Lesa Wilson is an on camera personality, model and actress. Her career began when she was discovered as a teenager by a modeling agent at a shopping mall. Modeling took her all across the United States until she decided put more of her talents to use when she auditioned for Fox’s hit TV show, American Idol. Not only did she earn her spot as a competitor, but she finished as a Semi-Finalist for Season 3. This was her debut appearance on National Television and she soon found herself in love with performing and working in front of the camera.
Destined to return to national television, Lesa won the coveted title of Miss Georgia USA in 2006, then represented her home state at the Miss USA Pageant placing 2nd runner up in the pageant which was broadcast live on NBC. From there, she went on to establish herself as a successful model, actress and host.
With more than 20 years experience, she’s worked on over 350 photo shoots, appeared in hundreds of advertisements, hosted more than 500 on-camera projects, starred in 100+ commercials and has had network TV and film appearances such as The Originals, Being Mary Jane, Necessary Roughness, Drop Dead Diva, Tyler Perry’s For Better or Worse and Logan Lucky.