Lea Michele Age, Net Worth, Bio, Family, Career, Height, Weight, Car Collection & More

Lea Michele Biography

Lea Michele – Lea Michele Sarfati  (Born on August 29, 1986) is an American theater and television actress, singer, and songwriter. She made her debut on Broadway as a child actress in productions of Les Misérables (1995–1996), Ragtime, Fiddler on the Roof, and Spring Awakening when she was very young.

The Bronx, New York is where Lea Michele Sarfati first made her appearance in the world. She is the only child of her parents, Edith Thomasina (née Porcelli), who worked as a nurse for many years before retiring, and Mark David Sarfati, who is now a real estate agent but used to own a delicatessen. Her father is a Sephardic Jew with Judaeo-Spanish-speaking ancestors from Thessaloniki, Greece, and her mother is an Italian American with ancestry from Rome and Naples. Her paternal grandparents immigrated to the United States from Italy.

During the Holocaust, the majority of the city’s Jewish population was exterminated, and Michele’s great-great-grandmother was among those who perished. Michele was brought up in the Catholic faith by her mother and has mentioned in interviews that her father “gladly” attended mass with them.

Lea Michele Biography & Personal Details

Lea Michele

NameLea Michele
Date Of Birth29 August 1986
BirthplaceThe Bronx, New York, United States
Age 37 years old (As 2023)
Birth Sign Vigro
Gender Female
SchoolRockland Country Day School/ Tenafly High School
College/UniversitiyNew York University
Highest QualificationGraduated 
HobbiesBaking, Singing, Yoga, Dancing
ReligionCatholic
NationalityAmerican
ProfessionModel/ Singer-songwriter/ Actress

Lea Michele Career

In 1995, when Michele was just eight years old, she made her debut on Broadway playing a substitution for the role of Young Cosette in the musical Les Misérables. In addition, Michele served as the back-up actor for the part of Gavroche. After that, she played the part of the Little Girl in the original Broadway cast of Ragtime in the year 1998.

Before the musical moved to Broadway, Michele was in the original cast of the show in Toronto, where she played the role of the Little Girl for an entire year. When she was younger, she provided the voice for one of the main characters, Christina, in the 1998 animated movie Buster & Chauncey’s Silent Night. The movie was initially released on October 13th.

Michele began performing the part of Shprintze in the 2004 Broadway revival of the musical Fiddler on the Roof, and she also understudied the role of Chava. In addition, she contributed her talents to the show’s cast recording.After that, Michele played the role of Wendla Bergmann in the musical adaptation of Spring Awakening written by Steven Sater and Duncan Sheik. She starred in early workshops and Off-Broadway performances before finally premiering the role in the 2006 Broadway production at the age of twenty.

At the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts in February of 2005, she gave a performance in the role of Wendla. Roughly at the same time that Spring Awakening was getting ready to make its debut on Broadway, Michele received an invitation to play Éponine Thénardier in the upcoming Broadway version of Les Misérables.

She made the decision to continue working on the Broadway production of Spring Awakening, which had its debut in December 2006. She was considered for the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actress in a Musical because of the work that she did in the musical. To raise money for the Twin Towers Orphan Fund, Michele featured as Phoebe in a concert production of the musical Alive in the World that took place in January of 2008.

During the month of April in 2008, she collaborated with her partner at the time, stage actor Landon Beard, to put on a Flops n’ Cutz concert at Joe’s Pub. In addition, she presented the first performance of her one-woman cabaret titled “Once Upon a Dream” at Feinstein’s at the Loews Regency. Michele and her co-star Jonathan Groff parted ways with the cast of the Broadway production of Spring Awakening in May of 2008.

After that, in July 2008 at Vassar College, she gave a reading of the new musical Nero by Sheik and Sater, in which she played the role of Claudia Octavia. Richard Jay-Alexander was the director of the Les Misérables concert that took place at the Hollywood Bowl in August of 2008, and she played Eponine in the production. She appeared in the film alongside Brian Stokes Mitchell, who played Javert, and John Lloyd Young, who played Marius Pontmercy; both of these actors later appeared as guest stars on Glee.

In August of 2008, she performed at the Upright Cabaret at Mark’s Restaurant in Hollywood while she was in Los Angeles for the Les Misérables concerts. The following month, she gave a performance at the benefit Broadway Chance Style: Up Close & Personal among other notable performers like as Laura Bell Bundy, Eden Espinosa, andKristoffer Cusick.

Lea Michele Family, Relationship and Afair

Her father is a Sephardic Jew with Judaeo-Spanish-speaking ancestors from Thessaloniki, Greece, and her mother is an Italian American with ancestry from Rome and Naples. Her paternal grandparents immigrated to the United States from Italy.

Lea Michele with her Father

Lea Michele with her Mother

When they were cast as love interests on Glee in 2008, Michele and actor Cory Monteith began working together for the first time. In February of 2012, it was reported in the media that the two had started dating. They stayed together up until his passing in July of 2013, when they finally parted ways.

Michele made the happy announcement on April 28th, 2018, that she was engaged to businessman Zandy Reich.

Lea Michele with her Husband

On March 9, 2019, they got married in the city of Napa, in the state of California. On May 2, 2020, Michele shared the news with Reich that she and he would soon become parents for the first time.

Family & Marital Status

Marital StatusMarried
ParentsMother-Edith Sarfati
Father-Marc Sarfati
SiblingsBrother-Not Known
Sister-Not Known
Spouse/HusbandZandy Reich

Physical Measurement

HeightIn Centimeters –159 cm
In Meters-1.59 m
In Feet and Inches –5′ 3″
Weight In Kg –53 kg
In Pounds –117 lbs
Hair ColourBrown 
Eye ColourDark Brown

Lea Michele Social Media Accounts

Instagram id leamichele8.3M followers
Facebook id Lea Michele4.8M followers
Youtube Channel Lea Michele565K subscribers
Twitter Iid
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Lea Michele Net Worth:

Lea Michele net worth is (Approx) $15 Million dollars. And is monthly salary $80,000 & Yearly Salary $1 Million.

Lea Michele Cars Collection:

  • Range Rover
  • Porsche Panamera
  • Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG

Fanmail address:

Lea Michele
Untitled Entertainment
P.O. Box 5539
Beverly Hills, CA 90209
USA

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