Lekha Washington Height, Weight, Age, Husband, Family, Biography, Facts & More

Lekha Washington

Real NameLekha Washington
Profession(s)Actress, Artist, Product Designer, Lyricist
Famous ForHer role in the movie Kalyana Samayal Saadham (2013)
Kalyana Samayal Saadham
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 168 cm
in meters- 1.68 m
in feet inches- 5’ 6”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 50 kg
in pounds- 110 lbs
Figure Measurements (approx.)34-25-35
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourBlack
Personal Life
Date of Birth30 April 1984
Age (as in 2018) 34 Years
Birthplace Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signTaurus
HometownChennai, Tamil Nadu, India
SchoolThe Good Shepherd School, Chennai
College/UniversityStella Maris College, Chennai
The National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad
Educational QualificationMasters in Filmmaking and Direction
DebutFilm: Jayam kondaan (2008)
HobbiesDriving, Travelling, Adventure Sports, Reading Graphic Novels
Boys, Affairs and More
Marital StatusMarried
Marriage Date18 November 2017
Husband/SpousePablo Chaterji
Lekha Washington With Her Husband
ParentsFather- Kenneth
Mother- Geeta
Lekha Washington With Her Parents
SiblingsNot Known
Money Factor
Net Worth (approx.)Not Known

Lekha Washington

Some Lesser Known Facts About Lekha Washington

  • Lekha Washington was born to a father of mixed Burmese, Italian and Punjabi ancestry and a Maharashtrian mother.
  • During her time in filmmaking, she made three short films called Spoonerism, Catch 22, and Sunn with locations ranging from Myanmar to Mauritius.
  • Lekha is currently juggling three careers- an actress, an artist and an entrepreneur and recently she became lyricist by writing two songs for the movie Rangoon (2017); Be Still, and Shimmy Shake.
  • As an actress, she has done more than 15 films in Tamil, Telugu Kannada and two of which were the unreleased Bollywood movies starring big stars like Amitabh BachchanAnil Kapoor and Ajay Devgn.
  • She initially started as a sculptor as she believes the “sculpting just comes naturally” to her. The first time she got her hands dirty, sculpting, was when she was eight, making human heads out of a roll of fresh flour dough.
  • Lekha hosted her first exhibition in the Lalit Kala Akademi at the age of 18 in Chennai.
  • Born and brought up in Chennai, Lekha currently lives in Mumbai in an ancestral house. It is in Bandra’s Ranwar village and is about 150 years old. The first storey of the building has Lekha’s studio. Lekha Washington's Studio
  • She also runs a product design company called AJJI, named after her late grandmother Bhavatharani Ghorpade whom Lekha describes as creative, determined, pig-headed and a path-breaker and was quite an influence on her. Lekha Washington's Company
  • As a product designer, she has created many products, the main ones including The Pink Sink, a chair that looks like there’s no way you can sit on it until you do, and then you realise it’s very comfortable. Lekha Washington with The Pink Sink
  • Another is The Drop, as the name suggests; it is the chair that looks like a drop falling from the ceiling. Lwkha Washington With The Drop
  • The best of her work is The Dot, a chair easily hinges on the wall, much like an LED television, and is very comfortable to sit on. The basic idea behind The Dot was a ‘bindi’. Lekha Washington With The Dot
  • In 2018 Lekha started a new project called “This Too Shall Pass – Moondancer”, a 12-foot helium globe modelled on the moon, designed to rotate on its axis, reflecting the changing phases of the lunar cycle and was selected to be showcased at the Burning Man Festival held each year in the Black Rock City of  western United States.