Lauren Wood's ethnicity and parents as OBJ's girlfriend gives birth

Joshua Rogers February 23, 2022
Lauren Wood's ethnicity and parents as OBJ's girlfriend gives birth

We find out more about the ethnicity and parents of Odell Beckham Jr’s girlfriend Lauren Wood now she has become the mother of her and OBJ’s first child.

Huge congratulations are due to Odell Beckham Jr. He’s finally a Super Bowl champion after the LA Rams’ win over the Cincinnati Bengals in Super Bowl LVI. OBJ is winning off the field too as his girlfriend, Lauren Wood, has just given birth to their first child, Zydn.

Now fans want to know more about his girlfriend Lauren Wood’s parents, ethnicity and nationality.

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Odell and Lauren Wood celebrate birth of first child

In November 2021, Odell Beckham Jr and girlfriend Lauren Wood revealed they were expecting their first child. Wood confirmed the news in a post on Instagram, with several baby bump photos.

OBJ commented: “Can’t wait, baby!”

On 23 February 2022, OBJ revealed to his followers Lauren had given birth.

He wrote: “2-17-22, 0605. The biggest blessing I’ve ever had in my life arrived here on earth! The words, I can’t even put together for the overwhelming emotions that ran through me… a moment I will never forget and cherish forever. Zydn was born and at that moment I knew my life changed for the better. Lauren Wood, you changed my life forever and delivered the most beautiful gift of all… effortlessly.”

Who is Lauren Wood? Parents and ethnicity revealed

Lauren Wood was born in Texas on 13 March 1993. She is 28 years old and African-American.

Not much is known about Lauren Wood’s parents but we do know her mother’s name is Reita. She has a sister, Ashley Wood, and baby sister Maleah.

Lauren is a fitness trainer who has also appeared on TV, featuring on MTV comedy show Wild’n’Out with Nick Cannon.

She boasts more than 1.8 million Instagram followers and has secured sponsorships with brands such as Fashion Nova, Pretty Little Thing, Hot Miami Styles and Novex Hair Care.

Wood often shares videos with her legions of followers of her working out and frequently offers gym tips and fitness techniques.

OBJ and Lauren Wood went Insta official in 2019

Wood had been romantically linked to Floyd Mayweather and Detroit Pistons power forward Eric Moreland in the past.

It’s unknown precisely how long OBJ and Lauren have been dating, but they made the relationship official on 5 November 2019.

Lauren uploaded a recent birthday message to OBJ celebrating his 29th birthday.

“Happy birthday @obj … you continue to make this experience here on Earth incredible – 29 years of greatness and many more. Love you,” she wrote.

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Joshua is a Senior Sports Writer at GRV Media with over five years of experience in online writing and editing. After receiving a BA (Hons) in Ancient History and an MA in Sports Journalism, he became a writer for a leading social publisher with over 7 million Facebook followers. Joshua then joined Reach PLC, covering the 2018 World Cup for The Mirror Online and regional publications like the Liverpool Echo. He then moved to a social media marketing agency and content studio, Brave Bison, acting as Website Editor for The Hook. Joshua now oversees all sports content on The Focus, specializing in NBA, NFL, F1, and tennis, while also keeping a close eye on his beloved Manchester United.