Lori Loughlin (born July 28, 1964) is an American Actress, Model, and Producer from Queens, New York City. She is best known for her role as Rebecca Donaldson-Katsopolis on the TV series “Full House“. Furthermore, the 54-year-old actress started her career at age 11 as a print model.
Later, she cast in the ABC soap opera “The Edge of Night” in 1980 as Jody Travis. Moreover, the actress made her debut on the silver screen with the movie called Amityville 3-D as Susan Baxter in 1983. Her breakthrough role came with Full House show.
She appeared in the series from 1988 to 1995. In addition, Lori did many minor roles in a number of films and TV shows from 1983 to 1988. Then, Loughlin featured in various projects like Birds of Prey, Critical Mass, A Stranger in the Mirror, Hudson Street etc.
The model also co-created, produced and starred in “Summerland” (The WB drama series). Her recent shows were 90210 (as Debbie Wilson), Fuller House (Netflix series) When Calls the Heart etc.
College Admissions Cheating Scandal Controversy
Recently, on On March 12, 2019, Lori and her husband “Mossimo Giannulli” (entrepreneur and fashion designer) arrested with the college entrance exam cheating scandal. They accused of fraud and conspiracy charges. In fact, the couple is one of the rich parents accused in the 2019 college admissions bribery scandal as a result of the FBI’s Operation.
Lori along with 50 other wealthy families and celebrities were involved in bribing their children’s ways into top elite colleges. According to a source, the actress paid $500,000 USD to the Key Worldwide Foundation as a donation.
But in reality, it was a bribe given to the University of Southern California’s admissions committee. Loughlin wanted that her two daughters would join in the school’s women’s rowing team if they admitted.
However, none of her kids ever trained in the sport. This fraud is famous by the codename “Varsity Blues“. The college entrance scam allegedly run by William Rick Singer. Many college coaches and officials were also active in this crime.
The “Desperate Housewives” star Felicity Huffman gave bribe for her girls Georgia Grace & Sofia Grace. The businessman “Manuel Henriquez” and his wife also caught in the scam. They share two daughters together including Isabelle Henriquez.
Profile, Parents & Before Fame
The actress was born on the 28th of July 1964 in Queens, New York City, New York, United States. Therefore, Lori Loughlin’s age is 54 years old, as of 2018. Her father “Joseph Roy Loughlin” worked as a foreman for New York Telephone Company.
The actress’ mother “Lorellee Loughlin” is a homemaker. Furthermore, Lori is the single child of her parents. Hence, she has no brother and sister. The model attended Oaks School #3 Elementary School in Oceanside.
Later, she graduated from Hauppauge High School. At a very early age, Loughlin started to receive the opportunities to model and appear in various commercial. At the age of 15, she got her first major part in The Edge of Night.
In fact, she made a debut on the television with the show titled Family Affair in 1971. Most recently, Lori remained the parts of shows like Garage Sale Mystery (2013 – 2018) and When Calls the Heart (2014 – 2019).
Personal Affairs, Boyfriend & Children
The 54-year-old actress started her relationship with an ex-boyfriend “John Stamos”. They dated each other in their late teens. Moreover, the former couple also appeared in “The Roast of Bob Saget” which was hosted by John.
Later, she had an affair with her co-star named Mark Arnold (American actor). They met on the sets of The Edge of Night. In 1981, Lori was romantically linked with her ex-partner Christopher Atkins (actor).
They came at the Golden Globe Awards as a couple in January 1981. However, they broke up with each other after one year. Furthermore, Lori Loughlin then dated and married to her first husband Michael R. Burns (investment banker and TV executive) in 1989.
They ended their marriage and took a divorce in 1996. Meanwhile, Loughlin also started her extra-marital affair with boyfriend (now spouse) Mossimo Giannulli in 1995. The couple tied the knot in a lavish ceremony in November 1997.
In fact, Lori and Mossimo also share two kids together named Isabella Rose Giannulli and Olivia Jade Giannulli. They both are the students of USC. Olivia is also a model, blogger, beauty influencer, and YouTuber.
