Lea Michele Net Worth 2020, Biography, Education, and Career
Lea Michele Net Worth 2020- Lean Michele is an Actress, singer, and author who is mainly eminent for her role in Comedy Drama Series ‘Glee’ on FOX which was started in 2009 and ended in 2015.
She is going to release her upcoming 2nd album in 2017 and is currently involved with Robert Buckley and Joel McHale for the first episode of Hulu anthology series ‘Dimension 404’.
Biography of Lea Michele
Lea Michele Sarfati was born in Bronx, NY on 29th August 1986 to Mark David Sarfati and Edith Thomasina. Her Dad was a real estate agent and a former delicatessen owner, while her mother was a retired nurse.
She is of Greek, Thessalonian, Roman, and Neapolitan descent. Her father is a Sephardic Jew and her mother, an Italian American Catholic. She was raised a Catholic.
The family moved to Tenafly, New Jersey when she was 5. At an age this young, she started attending Broadway and her family actively supported her by renting a place in Manhattan.
She attended the Rockland Country Day School in Congers, New York. Later, she was homeschooled and attended High school at Tenafly High School.
She started using her middle name because she was teased for the pronunciation of her last name. She started using it during ‘Les Miserables’ and since then she has used it professionally. She acted in plays like ‘Les Miserables’, ‘Ragtime’, ‘Fiddler on the Roof’, and ‘Spring Awakening’.
She then attended the Stagedoor Manor in Catskills for her art training. When she was just 19, her mother was diagnosed with Uterine Cancer, which was treated later.
The career of Lea Michele
After getting success in many Broadway theatricals, she was picked for the Fox musical drama series ‘Glee’ as the lead actress and singer. The series started in 2009. Her role was widely appreciated and won her many awards.
In 2010, the Glee star cast performed on stage at various locations in the USA including Phoenix, LA, Chicago, and New York. These ‘Glee Live! In Concert! Shows’ were then expanded later.
She performed at various concerts including ‘The Rocky Horror Picture Show’ and the ‘Grammy’s MusiCares’. She was later cast in ‘New Year’s Eve’ as the love interest of Ashton Kutcher. The movie made quite a success and was released worldwide on December 9th, 2011.
In 2012, it was announced that she would release her first independent album. The year 2013 saw her first single ‘Cannonball’ from the album ‘Louder’.
It was a smash hit and reached #75 on the Billboard’s Hot 100 list. The music video was released in January 2014. This was followed by another 4 hit songs in the album,‘Battlefield’, ‘Louder’, ‘What is Love’, and ‘You’re Mine’.
In 2014, she voiced the character of Dorothy Gale in the animated movie ‘The Legends of Oz: Dorothy’s Return’. In 2015, she starred alongside Jamie Lee Curtis in the horror-comedy show, ‘Scream Queens’.
In 2017, in ‘An Intimate Evening with Lea Michele’, a mini-tour, she played three shows that supported her second album. In 2015, she announced that she is working on her second album ‘Places’. She states that it would have more theatrical roots rather than modern pop music.
Lea Michele Net Worth
Lea Michele has a net worth of $12 million and a salary per episode of $80,000.