Lea Thompson
Lea Thompson
Real Name/Full Name Lea Katherine Thompson
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Lea Thompson
Birth Place: Rochester, Minnesota, U.S.
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 31 May 1961
Age/How Old: 61 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 163 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 4″
Weight: In Kilograms – 54 Kg
In Pounds – 120 lbs
Eye Color: Black
Hair Color: Brown
Parents Name: Father – Clifford Thompson
Mother –Barbara Barry
Siblings: Andrew, Barry, Coleen Goodrich, and Shannon Katona.
School: Marshall University High School
College: N/A
Religion: Christian
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Gemini
Gender: Female
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Boyfriend: N/A
Husband/Spouse Name: Howard Deutch
Kids/Children Name: Zoey Deutch and Madelyn Deutch
Profession: Actress, Dancer, Director, and Producer
Net Worth: $16 million
Last Updated: March 2023

Best known for the TV sitcom called ‘Caroline in the City’, Lea Thompson is a popular American actress. She is also a TV producer and a director. She has appeared in many films and TV shows including ‘Red Dawn’, ‘Howard the Duck’, ‘All the Right Moves’, and ‘Switched at Birth’. Thompson has also appeared in the ‘Back to the Future’ films as “Lorraine Baines”

Well, how well do you know about Lea Thompson? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Lea Thompson’s net worth in 2023, her age, height, weight, boyfriend, husband, kids, biography and complete details about her life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Lea Thompson to date.

Biography and Early Life

Lea Katherine Thompson was born on May 31, 1961, in Rochester, Minnesota. Her parents are Barbara Barry and Clifford Thompson. Her siblings are Andrew, Barry, Coleen Goodrich, and Shannon Katona. Thompson’s father was a musician.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Lea Thompson in 2023 and what is her height and weight? Well, Lea Thompson’s age is 61 years old as of today’s date 22nd March 2023 having been born on 31 May 1961. Though, she is 5′ 4″ in feet and inches and 163 cm in Centimetres tall, she weighs about 120 lbs in Pound and 54kg in Kilograms. Her eye color is Black and hair color is Brown.


Thompson has been interested in dancing from a young age, and she used to study ballet. Later she won a scholarship to attend the American Ballet Theatre, Pennsylvania Ballet, and San Francisco Ballet. She used to dance professionally by the time she was 20 years old. Lea Thompson has been to the Marshall University High School in Minneapolis.

Personal Life: Dating, Boyfriends, Husband, Kids

Lea Thompson With Husband Howard Deutch
Lea Thompson With Husband Howard Deutch

In 1989, Lea Thompson got married to Howard Deutch. The couple married after dating each other for 2 years. They are the parents of Madelyn Deutch and Zoey Deutch. Both her daughters are actresses. Prior to her marriage, she was engaged to actor Dennis Quaid.

Is Lea Thompson Lesbian?

To call a highly successful woman lesbian will be very unfair. Lea Thompson has been married for a long time, and she is a mother of two daughters. Her sexual orientation is straight, and she has always been committed to her family and career.

Professional Career

Lea Thompson started her career by appearing in the video ‘MysteryDisc: Murder, Anyone?’ in 1982. A year later, she went on to appear in ‘Jaws 3-D’. The same year, she was seen in ‘All the Right Moves’. She then appeared as Erica Mason in the 1984 film ‘Red Dawn’. 1985, Thompson appeared in ‘Back to the Future’.

She reprised her role in ‘Back to the Future’ II & III in 1989 and 1990 respectively. Some of her other film roles include ‘California Dreaming’, ‘The Little Rascals’, ‘The Beverly Hillbillies’, ‘Lef Behind’, ‘Thin Ice” and ‘Mayor Cupcake’. The actress will be next seen in the film ‘Mark, Mary & Some Other People’.

In television, she was first seen in ‘Night Breaker’ in 1989. From 1995 to 1999, she became Caroline Duffy in ‘Caroline in the City’. She then appeared in ‘For the People’ in 2002. The actress pantomimed the role of Kathryn Kennish in ‘Switched at Birth’. Thompson has lent her voice for ‘Penn Zero: Part-Time Hero’.

She has also appeared in ‘Scorpion’ in 2016. Additionally, she has appeared in many made-for-TV films. She has lent her voice for two video games. Apart from this, she is also a director and has directed many episodes of ‘Switched at Birth’, ‘The Goldbergs’, and ‘Schooled’.


In 1987, Lea Thomson won the Young Artist Award for her role in ‘Some Kind of Wonderful’. She is also the winner of the 1996 Kids’ Choice Award in the category of “favorite movie actress”. The actress won the American Movie Award in 2014 for Best Actress. She has also won the People’s Choice Award in 1995. She was nominated for the Satellite Award and Saturn Award.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Lea Thompson in 2023

Lea Thompson Net Worth
Lea Thompson Net Worth

As of 2023, Lea Thompson’s approximate net worth is $16 million. Thanks to her highly successful career that she went on to inherit this fortune. She is a highly talented dancer and is an award-winning actress. Thomson has appeared in a number of films and TV shows during her career. She is also a director and has directed many made-for-TV films. Part of her wealth also comes as a producer.

She has reduced or executive produced many films including ‘The Trouble with the Truth’, ‘Mayor Cupcake’, and ‘Pork Chop Night’. Lea Thompson is also a voice actress and lent her voice in many TV series. We can expect to see an increase in her net worth as she continues to be active in her profession.

A highly talented actress, who has been performing from a young age, Lea Thompson has many fans across the world. She has delivered stunning performances that made her win many awards. She is active in different endeavors and is a wonderful dancer. Lea Thompson has been very influential, and she is also the mother of popular actresses.


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