In 2006, Lea began her love affairs with Matthew Morrison. Matthew Morrison is also an American actor. He is also an established singer, songwriter and dancer. They also acted together in the TV series, Glee. They broke up after being in love for several months.
Few months later after she called off her first love life, she was seen with Landon Beard. Landon Beard is an actor. He is mainly a stage actor. They dated each other for two years and they broke up in 2008.
In the summer of 2008, Lea was seen with John Lloyd Young. John Lloyd Young is also an actor and he is also an established singer. They dated each other for several months and they got separated in 2009.
At the end of 2009, Lea was romantically linked with Theo Stockman. Theo is also an actor and a singer. He is also famous for being a disc jockey. He is a Broadway actor. They dated each other till September 2011.
One month later, Lea was seen with Cory Monteith. Cory Monteith was her Glee co star. He was an actor and musician from Canada. They dated each other from November 2011 and they were together till Cory's death. Cory died on 13th of July 2013 later it was revealed that he died of "a mixed drug toxicity". He used a heavy dose of heroin and alcohol a night before he died.
In April 2014, Lea met an actor and a model Matthew Paetz when she was working in the music video of her single, On My Way. It is said that they began dating since June 2014 and they began living together three months later. They also revealed that they will get married soon.
Lea joined Rockland Country Day School as a child and there she received her elementary education. She began giving auditions in the stage shows. She also gave several musical auditions during that time. One day, she went to an audition to give a company for her friend but she came out from there getting a role for herself. Then she appeared in the Ragtime during 1997. She made her Broadway acting debut in 1995 and that was in Les Misérables. Her breakthrough role came in 2009 after she began starring the role of Rachel Berry in the television series, Rachel Berry. Her net worth is said to be around $10 million.