Lauren Scala - Updated Dec 2023

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Lauren Scala

Lauren Scala is a television traffic reporter on WNBC‘s Today in New York. Lauren Scala also hosts the station’s daily lifestyle show New York Live. Lately, she is the host of a half-hour show called In the Wings.

Early Life and Childhood

Lauren Scala (41 years), was born on February 10, 1982, in Mineola, New York. She grew up along with her three siblings.  She has an elder brother and two elder twin sisters.

They are so close to each other. Her father was in the 173rd Air Brigade in Vietnam and died of cancer in 2007. However, there is no information available about their parents’ names. It is believed that her mother was an author.

According to her family background, she is an American of Italian-American ethnicity.

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Caption: Lauren Scala with her mother. Source: Instagram


While she was back home, she attended Mineola High School. Then, she joined Fordham University. Lauren has a degree in Journalism and has research papers done on the subject of current affairs.

Her University highly appreciated her research papers. Due to this, she got an opportunity to work with different news channels after her graduation.


Though Lauren is a talented personality, she is able to name any awards in the journalism field. However, Lauren Scala has received several awards for her writing and literary work. Besides, she has an interest in political world affairs.

Lauren Scala – Net Worth 2023

The primary source of income of a capable reporter is hosting several shows. It is believed that she earns a decent amount of money as a salary.

She earns more than a million dollars annually. Her estimated net worth is around $ 1.5 million. Along with her hosting career, she also does earn in the writing profession.

Career and Professional Life

Initially, Lauren’s career started working for movie studios. DreamWorks Pictures and Metro Goldwyn Mayer are the studios, she worked for. Then, Scala worked at Time Out New York.

Till 2010, she co-hosted the NYCTV‘s entertainment news City Scoop. Likewise, in 2009, Lauren also appeared in the 52nd Annual New York Emmy Awards as the host of the show held on April 9, 2009.

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Caption: Lauren Scala with co-workers from the morning show. Source: Instagram

Scala even hosted a live game show named Interactive Trivia Game aired on WNBC from 2010-2012. The recognized work that she does is as a traffic reporter on WNBC’s Today in New York.

Similarly, as the host of the daily lifestyle show, New York Live. Lauren hosted many half-hour shows for NBC’s  New York Nonstop, including Don’t Miss This, The Great American Health Challenge, and Nonstop Sound. 

Currently, she also hosts a half-hour show called “In the Wings”. Moreover, Scala is an East Coast Entertainment Correspondent for EPIX News. Additionally, she is also a member of the New York Women in Film and Television (NYWIFT).

Furthermore, she also writes. She used to write while she was in high school and college and even continued the same habit. She worked at Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and DreamWorks Pictures in movie studio publicity and events prior to her on-air career.

Relationship Status

The most curious question is is she really dating anyone? or already married? or even already has kids?

Lauren seems to keep her life so personal and out of the limelight. According to some sources, she is currently single, and she neither has a boyfriend nor a husband.

She has never spoken about her personal life openly in public. She is so focused on her career. There are no records of her having an affair, boyfriend, or spouse.

As a result of being so content with herself, she has not yet indulged herself in any rumors or controversies that relate to her personal or professional life.

Body Measurements

The talented TV personality has a slim body structure. She has a height of 5 feet and 5 inches and weighs around 57 kg. To enhance her beauty, she has a pair of glowing light brown eyes and brownish-black hair. Likewise, her vitals measures are 32-25-33 inches.

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Caption: Lauren Scala skating at The Rooftop At Pier 17. Source: Instagram

Lauren Scala – Social Media

Lauren Scala is fairly active on social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. She has even gained enough followers on her social platforms. On her Instagram, she has over 38.5k followers.

Likewise, 21.8k followers on Twitter and 23.4k on Facebook account. She joined Twitter in September 2008 and has shared 3040 posts so far on Instagram.