- Birthday3rd Apr, 85
- Birth PlaceUnited Kingdom
- Marital statusSingle
- I'm very sensitive and I'm quite a soft person, and I cry a lot when things upset me.
- I'm a positive person, and I try to look at the good side of everything.
- If I can inspire people by showing that following a dream by working hard and being determined is possible, it's amazing.
- I think it's always important to be vigilant of what you're doing and aware of your surroundings.
- Love is a very powerful emotion and when a break-up is unexpected, it's very hard to get over.
Did you know?
- Her debut single, "A Moment Like This" was downloaded 50,000 times in just 30 minutes.
- She was "The X Factor" winner in 2006.
- She worked as a receptionist and as a waitress for Pizza Hut.
- She has won two MOBO Awards, an MTV Europe Music Award, an MTV Video Music Award and two World Music Awards.
- She is also a six time Brit Awards and three time Grammy Award nominee.
Family & relationships
Hollywood Hills Home
Towards the end of June 2011, the British songster who became a heroine after winning 'X Factor', Leona Lewis, decided to sell off her Hollywood Hills home at $2.5 million. The house was built in 1999 and had been purchased by the singer in 2010. The luxury villa had been her home away from home (London) for almost a year.
Location: The Mediterranean style home is a plush bachelorette pad in the Hollywood Hills, Los Angeles. It is located off the Mulholland Drive and is close to the popular Runyon Canyon park.
Accommodation: The home is definitely a large one with living space measuring 3,946 square feet. The mansion has large bedrooms including one master suite and 4 baths. It also has an additional powder room which arrives complete with a double vanity. There is also a guesthouse attached to the home.
Features: The lovely Mediterranean pad has a large compound with gardens. The gardens have been lined by miniature palm trees. Within the compound, is a crown-shaped, heated pool. The grounds beside the pool have a BBQ and cabana making it a perfect space to host guests. The decor of the house has been composed in monochrome which lends it a feel of uniformity and a sort of richness. The kitchen is completely modern with stainless steel appliances and laminated bench tops. The living room is plush with a fine mix of contemporary and old-world furniture. The home is spacious and feel airy thanks to the French doors.
Neighborhood: The home boasts of a very plush and happening neighborhood. Many celebrity pads have sold here for above $7 million. The home is, in fact, just a mile away from the famous Spelling Manor which sold for a jaw-dropping $85 million.
Beautiful dining hall
The master bedroom
Leona Lewis's Hollywood Hills Home
Los Angeles beach
In what could be considered as a romance-rekindling vacation, the noted British singer and songwriter, Leona Lewis vacationed happily on the Los Angeles beach in March 2013. Sunbathing on the sands with dancer boyfriend Dennis Jauch, she seemed totally lost to the world as she put on a frisky display. Apart from soaking the sun, the couple also walked hand in hand along the seashore. It definitely was a good break for the singer and an opportunity for the two lovers to spend some quality time with each other.
Location: As the name suggests, the Los Angeles Beach that Leona Lewis visited is one among the eight awesome beaches located in Los Angeles, the most populous city in California, USA.
Accommodation: Los Angeles boasts of more than a thousand hotels of various price ranges. The top trending ones however are the Omni LA Hotel, Hollywood Hotel, Wyndham Santa Monica and the Miyako Hotel.
Main Attractions: Los Angeles provides a great variety of options for a tourist. The obvious places that come to mind are its excellent and well-maintained beaches and the golf courses. Both are excellent spaces for relaxation. Being a hotbed of American arts since the 50s, LA boasts of architectural landmarks, world-famous museums (Museum of Arts, Getty Center) and live-music venues.
It also presents opportunities for family fun through its many theme parks and natural parks. The night life is rich and vibrant and so are the shopping avenues. Relaxation can be derived from the many spas and wellness centers or via a hiking and camping expedition in places like the recreation area at the Santa Monica mountains. Those with a weakness of the palate can indulge in cuisines ranging from Afghan to Vietnamese.
With boyfriend Dennis Jauch
Taking Sun Bath
Walk along with his partner
Leona Lewis was spotted with her boyfriend Dennis Jaunch, enjoying some steamy beach sessions in the Puerto Vallarta coastal resort of Mexico. It's the second week of March, 2013, when the couple was spotted in this beautiful coastal resort sea-bathing and sunbathing. The couple were also spotted cycling through the zig zag terrain at the city outskirts.
