Actress Leah Marie Remini was born on June 15, 1970, in Bensonhurst community of Brooklyn, New York City. Famous for playing Carrie Heffernan in the long-running CBS comedy series ‘King of Queens,’ as well as her role in “Saved By the Bell,” her acting career gained valuable for the Church of Scientology, as she was a long time member of the religion. However, her fame now consists of her being a strong activist against the Church of Scientology, as she renounced the religion in 2013 and had since become a vocal critic against the church. Publishing a book and Emmy-winning TV show, ‘Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath,’ she has also been popping back into the acting world from time to time. Her reunion with “The King of Queens’ co-star Kevin James in a sitcom called “Kevin Can Wait” was a huge hit.
If you’re wondering where does Leah Remini live and how much money she has accumulated throughout the years, then this is where you can get all the information you need about her net worth, expensive homes, and Hollywood livelihood!
Leah Remini House
Leah Remini Los Angeles House
Leah Remini house Studio City (Los Angeles) is a whopping 9,326 square feet with five bedrooms, nine baths, and a gym. She purchased the home in 2003 for $3.75 million – that’s $402 per square foot! Good news for her, it’s now worth $8.5 million aka $911 per square foot!
Leah Remini house location is in the famous area of Studio City, known for trendy dining and a laid-back lifestyle surrounded by beautiful trees. Low-key and rustic, Studio City offers much for those wanting to live in the celebrity lifestyle but not be hassled by the tourists and Hollywood attention. Leah Remini chose right when she chose this area to be her home, a place where she can raise her kids and live peacefully.
Leah Remini House Decor
Leah is a killer decorator. Her own home is posh but comfortable with tons of personal touches. Family is obviously important to her based on the family pics and keepsakes around her home.
According to the Los Angeles Times, Leah helped decorate best-friend Cheryl Burke’s mansion by giving it a complete makeover, turning her modern home into a rustic oasis. Burke stated that Remini turned her unused dining room into a library nook, her backyard into a lounge area, and her balcony into the perfect place to relax and enjoy the view. Remini and Burke worked on the design of the home together in February of 2016, and Burke has since been ecstatic about the house decor and new books to her collection.
Leah Remini Cribs
Leah Remini home tour on ‘MTV Cribs’ aired in 2007, at a time when she had become a massive star. Until then, no one had seen inside her home. That was until she got her reality show on TLC called “Leah Remini: It’s All Relative.” It ran for 2 seasons following her very public break from Scientology.
Leah Remini Net Worth
Leah Remini’s net worth is said to be about $20 million. From her long resume of TV shows, films, and activism on her show exposing Scientology – plus brand endorsements and a book – Leah has earned every penny!
Leah Remini TV Shows
Leah is known best, for that reminiscing over the nostalgia of the ’90s and 2000s, for her roles in the classic TV shows Saved by the Bell (1991) and Kings of Queens (1998-2007). However, before those infamous roles, she also appeared in TV shows such as Living Dolls (1989), First Time Out (1995), Phantom 2040 (1994-1996), and Blossom (1992). While most of her career existed during the early ’90s, some of her most recent appearances have been in TV shows such as The Exes (2014-2015), Phineas and Ferb (2013), Kevin Can Wait (2017).
Leah Remini Movie List
If you’re not up for watching a whole TV series binge, then it’s also good to know that actress Leah Remini also starred in multiple movies throughout her acting career. If you want to see what roles she’s starred as then check out our Top 10 film picks for a Leah Remini fan:
Getting Up and Going Home (1992)
Glory Daze (1995)
Star Witness (1995)
Follow Your Heart (1999)
Old School (2003)
Married Not Dead (2009)
It Takes a Village (2010)
The Clapper (2017)
Mean Jean (2018)
Second Act (2018)
Leah Remini Salary
According to Variety, one of her most current estimates of salary can be shown through her appearance in Kevin Can Wait, which is estimated to be about $125,000 per episode.
Leah Remini Scientology
While she rises back into the spotlight as an actress, she’s been making news as the leading critic of the Church of Scientology, helping those who have been abused and taken advantage of.
Leah Remini Scientology: Life Before and After
Leah had had a long history with Scientology, beginning her early childhood when her mother introduced her and her sister to the organization after a divorce. From, the beginning, there have been reports of her childhood being controlled by the organization and how Scientology continued to lurk into the background of her acting career.
However, it wasn’t until 2013 that she broke away from the church, claiming that it had been because she started questioning the excommunication of people in the church. Much of her interactions with the media have now consisted of her allegations against the church, claiming that her childhood was controlled and ruined by the organization and that abuse from the church continues to try and invade her life as she moves forward with her life.
She’s made many public statements about her allegations, including making her documentary series, “‘Leah Remini, Scientology, and the Aftermath,’ to showcase what she experienced and what she has gathered that the Church of Scientology. She isn’t shy about her goal to have the “church’s” tax-exempt status revoked by the IRS.
Leah Remini’s daughter
Remini has said that the reason she ultimately left Scientology was for her daughter. Her daughter, who was born on June 16th, 2004, grew up in the organization but Leah didn’t want that for her daughter.
Leah Remini Husband Photo
Remini met fellow actor and husband Angelo Pagan at a Cuban restaurant in 1996, but they didn’t get married until July 19, 2003. During that time, she was still in the Church of Scientology, and thus, he ultimately joined with her. After the official leave from the Church, he luckily tagged along with her, keeping the marriage alive and well.
They are incredibly loving towards each other, and Leah Remini husband photos appear frequently on her Instagram!
Leah Remini Dancing with the Stars
When Leah Remini left the Church of Scientology, she was able to participate in the popular television show Dancing with the Stars. She joined Season 17 and was a particularly great dancer all the way up until the finals, where she and her partner Tony Dovolani didn’t quite make the cut.
Leah Remini Old School
In 2003, Leah appeared in a hilarious film called Old School alongside Juliette Lewis, Luke Wilson, Will Ferrell, Vince Vaughn, and Jeremy Piven. It was all about life in college!
Leah Remini Plastic Surgery
While she’s famous for her appearances on TV shows and movies, many fans of hers have awed at her beauty. In later years though, it has been reported that she’s been getting botox and filler in her lips and face but has avoided anything surgery related so she can maintain a more natural look. Anyway, who cares! She’s a beauty!
Leah Remini Weight Loss Before and After
As a side story in the life of Leah Remini, she’s also had a lot of success with weight loss. According to People.com, she gained weight after giving birth to her daughter and was insecure about the fact that many of her celebrity friends were able to lose weight so quickly while she, on the other hand, wasn’t. However, after a few years, she was finally able to lose weight through a simple weight loss plan involving the 1st Personal Diet from Dr. R. Cohen, a workout program with celebrity personal trainer Gunnar Peterson five days per week, and even giving herself cheat days to help provide more balance to her diet. Go, girl!