Olivia Jade Blames Her Parents for Her Career Downfall
According to a source, her endorsement deals with brands like Sephora, TRESemmé and Estée Lauder were canceled after the cheating scandal came out. Olivia is very made with her parents as she is one who is most affected by the scandal.
The girls also didn’t know about their parents’ illegal ways to get them in the elite colleges. In one of her Vlog, Olivia mentioned that she is not really interested in studies and came into the college after the persuasion of her mother.
Jade was forced by her mom and dad in order to complete her education. She is the one in the family who is receiving a lot of hate on social media. Currently, the siblings are not going to college.
Trivia & Quick Info
|Real Full Birth Name||Lori Anne Loughlin.|
|Profession||Actress, Model, and Producer.|
|Famous for||her role as Rebecca Donaldson-Katsopolis on the TV series "Full House".|
|Age (As of 2018)||54 years old.|
|Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday||July 28, 1964.|
|Birthplace/Hometown||Queens, New York City, New York, United States.|
|Debut||1. Film: Amityville 3-D (as Susan Baxter, in 1983).
2. TV-show: Family Affair (in 1971).
|Awards & Achievements||1. Best Performance in a Drama Series Storyline.
2. Best Young Actress in a Daytime Series.
3. Michael Landon Award.
|Sun Sign (Zodiac Sign)||Leo.|
|Ethnicity||White Caucasian Descent.|
|Current Residence||Los Angeles, California, United States.|
|Height (Tall)||Feet & Inches: 5' 5".
Centimeters: 165 cm.
Meters: 1.65 m.
|Weight||Kilograms: 56 Kg.
Pounds: 123 lbs.
|Body Measurements (Breast-waist-hips)||36-25-36.|
|Shoe Size (US)||8.|
|Tattoo details?||Will Update.|
|Hair Color||Dark Brown.|
|Parents||Father: Joseph Roy Loughlin.
Mother: Lorellee Loughlin.
|Personal Life Relationship|
|Dating History?||1. John Stamos.
2. Mark Arnold.
3. Christopher Atkins (1981 - 1982).
4. Thomas Howell (rumored).
|Husband/Spouse Name||1. Michael R. Burns (m. 1989 - div. 1996).
2. Mossimo Giannulli (m. 1997 - Present).
|Daughter||1. Isabella Rose Giannulli.
2. Olivia Jade Giannulli.
|Highest Qualification||High School Graduate.|
|School||Hauppauge High School.|
|College/ University||Will update.|
|Hobbies & Favorite Things|
|Favorite Celebrities||Actor: Tom Cruise.
Actress: Sandra Bullock.
|Dream Holiday Destination||Greece.|
|Love to do||Travel, Shopping, and Watching movies.|
|Favorite Food||Mexican Cuisine.|
|Net worth (approx.)||$100 Million US dollars (As of 2018).|
|Annual Income & Earnings||Under Review.|
|Office Address||Not Known|
|Home Details||Will Update.|
|Mobile or Phone Number||N.A.|
|Email Address||Not found.|
Some Lesser Known Facts about Lori Loughlin
- In 2007, Lori co-starred in the “In Case of Emergency” (ABC sitcom) with David Arquette.
- The same year she acted in the film “Moondance Alexander”.
- Furthermore, her telefilm series “Garage Sale Mystery” fired her earlier this month after the cheating scandal came out.
- Figure Details: This Actress stands a decent height of 5 Feet 5 Inches (165 centimeters tall). In addition, Lori Loughlin weight is around 56 kilograms (123 lbs).
- Loughlin is also an active supporter of the “American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals”.
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- Money Factor: The combined Net worth of Lori and her husband is $100 million US Dollars.
- Moreover, in March 2016, she collaborated with “Emergen-C” and “Charity: Water” to raise awareness about the scarcity of water.
- The 54-year-old producer also raised funds for the water projects to run in Ethiopia.
- Her modeling career was unexpected. Her mom’s friend was taking her teenage daughters to meet modeling agency. She also asked Lori’s mother to take Lori along.