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Lea DeLaria

Lea DeLaria is a popular American comedian, actress, and jazz singer. She is well known for her role in Orange Is the New Black as Carrie “Big Boo” Black. Additionally, she has been nominated for the 1998 Drama Desk Award in the category “Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical” for On The Town.

In addition, she has also taken home some industry awards including Screen Actors Guild AwardOrlando Film Festival, and Theatre World Award.

When did Lea DeLaria come out as Transgender?

DeLaria spoke out about growing up gay. “I am of a generation that wasn’t as open to being gay,” Lea also said. “I dated guys and hated it right up until I realized, ‘Wait a minute, I don’t have to do this.’ I was 16 when I realized I couldn’t date guys anymore.”

Lea DeLaria
Lea DeLaria (Source: Instagram)

Of her relationship with her dad, she said: “When I came out to him, it was hard for an Italian Catholic man to hear what I had to say. But he listened to me and I listened to him. He knew I had to be who I am. Hence, for a man in his 70s to accept that is a huge deal.”

Lea DeLaria: Age, Parents, Family, Education

How old is Lea DeLaria?- Lea DeLaria was born in Belleville, Illinois, the United States, on May 23, the year 1958. Currently, she is 62 years old as of 2021, and her zodiac sign is Gemini. Her father‘s name is Robert George DeLaria, who is a jazz pianist, social worker, and her mother, Jerry Jean DeLaria. She has four siblings, Thana, Bradley DeLaria, Richard DeLaria, Mary Elizabeth Feltman.

Lea DeLaria
Lea DeLaria (Source: Instagram)

DeLaria holds an American nationality and mixed (Italian- Sicilian- English- Scottish) ethnicity. Talking about Lea’s education history, she attended St. Mary’s Elementary School in Belleville.

Relationship Status

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Lea DeLaria with Jennifer Foley (Source: Instagram)

Lea DeLaria is dating a model student, Jennifer Foley. Additionally, as the couple was not many follow-ups of their relationship, it’s being, and the end is still a secret. Previously, she was in a relationship with Chelsea Fairless. Then, the two were together for quite a long time. Their relationship turned into engagement in the year 2015, but couldn’t proceed any further.

Quick Facts

Real Name Lea DeLaria
Nick Name Lea
Famous As Comedian
Age 62 years
Birthday May 23, 1958
Birthplace Belleville, Illinois, USA
Birth Sign Gemini
Nationality American
Ethnicity Mixed (Italian- Sicilian- English- Scottish)
Religion Christian
Relationship affair? Yes
Is Lesbian? Yes
Mother’s Name Jerry Jean DeLaria
Father’s Name Robert George DeLaria
Education St. Mary’s Elementary School
Height 5 feet 2 inches (1.57m)
Weight 85Kg
Hair Color Dyed Black
Eyes Color  Blue
Relationship Status In Relationship
Wife/ Spouse N/A
Net Worth $1.5 million

Net Worth and Salary

What is Lea DeLaria’s net worth?- DeLariahas an estimated net worth of around $1.5 million. As a comedian. she has an average salary of $51,625, as a singer, she earns about $51,773, and as an actress, she has an average salary of around $45,648.

Awards and Nomination

Lea was nominated for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series at Guild Awards in the year 2018, she won Best Ensemble Cast in a Feature Film for Bear with Us (2016) at Orlando Film Festival, Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series for Orange Is the New Black (2013) at Guild Awards in 2015, 2016, and 2017.

Rumors and Controversy

She doesn’t seem to be involved in any rumors and controversies to date. As being an introvert, she has kept herself out of any type of scandal and controversy.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight

How tall is Lea DeLaria?- Lea has a height of 5 feet 2 inches and weighs is 85Kg. She has dyed black hair and blue eyes.

Social Media Appearance

DeLaria is active on social sites like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. She has around 5.2M followers on Facebook, about 216.5K followers on Twitter, and over 1.2M followers on Instagram.