Celebrated Name: Lauv
Real Name/Full Name: Ari Staprans Leff
Gender: Male
Age: 29 years old
Birth Date: 8 August 1994
Birth Place: San Francisco, California, United States
Nationality: American-Latvian
Height: 1.8 m
Weight: 70 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: In a relationship
Wife/Spouse (Name): N/A
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): N/A
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): Yes (Sophie Cates)
Is Lauv Gay?: No
Profession: Singer, Songwriter
Salary: N/A
Net Worth in 2024: $8 million
Last Updated: June 2024

Ari Staprans Leff is an American-Latvian singer-songwriter who is known as Lauv in the music industry and has gained popularity recently because of the now popular song.

His songs are used all over social media apps and are also present in the recently played songs of many people, called “I Like Me Better”, which is a part of the album I Met You When I Was 18. He specializes in the genre of pop, electropop, R&B and alt-pop. He also plays the guitar, piano, drums and violin.

Maybe you know about Lauv very well But do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2024? If you do not know, We have prepared this article about details of Lauv’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, wife, girlfriend, dating, divorce, kids, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life & Biography

Ari Staprans was born on 8th August 1994 in San Francisco, California, U.S. He has a named Aiva, but he has never mentioned the names of his parents. His childhood was basically spent in Atlanta before moving to Philadelphia, where he was enrolled in Radnor High School. He was always the ‘musicial kid’ and was very fond of music and wanted to learn everything there is in the music industry. He took up piano and viola lessons at a very long age.

At the age of 11, he also started learning the guitar. He credits most of his early music lessons to Jason Brook Zimmerman, the founder of Traveling Musician, an organization devoted to music lessons. Jason taught him every little detail of guitar recording, sound design, and everything to be taught to become a good musician. After his guidance, he took more interest in music and started experimenting by writing his own songs at the young age of 14 years old.

Age, Height, Weight and Body Measurements

Being born on 8 August 1994, Lauv is 29 years old as of today’s date 13th June 2024. His height is 1.8 m tall, and weight is 70 kg.

Personal Life: wife, girlfriend, dating, divorce, kids

Despite being born in America, he has always been in touch with his Latvian side as his maternal side was Latvian. He has visited Latvia quite a few times to spend some time with his maternal relatives and usually stayed in his grandfather’s cottage.

After coming in the spotlight at the starting of 2018, he was seen dating Julia Michaels, a pop musician, but the couple didn’t date for long and broke up at the end of 2018. He is now rumoured t be dating Sophie Cates or Silver Sphere, a fellow singer-songwriter.

Lauv is an active activist for mental health and has also been vocal about his own mental health problems. He donated most of his earnings from his songs to mental health organizations.

His goal is to eradicate the stigma prevailing mental health and has also partnered with Microsoft to make a place where people can talk about their feelings. The space is called “My Blue Thoughts”, this programme aims to help people to share their thoughts and weigh down some of their mental weight.


Lauv had an early interest in music, and at the young age of 12, he started to write songs of his own. He also had a Myspace account which was under the name of Somersault Sunday, in relation to Owl City, which was his favourite band at that time, and published some songs that he wrote on that account at the age of 15.

During 2014, he decided to write songs for other artists and even did an interview with Paul Simon during his sophomore year. He collabed with Michael Matosic and released the song “The Other”, which was a big hit in public and even hit the Global Top 100 on Spotify.

Awards & Achievements

He was also nominated for the Teen Choice Awards and Radio Disney Music Awards for the song “I Like Me Better” in 2018 for songs. He was also nominated for Iheart Radio Music Awards, MTV Video Music Awards in 2019, AIM Independent Music Awards and The Global Awards for Modern Loneliness in 2020. Recently, he was nominated for Gold Derby Music Awards in 2021. He has, however, not won any of the awards.

Net Worth & Salary of Lauv in 2024

Lauv Net Worth
Lauv Net Worth

As of June 2024, Lauv has a net worth of $8 million. After debuting in 2015, he has collaborated with many famous singers and has also released many hit singles. He was nominated for numerous awards in 2018. All of his songs have gained a lot of appreciation from the audience and have helped him gain such a huge amount of money in less time.

Lauv, an American-Lativian singer, has been a music fan for as long as he can remember. He worked hard for his goal to become a successful singer. He collaborated with many artists and wrote many heart touching songs, which are always at the top of the charts. His songs have gained a lot of appreciation from the audience and have helped him secure a place in the music industry along with some other fabulous artists in a short period.


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