Location: Puerto Vallarta is a Mexcian coastal resort that lies on the western coasts of Pacific Ocean. The resort liest at the foot of San Sebastián and Sierras Cuale. The resort is very prone to earthquakes. The resort is bordered by the Nayarit state at the north. The San Sebastian and Mascota municipality borders the city from the east. Two other Mexican municipalities, Talpa de Allende & Cabo Corriente border the resort from the south.
Accommodation: This Mexican coastal resort is extremely popular among celebrity tourists. Many international celebrities visit this resort city during the summer. Plenty of quality accommodation options are available in this part of mexico. Some of the top hotels in Puerto Vallarta are Casa Velas, Dreams resort & Spa, Playa Fiesta, Villa Azalea, Suites Nadia, Garza Blanca, and Now Amber.
Main Attractions: Apart from the widespread golden sand beaches, there are plenty of other local attractions in Puerto Vallarta. Head towards the south of the city and the National Marine Park is situated in there. It is the ideal place for snorkeling purpose. The southern part of Puerto Vallarta also feature a Botanical garden and Zoo. Eastern part of the city is famous for Terra Noble Art & Healing Center. A fine meditation cum SPA center, the building in itself is a classic work of art. Crocodile farm, Peter Gray Art museum, and Ixtapa acheological zone are located on the northern part of the city. Playa Los Muertos is the largest beach while Playa Olas Atlas is the more popular beach for water activities.
Great Ormond Street Hospital
Leona has donated a lot of money to the Great Ormond Street Hospital which treats thousands of patients every year by giving the best possible medical facilities to children who are suffering from the rarest and dangerous life threatening diseases. Since 2007 the hospital has raised around '£20 million' every year to increase the funding of the National Health Service.
Shriners Hospitals for Children
The artist has performed in fundraising concerts to raise money for this North American children’s hospital which provides excellent medical facilities free of cost to teenagers. It is one of the best in medical care and research in the fields of burn, orthopedic and spinal cord injury care and treats thousands of patients helping them to lead a better life.
The singer donated the entire proceeds from her hit single to support this charity. The organization is a joint fund-raising initiative between “Comic Relief”' and “B.B.C”. The funds raised provide support towards multiple relief programs in U.K and in other parts of the globe.
Christian Dior Extreme Gladiator Platform Shoes
Lewis was snapped wearing her '$770' high-end shoes to the 2009 M.T.V awards. The made in Italy open-toe platform boasts of soft grained leather lining and insole with rubber padded heels. It features round metallic studs on the adjustable ankle strap with logo embellished buttons. The leather covered 4.75 inch stiletto heels gives a stylish look.
Tom Ford Nikita Sunglasses
The singer flaunted her '$360' designer sunglasses on her way to the Heathrow airport in London. The Nikita eyewear collection too inherits the brand's DNA with frames that are stylish, yet architecturally simple in design. The glamorous cat eye shades are very popular with the celebrities.
Nicky Hilton Sterling Silver With 18kt Gold Wash Spike Ring
The artist was spotted donning her '$166' silver ring to a high profile event. It features sterling silver in 18k gold plating with four large cubic zircons on either side. The multiple crystals embedded at the center in a prong setting provide a funky look.
Mulberry for Target Large Cerise Leopard Satchel
Leona was photographed carrying her '$50' satchel while shopping. It is made of affordable PVC material with twin shoulder handles and one silt pocket and zip pocket in the interiors of the bag. The metallic brass logo is embedded on the frontal flap of the bag with cotton lining providing the exact casual look to the wearer.
Roberto Cavalli Coral Strapless Corseted Gown
The recording artist flaunted her designer strapless Corseted Gown to the Roberto's Cavalli 40th Anniversary party in September 2010 in Paris. It is a signature Roberto Cavalli strapless Gown in coral color featuring layers of lace and tulle creating an hour-glass look.
William Tempest Autumn/Winter 2010 Strapless Mini Dress With Sculptural Detail
The singer flaunted her Mini dress to the London premiere of the movie “'Salt” in August 2010. It features a halter neck mini dress in solid teal green color with sculptural detailing all over the dress giving a stylish look.