If you’re familiar with the E! News original reality Snapchat series, The Rundown, then this face wouldn’t be so hard to recognize. Erin Lim is a renowned TV personality whose media career kicked off in 2012 as a production assistant at the 38th Annual People’s Choice Awards. Since then, her career has evolved and as of 2019, Lim has been an E! News correspondent in the U.S., Asia, Philippines, and Hong Kong, to mention a few. She has interviewed the likes of Justin Bieber on his Calvin Klein collaboration. But more than her career, people are interested in her love life and other areas of her personal life.
Erin Lim Often Describes Herself As a Los Angeles Native of Diverse Heritage
Erin Taylor Lim was born in California, U.S.A, on the 14th of April 1990. Over the years, the TV personality has taken pride in describing herself as a Los Angeles native of diverse heritage. This is because she was born to a Filipino father and Mexican mother.
Though she has been a bit tight-lipped about the names of her parents or what they did for a living, we know she has a sibling named Erica. Together, they were raised in California.
Her parents’ names are not the only hidden facts about Lim, we’re also left in the dark as to her early education and what she did as a teenager. However, what we do know is that Lim attended Chapman University’s Dodge College of Film and Media Arts. There, she obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Television and Broadcast Journalism.
The TV Personality Began Her Career as an Executive Producer and Host for TV Orange While In College
Lim got her media career break as a college student when she worked as a production assistant at the 38th Annual People’s Choice Awards back in 2012. At the time, she was working as an executive producer and host at TV Orange.
It was with TV Orange that her career began in April 2010 and she would work with the outlet for almost three and a half years; she left in August 2013.
A year later, she took up a job with E! News and moved to Singapore where she became an on-air correspondent for E! Network Asia. She also worked as a host and producer. While there, Lim covered issues about fashion, music, film, pop-culture, entertainment, and everything in-between.
Her job as a correspondent also saw her report from locations like the Philippines and Hong Kong. Although relatively short, her career has seen her rise to hosting widely-watched programs like The Rundown. Serving as the host of the popular show would remain a significant moment for Lim’s career. It has been a bit of success; garnering as many as 13 million loyal viewers. Lim has also worked as a panelist on the network’s program, Live From E!
She Is Also an Actress and Has Founded a Production Company
While in Singapore, in 2014, Erin Lim founded her production company, Black Pearl Productions PTE. LTD. As of this writing, the company is still in operation. That, however, did nothing to her career at E! In 2017, thanks to her incredible hosting stint, E! News earned a Daytime Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Entertainment News Program. As of 2018, Lim still serves as the host of E! News’ The Rundown. And she still contributes as a regular panelist on Live From E!
Hosting aside, Lim is also an actress. She played a leading role in the TV situation comedy series, Rules of Tham. The show aired from September to November 2013 on Singapore’s largest TV network. Likewise, she is popular for her work on films like The Arrangement (2017) and The Other Two (2019).
In addition to the above, she is a filmmaker and a documentarian with an eye for stories that matter. Some of her documentaries include Tainted which was shot in Singapore and The Cape shot in a West African country, Ghana. Others are The Digital Era, Achieving Greatness, We’re From Here, and In Her Boot; they were all shot in California. She created the series EL337 (Elite) which she also starred in.
Disregarding the forgoing, Erin Lim makes a great deal of living from sponsorship and endorsement deals. She has been the face of big brands like Sony, Singapore Tourism Board, Kentucky Fried Chicken, Heineken, and others. It has been reported in some quarters that she earns an estimated salary of $60,000; although the annual average takes home of a TV show host is $57,000. However, that’s subject to a whole lot of factors. Much of that has come from her career as a TV show host. Her net worth isn’t clear yet.
What We Know About Erin Lim’s Relationship With Lamorne Morris
While we’ve left it for the last, the truth is there’s a romantic side to this story. What that simply means is, Erin Lim is in love. Yes, and madly so. With who? Follow!
Rumors started flying about in July of 2016 when the paparazzi first spotted a “certain someone” around Lim. At first, the assumption was that they were “just friends”. By the time the rumors were confirmed in September of the following year, people had put a face to Lim’s love life; it was fellow actor Lamorne Morris.
But the rumors went a bit too far in June of 2018 when it raised speculations that Erin was secretly married to Morris; and that the love birds had eloped. This happened after Lim shared a picture of her and her alleged husband vacationing in Cannes, France. As suspected, the marriage and eloping news were nothing more than rumors.
She Is Now Dating a Creative Director Named Joshua Rhodes
As time would unveil, what Erin had with Lamorne wasn’t meant to be. While various platforms are still reporting that the two are lovers; we can confirm that they are no longer together.
Even though we can’t tell what brought about the end of their relationship at the moment, it is obvious that Erin has moved on and is now strongly in love with a fellow named Joshua Rhodes.