Leah Remini is well-known for her role as Carrie Heffernan on the comedy series, The King of Queens. Her successful television career has spanned over twenty years. She also starred in several films including this year’s Handsome: A Netflix Mystery Movie.
Leah Marie Remini was born on June 15, 1970 in Brooklyn, New York. She was raised in the Catholic tradition until her mother joined the Church of Scientology when she was nine years old. In 1989, Remini starred on Who’s The Boss as Charlie Briscoe. She appeared on a spin-off series called Living Dolls but only ran for twelve episodes.
After a short-lived role on The Men in the Family in 1991, she was also cast in Saved By the Bell, Evening Shade, First Time Out, Fired Up and Cheers. Remini appeared on a 1995 Friends episode as a pregnant woman. It was in 1998 when Remini was cast as Carrie Heffernan on the successful sitcom, The King of Queens. In 2003, Remini appeared in a comedy film, Old School. After The King of Queens successful airing, Remini appeared on In The Motherhood, Chelsea Lately, Lopez Tonight and on The Young and the Restless. She was also a co-host on The Talk, a CBS talk show. In 2012, Remini starred in Family Tools, a remake of White Van Man, a UK comedy series. She also competed on Dancing with the Stars with professional dancer, Tony Dovolani.
In 2013, Remini was cast in The Exes, a TV Land comedy. In the same year, she also left The Church of Scientology. In 2014, Remini and her husband, Angelo starred in a reality TV series, Leah Remini: It’s All Relative. On November 3, 2015, Remini released her memoir, Troublemaker: Surviving Hollywood and Scientology. On November 29, 2016, Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath premiered. This was an eight-episode series developed by Remini about ex-Scientologists and their experiences. In 2017, Remini was set to return to television on the sitcom, What About Barb, but it did not push through. She appeared on Kevin Can Wait, a sitcom starring Kevin James. Remini is married to Angelo Pagan, they have a daughter named Sofia.
What is Leah Remini’s net worth after her royal success on television and film? It is worth noting that Remini has also been a producer and this has made a significant contribution on her income. In total, we estimate Leah Remini net worth 2017 at $10-15 million. She spent a significant amount of her net worth on Scientology before leaving it recently.