Leslie Uggams Height Weight Body Measurements Bra Size

Leslie Marian Uggams was born in Harlem, New York, United States, on May 25, 1943, is an American actress and singer. Young Leslie Uggams first started performing at Apollo Theatre in Harlem, at the age of six. She made her big screen debut in drama film Two Weeks in Another Town (1962) in role as Chanteuse. She got her television debut in NBC musical variety show Hullabaloo (1966) as Host. Leslie's breakthrough performance came as Kizzy Reynolds in ABC television drama miniseries Roots (1997). She landed her Broadway debut in a musical "Hallelujah, Baby!" (1967) in role as Georgina, at Martin Beck Theatre, for which she won the Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical and the Theatre World Award.

How tall is Leslie Uggams and what is her weight? Leslie Uggams's height is 5' 6" іn fееt аnd іnсhеѕ or 167.5 іn cеntіmеtrеѕ, her weight is 130 іn pоunds or 59 іn kіlоgrаmѕ. She is 81 years old. Her net worth is around 3 million dollars. Leslie Uggams body measurements are bust-waist-hip 34-26-36 in inches or 86.5-66-91.5 in cеntіmеtrеѕ, her bra size is 32B with cup size B.

Leslie Uggams

Leslie Uggams
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Birth Date

May 25, 1943


81 years old


United States

Sun Sign


Natural hair color

Dark Brown

Eye color

Dark Brown


5 ft 6 in | 167.5 cm

Net Worth

$3 Million

Body Measurements

34-26-36 in | 86.5-66-91.5 cm


59 kg | 130 lbs

Bra Size


Shoe size

7.5 US | 38 EU

Best Movies

She played Blind Al in superhero films:

Deadpool (2016), for which she won the All Def Movie Award for Best Superhero Token Sidekick

Deadpool 2 (2018)

Deadpool & Wolverine (2024)

She was nominated for the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture for her role as Agnes Ellison in comedy drama film American Fiction (2023).

Sugar Hill (1994) crime as Doris Holly

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks (2017) drama as Sadie

Nanny (2022) psychological horror as Kathleen

Best TV Shows

She was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Television Series Drama and the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series for her role as Kizzy Reynolds in ABC television drama miniseries Roots (1997).

She co-hosted NBC game show Fantasy (1982-1984), for which she won the Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Host or Hostess in a Variety Series.

She was nominated for the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Daytime Drama Series for her role as Rose Keefer in ABC soap opera All My Children (1996).

She starred in CBS variety television series The Leslie Uggams Show (1969).

Backstairs at the White House (1979) NBC drama miniseries as Lillian Rogers Parks

Nurse Jackie (2015) Showtime medical comedy drama series as Vivian

Empire (2016-2020) Fox musical drama series as Leah Walker

The Bite (2021) Spectrum Originals drama series as Dr. Hester Boutella

New Amsterdam (2019-2023) NBC medical drama series as Mama Reynolds

Extrapolations (2023) Apple TV+ anthology miniseries as Isabel Zucker

She voiced Grandma in Netflix animated science fiction adventure action comedy series My Dad the Bounty Hunter (2023).

Fallout (2024) Amazon Prime Video post-apocalyptic drama series as Betty Pearson


Attended Professional Children’s School of New York.

Studied at Juilliard School of Music in Manhattan, New York City.

She is an alumna of Stella Adler Studio of Acting.

Has African-American ancestry.

She was nominated for the Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play for her role as Ruby in a play "King Hedley II" (2001), at Virginia Theatre.

She was nominated for the Ovation Award for Lead Actress in a Musical for her role as Lena Horne in a musical "Stormy Weather" (2004), at the Pasadena Playhouse in California.

She played Ethel Thayer in a play "On Golden Pond" (2005), at James Earl Jones Theater.

She is a founding member of charitable organisation BRAVO Chapter/City of Hope.


She dated American manager Ronnie Eckstine (1964).

She married manager Grahame Pratt in 1965, they have one son, Justice and one daughter, Danielle.