13-year-old Lea was born in Stuttgart. In 2003 she joined the children’s choir of the Staatsoper Stuttgart. Since 2006 she has sung in Carmen, Tosca, Hänsel & Gretel, as well as in Brundibar (Aninka), and Der Arme Heinrich (Heinrich). In addition, she has participated in radio plays produced by SWR 2 since 2006. Since 2008 she has occasionally worked as a speaker for the television program the "Tigerenten-Club."