Leah was born and raised in Bellville, Cape Town's northern suburbs. Leah qualified on many levels. She has a BCom (Law) to her name and training at the Waterfront Theatre School, and grew up in a house filled with tunes from her father's choice.

After enrollment in a multitude of musical competitions, with TV ads work in between, Leah's big break came in the form of modeling, she was spotted in November 2011 Report's Model of the Year competition which she won. Shortly thereafter, the songwriter Johan Vorster hear her sing and immediately set to work to ensure her within months a recording contract. Today Leah equipped with a 14-track debut album Miracle who saw the light in 2015. She also recently Bokkie award was won for Newcomer of the Year and nominated for four awards Ghoema.