Lea Black is an American public figure, philanthropist, author, television personality, reality star, political activist, entrepreneur, businesswoman, and mom. Lea Black best known for being a cast member on ‘The Real Housewives of Miami’.
Table of Biography
Lea Black was born Lisa Lea Douthit, on April 23, 1956. She originally hails from Waco, Texas, USA. She is now 65 years old and her birth sign is Taurus. Her parents are Lonnie J. Douthit and Linda Douthit. Moreover, she had a sister named Karen Kim but she was killed in a freak accident in 2011.
Lea briefly attended college after a short time but dropped out to start a career in being a fitness instructor. Therefore, she managed a gym called “Fitness World”, managing 40 gyms before leaving to start new brands on health and wellness. Moreover, in the late 1980s, she moved from Texas to Miami.
Career and Professional life
Lea is an entrepreneur, public figure, reality star, published author, mom, wife, charity fundraiser, beauty and skincare businesswoman. She launched the ‘Sudden Youth Skincare Facial’ in the ’80s and has recently launched ‘Lea Black CBD Beauty Skincare’ online. After 20 years in the beauty and fashion industry, she ventured into entertainment and media.
She appeared in the cast of Bravo’s ‘The Real Housewives of Miami’ which premiered on February 22, 2011, to November 14, 2013, on Bravo, appearing in three seasons straight. Lea was a regular on Jeff Lewis’s Flipping Out. Moreover, she has also appeared on various lifestyle, advice, and talk shows. Recently, she has appeared on ‘People Magazine Investigates Crimes of Fashion – The Gianni Versace Assassination.’
Likewise, she is a regular on ‘SiriusXM’s Radio Andy Jeff Lewis Live Satellite Radio Show.’ Lea also has her own podcast and weekly web series, “Lunch With Lea Black.” Similarly, as the founder of the celebrity-packed “Blacks’ Annual Gala,” Lea has raised millions of dollars over decades for troubled teens and at-risk youth through her Consequences Charity.
Further, she writes lifestyle and advice columns and is a contributor to various magazines worldwide. Lea has completed a fictional yet scandalous “tell-all” mystery novel based on Miami’s society titled ‘Red Carpets & White Lies.’ As an author, she has also authored books including Little Black Book, and Beauty from Within. Lea is a former dancer, trained vocalist, political activist, and avid reader.
Lea was married twice. Therefore, her first marriage was with an unknown partner, last-named Haller. However, they divorced. In 1994, she married Roy Black, a defense attorney for William Kennedy Smith. Roy was accused of rape back in 1991. Together, they have a son named RJ Black. Moreover, she has a stepdaughter named Nora, from Roy’s previous relationship.
Lea is a beautiful and gorgeous woman. She is pretty tall and has a height of 5 feet 9 inches. Similarly, she has a suitable weight of around 62 kilos. She has a curvy and appealing body figure. Her chest-waist-hip measurements are 34-29-37 inches respectively.
Additionally, her bra size is 33B, her dress size is 8 (US) or 38 (EU), and her shoe size is 9 (US). Similarly, she has a beautiful set of hazel eyes and her hair is of blonde color.
Social Media and Net Worth
She has gained over 60.9K followers on her ‘@leablackmiami’ Instagram account. Her Twitter account has gained over 113.6K followers. Similarly, her official Facebook page has earned over 102K followers. Moreover, she is also has a self-titled YouTube channel launched on November 7, 2012.
This successful businesswoman and reality star surely earns a good amount of money. She has a net worth of $65 million as of 2021.