Téa Leoni Husband, Dating, Children, Net Worth
Many might not know, but Tea Leoni was the first choice to play the iconic character of Rachel Green in the classic sitcom, Friends. The iconic role went on to Jennifer Anniston after Tea passed on the part and became the breakthrough role for the Murder Mystery actress.
While some consider Tea's decision to reject the show as the biggest mistake of her career, she has managed to make her presence felt in the harsh showbiz industry even without the famous role.
Before jumping on to the details of her achievements, let's take a look at her personal life!
Husband, Children, and Dating
Tea Leoni is someone who has always been open about her relationships and affairs. In 1991, she got married to TV producer Neil Joseph Tardio, Jr. However, the marriage was short-lived as the couple divorced in 1995.
Shortly after her divorce with Neil, Tea got remarried to actor David Duchovny in 1997.
Tea Leoni with husband David Duchovny in 2010 (Photo: Dailymail)
With David, Tea gave birth to two kids: a daughter named West Duchovny born on 24 April 1999, and a 17-year-old son called Kyd Miller Duchovny. The pair's daughter West is also an actress who has appeared in movies and TV shows like The Magicians and The Report.
The parents of two split in 2008 when David opened up about his sex addiction. However, they did get back together after a few months. In 2011, the couple again got separated, but this time, it was not temporary.
Tea and David eventually got divorced in 2014. The former pair stated the reason for the divorce as "irretrievable breakdown of the relationship."
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Even after the downfall of their 17-year-long relationship, the couple remains good friends for the sake of their kids. They are often spotted together in family vacations along with their kids.
As of now, the 53-year-old actress is dating her Madam Secretary co-star Tim Daly since 2014.
Career, Net worth
Tea Leoni got her first break as Lisa DiNapoli in Santa Barbara (1984). Following her debut, she went on with small roles in various projects.
Eventually, in 1995, Tea starred opposite Will Smith and Martin Lawrence in the popular film, Bad Boys. After that, she appeared in many successful films, namely Flirting with Disaster, Deep Impact, The Family Man, Spanglish, You Kill Me, and Ghost Town.
As for now, she is known for her portrayal of Elizabeth Mccord in the American political drama, Madam Secretary. The show is set to air its final season in October 2019.
With such an impressive list of credits and three decades of experience, Téa has accumulated a net whooping net worth of $20 million.
Short Bio, Measurements
Téa Leoni was born 25 February 1966 in New York City, USA. Her father, Anthony Pantaleoni was a corporate lawyer, and her mother Emily Ann (Patterson) worked as a nutritionist.
Tea boasts a mixed ethnicity of Italian, Polish, English, Irish, Scottish, and German descent.
Further, the beautiful actress also flaunts an astounding height of 5 feet 9 inches (1.73m) with a complimenting weight of 54 kgs. The versatile actress is not only famous for her well-toned body but also her attractive feet. You read it right; many fantasize about her feet, and there is also a collection of her feet photos on various websites.