Robinne Lee Bio & Personal Life Details of 'The Idea Of You' Author

Robinne Lee was born on 16th July 1974 in Mount Vernon, New married to Eric Hayes...tied her knot with her husband on 14th July 2001...have two children...a son and a daughter...her debut novel The Idea Of You was published by St. Martin's Press...stands at a height of...

Robinne Lee Bio & Personal Life Details of 'The Idea Of You' Author

Robinee Lee is an American actress and author better known for her portrayal as Sarah Jenson in the drama Seven Pounds. 

She first made her screen debut in the 1997 independent film Hav Penty as Leigh Darling. She has also made her appearance in movies like National Security (2003), Deliver Us From Eva (2003), Hitch (2005), Hotel for Dogs (2009), Fifty Shades Darker (2017), and Fifty Shades Freed (2018).

Besides acting, she is also the author of the romance novel, The Idea Of You.

Short Bio

Robinne Lee was born on 16th July 1974 in Mount Vernon, New York, USA. She is the daughter of Jamaican parents of African, Chinese, and British descent. She graduated from Yale University, receiving a B.A. in Psychology and Columbia Law School with a law degree.

Career Insight

Robinee first had an affinity for travel, and the arts and her past endeavors include working as an Editorial Assistant for ELLE Magazine, writing celebrity profiles for the now-defunct youth culture magazine for TELL, and also running a music management company. Later, in 1997, Robinne began her acting career.

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Now, She has made 44 acting credits. Other than an acting career, she has also appeared in R&B singer Usher's music video "Confessions Part II" in 2004.

Besides, on 13th June 2017, she published her debut novel, "The Idea Of You," through St. Martin's Press, a book publisher headquartered in Manhattan, New York City. Welle Entertainment's Cathy Schulman also optioned her book.

Married Details

Robinne Lee is a married woman. She and her husband Eric Hayes exchanged the wedding vows on 14th July 2001.


Robinne Lee with her husband during Tour Eiffel on 15th July 2019 (Photo: Robinne Lee's Instagram)

Together, they share two children, a son named Dex and a daughter named Arabella. Currently, the family of four is living in Los Angeles.


Robinne Lee sold her Hollywood Hills 'Canyon Cabana' at $1.125 million. 

The house is spread in an area of 1,455 square feet and has two and potentially three bedrooms with two bathrooms. Her house exterior staircase climbs up to the front door emblazoned of geometric shapes, and a stone tile faced corner fireplace, and glass sliders are tucked into a shady canopy of trees.

Interesting Facts

  • Robinne Lee stands at the height of 5 feet and 4 inches (1.63 meters).
  • Her birth sign is Cancer.
  • Robinne and her spouse celebrated their eighteenth anniversary on 14th July 2019.
  • Robinne posted a picture with her two children enjoying Dunn's River Falls on her Instagram on 6th April 2018.
  • In the Amazon, her book The Idea Of You is kept on a sale for $11.50.