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Former Miss America: Leanza Cornett Biography Wiki, Age, Husband, Net Worth, Cause of Death and More

Leanza Cornett Biography — Wiki

Leanza Cornett was an American actress and TV reality star who is best known for The Tick (2001), CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000) and Still Waiting in the Wings (2018). The Miss America winner was officially announced dead on 28th October 2020, after weeks of hospitalization.

Born on 10th June 1971, she was raised in Jacksonville, Florida, United States.

She became a beauty pageant titleholder after winning the 1993 Miss America.

Young Miss America, Leanza Cornett

Leanza Cornett Early Life Education, Family

Cornett was born in Big Stone Gap, Virginia as the daughter of parents, who are both teachers, according to IMDb. She graduated from Terry Parker High School.

She was inducted into the school’s Hall of Fame in 2006.

Full Name/Real NameEva Leanza Cornett
Age49 years old in 2020
Date of Birth10th June 1971
ProfessionActress, Model
Net Worth$10-20 million USD
High SchoolTerry Parker High School
HometownJacksonville, Florida, United States
Death Date28th October 2020
Cause of DeathHead Injury

Leanza Cornett Career, Awards

In 1991, Cornett went on to become National Sweetheart 1991.

She has appeared in different stage films, including Barefoot in the ParkGodspellThe Best Little Whorehouse in TexasBye Bye Birdie, and Voyage of the Little Mermaid.

National Sweetheart1991
Miss Florida1992
Miss America1993

Leanza Cornett Height, Weight, More

Weight | Height | Figure | More 
Weight62 Kilograms or 137 Pounds
Height5' 3" feet and inches or 160 centimeters
Eye ColorHazel Blue
Hair ColorBrown
Sexual OrientationStraight
Zodiac SignGemini

Leanza Cornett Net Worth

According to many sources, Cornett had an estimated net worth of around $10-20 million USD.

Leanza Cornett Boyfriend, Husband, Kids

Cornett married his 17-year-old life partner, Mark Steines, a broadcast journalist, on July 22, 1995. She gave birth to two beautiful sons: Kai Harper (now 18 years old) and Avery James (now 17 years old.

She filed for divorce from her longtime husband Mark Steines on January 25, 2013

Marital StatusDeceased
Husband Mark Steines (1995 - 2013)
KidsKai Harper and Avery James

Death & Cause of Death

Leanza Cornett was officially announced dead at age 49 by the Miss America Organization on Wednesday.

It is with great sadness the Miss America Organization relays the news our beloved Miss America and friend, Leanza…

Posted by Miss America Organization on Wednesday, October 28, 2020

The organization didn’t confirm her cause of death. However, Cornett had sustained a head injury on October 12, shared by Leanza Cornett’s Circle of Love Facebook page on October 16.

It also revealed that Cornett sustained a “serious” head injury and was in the ICU. The friend said she underwent surgery due to brain bleeding.

Steines paid tribute to Cornett in an Instagram post on Wednesday night.

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