She also starred in the series “American Dreams” playing Roxanne Bojarski, and the drama “Hawthorne” with the role of Charge Nurse Kelly Epson. As of early-2019, sources estimate a net worth that is at .5 million, earned through a successful career in acting.
She’s also appeared in various films throughout her career, and has released several singles as well.
Presently, Vanessa is spending her life as a single mother of her only son Venice, but without a husband.
She was set to star in the film “The Grudge 2” and the script was originally written for her, but she turned it down to work on another film entitled “My Suicide”.Born on December 28, 1976, to an Italian-American family in Brooklyn, New York, Vanessa experienced a rough beginning as she lost her father to a heroin overdose when she was two years old.Her mother remarried and her new family continued their life in Brooklyn where they owned a hair salon.For her personal life, it is known that Lengies was in a relationship with actor Jamie Waylett in 2007, but it didn’t last long.During her time in “Glee”, she was romantically linked to actor Kevin Mc Hale and it was later confirmed that the two were in a relationship, but that also didn’t last long.