Interesting Biography Facts
Jeffrey Brett Leatham
florist, Instagram star
September 7, 1971
Ogden, Utah, United States
Bonneville High School, Weber State University
Jeff Leatham family members
Jennifer Roush (older sister)
Is Jeff Leatham a gay/bisexual?
What is Jeff Leatham marital status?
Who is Jeff Leatham spouse?
Colton Haynes (ex-husband)
Jeff Leatham spouse
Colton Haynes (ex-husband)
Date of birth: July 13, 1988
Jeff Leatham decorated with flowers lots of wedding ceremonies, and one day he even did it for himself. He tied a knot with his partner Colton Haynes, the ex-model and famous actor, known for his work in the series “Arrow” and “Teen Wolf”.
They wedded on October 27, 2017, in Palm Springs, and that ceremony was unbelievably beautiful. But six months later Jeff filed for divorce. The reason was Colton’s drug and alcohol addiction. They reconciled for a while but then separated their ways on September 24, 2019. Their divorce was amicable. Both refused from divorce money and decided to keep in secret the details of their marriage and divorce.
Who are Jeff Leatham parents?
Larry Leatham (father)
As we mentioned above, Jeff Leatham’s father was a great gardener, and he was the first person, who introduced his son to the world of flowers. But that was not the only thing, which Larry did for his son. He taught his boy to love and understand art, to work hard, and to maintain his roots. Nowadays, Jeff Leatham is a world-known florist, but he still asks his father’s advice and respects his opinion.
Larry Leatham was born and raised in Ogden, Utah. His parents are still alive. He was educated at a local high school and then entered Weber State University. Having got his diploma, he started to work as a teacher at Weber School District. Then he worked as a principal. Nowadays he is retired.
Janet Leatham (mother)
Date of birth: March 20, 1941
Date of death: August 28, 2019
Jeff Leatham is an adult mature person, a celebrity, and a successful artistic director for several luxurious hotels. But like any other ordinary person, he misses his mom every single day. In his sweet post on Instagram Jeff says that his mom is a real inspiration and example for him.
She was born and raised in Salt Lake City Utah in the family of Meltiar V. and Cleo Hatch. Janet grew up with 8 siblings. She graduated from Brigham Young University and after that started to work as a school teacher. She fell in love with her colleague Larry Leatham and tied a knot with him. They parented two children – our hero Jeff Leatham and his sister Jennifer.
Janet liked her life; she liked to create a cozy atmosphere in their house, to cook tasty dishes, and to travel. She passed away in August 2019 because of Alzheimer’s disease.
Jeff Leatham siblings
Jennifer Roush (older sister)
Date of birth: September 23, 1968
Jeff has just one sibling, an older sister Jennifer Leatham Roush, with whom he shares friendly relationships.
She is married to Andrew Roush and has four children with him. Her oldest son Jake has already created a family of his own. Like her parents, Jennifer earns her living as a business teacher. She resides with her husband and kids in Syracuse, UT.
When do people spend money on flowers? Flowers accompany people in the most important life situations – during weddings and funerals, on birthday and graduation parties, at meetings in the airport, etc.
Jeff Leatham is a person, who knows everything about flowers. He has built a great flower empire – which starts from the shop in the Four Seasons hotel and ends with books on flower design. Besides, he is an artistic director at the hotel, named “Four Seasons George V”. He also gained some kudos as a reality TV star, who acted on the series “Flowers Uncut” on TLC during one season.
He was born in Ogden, Utah in a family of two teachers. His father liked gardening, and that was the start point when Jeff got interested in flowers. But he had no idea, that his love for plants can become his source of income. That’s why he started to work as a model. He walked down the runway in Paris and Milan. After that, he returned to the USA and needed some job to make the ends meet. He was hired as an assistant to a flower shop, and that was the beginning of his career. He liked what he was doing, although later he remembered his first flower sets with a smile – they were so simple. After four years in the flower business, Jeff moved from the USA to Europe and continued to develop his business there.
Nowadays he is one of the most popular florists in the world. His clients are famous and powerful people. He decorated with flowers the wedding ceremony of the movie stars Sofia Vergara and Joe Manganiello. He also created the cascades of roses for Jafarian Ghaissarifar (the Iranian model) and Folarin Alakija (the Nigerian billionaire) wedding day. Besides, he is the favorite flower designer of the Kardashians family.
As you see, Jeff Leatham has developed his flower brand and built a great business empire. He is still in love with his work and always knows where to find inspiration.
Interesting and fun facts
- In 2014 he published a book “Jeff Leatham: Visionary Floral Art and Design”. It contains lots of photos from celebrities’ wedding ceremonies – Tina Turner’s, Kim Kardashian and Kanye West’s Chelsea Clinton’s and many other weddings were decorated by him.
- His friends call him “The Rock N Roll Florist” because he likes to wear black and because he treats the flowers quite rebelliously, easily cutting them or placing them under the water.
- In 2014 he accepted a knighthood in France and got the title of the Chevalier for his contribution to French art life.
- His net worth is more than $2 million as of 2021.
- He started his career way from the job in the Gap supermarket.