The portrayal of the feisty household matriarch Leigh Anne Tuohy earned actor Sandra Bullock an Oscar, however who’s the lady that writer Michael Lewis as soon as referred to as a “warrior princess,” and Bullock admitted to being “scared” of once they met?
The true-life Leigh Anne is a Memphis native who, identical to Michael Oher, famously attended the College of Mississippi. In between lessons, cheerleading observe, and sorority occasions, the bubbly blonde met her future husband, basketball star Sean Tuohy. The couple wed in 1982 and went on to have two organic youngsters, Collins and Sean Junior (SJ), earlier than bringing Oher into the fold.
In accordance with her web site, Leigh Anne wears many hats. She is an inside designer whose shopper listing reads like an MVP roster, with Peyton Manning and Scottie Pippen amongst her clientele. Her work has been featured on in style tv reveals, together with “Excessive Makeover Residence Version” and “Household Addition with Leigh Anne Tuohy,” through which she helped households within the means of adopting foster youngsters put together their properties. Leigh Anne can also be a best-selling writer of “In a Heartbeat: Sharing the Energy of Cheerful Giving,” a guide she co-authored with Sean, and “Flip Round: Attain Out, Give Again, and Get Transferring.” If all that weren’t sufficient, Leigh Anne can also be a motivational speaker and famous philanthropist.