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  • First NameLea Thompson

Actress Lea Thompson is also notable as a director and Television producer. The veteran performer came in the light and gained worldwide fame after her breakthrough role in the smash-hit Back to the Future trilogy. She also snagged the title role in the acclaimed NBC sitcom Caroline in the City.     

Thompson’s other major triumph movies are All the Right Moves (1983), Red Dawn (1984), Some Kind of Wonderful (1987), and The Beverly Hillbillies (1993). She played Kathryn Kennish in the ABC Family series Switched at Birth (2011-17).   

How Much Is Lea Thompson Worth? Income Sources And Salary Details

As per Celebrity Net Worth, Lea Thompson possesses $14 million net worth. Her main source of income is her acting career. Her director husband Howard Deutch owns $25 million net worth. 

Lea Thompson played Lorraine Baines McFly in the 1985 hit movie Back to the Future. Sources reported, the actress was paid $650,000 from the project.   

Thompson has also acted in a number of box office hit films. Here is the list, 

Movie Budget – Box OfficeCast Member
The Beverly Hillbillies (1993)$25 million – $57.4 million Diedrich Bader, Dabney Coleman, and Lily Tomlin
Back to the Future (1985)$19 million – $389.1 millionMichael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, and Crispin Glover
Back to the Future Part II (1989)$40 million – $335.9 millionThomas F. Wilson
Back to the Future Part III (1990)$40 million – $246.1 millionMary Steenburgen

Thompson’s upcoming movie is Mark, Mary & Some Other People

Spent $1.425 Million On Her Los Angeles Home 

 Lea Thompson lives in her house nestled in Los Angeles, California. The actress and husband Howard Deutch bought the mansion back in Sep 1996 for $1.425 million, as per public records.  

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The 6,586 sq ft home also features six bedrooms and seven bathrooms. 

Philanthropic Endeavors  

Besides her work in movies and TV shows, Lea Thompson is also notable for her great contribution to various charitable organizations.  

Thompson supports Generation Rescue, Michael J. Fox Foundation as well as Race to Erase MS. 

Awards And Achievements 

Lea Thompson has won a number of accolades for her work in show business. The actress is the recipient of Young Artist Awards, Kids’ Choice Awards, People’s Choice Awards, and American Movie Awards. 

Where Is Lea Thompson From? 

Lea Thompson was born on 31st May 1961, in Rochester, Minnesota. She is the daughter of Barbara Barry Thompson and Cliff Thompson.  

Lea also has four siblings, two sisters Coleen Goodrich and Shannon Katona as well as two brothers Andrew Thompson, a ballet dancer, and Barry Thompson. She studied ballet and started dancing by the age of 14. She even got the scholarship to the American Ballet Theatre.

Enduring Relationship With Husband Howard Deutch 

Lea Thompson tied the knot with her husband Howard Deutch on 23rd July 1989. The two met for the first time while her then future-hubby Howard was directing Some Kind of Wonderful (1987).

The couple also has two daughters, Zoey Deutch, an actress and producer, and Madelyn Deutch, a writer, and director.