Lesley Joseph is an actress best recognized for playing Dorien Green in the favorite sitcom Birds of a Feather. Moreover, she was part of TV works including Absurd Person Singular, Birds of a Feather, and Night & Day.
At the age of 71, she participated in the 2016 season of the British dance reality series Strictly Come Dancing. There, she was partnered with Anton Du Beke.
Her Career In Short
Lesley Joseph started her career in April 1968, acting in the play The Man from the Ministry. Then, she appeared in a couple of plays like Cinderella, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Calendar Girls, and others.
She made her debut on the small screen with the TV movie The Bastard King in 1969. Years later, she got a role in the British sitcom Birds of a Feather (1989-1998, 2014-Present) that gave the recognition she deserved.
In 2008 she became a broadcaster on BBC London.
To date, she has appeared in numerous TV series that include Sadie, Its Cold Outside, Minder, Number 10, Ruth Rendell Mysteries, Flockstars, and many others.
Moreover, she has made many guest appearances in shows like Celebrity Fifteen to One, Hell's Kitchen, The Underdog Show, Celebrity Come Dine with Me, Pointless Celebrity, You Saw Theme Here First, Blankety Blank, etc.
How Much Is Lesley Joseph’s Net Worth?
Joseph garnered the most significant part of her net worth from her acting stint since 1969. She is widely known for her sitcom act and has played in a different highlighted theater.
She added the prominent part of wealth from the films, including the 1980 TV series Minder, Roots (1981), and the 2015 ITV show Flock stars. The broadcaster also worked with BBC London 94.9 with Christopher Biggins. She was back in the comedy genre for her role as Dorien Green at Birds of a Feather in 2014.
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According to Money magazine, the average annual salary for an actor, regardless of their screen time appearance, is $50,529. This suggests her net worth might range in millions.
Dated Businessman Carl Littlejohn, Children
The veteran actress was previously dating a businessman named Carl Littlejohn for four years. Lesley and her former partner, who is nine years younger than her, never got married, but the exes share two children named Andrew Joseph and Elizabeth Joseph.
The Strictly Come to Dancing’s oldest contestant and her former boyfriend, Carl, parted ways, and the dancer started to reside along with her children.
Married To Husband?
While Joseph chose to keep a very low-key route on her personal life, she was spotted with a mysterious old man in London in August 2015.
Lesley Joseph with a mystery man at the London Palladium in August 2015 (Photo: irishmirror. i.e.)
Both the rumored pair were seen in a jovial and relaxed mood while strolling the streets of London. According to the Irish Mirror reports, the actress was spotted sharing a gentle kiss with the unidentical man.
However, Joseph has neither denied nor affirmed their relationship status. And until now, the reality star and her rumored boyfriend have never been spotted again.
Joseph does not have a husband since she has never tried her hands in matrimonial innings.
Lesley was born Lesley Diana Joseph on 14 October 1945 in Hackney, east London. She currently ages 75. She grew up with her family in Kingsthorpe, Northampton. For her education, she attended Northampton School for Girls.
Her mother, Rebecca Mundy, died from dementia at the age of 103. Lesley stands at the height of 5 feet 2 inches (1.549 m) tall. She is Jewish and a fan of the Tottenham Hotspur Football Club. She lives in Hampstead.