Lea Black

This Texas native is a mom, wife, charity fundraiser, and business-woman. Lea launched Sudden Youth Facial in the '80s, now a fan-favorite. After 20 years in the beauty industry developing over 400 products, she recently created Lea Black Beauty featuring efficacy, simplicity, and affordability as her hallmark. Theworldofleablack.com showcases her brands, her After Five crystal handbags, and shares her lifestyle philosophy. As founder of The Blacks' Annual Gala, she has raised millions of dollars over nineteen years for troubled teens. Lea writes for various magazines worldwide and has just completed a 'tell-all' novel, Lea's Little Black Book, a fictional mystery based on Miami society. She is a former dancer, trained vocalist, and avid reader. Lea and her husband, Roy, a top criminal defense attorney, have a 12-year-old son, RJ.