The kids of Laguna Beach High School in sunny Orange County, California, first hit our screens in 2004 and, for some, it was the start of their showbiz career. But remember the likes of Stephen Colletti, Talan Torrieno and Jessica Smith? We take a look at what happened to them!
LAUREN CONRAD: The SoCal girl everyone loved on The Hills and Laguna Beach tried to launch another reality show based on her career in fashion and not revolving around her personal life, but MTV didn't go for it, which was a dumb move on their part, in our opinion. However, her fashion line gets bigger and better every year, she's a New York Times best-selling author and her website featuring home and style articles continues to be a favorite among fashionistas. She's also rocking it in her personal life, as she just got engaged to USC law student William Tell! We cannot wait to see what she has in store for her big day.
STEPHEN COLLETI: The man caught between LC and Kristin on Laguna Beach launched a fairly solid acting career after the reality series ended. He was a recurring castmember on the CW's One Tree Hill for five seasons and starred as Taylor Swift's love interest in her "White Horse" music video. He also had a temporary gig as an MTV VJ…remember those?He still works as an actor today and his most recent part was in a US crime/thriller film called Status: Unknown, which was released in February 2014.
JESSICA SMITH: Jessica, who was part of the more interesting storylines on Laguna Beach, stayed away from reality television after her run on the MTV show ended. After being busted for drinking and driving in 2007, Jessica got her act together and became a wife and stay-at-home mom to two children. Jessica is currently pregnant with their third child but, according to Kristin, they have "drifted apart" since Laguna Beach.
AUDRINA PATRIDGE: Patridge starred in her own reality show, VH1's Audrina, in 2011, but it was canceled after only one season. She competed on season eleven of Dancing With the Stars and continued to pursue acting with a cameo in the 2011 comedy Take Me Home Tonight. She also filmed a part for Scary Movie 5, but the role was cut due to the risqué nature of the her scene. Patridge fills up her time with beach frolicking and releasing her own sexy calendar. She also recently took over Ali Fedotowsky's hosting gig on NBC's traveling series, 1st Look.
KRISTIN CAVALLARI: Everyone's favorite bitch went from hard partying troublemaker to wife and mother in just a few short years. She gave birth to her first son with Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler in August of 2012, followed by a wedding to Cutler in June of 2013. Besides preparing for baby number two, Cavallari is involved with many charities, such as the non-profit organization One Kid One World and the NOH8 Campaign. She still gives acting a whirl every now and then, even appearing twice on FX's football comedy The League as herself. She also doesn't believe in vaccination.
LO BOSWORTH: LC's BFF stayed away from cameras after the series ended and chose instead to launch her own website, The Lo Down, in 2010. She later released a book of the same name. Lo now lives in New York with her boyfriend Jeremy Globerson. Not only does she attend The International Culinary Center to study Farm to Table culinary, she set up her own beauty YouTube channel last year.
ALEX M: Alex Murrel - or Alex M as she was known - starred in series two of Laguna Beach. She was an aspiring singer...Alex Murrel is still a keen singer/songwriting and is in touch with Kristin Cavallari. In 2009, she made her acting debut in a straight-to-DVD comedy called American High School. She now works for a social media consulting company based in Laguna.
CHRISTINA SCHULLER: starred in series one of Laguna Beach. She was best friends with Morgan Olsen and daughter of a pastor. Who remembers THAT audition for Broadway show Rent..?Sadly Christina Schuller didn't make it onto Broadway, however she is now a fully qualified fitness instructor. Like her BFF Morgan, Christina is married (now called Christina Sinclair) and is expecting her first baby.
MORGAN OLSEN: Morgan Olsen was best friends with Christina Schuller in series one of Laguna Beach...Morgan Olsen didn't get into her chosen university, but it doesn't matter, she's still doing fine! Now married, Morgan - who goes by her husband's surname Smith - runs her own lifestyle website and is pregnant with their first child.
DIETER SCHMITZ: Dieter was Lauren Conrad's good friend in series one of Laguna Beach...hE now works as a hotelier, running the successful and exclusive Lakehouse Hotel and Resort in San Diego, and has a long-term girlfriend called Isabell Hiebel. He is still in touch with Stephen Colletti and Trey Phillips.
TALAN TORRIENO: Talan starred in series two of Laguna Beach and dated Kristin Cavallari...He still lives in California. Last summer, he got engaged to his long-term girlfriend Danielle Zuroski. He is a keen actor and also appears to work for a viral sharing website.
TREY PHILLIPS: Trey Phillips was good friends with Lauren Conrad and involved in charity organisation Active Young America during series one of Laguna Beach. He and Lauren organised a fashion show for victims of a landslide, called Fight The Slide 2005...Trey now works as a designer for Vera Wang, of all people! He is still in touch with Lauren Conrad, so we can't help but wonder if she'll be wearing Vera at her wedding...
JASON WAHLER: The resident bad boy of Laguna Beach and The Hills ran into nothing but trouble after his time on the reality series: drugs, DUI's, fights, arrests…you name it. It wasn't until he appeared on Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew that he finally cleaned up. Wahler recently married girlfriend Ashley Slack, a relationship he claims is his first sober one. He's now a Client and Alumni Services Manager at Northbound Treatment Services, helping others fight addiction by staying active.
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