- Was an All-American diver during her senior year at Penn State.
- Broke into the television industry working in the renowned NBC Page Program.
- Parlayed her lifelong love for bargain shopping at yard sales and flea markets into a two-season hosting gig on the PBS series Antiques Roadshow.
- Added show creator and executive producer to her professional resume in 2011 with the launch of the prime-time game show It's Worth What? on NBC.
- Published her first book, I Brake for Yard Sales: And Flea Markets, Thrift Shops, Auctions, and the Occasional Dumpster, in April 2012.
- 2005, Emmy — Outstanding Reality Program: Nominee
- David Haffenreffer — Husband (separated)
- Carolyn von Seelen — Mother
- David "Duff" Haffenreffer — Son
- Katharine Paige Haffenreffer — Daughter
- Richard Ernest von Seelen — Father
- Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States (BA in Broadcast Journalism, 1991)
Season 1, Episode 2
- Birth Name: Lara Christine von Seelen
- Birth Place: Garden City, New York, United States
- Birthday: June 19, 1969, Gemini
- Profession: Anchor, Reporter
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