Miss America 1993
Miss Florida 1992
Married Mark Steines in 1995 on the island of Kauai in the state of Hawaii.
Was the first actress to play a live-action "Ariel" in the Disney-MGM's "Little Mermaid" stage show at Walt Disney World Resort in 1991.
Has a purple and gold crown tattooed on her right ankle.
Leanza's parents are both teachers.
Raised in Jacksonville, Florida.
Is a 1989 graduate of Terry Parker High School. Was inducted into the school's Hall of Fame in 2006.
Was a member of the Contemporary Christian music group, "Area Code", which released their single album, "One Big World", before Leanza's big break as Miss America.
Los Angeles, California [December 2006]
Gave birth to her 1st child at age 30, a son named Kai Steines (Kai Harper Steines), on February 19, 2002, who weighed in at 7 pounds, 3 ounces and was 21" tall. Child's father is her now-estranged husband, Mark Steines.
(January 25, 2013) Separated from her husband of 17 years, Mark Steines.
Gave birth to her 2nd child at age 31, a son named Avery Steines (Avery James Steines), on November 4, 2003. Child's father is her now- estranged husband, Mark Steines.