Following the success of the sitcom, The King of Queens, Leah Remini, and her co-star Kevin James are entertaining fans with the television series Kevin Can Wait.
Besides, Remini appeared in several other ventures. At present, she has a hand full of jobs. What are her upcoming projects? Let's find out her career and awards here.
Leah Remini's Career Details: Know About Her Upcoming Projects
The 47-year-old actress Leah Remini is busy working on television series Kevin Can Wait as Vanessa Cellucci alongside co-star Kevin James. The series premiered on September 19, 2016. She is also a co-host on Emmy Award-winning doc u mentary series Leah Remini: Scientology in and the Aftermath in A&E network alongside Mike Rinder.
Her upcoming project is romantic comedy film Second Act alongside Milo Ventimiglia and Vanessa Hudgens which is set to release on 21 November 2018.
CAPTION: Actress Leah Remini, 47 SOURCE: Vanity Fair
Remini started her acting career during the late 80s. Her early career television series include Head of the Cla s s, Who's the Boss?, Living Dolls and since then she has worked in several television series and movies.
She is renowned for her role as Carrie Heffernan, a sardonic wife of Doug Heffernan portrayed by Kevin James in long-running CBS series The King of Queens. The series aired from 1998 to 2007.
Her other hit ventures are Old School, Mad Families, The Hogan Family, Milo Murphy's Law, Repeat After Me, andThe Exes among others. Remini worked as a voice actress in TV movies such as Legend of the Lost Tribe and Hooves of Fire.
She featured in reality show, Leah Remini: It’s All Relative alongside her husband, Angelo Pagan in 2014.
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Besides, she also wrote her memoir, Troublemaker: Surviving Hollywood and Scientology. The book was published in November 2017. She worked as host of CBS talk show, The Talkshow alongside co-host Julie Chen, Sara Gilbert, Holly Robinson Peete, and Sharon Osbourne in 2010.
Leah Remini: Awards And Achievement
Throughout her career, the actress was honored with several awards. Recently, she received 2018 PGA Awards for Outstanding Producer of Non-Fiction Television for doc u mentary series Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath.
For the series, she was also awarded Primetime Emmy for Outstanding Informational Series or Special last year.
The doc u mentary series focused on the experiences of former Scientology members, including Remini.
Leah Remini: Charity
Remini has been involved in several philanthropic events time and again. Her charity work usually focuses on children and women support.
She has been supporting several non-profit organizations such as Jane Goodall Institute, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles to give the highest quality healthcare for children, St. Jude to support children with cancer and other catastrophic diseases, No Kid Hungry to end child hunger in the USA and much more.
Leah Remini: Quick Facts
- Leah Marie Remini was born on June 15, 1970, in Brooklyn, New York City.
- Her birth sign is Gemini.
- She married Angelo Pagan in 2003. They together welcomed a daughter, Sofia Bella Pagan on June 16, 2004.
- At the age of nine, Remini joined Church of Scientology. She later left Scientology in 2013 after a conflict with Church management.
- Her family was featured in a reality show, Leah Remini: It’s All Relative. The show premiered on July 10, 2014, on TLC.
- Her estimated net worth is $20 million.
- Remini is an anti-Scientology activist.