Who is Dr. Lauren Thielen?
Lauren Thielen was born on 3 August 1987, in Fort Worth, Texas USA, so is currently aged 31. She is a veterinarian, a doctor probably best recognized as a reality television personality, who made appearances in the documentary reality TV series “Dr. K’s Exotic Animal ER.”, which has been airing on the Nat Geo Wild Network since 2014.
Would you like to know more about Dr. Lauren Thielen’s professional career and family life? Is she dating anyone? How rich is she, as of now? If you are interested, stay tuned and find out.
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Dr. Lauren Thielen Net Worth
Her career as a veterinarian has been active since 2013, while her career as a reality television personality started in the following year, and since then she has been an active member of the entertainment industry. So, if you ever wondered how rich Dr. Lauren Thielen is, it has been estimated by authoritative sources that the total size of her net worth is over $300,000, accumulated mostly through her hard work at the clinic, while another source is coming from her appearances in the TV series. If she continues to develop her career further, her net worth will certainly increase in the coming years.
Early Life and Education
Concerning her early life, Lauren apparently spent her childhood in Fort Worth, raised by her parents, but whose names and professions are unknown. Information about any siblings is also unavailable to the media.
Regarding her education, she went to Fossil Ridge High School located in her hometown, and upon matriculation in 2005, enrolled into Midwestern State University in Wichita Falls, Texas, graduating with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology-Chemistry in 2009. Afterwards, she continued her education at the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine, from which she obtained her DVM degree in 2013.
Right after graduation, now Dr. Lauren started pursuing her career as a veterinarian. Her academic qualifications have helped her climb the ladder of success quickly, as she was spotted by Doctor Susan Kelleher, so between 2013 and 2014, she did an internship as a part of Dr. Kelleher’s team at Broward Avian & Exotic Animal Hospital in Deerfield Beach, Florida, which was a great opportunity to gain knowledge and experience in the field of exotic animal medicine.
In 2014, Dr. Lauren joined the Veterinary Center for Birds & Exotics Animals in Bedford Hills, New York, and worked there for two years as a resident veterinarian, after which she became certified as an avian specialist. Afterwards, she returned to Dr. Kelleher’s team, and since then has been working there as an associate veterinarian. Additionally, she led the research of Macaws, long-tailed colorful parrots, at the Tambopata Research Center located in the heart of the Amazon rainforest in Peru, and currently serves in the position of the Marketing Chair for the Association of Exotic Mammal Veterinarians (AEMV). Besides that, Dr. is a member of both the American Veterinary Medical Association and the Association of Avian Veterinarians, helping to increase further her net worth.
— Dr. Lauren Thielen (@DrTexotics) September 17, 2016
“Dr. K’s Exotic Animal ER.”
However, Dr. Lauren Thielen’s life completely changed in 2014, when she joined the cast of the documentary reality TV series “Dr. K’s Exotic Animal ER.”, as the part of Dr. Kelleher’s team. The first season premiered on 4 October 2014 and it has been airing on the Nat Geo Wild Network ever since, increasing enormously not only her popularity but also her net worth. It follows Dr. Kelleher who works together with other veterinarians, Dr. Lauren Thielen, Dr. Amelia Gessner, Dr. Santiago Diaz, Dr. Veronica Pardini, and Dr. Matt Grootenboer, in their day-to-day operations at the clinic, where they save lives of unique exotic animals and treat them. They also teach pet owners how to take care of the species at home.
Appearance and Vital Statistics
Speaking about her appearance and physical attributes, Dr. Lauren Thielen is apparently a beautiful young woman who prefers a no make-up look and a casual style. She has long wavy honey brown hair and blue colored eyes. However, information about her height, weight, and vital statistics are still hidden from the public.
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Personal Life: Is she dating anyone? Residence, Pets, and Hobbies
Although she is a star of one of the most popular reality shows on television, Dr. Lauren Thielen is shy and secretive regarding her personal life. Nonetheless, she announced in May of 2014 that she had begun dating Sean Samaniego, however, they soon broke up. Currently, there is no information revealed to the public as to whether she’s in a relationship or not, so it’s believed that she is still single. Her current residence is in Bradford Hills, New York, where she lives with several pets, including a cat, a parrot, and two rabbits. In her free time, she enjoys skiing, skydiving, jogging, and climbing rocks.
Social Media Presence
In addition to her involvement in the entertainment industry as a reality TV star, Dr. Lauren Thielen is also an active member on several of the most popular social media sites, which she uses not only to promote her job, but also to share her love for animals with her fans. So, she runs her official Instagram account, on which she has almost 17,000 followers, as well as her official Twitter account. She also runs her official Facebook page and her posts and interaction with fans reflect her casual and down-to-earth attitude.