From School Theater to “Never Have I Ever”: The Story of Lee Rodriguez



Who is Lee Rodriguez?

American actress and singer LaRhonza Lee Rodriguez was born in Fresno, California, USA, on November 28, 1999 and made Sagittarius her zodiac sign. She has four acting credits and is perhaps best known for Fabiola Torres in the comedy series “Never Have I Ever”, created by Lang Fisher and Mindy Kaling, and starring Maitreyi Ramakrishnan, Poorna Jagannathan and Darren Barnet. It follows the life of an Indian-American girl, the series aired from 2020 to 2023 and won six of the 22 award nominations.

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Education and early life

Lee was raised in Fresno by her African-American mother and Mexican-American father, who not much is known about because she respects their privacy; her father is said to be a carpet salesman and her mother an elementary school teacher. Since Lee hasn’t talked about having any siblings yet, most of her fans believe she doesn’t have any.

The family moved to Hesperia, California when Lee was quite young, where she attended Encore Jr. went and then to Sr. High School, where she became interested in acting and began performing in school plays; Lee also loved to dance and sing during her teens while playing different sports with her peers and excelling in soccer.

She enrolled in 2018 and then launched her acting career, instead of pursuing a college degree.

Acting career

Lee made her TV series debut playing Naomi in the 2018 episode “If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late” of the comedy series “Grown-ish”, which Larry Wilmore and Kenya Barris created, and starred in the starring Francia Raisa, Trevor Jackson and Yara Shahidi. It is a spin-off of the hit series “Black-ish”, and follows Zoey Johnson, who has just enrolled in college.

Lee played Bea in three episodes of the drama of 2018 “Class of Lies,” starring Camille Ramsey, Tatsumi Romano and Frank Cappello, follows college roommates Missy and Devon who have their own true crime podcast and are now investigating the disappearance of their best friend. The series has been airing since 2018 and won a Writers Guild of America Award for Short Form New Media Original in 2019.

Lee’s only other role was Newscaster in two episodes of the 2022 comedy “Go Off with Jess & Julia”, starring Jessica Marie Garcia, Julissa Calderon and Annie Gonzalez, and follows the lives of two best friends.

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Other credits

Lee was featured in the 2020 TV special ‘Save West Bank Café’.

Some of her recent appearances on talk shows and game shows have been on ‘Celebrity Family Feud’, ‘IMDb on the Scene – Interviews’ and ‘Entertainment Tonight Canada’.

Youtube Channel

Lee launched her self-titled YouTube channel on February 2, 2017, and today it has more than 1,000 subscribers, while all three of her videos combined have received nearly 15,000 views. She performs popular songs on all of these, and we’re going to provide additional details on them as they’ve helped Lee expand her internet fan base.

Her #1 video “Lee Rodriguez – “Happier Than Ever”-Billie Eilish (Cover)” has more than 7,000 views as of August 8, 2021.

Her second most viewed video “Lee Rodriguez “Someone New” – Banks (cover)” has almost 5,000 views as of July 30, 2021.

Lee’s #3 video “Lee Rodriguez – “Wicked Game” – Chris Isaak (cover)” has over 2,000 views as of August 10, 2021.

Presence on social media networks

Lee is a social media star as nearly a million people follow her today on Instagram where she has posted more than 160 photos and videos, most of which show her going about her daily life.

She has tweeted more than 5,000 times since launching her Twitter account in October 2016, and today almost 15,000 people follow her on this social media network; Lee’s these days focused mainly on retweeting, most of which related to mental health.

Lee doesn’t allow her fans to befriend her on Facebook and seems to only use her account to chat with her closest friends.

She is quite popular on TikTok as almost a million people follow her on this social media network while she has garnered almost 12 million likes from all her videos combined; most show her dancing and lip syncing.

Love life and relationships

Lee avoids talking about her love life in public but has revealed she is queer, meaning she is attracted to men as well as women; the word ‘queer’ stands for ‘peculiar’ and ‘strange’.

She has not revealed the names of people she may have been with, but Lee’s fans believe that today she is in a relationship with a non-celebrity American man Jermaine, claiming that they have seen the two spending time together on multiple occasions. but this has not been confirmed by Lee.

There are also some who claim that she is dating a non-celebrity American girl today, and that they both prefer to keep this out of the media, but this has not been confirmed either.

Lee appears to be detached as of March 2023, is not married and has no children.

Interesting facts and hobbies

Lee loves to cosplay and several pictures of her wearing different costumes have been uploaded to her Instagram account.

She is an advocate for the LGBTQ community and today also supports the Black Lives Matter and Stop Asian Hate movements.

Lee is a big animal lover, with giraffes being her favourite; she recently uploaded a photo to her Instagram account of her petting a giraffe.

She loves to travel and has been to several African and Asian countries while her dream travel destination is Tokyo, Japan.

Some of Lee’s favorite actors and actresses include Kate Winslet, Jim Carrey, and Will Smith, and some of her favorite movies include “The Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind,” “The Truman Show,” and “I Am Legend.”

Height, eyes and wealth

Lee is 23 years old. She has brown eyes and brown hair, is 1.75 m tall and weighs about 65 kg.

Lee’s ability Estimated at over $500,000, as of March 2023.