Lea DeLaria Biography

(Actress, Singer)

Popular for her amazing performance on the show Here Comes Lea DeLaria.

More about the relationship

Lea DeLaria is openly a Lesbian and at present is possibly single.

She in the past dated an actress Jennifer Foley for a short time period. Also, she romanced Chelsea Fairless starting in 2013. Then after two years, they exchanged rings.

But the news of them separating in Jan 2017 had shocked their fans. Her ex-fiancee is a Fashion Designer by profession.

Relationship Facts of Lea DeLaria

  • Lea DeLaria is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • Her sexual orientation is not straight and is lesbian.

Who is Lea DeLaria?

Lea DeLaria is an American actress and popular Jazz singer. Lea DeLaria as a comedian had invented the famous U-Haul Joke.

Further, the public also recognizes her for her roles in Orange Is the New Black (2013), Cars 3 (2017), and The Oblongs (2001). She will be seen in two movies titled Glitter & Doom and Boston Holy Irresistible that are under the post-production stage.

Lea won Screen Actors Guild Award in 2014, 2015, and 2016 plus was nominated for the same award in 2017.

Lea DeLaria- Age, Parents, Ethnicity, Education

Her birthdate is 23 May 1953 and she was born in Belleville, Illinois, the United States. The name of her mother was Jerry Jean DeLaria and her father was Robert George DeLaria.

Her mom was a homemaker while her dad worked as a Jazz Pianist. Lea’s ancestry is English-Scottish and has two sisters named Thana plus Mary Elizabeth Feltman. Also, she has two brothers Bradley DeLaria and Richard DeLaria.

As per her academics, she passed out from St. Mary’s Elementary School.

Lea DeLaria- Professional Life, Career

Lea DeLaria is a multi-talented personality of the Holywood industry. She released two comedy albums in 1992 Bulldyke in a China shop and in 1997 Box Lunch (Rising Star). Her Jazz music albums are Play It Cool, Double Standards (Telarc), The Very Best of Lea DeLaria, etc.

She also hosted podcasts titled Theater People, The Naked American Songbook, Ways to Change the World, Women’s Hour, The Horrors of Dolores Roach, and more. She was Carrie “Big Boo” Black in the TV show Orange Is the New Black that was praised by the watchers. Lea’s other notable TV series are,

  • Kipo and the Age of Wonderbeasts as Molly Yarnchopper
  • Reprisal as Queenie
  • Clarence as various
  • One Life to Live as Various
  • The Oblongs as Helga Phugly
  • The John Larroquette Show as Loreli / Lorelei

Lea DeLaria also did a few big-screen projects such as The First Wives Club in 1996, Edge of Seventeen in 1998, Fat Rose and Squeaky in 2006, Ass Backwards in 2013, Bear with Us in 2016, Support the Girls in 2018, etc.

Lea DeLaria- Net Worth, Salary

From the data of 2022, Lea DeLaria has earned a net worth of around $1.5 million (estimated). But her yearly earnings are kept a secret.

Lea DeLaria- Rumors, Controversy

This Jazz star is keeping herself away from rumors and desperate scandals. But she attracts unwanted media attraction from her irreverent commentary.

Body Features- Height, Weight, Surgery

Lea DeLaria’s height is 5 ft 1 inch and her body weight is 85 kg. Adding more, she has beautiful blue eyes and has hair in black color which she dyed.

In the past, she followed a dietary and medication lifestyle that helped her to lose over 50 lbs of body mass.

Social Media Fame

Honey is available on other social sites like Facebook with over 530k followers and she is on Twitter with 211k supporters. This actress has an account on Instagram too where she is followed by over 1.2 million fans.


  • She is 63 years old as of 2022.
  • Her zodiac sign is Gemini

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