Lea DeLaria is best known as Comedian, Actress, Jazz musician who has an estimated Net Worth of $1.5 Million. Comedian who became the first openly gay comic to appear on a late night talk-show with her 1993 appearance on The Arsenio Hall Show. In 2013 she began a recurring role as prison inmate Carrie “Big Boo” Black on Netflix's hit show Orange Is the New Black. She also plays Ms. Bruntford in the 2013 TV movie Dear Dumb Diary. She was born on May 23,1958, Belleville, IL. She was in Broadway revivals of On the Town and The Rocky Horror Show. She attended St. Mary's Elementary School in Belleville. In 2013, she appeared on Orange Is the New Black with Laura Prepon. She is the daughter of Jerry and Robert DeLaria. In February 2015, she got engaged to fashion editor Chelsea Fairless. They separated in 2017. Her zodiac sign is Gemini.