Leona Lewis

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Leona Lewis is a singer, songwriter, and animal welfare campaigner. Leona Lewis is known for his hit album Spirit, in 2007.

Early Life and Education

On April 3, 1985, Leona Lewis was born in Islington, London, England. As of now, she is 37 years old. And, she belongs to mixed ethnicity and holds British nationality.

She was born to his father Aural Josiah Lewis and her mother Maria Lewis. And, she also has a brother Kyle and a half-brother, Bradley.

She was interested in music and her parents sent her to Sylvia Young Theatre School. Later, she joined the Italian Conti Academy of Theatre Arts.

And, also attended the Ravenscourt Theatre School. Finally, she went to the BRIT School for Performing Arts and Technology.

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Caption: Leona Lewis with her father. Source: Instagram

Leona Lewis – Net Worth 2023

Leona has earned a hefty amount of money throughout her career and profession. She has a net worth of $10 million as of 2022.

Personal Life

The beautiful singer is married to her longtime boyfriend Dennis Jauch. Her husband is a German choreographer and entrepreneur. In 2010, the duo started dating each.

And, the singer and her partner announced their engagement in November 2018. On July 27, 2019, they tied the wedding knot in Italy in front of 180 people.

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Caption: Leona Lewis with her husband. Source: Instagram

Career and Professional Life

Eventually, at the age of 17, Leona Lewis decided to leave school to pursue a career in music. Therefore, she did various jobs to fund her studio sessions.

Finally, she recorded a demo album, ‘Twilight’. Unfortunately, it failed to secure her a deal with any of the record companies.

Therefore, the album was never released commercially though she performed some of the tracks live on the radio.

In 2006, she auditioned for the third series of the TV reality music competition ‘The X Factor. Eventually,  she earned 60% of the 8 million votes and won the season.

Thus, her winning single was a cover of Kelly Clarkson’s song ‘A Moment Like This.

In less than 30 mins, it made a world record for receiving more than 50,000 downloads. For almost 4 weeks, it topped the UK Singles Chart.

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Caption: Leona Lewis during her performance. Source: Getty Image

In 2007, she released her debut album Spirita which was a monumental success. In the 2000s, it became the UK’s fourth best-selling album.

Additionally, it also topped the UK Albums Chart and the US Billboard 200. Moving on, she came up with her next album Echo which was also a success.

She has also worked with Ryan Tedder, Justin Timberlake, and Max Martin. The album stood at the first position on the UK Charts with a sale of 161,000 copies.

Also, the song ‘My Hands’ from the album, was used as the theme song for the video game Final Fantasy XIII.

More about career

In May 2010, her first tour titled ‘The Labyrinth started. Finally, she released her third album Glassheart, in 2012.

Like before, the album peaked at the third position on the UK Albums Chart. Successfully, the album also entered the charts of various other countries.

In the upcoming year, she released a Christmas album ‘Christmas, with Love’. Furthermore, in September 2015, she released an album titled ‘I Am’ was released.

In its first week, it sold only 24,000 copies. Similarly, the album peaked at the 12th position on the UK Albums Chart.

In addition, her album was in the 38th position on the US Billboard 200. Besides that, she made her acting debut in the 2014 British film ‘Walking on Sunshine.

The film was directed by Max Giwa and Diana Pasquini. And, the film also starred Hannah Arterton, Annabel Scholey, Giulio Berruti, and Katy Brand.

In 2016, she made her Broadway debut in the revival of the musical ‘Cats’ by Andrew Lloyd Webber.

Body Measurements

Leona Lewis is very pretty and stands 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighs 59 kg. Also, when it comes to her body measurement, it is 34-27-35 inches respectively.

Furthermore, the singer has blue pairs of eyes and dark brown hair color.

Leona Lewis – Social Media

In her Instagram account named @LeonaLewis, she has 733k followers. And, in her Facebook account, she has gained 5.8 million followers.

She joined a Twitter account in March 2019 with an account named @LeonaLewis and has 1.1 million followers.