Leah Remini is a well-known American actress who is best known for portraying the role of Carrie Heffernan in the television series called ‘The King of Queens’. Remini was previously as Scientologist and currently is involved in anti-Scientology. Remini currently hosts the documentary series, ‘Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath’. She is also an author and producer. She has also starred in the sitcom called ‘Kevin Can Wait’. Let’s find out how much Leah Remini’s net worth in 2018.
Leah Remini Early Life
Leah Marie Remini was born on 15 June 1970, in Brooklyn, New York to her parents Vicki Marshall and George Remini.
She was baptized as a Roman Catholic but later joined the Church of Scientology when she was nine years old.
In July 2003, Leah Remini got married to Angelo Pagán. The couple has a daughter named Sofia born in June 2004. In 2005, Remini assisted for opening the Psychiatry: An Industry of Death for the Citizens Commission on Human Rights.
She was previously a member of the Church of Scientology. She left the church in 2013. Remini has reported the corrupt behavior of the church members. In 2015, she released her memoir entitled ‘Troublemaker: Surviving Hollywood and Scientology’.
Leah Remini Career, Awards & Achievement
In 1988, Leah Remini appeared in an episode of ‘Head of the Class’. A year later, she went on to appear in the TV show ‘Who’s the Boss?’ and ‘Living Dolls’. She has also guest appeared in the television shows ‘Normal Life’, ‘Paradise’, ‘The Hogan Family’ ‘Friends’, ‘NYPD Blue’, ‘Phineas and Ferb’, Match Game’, and ‘Cheers’.
She was seen in ‘The Man in the Family’ and ‘Saved By the Bell’ in 1991. A year later, Remini was seen in the TV movie ‘Getting Up and Going Home’. Her television credits from the 1990s include ‘Evening Shade’, ‘Phantom 2040’, ‘Harlan & Merleen’, ‘First Time Out’, ‘Star Witness’, ‘Fired Up’, and ‘Home Improvement’.
In 1998, she appeared in the main role in the sitcom ‘The King of Queens’. In 2007, she was seen as Kim in the television show ‘In the Motherhood’. Later, she appeared in the made-for-television films ‘It Takes a Village’ and ‘Married Not Dead’.
She was the host of ‘The Talk’ in 2010-11. Remini was also in the lead role of ‘Family Tools’ in 2013. In the same year, she appeared as a contestant in ‘Dancing with the Stars’. Later she became the guest host of the show. In 2014, she was seen in ‘The Exes’. She is currently appearing in ‘Kevin Can Wait’ since 2017.
Remini was seen in the film ‘Old School’ in 2003. In 2017, she was seen in the movies ‘Mad Families’, ‘The Clapper’, and ‘Handsome: A Netflix Mystery Movie’.
Awards & Achievements
In 2017, Leah Remini fetched her first Primetime Emmy Award in the category of ‘Outstanding Informational Series or Special’. She was also nominated for the Online Film & Television Association Award in 2017 for ‘Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath’. In 2018, she won the PGA Award for “Outstanding Producer of Non-Fiction Television”.
Net Worth of Leah Remini
Leah Remini has an estimated net worth of more than $25 million. She has been active in her career from a very young age. She has successfully appeared in many television shows and found considerable success by appearing in ‘The King of Queens’. She has also appeared in many films and in 2018, she will be seen in the film ‘Second Act’. Remini has hosted many shows and has also voiced in the video game called ‘Gabriel Knight: Sins of the Fathers’ in 1993.
Leah Remini is considered one of the most popular actresses in the world. Her popularity has made her appearance in a number of other television shows. She was the guest judge of ‘RuPaul’s Drag race’ in 2014. She has also worked as a waitress, bill collector, and cashier after dropping out of her school.