Lea Michele: biography and latest news!

  • Occupation : actress
  • Real name: Lea Sarfati
  • Sign: Virgo
  • Date of birth: Friday, August 29, 1986 (age: 34 years old)
  • Country: United States

Lea Michele was born on August 29, 1986 in New York City. She is the daughter of a delicatessen owner and a Catholic nurse. She has had a passion for comedy from a very young age and first appeared in the musical Les Misérables when she was only 8 years old. She played the role of Cosette. She appeared in Ragtime in 1994, then in Un violon sur le toit in 2004 and L’Eveil du printemps in 2006. A graduate of the Tisch School of the Arts in New York, she was noticed by Ryan Murphy who chose her to play the lead female role in the musical series Glee. She plays Rachel Berry, a young girl who dreams of getting on the Broadway stage. The powerful timbre of her voice seduces the whole world. In 2011, she sings America the Beautiful at the 45th Super Bowl.

Lea Michele began her film career in Happy New Year, alongside Ashton Kutcher, Hilary Swank and Robert De Niro. On the music side, she signed with Columbia Records in 2012 and released the album Cannonball, composed by Sia, in 2013. She writes her autobiography and Brunette Ambition will be released in May 2014.

The young woman is very close to her partners in the Glee series. She was Dianna Agron’s roommate, played on Broadway with Jenna Ushkowitz and is Jonathan Groff’s best friend.

On the personal side, Lea was Cory Monteith’s companion until his tragic death in 2013. She then found love again on the arm of model Matthew Paetz. But after two years of romance, the couple separated in February 2016. She then lives an idyll with the actor Robert Buckley. The couple breaks up in July 2016. In April 2018, she gets engaged to Zandy Reich. On March 9, 2019, the couple gets married. On May 2, 2020, she publishes a photo on her Instagram account to announce her pregnancy. On August 20, 2020, she gave birth to a little boy named Ever Leo.