Lala Kent

Lala Kent

Reality Star

Lala Kent is an American reality television star, actress and entrepreneur. She rose to fame after appearing on the reality show Vanderpump Rules, which follows the lives of the staff at Lisa Vanderpump's West Hollywood restaurant SUR.

Full Name
Lauren Elyse Burningham
Sep 2, 1990
5′ 7″
Net Worth


Lala Kent was born on September 2, 1990, in Salt Lake City, Utah. She is an American television personality and entrepreneur. Lala grew up in the Salt Lake City area with her mother, Lisa Burningham, and stepfather, Sam Burningham. She attended Brighton High School and after graduating high school she moved to Los Angeles to pursue a career in acting. 

In 2014, Lala began her career when she was cast as one of the main characters on the Bravo reality series Vanderpump Rules. She quickly became a fan favorite due to her outspokenness and bold attitude which endeared her to viewers across the country. After appearing on the show for six seasons, she left in 2020 to focus more on her business ventures.

In addition to appearing on Vanderpump Rules, Lala has also appeared on various other shows such as Hollywood Medium with Tyler Henry and The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills. She has also launched several successful businesses including a wine label called Give Them Lala Beauty and an online store called Give Them Lala Boutique. 

Outside of her professional life, Lala is an avid animal lover who loves spending time with her rescue dogs and cats. She has supported many animal charities throughout the years including Best Friends Animal Society and Humane Society International.

Life Timeline

<div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1987</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Lala Kent is Born</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">On September 2, 1987, Lala Kent was born in Los Angeles, California.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2013</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Moves to Los Angeles</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Lala moves to Los Angeles to pursue a career in acting and modeling.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2015</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Cast on Vanderpump Rules</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Lala is cast as a main cast member on the hit reality show Vanderpump Rules.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2017</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Engaged to Randall Emmett</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Lala gets engaged to film producer Randall Emmett after two years of dating.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2018</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Gives Birth to Daughter Ocean</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Lala gives birth to her first child, daughter Ocean Kent Emmett.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2020</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Launches Give Them Lala Beauty Line</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Lala launches her own beauty line, Give Them Lala Beauty.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2021</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Publishes Book Give Them Lala</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Lala publishes her first book, Give Them Lala: Living My Truth.</p></div>

Why We Love Them

<div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">A.</span> She's Fearless</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Lala Kent is a fearless reality star who isn't afraid to speak her mind. She speaks honestly and openly about her experiences and challenges, which inspires many to take risks and live life to the fullest without holding back.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">B.</span> She's Authentic</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Lala Kent is an authentic person who doesn't try to be someone she's not. Her honesty and realness make people feel comfortable in her presence and admire her for being true to herself.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">C.</span> She's Charitable</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Lala Kent is generous and has done a lot of charity work. She has supported numerous causes such as cancer research, animal rights, poverty relief and more. She has also donated time and money to help those in need.</p></div>

Interesting Facts

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">1.</span> Former Alcoholic Beverage Promoter</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Before becoming a reality star, Lala Kent worked as an alcoholic beverage promoter in Los Angeles.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">2.</span> Had a Relationship with a Married Man</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Lala Kent had a relationship with a married man during her stint on the show Vanderpump Rules which caused controversy for the show and its viewers.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">3.</span> Modeled for Playboy Magazine</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Lala Kent modeled for Playboy magazine in 2015 and was featured in the "Sexy Wives" feature of the magazine.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">4.</span> Launched Her Own Clothing Line</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">In 2017, Lala Kent launched her own clothing line named Give Them Lala. The line features athleisure, lingerie and swimwear.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">5.</span> Launched Her Own Podcast</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Lala Kent has her own podcast called the "Give Them Lala…with Randall" which she co-hosts with her fiancée Randall Emmett.</p></div>


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