Born in Evanston, Illinois in September 1985. American actress and comedian Lauren Lapkus has an estimated net worth of $800 thousand. She attended DePaul University. The actress relocated to New York City and again to Los Angeles, California to carry on her acting career. She then made her debut in 2005 starring as Pamela in the Movie Boy. In 2012 Lapkus played the role of Dee Dee in the television series Are You There, Chelsea?, and between 2013 and 2014 she played Susan Fischer character in the series Orange Is the New Black. She was also featured in the 2015 TV series Clipped. Her other acting works include The Parent Project, Are You Here, Key and Peele Dreamworld, Video Game Reunion, The To Do List, Bread and Butter, House of Lies, Blended, and Jurassic World in addition to her appearances on numerous podcasts including Comedy Bang! Bang!, With Special Guest Lauren Lapkus, and Thrilling Adventure Hour. In 2015 Lapkus won a Screen Actors Guild Award for Orange Is the New Black.