Lauren Ash Signs A NBCUniversal Deal! Dating A Co-Star?
- Ex-Boyfriend Umberto González(?-2017)
- Age 38 Years 3 Month(s)
- Date of Birth 1983-02-04
- Nationality Canadian
- Profession Actress
- Birth Name Lauren Elizabeth Ash
- Zodiac Sign Aquarius
- Ethnicity/Race White
- Children/Kids Not Yet
- Relationship Status Single
- Divorce/Split Not Yet
- Boyfriend Not Known
- Net Worth Not Disclosed
- Awards Canadian Comedian Award, Canadian Screen Award
- Career 2006-present
- Height/ How Tall? 5 Feet 7 Inches (1.73 Meters)
- Weight 82 kg
- Feet (Shoe) Size 8.5 US
- Hair Long
- Body Measurements 40-81-39 Inches
- Lesbian No
Superstore star Lauren Ash will continue to stay in business with NBCUniversal as she signed an overall talent and development deal with them.
According to the deal, Ash will be part of the developing projects for NBC, Bravo, E!, Oxygen, SYFY, Universal Kids, USA, and Peacock. The deal also involves a commitment for the star to write her very own comedy plot for NBCUniversal.
Ash feels excited to carry on the next chapter of her career as she explains-
“I could not be more excited that I get to stay within the NBCU family as I embark on the next chapter of my career…I’m deeply proud of the work I did on Superstore and can’t wait to move forward once again with NBCU in this new capacity.”
Journey As A Superstore Star And Further
Ash wrapped her show Superstore after its sixth season in March. In the show, she starred along with Ben Feldman and America Ferrera, where she played the character of Dina, who is Amy Sosa’s best friend and ambitious Cloud 9 manager.
Upon the ending of the series Grace Wu, Entertainment Content Casting, EVP, NBCUniversal Television and Streaming commented-
“Lauren was the first actor we cast in Superstore and she impressed us with her considerable talent during the show’s six season run. With the show ending, we want to help Lauren find her next starring vehicle and we are absolutely thrilled that NBCU will continue to be her home….”
Further, before working on the show Superstore, Ash was one of the voice actresses for Netflix’s She-Ra and the Princess of Power. She was also part of th shows like ABC’s Super Fun Night, Comedy Central’s Another Period, The Disaster Artist, etc.
Besides her acting credentials, the actress also has few writing credentials for Video on Trial, Trashy Affair, and Facebook of Revelations. Also, Ash wrote one of the Superstore’s episodes named “Gender Reveal” in 2018.
In October 2020, Ash and her cousin Christy Oxborrow launched their podcast True Crime and Cocktails.
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Is Lauren Ash Married?
Ash is currently dating her Superstore co-star Spencer Ralston. The couple started dating on December 5th, 2019. On December 5th, 2020, Ash posted an Instagram video consisting of several moments with her boyfriend, Spencer, for their one-year anniversary.
The caption read-
“What a year. ♥ï¸... Love you, @spencerralston_ xoxo”
Ralston also reposted the video on his Instagram with the caption-
“What a year indeed!... Repost: Thank you @laurenelizabethash for this wonderful video for our anniversary. Love you too!”
On the occasion of Valentine’s Day 2021, Ralston surprised Ash with matching Valentine’s Day t-shirts. The couple took to Instagram and posted the picture wearing the special Valentine’s day shirts.
Ralston’s caption read-
“Happy Valentine’s Day @laurenelizabethash It was my turn for surprise matching shirts... Love You…”
Is Lauren A Lesbian?
Lauren Ash has played a somewhat lesbian-ish role in one of her most successful projects, ABC's Super Fun Night, where she portrayed the role of Marika. In the show, she (her character) kissed a straight girl named Kendall, portrayed by Kate Jenkinson. And after the kiss, she discovered herself to be a lesbian.
Speaking about her role during an interview back in 2014, she said,
"I love the (kissing) scene with Marika and Kendall. I just think it’s just so cute. I [thought] that the Internet was going to explode as that happens. I think Twitter is just going to like invert itself!"
After her interview and role in the series, several speculations claimed Ash to be gay. However, it is quite certain that Ash is straight in real life and only played a gay character on-screen.
Lauren Ash's lesbian character Marika kissing in Super Fun Night (Photo Credit: gaystarnews.com)