Lea Michele Height, Weight, Age, Wiki, Biography, Net Worth, Facts

Lea Michele

American actress and singer Lea Michele who gained visibility among the Americans playing Rachel Berry on the Fox musical series Glee. She won several awards for her stellar performance in the series including an Emmy Award nomination and two Golden Globe nominations. She also scored music for Glee for which she received three Grammy Award nominations. Lea was also seen in Fox series Scream Queens and in the ABC sitcom The Mayor. Her debut studio alum ‘Louder’, released in 2014, had managed to reach #4 on the Billboard 200. She is also an acclaimed author and has written several books.

Birth Name

Lea Michele Sarfati

Nickname

Lea Michele, Lee, Lele

Profession

Actress, Singer, Author

Nationality

American

Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Lea Michele was born on 29 August 1986, in The Bronx, New York City, New York, USA.

Age

She’s currently 32 years old.

Residence

Brentwood, Los Angeles, California, U.S.

Sun Sign

Virgo

Ethnicity

White

She is of Jewish on her father’s side and Italian from her mother’s family.

Religion

Roman Catholic

Education

Michele attended Rockland Country Day School for elementary school in Congers, New York. She was then homeschooled for a year during her time Toronto. After that, she attended Tenafly High School for high school education.

She was later accepted to New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts, but opted instead to continue working professionally on the stage.

Family Details

  • Father – Marc Sarfati (Businessman)
  • Mother – Edith Sarfati (Nurse)
  • Siblings – She’s the only child to her parents.

Marital Status

Engaged

Affairs

Lea Michele started dating fashion executive Zandy Reich in summer 2017, but the two knew each other for a long time. On April 28, 2018 Michele announced her engagement to Reich on social media.

She was previously in a relationship with Cory Monteith until his death in July 2013.

Physical Statistics

Height

  • In feet – 5 feet 2.5 inches
  • In centimeters – 159 cm
  • In meters – 1.59 m

Weight

  • In Kilograms – 53 kg
  • In Pounds – 117 lbs

Body measurements

  • Measurements – 35-25-34
  • Bust – 35 inches
  • Waist – 25 inches
  • Hip – 34 inches
  • Bra Size – 32C

Body Build

Slim

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Shoe Size

She wears a size 7 (US) shoe.

Dress Size

Her dress size is 6 (US).

Sexuality

Straight

Professional Statistics

Film Debut

She made her onscreen debut as a voice actress in the animated film Buster & Chauncey’s Silent Night, in which she voiced a main character, Christina. The film was released in 1998.

Television Debut

Lea played the main character and singer, Rachel Berry, in the Fox musical comedy-drama series Glee from 2009 to 2015.

Broadway Debut

Michele made her Broadway debut in 1995, at the age of eight, as a replacement in the role of Young Cosette in Les Misérables. She has performed in a number of plays including Ragtime, Toronto, Fiddler on the Roof, to name a few.

Album Debut

Lea Michele released her debut album titled Louder on March 3, 2014. The album debuted at no.4 on the US Billboard 200.

Famous For

Her portrayal of Rachel Berry in the Fox musical comedy-drama series Glee from 2009 to 2015.

Brand Endorsements

Lea has endorsed several brands and products over the years including L’Oreal, Candie’s, Chevrolet, Nike, HP  and Dove.

Lea Michele Favorites

  • Favorite Food – Dark Chocolate, Vegan Cupcakes
  • Favorite TV Programs – Reality Shows, Grey’s Anatomy
  • Favorite Singers – Barbra Streisand, Jon Groff
  • Favorite Movie – Funny Girl (1968),  Almost Famous (2000)
  • Favorite Book – Girl with a Pearl Earring by Tracy Chevalier

Lea Michele Net worth

Michele has a net worth of $12 million US dollars. In 2012, she singed a million dollar deal with L’Oreal Paris USA for being their spokesperson. She lives in a luxury 4-bedroom mansion in Los Angeles and has several cars such as Range Rover, Toyota Prius and many others in possession. She also owns a $2.9 million home in Brentwood, California.

Social Media Profiles

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Lea Michele Facts

Jonathan Groff is her best friend.

Lea wrote two books, ‘Brunette Ambition’ and ‘You First’.

She was ranked #7 in FHM’s “100 Sexiest Women in the World” and was included in Time’s “100 Most Influential People in the World” list in 2010.

She was ranked #10 in After Ellen’s Hot 100 and #28 in Maxim’s Hot 100 in 2011.

She was voted #19 on AskMen’s “99 Most Desirable Women of 2012” list.

She won the UK Glamour Women of the Year Award for US TV Actress of the Year for Glee in 2010 and 2012.

Lea also won the infamous Teen Choice Awards for Glee in years 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015.

She once stated that if she weren’t an actress, she would have been a lawyer.

She has a pet cat, named Sheila.