother named Roy Loughlin.

Education, Ethnicity

For her education, she attended River Oaks Public School and later joined Hauppauge High School. Her ethnicity includes Irish, and English.

Lori Loughlin Boyfriend, Husband, Children, Divorce

As she had grown up in front of the cameras, many of her boyfriends are known. She dated her co-star John Stamos when still a teen. She also has been in a relationship with Mark Arnold, Christopher Atkins (1981-1982), and Thomas Howell (1985). 

Lori Loughlin dated boyfriend Michael R. Burns and married him in 1989. They were married for 6 years until their divorce in 1996.

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Loughlin then began a relationship with fashion designer Mossimo Giannulli and had actually met in 1995. The couple was so much in love that they decided to elope on Thanksgiving (27 November) 1997. 

The couple has two daughters together- Isabella Rose Giannulli and Olivia Jade Giannulli born on September 16, 1998, and September 28, 1999, respectively. Olivia is a YouTuber and has her own YouTube channel where she does make-up tutorials.

Lori Loughlin also has a stepson, Gianni, Giannulli's son from a former flame.

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Source: Brit + Co (Lori Loughlin with husband Mossimo Giannulli)

Lori Loughlin Career

Early Career

Though Lori Loughlin is an actress now, her career did not start that way. At the age of 11, she was hired to become a print model. She already had an interest in becoming an actress and this achievement was a stepping stone in her career.

Modeling gave her the confidence she needed to become an actress. And at the age of 15, Lori Loughlin was cast as  Jody Travis in the ABC soap opera The Edge of NightShe appeared in the series for 3 years from 1980 to 1983. For the next 4 years (from 1983-1988), she appeared in numerous shows as a guest.

Her breakthrough role came as Rebecca Donaldson in the 1987 sitcom, Full House. Initially, she was cast for only six episodes and later was made a regular. She portrayed the role of Rebecca Donaldson until the show’s cancellation in 1995, after eight seasons.

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Source: Time Magazine (Lori Loughlin, John Stamos)

Films, Series

After 1995, she starred in  Hudson Street (1995–96),  A Stranger in the Mirror (1993), In the Line of Duty: Blaze of Glory (1997), Critical Mass (2000), Suddenly Susan, Spin City, Seinfeld, The Drew Carey ShowBirds of Prey (2002).

From 2004 to 2005, Lori Loughlin co-created produced as well as starred in the drama series Summerland as Ava. After the show was canceled, she starred in In Case of Emergency (2007), Moondance Alexander (2007), Comedy Central's The Roast of Bob Saget, and Meet My Mom (2010).

From 2008 to 2011, Loughlin portrayed the role of Debbie Wilson in Beverly Hills, 90210 spin-off series 90210In 2016, it was announced that she would reprise her role of recurring Rebecca Donaldson in Netflix’s Full house spin-off series Fuller House. 


On the set of Fuller House, Lori Loughlin starred alongside Juan Pablo Di PaceAndrea BarberDave CoulierJeff Franklin, and Bob Saget.

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Lori Loughlin Awards, Nominations

Lori Loughlin was nominated for Daytime Emmy Awards in 1989 for Outstanding Performer in a Children's Special and Teen Choice Awards in 2009 for Choice TV Parental Unit. She won the Young Artist Awards in the years 1982 and 1987. She has also won PRISM Awards in 2006 in the category Best Performance in a Drama Series Storyline.

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Lori Loughlin Controversy

Back in 2018, the celebrity couple had been charged with paying over $500,000 in bribes to pave their two daughters' way into USC as bogus rowing recruits. Around 50 individuals including a dozen parents were revealed to have been involved in the nationwide college admissions scandals, dubbed varsity blues.

Amid Operation Varsity Blues, Loughlin was dropped from the Hallmark channel as well as fired from the final season of Fuller House.

Lori Loughlin and Mossimo Giannulli are already facing charges of wire fraud, and money laundering, and their trials are expected to begin in 2020. Lori Loughlin, and Mossimo Giannulli both served prison sentences, and their daughters, Olivia Jade, and Isabella Giannulli eventually were no longer enrolled at USC.

Lori Loughlin Net Worth, Salary

The net worth of Loughlin is estimated to be around $70 million while the figure on her annual salary is under review.

Lori Loughlin Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On social media sites Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook, Lori Loughlin is followed by over a million followers.

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