You Should Know: Ione Skye Lee and Ben Lee

by Christie Grimm · March 14, 2016

As cute a couple as they come, these two have the art thing on lock. An Australian singer songwriter, Ben Lee has released ten solo studio albums, with “Love is the Great Rebellion” being his latest. Well known as John Cusack’s romantic obsession in the movie “Say Anything,” daughter of Mr. Mellow Yellow himself - rock icon Donovan, and sister to actor/musician Donovan Leitch, Ione Skye Lee splits her time these days between acting and painting. Devoted parents, and adorable as all get up, we can only imagine how fun the Lee family home is.

Name: Ione Skye Lee
Occupation: Actress/Painter/Director
Place of birth: London
Instagram / Twitter: @IoneSkyeLee / @IoneSkye1
Zodiac Sign: Virgo 

What do you actually do all day? Paint, play Uno with my 6 year old, instagram, hug, love and talk with my husband, walk dog, work on being virtuous, talk with my 14 year old. Work on acting scenes for class. Pursue film ideas / jobs. 

Favorite song growing up? One song?! Rhapsody in Blue. Gershwin Comes to Mind. 

My biggest secret is… How funny I am. 

Why do you live in Los Angeles? My mom, kids are in school. I love hispanic culture here. Hills. Ocean. 

My motto is… See, speak, live from our divine part. 

My alter ego is… But my being is love. Insecure but that’s false 

The last drink I had was… 17 years ago - red wine, I think 

My secret crush is… My husband 

What was your first job? JR counselor at Jewish day camp 

If you had one day left to live in LA, what would you do? Be awake to reality, love, meditate on letting go of egos and connecting to bod. 

Coming from? Going to? Home / pickup daughter from school.

What is your favorite work of art? Again, one’s hard! Carravagio. 

Who should we know? My mom. She’s an angel.


Name: Ben Lee
Occupation: Musician, Philanthropist, Essential Oil, Entrepreneur
Place of birth: Sydney, Australia
Instagram / Twitter: @BenLeeMusic / @BenLeeMusic
Zodiac Sign: Virgo

What do you actually do all day? Look for opportunities to awaked myself + others to infinite possibility! 

Favorite song growing up? “Sunshine on My Shoulders” by John Denver 

My biggest secret is… I am good at business.

Why do you live in Los Angeles? Family. Community. Opportunity. 

My motto is… The awakening of human consciousness is possible! 

My alter ego is… My ego is not my amigo. 

The last drink I had was… Years ago. 

My secret crush is… My wife. 

What was your first job? Busker/Street musician 

If you had one day left to live in LA, what would you do? Love those around me even stronger and more intelligently 

Coming from? Going to? Ignorance. Wisdom. 

What is your favorite work of art? Beethoven’s 9th. 

Who should we know? Your own inner being.