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Lena Hall is an American actress and singer best known for her Tony Award-winning performance in the Broadway musical Hedwig and the Angry Inch. She was born on January 30, 1980 in San Francisco, California. Hall began her career as a singer and songwriter, performing in clubs and bars in the San Francisco Bay Area. She made her Broadway debut in the musical Rent in 2005, and went on to appear in the Broadway productions of Xanadu, Hair, and Kinky Boots. In 2014, she won the Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical for her performance as Yitzhak in Hedwig and the Angry Inch. Hall has also appeared in television shows such as Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Elementary, and The Good Wife. She has released two albums, Sin & Salvation and The Villa Satori: Growing Up Haight Ashbury. As of 2021, Lena Hall has an estimated net worth of $2 million.
|Celina Consuela Gabriella Carvajal
|44 years old
|30 January, 1980
|San Francisco, California, U.S.
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Lena Hall Height, Weight & Measurements
At 44 years old, Lena Hall height is 1.71 m .
Who Is Lena Hall's Husband?
Her husband is Jonathan Stein (m. 2019)
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Lena Hall Net Worth
Her net worth has been growing significantly in 2022-2023. So, how much is Lena Hall worth at the age of 44 years old? Lena Hall’s income source is mostly from being a successful Actress. She is from United States. We have estimated Lena Hall's net worth , money, salary, income, and assets.
|Net Worth in 2023
|$1 Million - $5 Million
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In 2018, Hall began to release a monthly series of digital EP's titled Obsessed. The January release consists of selections from Hedwig and the Angry Inch, while each of the others features her renditions of several songs by a different artist.
In 2017, Hall starred in the role of Pip on Sarah Ruhl's Off-Broadway play How to Transcend a Happy Marriage starring opposite Marisa Tomei at the Lincoln Center.
In 2016, Hall played a seductive yoga instructor in an episode of the HBO series Girls. She also performs the songs along with Tony Vincent for the fictional band "Dog Gone" in the 2015 PBS series Nature Cat.
In 2014, Hall was cast as Yitzhak in the Broadway production Hedwig and the Angry Inch, (a role previously played off-Broadway by Miriam Shor) opposite Neil Patrick Harris, for which she won the Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical. She left the role on April 4, 2015, after playing Yitzhak opposite Harris, Darren Criss, Michael C. Hall, Andrew Rannells and John Cameron Mitchell as Hedwig. In 2016, she was cast in the national tour of Hedwig, which opened on October 2, 2016, reprising her role as Yitzhak, and for one performance a week, playing the title role of Hedwig for a total of eight performances in Los Angeles and San Francisco, making her the first actor to play both roles in the same production. She played the roles in San Francisco and Los Angeles alongside Glee star Darren Criss.
On September 28, 2015, Hall released her first solo album, "Sin & Salvation: Live At the Carlyle", featuring Hall's renditions of songs from artists such as Led Zeppelin, Tori Amos, Hozier, and James Brown. The album was recorded at the legendary Carlyle Hotel during Hall's musical show "Sin & Salvation", which ran for two weeks.
Hall changed her professional name from "Celina Carvajal" to Lena Hall in 2013, saying she had created it for her music persona and now wanted to use it for her acting career as well. She explained her name change to Broadway.com: "Multiple people in the industry suggested I have one name for everything. [Lena Hall] is just two shortenings of my first name and my last name. So Lena Hall is Celina Carvajal. It seemed like an easier way of people getting to know me. Lena Hall is a nice symmetrical name, and it reminds people of Lena Horne, who was a singer. And when people hear my name, I want them to think of a singer". She later found out that "Carvajal" is actually a stage name taken seven generations back that became a family name. Hall said that it was one of the reasons why she was able to let go of the Carvajal name because it was a stage name, and it felt like her ancestors would agree with her name change.
In 2013, her band The Deafening released an album with original songs titled "Central Booking".
Hall was the lead singer of the band The Deafening, they released an album with original songs in 2012 titled Central Booking. In 2015, Hall released her first solo album, Sin & Salvation: Live At the Carlyle.
In 2011, she performed as Daughter of the Ocean in the musical Prometheus Bound, inspired by Aeschylus's Ancient Greek tragedy, at the American Repertory Theater, and also appeared as Blaze in the musical Chix6. In 2013, Hall originated the role of Nicola (played on film by Jemima Rooper) in the musical Kinky Boots, which won the Tony Award for Best Musical.
Her TV work include 9 episodes of All My Children in the role of Treena in 2009, Juicy Lucy in Good Girls Revolt (2015), the voice of Countess Coloratura/Rara in the 115th episode of My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic, titled "The Mane Attraction".
Hall has appeared in films such as Sex and the City (2008), The Graduates (2008), Born from the Foot (2009), The Big Gay Musical (2009), and Becks (2017), for which she received widespread critical acclaim. She has also appeared on TV shows like ABC's All My Children, HBO's Girls, Amazon Prime's Good Girls Revolt, and voiced the role of Countess Coloratura on My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic. In 2020, she joined the cast of TNT's science fiction epic Snowpiercer as Miss Audrey.
In 2008, she competed in the reality show Legally Blonde: The Musical – The Search for Elle Woods, in which she was the 3rd contestant eliminated, and starred in the Off-Broadway musicals Green Eyes, and Bedbugs!!!, in which she played the role of Carly at the New York Musical Theatre Festival.
She has appeared in five movies: Sex and the City (2008), The Graduates (2008), Born from the Foot (2009), The Big Gay Musical (2009), and Becks (2017), in which she plays the title role and her first leading role in a feature film, and received widespread critical acclaim for her performance. which won the U.S. Fiction Award at the LA Film Festival.
In 2003, Hall appeared in Radiant Baby, a musical about artist Keith Haring, in various roles. In 2004 she was in the original ensemble of Dracula, the Musical, and was the understudy for Kelli O'Hara as Lucy Westenra. In 2006 she was in the original ensemble of the musical Tarzan, and was also the understudy for Jennifer Gambatese as Jane Porter.
Hall made her Broadway debut in 1999 in Cats, taking over the role of Demeter after first performing in the national tour in 1998. She next took over the role of Ann "Anytime Annie" Reilly in 42nd Street. She also performed in a national tour of Annie Get Your Gun, understudying the lead role.
Celina Consuela Gabriella Carvajal, known professionally as Lena Hall (born January 30, 1980) is an American actress, singer and songwriter best known for her work on Broadway, originating the role of Nicola in Kinky Boots, and her Tony Award-winning performance as Yitzhak in the 2014 revival of Hedwig and the Angry Inch, which also earned her a Grammy nomination for the musical's official album. She made history by becoming the first person to play both Hedwig and Yitzhak in the same production during the national tour of the musical in 2016. Her other Broadway credits include Cats, 42nd Street, Dracula, the Musical and Tarzan, the Musical. Hall has also starred in Off-Broadway productions such as Radiant Baby, Bedbugs!!!, Rooms: A Rock Romance, The Toxic Avenger, Prometheus Bound, Chix6, and the 2017 original play How to Transcend a Happy Marriage.
Hall was born Celina Consuela Gabriella Carvajal in San Francisco, California on January 30, 1980, to Carlos and Carolyn (née Houser) Carvajal. Her father is a ballet dancer, choreographer and the co-artistic director for the annual San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival, her mother was a prima ballerina and is now a yogi master.
She has Filipino, Spanish, and Swedish ancestry through her father. Her paternal grandfather arrived from the Philippines to San Francisco in 1926, and her paternal grandmother is Swedish. Her sister is Calliope "Calli" Carvajal, a hair stylist.