Lea Black net worth: Lea Black is a Miami-based businesswoman, philanthropist and reality television star who has a net worth of $65 million dollars. Lea Black is currently one of the stars of Bravos's hit reality TV show "The Real Housewives of Miami". Lea Black also developed multiple health and beauty product lines, launched a chain of gyms, and was the subject of a 2008 documentary about philanthropy entitled "The Fundraiser". One of her biggest passions is philanthropy. In 1992, Lea and her husband Roy Black founded "The Blacks Annual Gala" which raises money for at-risk youth by providing creative, vocational and educational resources. The couple also share an 11 year old son named RJ. Lea was born Lea Haller, in Texas where she grew up the oldest of four sisters. Lea attended college briefly but left in order to manage a Fitness World. She eventually managed a chain of 40 Fitness World locations.
Lea Black Net Worth – How She Made it:
Lea launched her first beauty Lea Cosmetics International, Inc. in the mid 1980s. The company sold a line of over 400 different products through infomercials. After noticing that the majority of her company's sales were coming from Europe and Latin America, Lea decided to leave Texas and move to Miami, Florida. Lea first met her husband when she served jury duty on the rape trial of William Kennedy Smith (Tedd Kennedy's nephew). Kennedy-Smith's lawyer was Roy Black. A year after the case, Lea and Roy bumped into each other at a hotel gala and began dating.
In 2010, Lea Black launched a new cosmetics company with Oprah Winfrey's personal stylist Andre Walker. The company produces Andre Walker Hair Products and Sudden Youth Skin Products. Lea has also published a book titled "Beauty From Within" and is working on a fiction book called "Little Black Book".