Widely known for starring in the hit Netflix series Orange Is the New Black as inmate Carrie “Big Boo” Black, Lea DeLaria has been active in the entertainment industry since the early 1980s. Her career initially began as a stand-up comedian while in the mid-90s, she first got introduced among the wider international audience through her on-screen acting gigs with mostly being comedic performances. Although already a well-known figure in the entertainment industry, her global fame expanded furthermore in 2013 when she began starring in the popular Netflix comedy series, Orange Is the New Black. Lea portrays the character of Carrie “Big Boo” Black in the series and has earned massive praise for her performance. In addition to acting and comedy, she holds a keen interest in music as well and has even released multiple jazz albums till now. Finally, coming towards her personal life, Lea DeLaria remained in a long-term relationship with fashion editor Chelsea Fairless which ended in 2017.
Lea DeLaria Personal Details:
- Complete Name: Lea DeLaria
- Nicknames: Lea
- Date of Birth: May 23, 1958
- Birthplace: Belleville, Illinois, United States
- Nationality: American
- Occupation: Comedian, Actress
- Zodiac Sign: Gemini
- Eye Color: Blue
- Hair Color: Dyed Black
Lea DeLaria Height Weight Body Measurements Facts
Lea DeLaria Family Details:
- Father: Robert George DeLaria (Jazz Pianist)
- Mother: Jerry Jean DeLaria (Home Maker)
- Siblings: Richard DeLaria and Bradley DeLaria (Brothers), Thana and Mary Elizabeth Feltman (Sisters)
- Spouse Name: Unmarried
- Children Name: None
Lea DeLaria Relationships History:
- Chelsea Fairless – Fashion Editor (2013-2017)
Lea DeLaria Career Highlights:
- Debut Jazz Album: Play It Cool (2001)
- First Film: The First Wives Club (1996)
- First TV Show: In the Life (1993)
Lea DeLaria Distinctive Features:
- Jet Black Hair
- Short Body Stature
Lea DeLaria Body Measurements:
Given below is the complete actress Lea DeLaria height, weight, bra cup, shoe size, and other body measurements statistics information.
- Height in Feet: 5′ 1″
- Height in Centimeters: 155 cm
- Weight in Kilogram: 84 kg
- Weight in Pounds: 185 pounds
- Feet/ Shoe Size: Unknown
Lea DeLaria Interesting Facts:
- She is openly gay.
- Lea suffers from type 2 diabetes.
- Although she appears in Orange Is the New Black as prison inmate Carrie ‘Big Boo’ Black, but Lea originally auditioned for the role of a prison guard.