In 2014, Leoni returned to television with the leading role in the CBS political drama series, Madam Secretary. The following year, Leoni was cast as Lisa Di Napoli in the NBC daytime soap opera, Santa Barbara.
In 1991 she made her film debut with a small role in a comedy Switch, and later played another small part in A League of Their Own (1992).
Later in that year Leoni landed the lead role in the ABC/NBC sitcom The Naked Truth, playing Nora Wilde, a tabloid news journalist. Leoni had the female lead role in the 1995 action comedy film Bad Boys, which was a box office success, grossing over $141 million worldwide.
After leaving television, in 1998 Leoni had the leading role in Deep Impact, a big-budget disaster film about a comet menacing Earth.
The film received mixed reviews from critics, but was a success at the box office, grossing $349 million worldwide.
On Saturday morning (September 17, 2016) the American Sun-Times reported Téa Leoni and boyfriend, to be shopping for engagement rings.
The couple was seen closely eyeing some pricey bling in a couple of major jewelry stores — especially major diamond baubles that could only be described as the kind usually slipped on a woman’s left-hand ring finger. (read more)According to some insiders, they'll soon be engaged. Rumor Explodes on Twitter Naturally, the Sun-Times’ article sent Facebook and Twitter into a frenzy.
The newspaper also added that people who claim to be close to the couple are “convinced” an engagement is inevitable. Fans were simultaneously mourning and celebrating the news. Many other fans were crushed because they hoped to marry her...
“So many people would flip but if the couple at some point announced they were engaged I’d be happy,” tweeted one fan. On Sunday, Téa Leoni’s rep said “no comment” when asked whether the 50-year-old actress was tying the knot for the second time.
better known by her stage name Téa Leoni, is an American actress and producer.
In her early career, Leoni starred in the television sitcoms Flying Blind (1992–93) and The Naked Truth (1995–98).
Her breakthrough role was in the 1995 action comedy film, Bad Boys.
In later years, Leoni had the female lead roles in box office hits including Deep Impact (1998), The Family Man (2000), Jurassic Park III (2001), Fun with Dick and Jane (2005), and Tower Heist (2011) with Ben Stiller.