Who is Tomi Lahren?
Tomi Lahren is a renowned TV presenter and conservative political commentator. Described by The New York Times as a “rising media star,” Tomi Lahren was the host of her self-titled show, Tomi, on the conservative network, TheBlaze.
Although Tomi Lahren gained a viral status for her short video segments called “final thoughts” in the show, she was suspended from TheBlaze in March 2017 for stating that women should have legal access to abortion. Presently, she hosts a talk show on Fox Nation titled No Interruption.
|Full Name||Tomi Rae Augustus Lahren|
|Also Known As||Tomi Lahren|
|Birthday||August 11, 1992|
|Age||30 years old|
|Traits||Positive- Generous, imaginative, and independent|
Negative– Stubborn, short-tempered, and impulsive
|Birthplace||Rapid City, South Dakota, USA|
|Ethnicity||German and Norwegian|
|Height||5 feet 5 inches|
|University||University of Nevada, Las Vegas|
|Parents||Kevin Lahren (father)|
Trudy Lahren (mother)
|Partner’s Name||J.P. Arencibia (fiancé)|
|Profession||TV presenter and political commentator|
|Net Worth||USD 4 million|
|Currently living in||Nashville, Tennessee, USA|
Tomi Lahren Birthday
Tomi Lahren was born on August 11, 1992. She was born in Rapid City, South Dakota, USA. Currently, she is 30 years old.
Early Life, Parents, and Education
Tomi Lahren is the daughter of Trudy Lahren and Kevin Lahren. An only child, Tomi grew up in a middle-class family. She shares a close bond with both her parents.
Trudy and Kevin owned a ranch, and growing up, Tomi often helped her parents out on their ranch. She studied at Central High School and graduated in 2010.
After finishing her high school education, she joined the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, in 2014. Tomi graduated from the university with a BA in broadcast journalism and political science.
During her time at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Tomi was the host and associate producer of the university’s political roundtable show, The Scramble. In addition, she also interned for Republican Congresswoman Kristi Noem. In fact, she was the first intern at Noem’s office located in Rapid City.
Tomi Lahren Career
Tomi Lahren was always interested in becoming a political commentator. So she applied to One America News Network (OANN), and after an initial interview, she was given the chance to host her show.
Tomi relocated to San Diego, California, and became the host of her show for OANN titled On Point with Tomi Lahren. The show premiered in August 2014.
Tomi became an overnight sensation In July 2015 after a video of her commenting on the 2015 Chattanooga shootings became viral. Then, in August, she announced that she had quit OANN.
After making the announcement, she moved to Texas. In November 2015, she became the host of her show with TheBlaze called Tomi.
Her show ended with three-minute segments called “final thoughts” which skyrocketed her to fame. She endorsed Marco Rubio for president in the Republican Party presidential primary in January 2016.
Tomi Lahren became the subject of controversy on March 17, 2017, after making a guest appearance on The View. Describing her “pro-choice” views, Lahren said,
“I am a constitutional, you know, someone that loves the Constitution. I’m someone that’s for limited government. So I can’t sit here and be a hypocrite and say I’m for limited government but I think the government should decide what women do with their bodies. I can sit here and say that as a Republican and I can say, you know what, I’m for limited government, so stay out of my guns, and you can stay out of my body as well…”
Following her remarks, Lahren was criticized by TheBlaze’s owner, Glenn Beck, known for her anti-abortion views. She slammed Lahren for her comments and suspended her with pay.
Lahren filed a wrongful termination suit, which was eventually settled under an agreement. Lahren was allowed to keep her Facebook page but had to delete her TheBlaze videos.
After her suspension, she started working as a senior communications adviser at Great America Alliance in May 2017. Great America Alliance is an advocacy group known for supporting Donald Trump. Lahren drew a lot of criticism for taking up the job.
She defended herself by describing her job as a “side gig”. However, in August 2017, Lahren returned to TV as a political commentator after joining Fox News. She currently hosts a talk show on the network titled No Interruption.
Relationships and Dating History
Tomi Lahren announced her engagement to her boyfriend, Brandon Fricke, in June 2019. However, in 2020, the couple called off their engagement.
After breaking up with Fricke, Tomi Lahren made headlines for her relationship with fellow Fox broadcaster and former Major League Baseball catcher J.P. Arencibia. Lahren confirmed that she was engaged to Arencibia on an episode of Justice with Judge Jeanine.
Lahren revealed that she and Arenciaba would tie the knot in October 2022. She shared an adorable photo of the lovebirds in which they can be seen holding champagne glasses.
In addition, Tomi Lahren and her beau are usually in a long-distance relationship due to J.P. Arenciaba’s baseball career.
Tomi Lahren Instagram
On Instagram, Tomi Lahren is active under the username “tomilahren” with 1.9 million followers. Tomi often shares glamorous photos of herself and photos with her friends, family members, and fiancé.
In addition, Tomi doesn’t shy away from publicly expressing her political views on the social media platform. On April 15, 2022, Tomi blasted US President Joe Biden on her Instagram account. She wrote,
“This is what happens when you “elect” your President by mail! I feel badly for him but not half as bad as I feel that our great country is being led and represented by this BRANDON! Leave your best caption in the comments.”
Tomi Lahren Twitter
Joined in January 2012, Tomi Lahren’s Twitter account is registered under the username “TomiLahren“. With over 1.9 million Twitter followers, Lahren is vocal about her conservative views on the social media platform.
On May 17, 2022, Lahren tweeted,
“Nobody likes Joe & Kamala! That’s why the Left is working so hard to stir up a culture war. They can’t win on ideas OR their record OR their actual leaders. I’ll discuss tomorrow morning 550amET on @FoxFriendsFirst”.
Tomi Lahren’s Facebook page has over 4.8 million followers. On April 27, 2022, Lahren expressed that she was happy about Elon Musk’s Twitter takeover and shared a video of herself discussing how the “left” is displeased.
“My hope is Elon exposes all of the censorship, shadow banning, and content manipulation that’s gone on here on @Twitter so we can finally know just how much the narrative has been F’d with! Expose it all!!”