Born in the Bronx, Lea Michele is globally lauded for her immense talent for singing, especially her wide vocal range. Apart from being a singer, she is also an accomplished actor and is at home on Broadway - an amalgamation of both her skills. She kicked off her stage career in 1995 as a replacement actress for the role of Young Cosette. She was merely eight then. Ever since then, she has wowed audiences, as the Little Girl in ragtime, Shprintze in the Fiddler on the Roof, Wendla Bergmann in Spring Awakening, Éponine in Les Misérables and many such unforgettable roles. However, starring on Fox network's TV show Glee is what brought Lea Michele in the global limelight and made her a household name. She debuted on the large screen with the feature film, New Year's Eve in 2011. She has also authored the books Brunette Ambition and You First: Journal Your Way To Your Best Life. Lea Michele debuted into music with her 2012 single "Cannonball." She also has the studio albums Louder, and Places to her credit.