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About Leigh Boniello - Howard Dwaine Dorough's Wife and Producer

Published Wed Jul 01 2020 By pratikshya
About Leigh Boniello - Howard Dwaine Dorough's Wife and Producer

Director Leigh Boniello is popular as the wife of one of the members of the popular American boy band group Backstreet Boys, Howard Dwaine Dorough. A multi-talented Boniello is also a film producer, webmaster, and real estate agent. 

She was born on April 30, 1974, in Monmouth Beach, NJ, United State as Leigh Anne Boniello. She belongs to the white ethnicity and holds an American Citizenship.

Let's look at some exciting facts about Boniello.

What's Her Net Worth?

The famous director and film producer Leigh Boniello has an estimated net worth of $1 million. She has made a great amount of money from film production, development executive for movies like Ocean's Twelve (2004), Tarzan, Nancy Drew (2007), Wild Bunch, and Westworld. While her husband Howie  Dorough has a net worth of $45 Million. 

Early Life 

Young and talented Leigh Anne Boniello is the daughter of Ralph Boniello (father) and Karen Bonifide (mother). She has an older sister, Stacy O'Neil a talent Manager and brother Kevin Bonifide. Her parents divorced and both remarried. 

Her love and passion for entertainment started when she was 5 years old, listening to rock and reggae music. Both her parents were friends with Bruce Springsteen and a lot of people in that camp, so she was going to many concerts and had an idea of the backstage experience.

Education - Alma Mater

Boniello graduated from her high-level education from Shore Regional High School in New Jersey. Along with her sister Stacy, Leigh moved to Los Angles where both of her sisters joined the college in 1997. They began pursuing careers in the entertainment business.

Beginning Career

Leigh has start career on websites for various celebrities like Claudia Schiffer and also for director Quentin Tarantino's company for which she made commercials and music videos. She has previously worked with the head writer of Seinfeld and developed television projects at Dreamworks.

However, on December 6, 2000, the music enthusiast, anxiously started a new job for the Backstreet Boys during the height of their fame as the new webmaster, But she never expected that the job would lead her to her future husband's heart, and found herself caught up in an epic made-for-TV romance.

How she met Howard?

Famous American singer, songwriter, and actor Howard Dwaine Dorough met Boniello, who was working with Backstreet Boys as the band's webmaster in the year 2000 when she met her future husband. Howard was obsessed with his film producer and would do everything to be with her.

The couple dated for six years and in 2006 he proposed to her in front of her family which makes him more nervous than to perform in front of thousands of fans. Finally, after a year on December 8, 2007, they tied the knot in a traditional Catholic ceremony at St. James Cathedral, in Orlando, Florida. The couple has two sons together. 

A wedding picture of Leigh Boniello and Howard Dorough.
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Two Children 

She has two adorable children, the first child James Hoke Dorough who was born on 6th May 2009 and after five years of period, she welcomed her second child Holden John Dorough who was born on 16th February 2013. The family is perfectly happy living together. 

Boniello amazingly handles her personal life and profession, where she has set a perfect example for all ladies in the world.

A wonderful family picture of Leigh Boniello.
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Sister - Stacy O'Neil 

Boniello has an older sister named Stacy O'Neil, a talent manager at The Firm that represents stars like Vin Diesel, Kevin Bacon, Rachel Weisz, and Scott Caan. 

Now, she is severing as a manager at Brillstein Entertainment Partners alongside younger brother. They will lean into managing, producing, branding, and launching new talent.

Body Traits 

Gorgeous lady Leigh Boniello stands at 5 feet 7 inches tall and weight 67 kg. She perfectly fits in front of her husband with her curved body shape. She has dark brown eyes color and blonde hair color. 

She is Not Active on Social Media              

Boniello is not active in social media. She has no social media accounts such as Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. However, she is often seen in her husband Dorough's post.

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