Fashion designer, television personality and author Lauren Conrad has a net worth of $12 million. Born and raised in Laguna Beach, California, Conrad became a household name in 2004 when she appeared on and narrated the hit MTV reality show Laguna Beach: The Real Orange County, which followed the lives of several affluent teens in the Laguna Beach community. She remained on the show for two seasons before MTV gave Conrad her own spinoff series, The Hills, which documented Conrad's life post high school, including her attendance of the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising and her internship with Teen Vogue. The show also focused on Conrad's relationships, mostly with her long time friend and fellow television personality Heidi Montag. Conrad stayed with The Hills before leaving in the middle of the fifth season. Conrad launched her first fashion collection, The Lauren Conrad Collection, at LA Fashion Week in March of 2008. Conrad teamed up with retailer Kohl's and in fall of 2009 LC by Lauren Conrad was available in stores nationwide. Conrad's endorsements include online social networking community College Tonight and mark, a subdivision of Avon aimed at young women. Her television credits include Family Guy, Greek and a guest judge on reality show America's Next Top Model. Conrad published her first novel, L.A. Candy, in June of 2009, which was subsequently followed by a sequel, Sweet Little Lies in January of 2010. A third and final installment is currently in the works.