Leigh was born in Zimbabwe, and moved with her family to Western Australian in 2001.
She completed a Bachelor of Arts in Product and Furniture Design at Curtin University.
After several years of working in various roles in the workplace, Leigh retrained to become a Primary School Teacher at Edith Cowan University. She enjoys the privilege of teaching the students in her care at Emmanuel Christian Community School. She also loves spending time outdoors, and capturing the beauty of nature with photography.