Tonya Lewis Lee
She’s Gotta Have It, Miracle’s Boys
Producer, writer, entrepreneur, and women’s health advocate, TONYA LEWIS LEE, has been hard at work for over 20 years delivering quality content and information across many platforms. Through storytelling online, in books, in film and in television, she has sought to entertain, educate, inspire and encourage positive healthy lifestyle choices and outcomes.
Tonya’s most recent television production She’s Gotta Have It Season 1 and 2 is now streaming on Netflix. Her most recent film All Rise, formerly Monster, based on the Walter Dean Myers novel of the same name, will be in theaters Fall 2019.
For over a decade, as an independent producer, Tonya has produced scripted and unscripted work, including such classics as Miracle’s Boys, a six-part television series, and the television film The Watsons Go To Birmingham, based on the Christopher Paul Curtis novel.
Tonya is also a best selling author penning three children’s books which have sold over a million copies: “Please Baby Please,” “Please Puppy Please,” and “Giant Steps to Change the World,” all with Simon & Schuster. She is also the co-author of the best-selling novel, “Gotham Diaries,” published by Hyperion.
In 2009, Tonya produced the documentary Crisis in the Crib exploring the issues of infant mortality in the United States which led to the founding of her wellness brand, Movita. Movita launched an organic multivitamin supplement in 2015 with beauty and prenatal supplements in Spring 2019. All Movita products are certified organic by ICS.
Tonya graduated from Sarah Lawrence College with a B.A. and from the University of Virginia School of Law with a J.D. Tonya Lewis Lee has two adult children, and lives in New York City with her husband Spike Lee.