Career start - as an intern for Republican Congresswoman Kristi Noem
Blaze - She hosts the show Tomi for TheBlaze and used to host On Point with Tomi Lahren on OAN (One America News Network)
Rise to fame - In July 2015, she made a comment regarding the Chattanooga shootings from 2015 and the video became viral, in US and not only. In November 2016, she appeared on The Daily Show with Trevor Noah and her interview became viral again. She also caused quite a stirr with her comments on Colin Kaepernick's protest of the national anthem.
Controversy - One of the key elements to boost Tomi's reputation are her criticizing talks on prominent figures such as Beyonce, Barack Obama or Jesse Williams. Some of her critiques say that her views are actually dangerous, sometimes called racist, as she is reaching a wider audience and some of her interviews go viral.
Arguments - However her position is of staying true to her beliefs even it it means challenging the worldview. Tomi backs the idea that she is a commentator not a journalist, and that she is all about commentary and "making the news" rather about presenting news neutrality.
Political view - Tomi Lahren is an outspoken conservative, "a Liberal agitator in fearless fashion, famously taking on the Left."
Rising media star - this is how she was called by The New York Times, while BBC called her a "republican who's bigger than Trump on Facebook"
Online presence - Tomi Lahren is taking the internet by storm. Her social strength lies in Facebook, with 4.2m likes, followed by her Instagram, tomilahren attracting more than 657k followers and her Twitter account, being backed up by 641k people. Her YouTube channel is still growing with 21k subscribers and around 311k views.
Roots - Tomi's roots go a long way, having German and Norwegian descent among others.
Central High School (Rapid City, South Dakota)
University of Nevada, Las Vegas (2014)
"Whether you love what I'm saying ot hate what I'm saying, you're having a reaction to it, and that is exactly what needs to happen in this country"
"They try to change us but..good luck."
"Onward and upward. Sometimes I'm gonna be wrong. Sometimes they're gonna take what I say out of context. Sometimes it's going to get to me, but not today. Life is too short."
"If you think you're going to back someone into a corner on Benghazi, pick a different girl. I'm not the one. Trust me. I know all 4 names and honor their service and sacrifice."