Leah Lewis - Biography

Last Modified: May 2, 2020

Leah Lewis
Profession: Actress
Best Known For: The Half of It
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: Under Review

Personal Details

Born on : December 9, 1997 (age 23)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Leah Lewis
Birth Place: China
Horoscope: Sagittarius
Father's Name: Fred Lewis
Mother's Name: Lorraine Wenz Lewis
Siblings: 1

Lydia Lewis (sister)

High School: Olympia High School
Ethnicity: Chinese
Nationality: American

Relationships

Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: In Relationship
Boyfriend Name: Payson Lewis

Body Measurements

Height: 1.54 meter (5 feet 1 inch)
Weight: 45 kg (99.21 lb)
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Shoe Size: N/A
Dress Size: 4 US
Breast Size: 32 inch
Waist Size: 23 inch
Hip Size: 34 inch
Bra Size: 32
Cup Size: A

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Who is Leah Lewis?

Leah Lewis is an actress, singer by profession, and American by nationality. She is well known for starring as Ellie Chu in Netflix film The Half of It and in Nancy Drew as Georgia "George" Fan.

Leah Lewis – Age, Parents, Siblings

Leah Lewis’ birth took place on December 9, 1997, in China. She was adopted from a Chinese orphanage by her adoptive mother Lorraine Wenz Lewis and adoptive father Fred Lewis at eight months of age. 

She was raised in Gotha by her parents, real estate agents, alongside her sibling, sister Lydia Lewis (non-biological) who was also adopted from the same orphanage in Shangai, China.

Leah Lewis (right) with her sister (Image: Instagram- posted May 2018)

Education, Ethnicity

Growing up Lewis took Russian ballet at Central Florida Ballet and acting lessons at age four. For education, Leah Lewis attended Thornebrooke Elementary School where she discovered performing arts. After attending Gotha Middle School, Southwest Middle School, and The Crenshaw School, she graduated from Olympia High School. Her ethnicity is Chinese.

Leah Lewis – Boyfriend, Relationship

Leah Lewis has been in a longterm relationship with Payson Lewis, a singer since well before 2016.  Payson is a singer and released his single Nothing To You in January 2020.

The couple seems to be very much in love and frequently shares their pictures on social media.

Payson Lewis, Leah Lewis (Image: Instagram - posted Aug 2016)

Leah Lewis – Net Worth, Salary

The figure on Leah Lewis’ net worth and salary is under review and will be updated.

Leah Lewis – Career

Early years

She booked her first commercial at a young age, which was for Nature's Own bread and later on for The Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man ride at Islands of Adventure. 

Lewis lived between Los Angeles and Orlando during her teen years, traveling for auditions and roles with her mother. After she turned 19 she moved to Los Angeles on her own. Her earliest role was in the film Nanking (2007) and in the short films Lullaby (2006), Gua zi (2007), etc. 

She also had guest appearances on the episode(s) of TV series The New Adventures of Old Christine (2006), Gamer's Guide to Pretty Much Everything (2015-2016), in the TV film Fred 3: Camp Fred (2012) and the main role of Leah in Paloozaville (2006).

Lewis also auditioned for The Voice in 2013. As a singer, she has performed with Natalie Cole and Sting in a benefit to raise funds for UNICEF.

Maddison Jaizani, Leah Lewis in Nancy Drew (Image: IMDb)

Series, Movies

In the last few years, Leah Lewis has guest-starred in the episode(s) of Best Friends Whenever (2016), Light as a Feather (2018), The Good Doctor (2018), Charmed (2018), Station 19 (2018-19), The Gifted (2019). Finally, in 2019 she was cast as the main role Georgia "George" Fan in Nancy Drew, which is considered her breakthrough role.

Lewis has also gained fame after starring in the 2020 Netflix fils The Half of It as Ellie Chu and in How to Deter a Robber as Heather Williams.

Co-stars

On The Half of It, Leah Lewis has starred alongside Enrique Murciano, Becky Ann Baker, Alexxis Lemire, Daniel Diemer, Catherine Curtin. The Netflix movie was directed by Alice Wu.

Leah Lewis – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On social media handles such as Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, Leah Lewis is followed by thousands of followers and counting.

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Reference

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