Nicolette Lacson (born 27th of April 1997; Age: 25 years old) is a Filipina-American model, beauty pageant, animal activist, and actress who came to the spotlight as Ben Baller’s wife.
Lacson has been the wife of the podcast producer for a decade, and the duo has three children to show for their years together as husband and wife. The proud parents have been severally spotted on the picture-sharing platform showing off their beautiful children.
When was Nicolette Lacson Born?
Much info about Nicolette Lacson’s early life and family background is still under the shade, but it is common knowledge that she was born on the 27th of April 1997. The records captured Nicolette’s place of birth as Seattle, Washington, but she spent a greater part of her growing up years in Los Angeles, California.
It goes without saying that she is an American citizen, but Lacson is listed as Filipino-American by ethnicity. Nicolette has never mentioned the names of her parents in the public arena; thus, absolutely nothing is known about them. It is also not known whether she had siblings or not.
Reports said Nicolette achieved her early education in the Los Angeles area of CA and her quest for higher academic qualifications took the blossoming designer to the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising, LA, where she went to study design. To date, she credits the success she has recorded as an entrepreneur in the fashion industry to what she learned at the institute.
Nicollette Lacson Met Ben Baller in 2009
It was in 2009 that Nicollette Lacson first crossed paths with the man who would become her husband. Ben Yang, who gained popularity under the moniker Ben Baller, is a podcast producer, actor, musician, and jeweler who founded and runs Icee Fresh Jewels.
When Nicollette met Baller for the first time, it was not love at first sight for the duo as they didn’t commence dating immediately. It took them months to decide to give love a chance. On the 25th of February 2010, Ben popped the big question to his love interest, and needless to say, he got an answer in the affirmative.
The most romantic part of their engagement was that Ben proposed with a ring he self-produced, and he accompanied his proposal with an assurance that he wasn’t playing games with Nicollette and would wed her as soon as possible.
When Did Nicolette Lacson Become Ben Baller’s Wife?
Their wedding was originally scheduled for September 2011 but was postponed to February 2012. The postponement was because Ben’s friend, who was supposed to act as his best man, had died. Their nuptials eventually took place on the 25th of February 2012, and according to reports, it was a private affair with just 87 guests in attendance.
The guest list was majorly celebrity friends of the couple and some family members. The wedding reception was hosted in Santa Monica at a beachfront in Casa Del Mar. Reports said the wedding guests encountered rude staff at the venue, but the ceremony was successful.
How Many Children Does Nicolette Lacson Have?
The couple is parents to three children – London (born August 2012) is their first son. London soon became a brother to Ryder, their second son, born in May 2014. The couple’s family became complete with the arrival of their only daughter, Kaia (born July 2017).
Ben and Nicolette’s union has endured for a decade and still counting. From what is perceivable, it is beginning to look like the happily ever after type of marriage. The family currently resides in their Californian home, which they call their “million-dollar man cave.”
What Does Ben Baller’s Wife do for a Living?
Nicolette Lacson has a multi-faceted career. The mother of three is listed as a model, beauty pageant, swimwear designer, animal rights activist, and humanitarian.
Modeling is Lacson’s first love; according to reports, she started her runway career as early as 15 years of age. This led her to be featured in the pages of different top-notch teen magazines. She still works and walks for different fashion brands.
Becoming a model at a very young age opened several doors for Nicolette, who got exposed to the glittering world of beauty pageantry as a young girl. Consequently, in 2002, she contested in the Miss Philippines USA beauty pageant, where she ended up as the second runner-up. Luck was on her side when the beauty queen enlisted for the Miss Philippines Tourism, San Fernando Valley, and emerged the winner.
As an alum of the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising, LA, Nicolette Lacson was expected to take up designing as a career path, and the mother of three did not disappoint. Today, she is listed as a swimwear designer. According to Nicolette, being a petite-sized woman was what inspired her to go into designing swimwear for small-sized ladies.
Narrating her experience, the Seattle native let on how difficult it was for her to get a fitting swimwear for her size; thus, she decided to be producing an adequate supply of small-sized swimwear for women who have been having similar experiences.
Nicolette on the #MillionMaskChallenge campaign
During the COVID 19 pandemic in the United States of America, they launched what was referred to as the #MillionMaskChallenge campaign, which entailed sewing millions of masks both for those in need of it and the health heroes. Nicollette Lacson requested to join the movement, and being a superb needle pusher, the Seattle native made hundreds of masks. She has since received accolades for this noble feat.
Nicolette Lacson On Instagram
Nicolette Lacson has established a presence on social media platforms, but she is especially visible on Instagram. She shares updates about her daily life on her Instagram handle @nicc_la.
Indications from her IG handle show that Lacson is an animal activist who has made a commendable effort toward animal rescue and adoption. She leads by example, adopting three Yorkshire Terriers that are household pets in her home.
So far, Nicolette has accumulated 89.1k followers on her page and still counting. However, her handle is a far cry from her husband’s account, @benballer, which can boast over 1.5 million followers.