Born on June 15, 1970, Leah Remini is an American actress, author, former Scientologist and now anti-Scientologist who rose to fame for her role as Carrie Heffernan on the comedy series The King of Queens (1998-2007). She was raised as a member of the Church of Scientology, however left the organization in 2013 and began its public criticism. To learn more about her, read the article below.

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Before Fame: one of her early television roles was on Who’s the Boss?

Family/ Relationships

Leah Remini Ethnicity/Religion

Born in Brooklyn, New York City, she was born to Vicki Marshan and George Remini. Her mother is of Australian-Jewish descent and her father has Sicilian ancestry. She has a brother named Michael, an older sister named Nicole and four half sisters. Two of her half-sisters: Christine and Stephanie died of cancer in 2013.

Leah Remini Affair/Married/Husband

She is married to Angelo Pagan whom she met at a Cuban restaurant in 1996. She has a daughter with him. Angelo has three sons from previous relationships. For more information, visit her twitter and Instagram.

Profile / Wiki / Information

Personal Information

  • Full Name: Leah Marie Remini
  • Nicknames: Leah
  • Birthday: June 15, 1970
  • Age: 48 years old
  • Birthplace: New York City, US
  • Current Residence: United States
  • Education: She dropped out of school to focus on her acting career
  • Profession: Actress, author, former Scientologist and anti-scientology activist
  • Nationality: American
  • Ethnicity/Race: Her mother is of Australian descent and her father is of Italian descent
  • Religion: She is now a Roman Catholic
  • Zodiac: Gemini
  • Spouse/Wife: Angelo Pagan (1996-present)
  • Children: 1
  • Net Worth: $20 million USD (approx)


  • Height: 5 feet 3 inches (160 cm)
  • Weight: 59 kg (130 lbs)
  • Feet Size/Shoe Size: 6 (US)
  • Dress Size: 12 (US)
  • Chest Size: 37 inches
  • Waist Size: 30 inches
  • Hips Size: 36 inches
  • Bra Size/ Breast Size: 34C

Trivia/ Facts that you probably didn’t know

  • She auditioned for Courtney Cox’ role of “Monica” on Friends.
  • She lost 20 pounds for her role in Fired Up.
  • She met her husband Angelo Pagan at a Cuban restaurant.
  • She is of Austrian and Italian descent.
  • She loves to sing Karaoke.
  • She became a member of the Church of Scientology at the age of 9 and eventually became one of the most vocal advocates of the religion, however decided to leave in July 2013.
  • She once worked as a telemarketer.
  • For more updates, visit our site.

Memorable Quotes:

But inside, I’m going, ‘Oh my God, is my zipper up? Do I have a booger in my nose?’ That’s my inner monologue.

I applaud my mother now for getting me through that time and making me believe in myself.