Leona Lewis

Leona Lewis

Leona Lewis
Quick Facts About Leona Lewis
Celebrated Name Leona Lewis
Age 39 years old
Nick Name Leona
Birth Name Leona Louise Lewis
Birth Date 1985-04-03
Gender Female
Profession Singer-songwriter
Nationality British
Place of Birth Islington, London, England, the UK
Ethnicity Mixed (Half White and Half Black)
Residence Calabasas, California
Religion Christianity
Horoscope Aries
Father Aural Josiah "Joe" Lewis
Mother Maria Lewis
Brother Bradley and Kyle
School Sylvia Young Theatre School, Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts, the Ravenscourt Theatre School
College the BRIT School for Performing Arts and Technology
Sexualorientation straight
Marital Status married
Husband Dennis Jauch
Net Worth $30 million
Salary $3 million per year
Height 5 ft 7 inches
Weight 59 Kg
Body Shape Hourglass
Body Measurement 34-26-35 inches
Bra Size 38(B)
Dress Size 8(US)
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Dark Brown

Leona Lewis Biography

  • Leona Lewis is a British singer, songwriter, actress, model, and activist. She is also a six-time BRIT Award and three-time Grammy Award nominee.
  • She first came into the spotlight after she winning the third series of The X Factor in 2006.  Her winner's single, a cover of Kelly Clarkson's "A Moment Like This", peaked at number one for four weeks on the UK Singles Chart and broke a world record for reaching 50,000 digital downloads within 30 minutes.
  • She got international recognition with the release of her debut studio album "Spirit" in 2007, which was certified 10× platinum in the UK and became the fourth best-selling album of the 2000s and one of the best-selling albums in the UK chart history. According to the Official Charts Company, Spirit is officially the best-selling debut album by a female artist in the 21st century.
  • In 2014, she made her film debut in Walking on Sunshine, and her fourth studio album, I Am, was released the following year. In 2016, Lewis made her Broadway debut as Grizabella in the revival of Andrew Lloyd Webber's musical Cats, and the following year, she signed a modeling contract with Wilhelmina Models.

Leona Lewis Biography

What nationality is Leona Lewis?

  • Leona Lewis was born on 3rd April 1985 in Islington, London, England, the UK. Her birth name is Leona Louise Lewis. She holds British nationality and belongs to mixed ethnicity. She is Afro-Guyanese from her father's side and a white caucasian from her mother's side who has Welsh, Irish and Italian ancestry. Aries is her star sign. She believes God does exist and has kept her faith in Christianity. 
  • Leona was born to her father Aural Josiah "Joe" Lewis, a DJ and a Youth Offending officer, and her mother Maria Lewis, a former ballet teacher, and Social worker.  Leona was raised in the London Borough of Islington, her hometown. She has an older half-brother, Bradley, and a younger brother, Kyle. Growing up she developed her passion for singing and her parents gave her full support from their side to build her career in the singing field. 
  • Leona's parents enrolled her at the Sylvia Young Theatre School and later at the Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts, the Ravenscourt Theatre School, and the BRIT School for Performing Arts and Technology. 

Leona Lewis Father

Who is Leona Lewis married to?

  • Leona Lewis married her longtime beau Dennis Jauch in July 2019. Dennis is a professional dancer and choreographer. Before getting married, the couple dated for nine years. The duo had been romantically linked since 2010. 

Leona Lewis and Dennis Jauch

  • After a decade of love, the inseparable love birds got married in Tuscany Italy. The couple has been living a lavish life in California where they can be seen enjoying their time at the beach, shopping mall, Cafe, etc.  On February 2021, Leona and her hubby, and a friend were seen enjoying an outing as they went on a coffee run in Santa Monica, California,
  • The Bleeding Love hitmaker, 35, looked effortlessly chic while she stepped out with her partner, 32, as she paired a white turtleneck jumper with beige cargo pants. 
  • The couple posted many photos during the global Covid-19 pandemic which started in March 2020. During the pandemic, the sweet couple celebrated their first anniversary and Leona stated that the marriage has changed her life rapidly.
  • Sadly, the couple doesn't have children of their own but Leona has revealed that she wants children and has spoken about adopting with her husband Dennis Jauch.

How much is Leona Lewis worth?

  • Leona Lewis has collected a huge amount of money through her successful music career. Since winning the third series of The X Factor in 2006, she has been earning millions till present. The X Factor became the major way and a medium for her emergence in the music field and a platform to launch her career.
  • Being the winner of the X factor third series she won a £1 million recording contract with Syco Music. This includes a cash payment to the winner, but the majority is allocated to marketing and recording costs. The following year, Lewis signed a US$9.7 million five-album contract in the United States with Clive Davis's record label, J Records In June 2014, Lewis parted ways with Syco Music, and signed a new record deal with Universal Music's Island Records UK. 
  • Leona Lewis is arguably the most iconic winner of The X-Factor and someone who has gone on to have amazing levels of success ever since as an individual artist. With a net worth of $30 million, she has more than proven herself since winning the popular reality show. Summing up all her income-earning from singing career, world tour, concerts, music festivals, endorsement deals, modeling career, Leona earns more than $3 million a year.
  • Lewis signed a modeling contract with Wilhelmina Models in 2017. That year, she became Ambassador of MTV Staying Alive to "empower and educate the new generation" in the fight against HIV/AIDS. 
  • Lewis has owned several Los Angeles homes over the years, including an equestrian ranch in Glendale that was dispatched in 2019 for $2.3 million, and a Hidden Hills property that she sold last year for $3.9 million to her former mentor and longtime friend, a fellow expat and ever-sassy reality TV show judge Simon Cowell.
  • She now resides in the studio city starter house located in the outskirts of Calabasas, California which was first brought by famous YouTuber Shane Dawson back in 2018. She brought the property for $2.6 million in Late March 2021. 

Height, Weight & Measurements

  • Leona Lewis is 5 ft 7 inches tall and weighs 59 Kg. She has an hourglass-shaped body.
  • Her curvaceous body measures 34-26-35 inches. She wears a 38B (US) size bra and an 8(US) size dress. She feels comfortable wearing 7.5 (US) size shoes. 
  • She has a pair of sparkling blue eyes, She looks beautiful in her long silky hair that is dark brown in color. She loves to wear trendy clothing being a model. 

Facts About Leona Lewis

  • #1Lewis credits Mariah Carey and Whitney Houston as her major influences.
  • #2She rejected a million-dollar contract from Mohamed Al-Fayed to open a Harrods sale.
  • #3She has written her first song when she was 12.
  • #4In 2011, Lewis released the single "Collide", a collaboration with late Swedish DJ Avicii.
  • #5As of 2015, Lewis is the second best-selling act from The X Factor UK, behind One Direction.
  • #6She has sold over 30 million records worldwide.
  • #7Lewis has publicly supported animal rights.
  • #8She is a vegan.
  • #9She has won two MOBO Awards, an MTV Europe Music Award, and two World Music Awards.
  • #10Lewis's first tour, titled The Labyrinth started in May 2010.