Lea Michele Biography and Wiki
Lea Michele is a singer, actress, author, and songwriter from the United States. She is well-known for her role on the musical show Glee.’ She has won awards such as the “People’s Choice Award” and “Satellite Awards.” Aside from being an actress and singer, she is also a philanthropist who is frequently seen advocating for gay and animal rights.
Lea Michele Education
In Congers, New York, she attended ‘Rockland Country Day School.’ She was later homeschooled before attending ‘Tenafly High School.’
Lea Michele Age
How old is Lea? The actress is 36 years old as of 2022. She was born Lea Michele Sarfati on August 29in 1986 in The Bronx, New York, the United States.
Lea Michele Ethnicity and Nationality
Michele is an American national and citizen by birth. She was born in The Bronx, New York, United State of America. She is of mixed ethnicity/heritage/ancestry of Greek, Thessalonian, Roman, Neapolitan, and Italian American descent.
Lea Michele Height | Weight and Measurements
Lea stands at a height of 5’3″ (160 cm), and she weighs 53 kg (117 lbs). Nevertheless, she has not shared more data concerning her other body measurements in the public domain. Moreover, we will update this section once the data are provided. ALSO READ: Iyanla Vanzant
Lea Michele Family and Parents
She was born and raised in The Bronx as Lea Michele Sarfati, the only child of retired nurse Edith Thomasina and real estate agent and former delicatessen owner Mark David Sarfati. The family lived in The Bronx until she was four years old when they moved to Tenafly, New Jersey.
Lea Michele Husband| Married| Cory Monteith
From February 2012 until his death in July 2013, she dated her ‘Glee co-star Cory Monteith. On April 28, 2018, Michele announced her engagement to Zandy Reich. On March 9, 2019, she married Zandy in Napa, California. The couple welcomed their first child, a son named Ever Leo, on August 20, 2020.
Lea Michele Tattoo
Lea has at least two tattoos to remember her late friend and former boyfriend, Cory Monteith. One of her tattoos is the name “Finn” inscribed on her upper left thigh. She’s had it since 2016, and the tattoo refers to the name of Cory’s character in Glee. The second known tattoo in tribute to Monteith is a number “5” tattoo that she described as “My Quarterback…#5”, referring to the jersey number Monteith’s character Finn wore as William McKinley High’s quarterback on Glee.
Lea Michele Glee
In the American musical comedy-drama television series Glee, Michele played Rachel Berry, the ‘best’ singer in the glee club whose dream is to become a Broadway theatre star.
Lea Michele’s Net Worth
Michele is an American actress, singer, and author who has a net worth of $12 million.
Lea Michele Career
Following her success on Broadway, she was cast as the lead actress and singer in the Fox musical drama series Glee.’ The series premiered in 2009. Her performance was widely praised, and she received numerous awards. The cast of ‘Glee’ performed on stage in various cities across the United States in 2010, including Phoenix, Los Angeles, Chicago, and New York. These ‘Glee Live! In Concert! Shows’ were later expanded. She appeared in a number of concerts, including ‘The Rocky Horror Picture Show and ‘Grammy’s MusiCares.’ She was later cast as the love interest of Ashton Kutcher’s character in ‘New Year’s Eve.’ The film was a box office success when it was released worldwide on December 9th, 2011.
She announced the release of her first independent album. Her first single, ‘Cannonball,’ from the album ‘Louder,’ was released in 2013. It was a smash hit, peaking at #75 on Billboard’s ‘Hot 100’ chart. In January 2014, the music video was released. This was followed by the release of four promotional songs, namely ‘Battlefield,’ ‘Louder,’ ‘What is Love,’ and ‘You’re Mine.’ She voiced the character of ‘Dorothy Gale’ in the animated film ‘Legends of Oz: Dorothy’s Return.’ She co-starred in the horror comedy show ‘Scream Queens,’ alongside Jamie Lee Curtis.
She stated that it would be more theatrical in nature than contemporary pop music. In 2017, she embarked on a mini tour titled ‘An Intimate Evening with Lea Michele’ to support her second album. From 2017 to 2018, she was seen in the TV series ‘The Mayor’ where she played ‘Valentina Barella.’ She released her third studio album ‘Christmas in the City’ on October 25, 2019.