Lea Michele is a 30-year-old actress and singer from The Bronx, New York. She got her start in show business in theater, landing parts in several Broadway productions. Some of her most notable roles from this early part of her career include Young Cosette in Les Misérables (1995-1996), Little Girl in Ragtime (1998-1999), Shprintze in Fiddler on the Roof (2004-2005), and Wendla Bergmann in Spring Awakening (2006-2008).
When it comes to Lea’s career in film and television, she is best known for playing Rachel Berry in Glee. She had a lead role in the insanely popular musical TV series that aired a whopping 121 episodes over six seasons from 2009-2015. In addition to her performances on the show, Lea portrayed Rachel on the silver screen in the 2011 concert film, Glee: The 3D Concert Movie.
Besides her massive success with Glee, Lea has taken on the roles of Elise in New Year’s Eve (2011), Dorothy Gale in Legends of Oz: Dorothy’s Return (2013), and Hester Ulrich in Scream Queens (2015-2016). She’s also written two books, Brunette Ambition and You First: Journal Your Way to Your Best Life, which were released in 2014 and 2015, respectively.
Up next for Lea is dropping her second studio album, and on April 28, 2017, Places will be available worldwide for streaming or purchase. Places is the follow-up to Lea’s 2014 debut album Louder, and it’s been promoted by the lead single “Love Is Alive.”
In celebration of Lea’s latest album, let’s check out her hottest photos. Glee club has never looked so damn sexy.