More Leslie Bibb Bios & Profiles
Biography #2Leslie Bibb currently stars in the WB television series Popular.
Born in North Dakota, she was raised in rural Nelson County, Virginia. After the death of her father when she was three, she grew up in a single-parent home, the youngest of four sisters. Her family later relocated to Richmond, Virginia where Leslie excelled at St. Gertrudes, an all-girls school.
At the age of 16, Bibb walked away the winner of a national model search sponsored by Oprah Winfrey. After gaining such national recognition, her modeling career was launched and she appeared in numerous magazines and television commercials, while at the same time continuing her education. She attended the University of Virginia, but decided to take a leave from the University and pursue her career in New York.
While modeling brought Bibb to New York full-time at the age of 18, acting is what kept her there. After completing a prestigious three-year drama program in New York and traveling through Europe for six months, she set off for Los Angeles.
No stranger to the big screen, Leslie has been seen in the feature films Private Parts, The Space Between Us and Touch Me. She also recently completed the dark independent feature film The Young Unknowns, with Devon Gummersall.
She resides in Los Angeles with her dog Jack, whom she rescued from a shelter while living in New York City. A voracious reader, she also enjoys biking, hiking and scouring flea markets for antiques.
Bio courtesy Universal Pictures (01-Jan-2000)