Tonya Lewis Lee Biography


Tonya Lewis Lee is an American producer, author and screenwriter, businesswoman, and women and children health activist. She is married and a mother of two kids.

More about the relationship

Tonya Lewis Lee’s relationship status is married to an American Film Director, Spike Lee.

Tonya and Spike have been married for 26 years since October 2, 1993. Then, she later relocated to New York to live with her husband, Academy-Award-winning filmmaker.

They have two children, Satchel Lee, Jackson Lee.

Relationship Facts of Tonya Lewis Lee

  • Tonya Lewis Lee is married to Spike Lee {Compare Couple}.
  • Tonya Lewis Lee married on October 02, 1993.
  • 💑 Anniversary in 132 days 💑
  • She is mother of Two (Satchel Lee, Jackson Lee).
  • Tonya Lewis Lee is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • Her sexual orientation is straight.

Who is Tonya Lewis Lee?

Tonya Lewis Lee is an American producer. Tonya is also an author and screenwriter, businesswoman, and women and children health activist.

She was also associated with the campaign ‘A Healthy Baby Begins With You’ as a spokesperson from 2007 to 2013.

She founded ToniK Productions along with her partner Nikki Silver.

Tonya Lewis Lee- Birth Age, Family

Tonya Lewis Lee was born Tonya Linnette Lewis on March 15, 1966, in the United States. She is a Pisces.

Her father is George R. Lewis, worked as a financial executive and mother, Lillian Glenn Lewis, was a high school biology teacher. They are of All- American ancestry.

Her sister, Tracey Lewis Elligan, is affiliated with DePaul University in Chicago, Illinois, as a sociology professor.

Tonya’s paternal grandfather was Spencer Harcum Lewis, his paternal grandmother was Edith Pauline Toulson.

Whereas, his maternal grandmother was Lillian B. Glenn.


She graduated from Ladue Horton Watkins High School in St. Louis, Missouri, Lewis Lee enrolled at Sarah Lawrence College in Bronxville, New York, from where she earned her Bachelor’s of Arts degree.

She later received a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Virginia School of Law in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Tonya Lewis Lee- Professional Career


Tonya began her career producing interstitial programming for Nickelodeon. Then, she went on to produce larger projects for them, ultimately producing the miniseries Miracle’s Boys for the network along with the documentary I Sit Where I Want, commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Brown v. Board of Education decision.

She would join forces with Nikki Silver and found the production company ToniK Productions in 2014. In the year 2006, Lee Lewis and the Emmy-winning television producer Nikki Silver created the talk-show documentary series ‘That’s What I’m Talking About’.

Since then, they have produced the telefilm ‘The Watsons Go to Birmingham’, which was based on a screenplay that Lewis Lee wrote, the 2014 social science fiction dystopian film ‘The Giver’, several episodes of comedy-drama series ‘She’s Gotta Have It’.

ToniK Productions has announced two of their upcoming projects, the drama films ‘Gallagher Girls’ and ‘Amphibia’. Likewise, in 2014, she hosted TeenNick’s reality series, ‘Queen Bee’.


As an author, Lee Lewis has published three children’s books: ‘Please Baby Please’ 2002, ‘Please Puppy Please’ 2005, and ‘Giant Steps to Change the World’ 2011. In the year 1990, she published her debut novel ‘Gotham Diaries’ with Crystal McCrary-Anthony.

Advocacy for Women’s & Children’s Health

  • In the year 2007, Tonya joined A Healthy Baby Begins With You, which is a campaign organized by the U.S. Whereas, Department of Health and Human Services Office of Minority Health in order to increase the awareness about infant mortality.
  • Moreover, Tonya served as the producer of the documentary, ‘Crisis in the Crib: Saving Our Nation’s Babies’. Lewis created the website, a platform for women to garner information on health and inspiration.
  • Similarly, in 2015, she and Roman Capital co-owner, Robert Sires set up Movita Organics together. It is a company that sells organic vitamins online.

Tonya Lewis Lee- Nomination

  • Tony was nominated twice for Outstanding Television or Mini-Series Film for The Watsons Go to Birmingham 2013 at Black Reel Awards. 

Tonya Lewis Lee- Net Worth

As of 2022, Tonya has an estimated net worth of $93 million. Also, as an American producer, he earns $64,370k. As a screenwriter is $71,700k.

Body Measurements

She has brown hair and eyes. Her height is 5 feet 6 inches and weight is 52Kg. Her body measurement is 32-26-32 inches.


She has around 8.4K followers on Twitter.


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