Leah Remini Biography

Leah Remini
( 1970 - )
February 25, 2018
First published on:February 25, 2018

Facts of Leah Remini Biography

Date of Birth: 1970 June 15
Age: 48 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Gender: Female
occupation Actress
aka N/A
body_measurement N/A
networth $20 million
ethnicity White American
nationality American
religion Christainity
spouse Angelo Pagan
education N/A
place_of_birth New York City
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Leah Remini is an American producer, author, actress, former Scientologist and current anti-Scientology activist. She was a member of the Church of Scientology.

 

Remini is famous for her role as Carrie Heffernan on the long-running series named The King of Queens. Further, she is known for her role as Lara Campbell in the movie Old School.

Leah Remini Early Life and Education

Leah Remini was born on June 15, 1970, in New York City to George Remini and Vicki Marshall. His mother was a schoolteacher, and his father has owned an asbestos removal company. Her father is of Sicilian ancestry, and her mother is of Austrian Jewish descent. She has a sister named Nicole and four half-sisters named Shannon, Christine, Elizabeth, and Stephanie.

[ CAPTION: Leah Remini is seen here in this undated childhood photo ][ SOURCE: ABC News ]

When she was just nine years old, her mother attended the Church of Scientology and then after she was raised as a Scientologist.  At the age of thirteen, she shifted to California with her mother and spent her teenage years in Los Angeles, California.

Leah Remini Career

From the age of nine, Remini was the member of the Church of Scientology. She helped the Citizens Commission of Human Rights to promote the gala opening of the Psychiatry: An Industry of Death museum on Sunset Boulevard in Hollywood.

[ CAPTION: Remini launched her Emmy-nominated A&E docu-series  ][ SOURCE: People ]

In July 2013, she left the church of Scientology. Then she bagged her role in the field of acting. Her first role was on Who’s the Boss? as Charlie Briscoe which led to a spin-off series named Living Dolls. In the series, she starred with Halle Berry. She had a supporting role on the short-lived ABC comedy entitled The Man in the Family.

Further, she has a recurring role in the comedy movie Old School. She also starred in her own reality show which was aired on VH1. On December 15, 2009, she featured on Lopez Tonight with a role of Carrie Heffernan along with George Lopez.   She also competed in the season 17 of Dancing with the Stars. In the show, she was partnered with a professional dancer Tony Dovolani.

YouTube: How Leah Remini Says Scientology Helped Her Acting Career

Besides acting, Remini was a co-host of The Talk, a CBS Talk show which was premiered on October 18, 2010. Sharon Osbourne, Sara Gilbert, Julie Chen and Holly Robinson Peete were her co-hosts.

Leah Remini Personal Life

Leah Remini is a married woman. She is married to a famous actor Angelo Pagan. The couple first met with each other at a Cuban restaurant in 1996. Her husband, Angelo has three sons from his previous relationships.

[ CAPTION: Leah Remini with her family ][ SOURCE: Instagram ]

Remini and Pagan were married on July 19, 2003. They were blessed with a daughter, Sofia who was born on June 16, 2004, the day after Remini’s 34th birthday.

Leah Remini Net Worth

The proficient actress is living a luxurious life. As per the online sources, Leah Remini's net worth is reported to be around $20 million.

[ CAPTION: Remini's award ][ SOURCE: Instagram ]

Moreover, she earns a decent sum of money through her professional career as a host of the show named The Talk.

February 25, 2018
First published on:February 25, 2018
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