Lea Navvab Huening

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Lea Navvab Huening - Biography, Profile, Facts, and Career

Lea Navvab Huening, or popularly known as J’LEA, is a Korean-American singer, YouTuber star, model and TikTok star.

She became famous after debuting in the K-POP girl group, VIVA.


Lea Navvab Huening has done some modeling works under Model Directors. This includes the brand belonging to her aunt called CommaDonna.

The Korean-American girl has also worked with ACIDD SLIDE, LAPIZ PLUS, and ORYANY among many other fashion brands. Her works can be seen on her personal instagram page.

Other than her modeling works, she also often shares snippets of her daily life. You could see her hanging out at cute cafes, visiting interesting places, or even just relaxing at her home.

Before becoming a model, Lea used to be part of Kpop girl group VIVA. The group under SHINE E&M consisted of 4 members: Lea, Gayeon, Yeji, and Jaeny.

They released their first and only digital single titled VIVA. The track Tough Girl used as promotional single in 2017.

There is no activity in the group for the next two year. VIVA finally made an appearance on March 2019 performing their song Love Love Love at a concert.

Not long after, all members including Lea left the agency and the group disbanded.

Although she is not an idol anymore, her love for singing hasn’t disappeared. Lea uploads song covers on her Youtube channel.

She has covered songs such as All I Want by Olivia Rodrigo, Lucky by Jason Mraz, and Beach Again by SSAK3.

Through her channel, Lea also shares some vlogs that gives viewers insight on her life. She shoots video going to the mall, celebrating her birthday, doing her make up, and many more.

She has also done Mukbang Q&A, and some behind the scene looks for her song covers.

The girl born in 2000 would like to go back to the music industry but feels too old to become a trainee. If she has the chance, she wants to try a solo career instead.

She made her solo debut on November 11, 2022 with her first single A Good Day To Love.

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  • Real Name: Lea Navvab Huening
  • Korean Name: Chung Lea Navvab
  • Full Name: Jung Lea Navvab Huening
  • Stage Name: Lea
  • Nickname: Lea, Lyabab
  • Birthdate: January 5, 2000
  • Birthplace: Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
  • Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
  • Nationality: Korean-American
  • Religion: –
  • Profession: Model, Singer, YouTube Star, TikTok Star
  • Education: Lila Art High School, Induk University
  • Hobbies: Watching drama, fantasy, and action movies
  • Parents: –
  • Siblings:
  • Boyfriend: –
  • Facebook: –
  • Twitter: –
  • Instagram: @leanavvab
  • TikTok: @lea_navvab

Height, Weight, & Physical Appearance

  • Height: 165 cm (5’5″)
  • Weight: 55 kg (121 lbs)
  • Blood Type: A
  • Hair Color: Brown
  • Eye Color: Brown
  • Body Measurements: –
  • Shoe Size: –
  • Dress Size: –


Boyfriend & Dating History

Lea’s dating history is unknown to the public.

Net Worth

Lea’s net worth information is unavailable.


  • Lea’s name means a person who gives good news.
  • She is the older sister of Huening Kai of Kpop group TXT. She also has a younger sister named Bahiyyih.
  • The model is half Korean (from her mother) and half American (from her father).
  • Her parents are divorced.
  • She has some Polish and Scottish gene from her father’s side.
  • The girl born in 2000 was part of a dance club from middle school through high school.
  • At her school, she used to participate for some beauty contests.
  • Lea’s father is also a musician with an album called Virtues In Us.
  • When she was still in VIVA, Lea was the main dancer, the vocalist, and the maknae.
  • She is still very close to the other 3 members.
  • The girl born in Hawaii loves cats and would like a Russian Blue as pet.
  • She listens to several artists like to Jason Mraz, Anne Marie, and Hirai Dai. She also likes Christmas songs, old Kpop songs, and Disney OST.
  • Her favorite color is yellow.
  • Lea likes sweet food, especially deserts.
  • Ice cream is one of her favorite food. She loves love struck strawberry, mint choco, and chocolate forest from Baskin Robin.
  • She picks pasta as her favorite food and peaches as her favorite fruit.
  • This Capricorn girl likes eating Tteokbokki and Altang.
  • She doesn’t really like celery.
  • Her favorite seasons are autumn and winter because she likes the cold weather.
  • Lea loves Disneyland.
  • Mulan is her favorite Disney Princess.
  • Her most beloved cartoon characters are Stitch and Winnie the Pooh.
  • My Neighbor Totoro is her favorite animation movie.
  • She loves TXT and Stray Kids with Hyunjin. She also idolizes RM and Jungkook from BTS.
  • For solo artists, Lea likes Paul Kim, HyunA, and Zico.
  • The former idol plays in musicals at her school.
  • She dreams to be a Disney actress or act in famous movies.
  • Lea can speak Korean, English, Chinese, and a little bit of Japanese. Afterward, she wants to learn Spanish.
  • This social media star is also able to play the piano, the classical guitar, and the drums. She started learning piano at 5 years old. Lea also learned violin but stopped when she was 11.
  • She calls her followers Leamon.
  • Lea works part time job at a cafe and has got her barista license level 2. She might be interested in working as barista but she is not sure yet since there are many things she still wants to do.
  • While working at the cafe, she met the rapper Jessi.
  • Lea and Korean rapper BIGONE are friends.
  • She has two close groups of friends called Lea-Mi-Jjoo and Yogurt.
  • Her ideal type is…

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Pics of Lea Navvab Huening

1. Lea is looking beautiful in this fluffy top and beret

Lea Navvab Huening - Biography, Profile, Facts, and Career

2. The combination between yellow shirt and faded blue jeans looks great on her

Lea Navvab Huening - Biography, Profile, Facts, and Career

3. Her face is so beautiful and unique, no wonder she becomes a model

Lea Navvab Huening - Biography, Profile, Facts, and Career

4. Lea also has a great autumn style

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5. A little selfie never hurts anyone. Especially when you are this cute

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Lea is a beautiful girl with a bright modeling career ahead of her. With her talent in singing, it wouldn’t be surprising to see her in the music industry as well.