X Factor winner Leona Lewis reveals surprising career change after relocating to America | The Sun

X FACTOR winner Leona Lewis has revealed her side hustle business is growing – and it couldn't be more different to pop star life.

Leona, 37, shot to fame in 2006 when she charmed the nation with her incredible voice and won The X Factor.

Shortly after her victory and a string of worldwide hits she relocated to Los Angeles and it's there she started up a vegan coffee shop in 2019.

Coffee and Plants opened in Pasadena three years ago and Leona has revealed that after its success she is opening another in the Studio City neighbourhood.

She said: "We are excited to bring our disruptive plant-based concept, Coffee and Plants, to the Studio City neighborhood.

"We are aiming to help the world, one cup at a time, to move away from dairy consumption by introducing plant-based products to the masses, all while giving back to the planet and our animal friends."

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Leona runs the Coffee and Flowers brand with husband Dennis Jauch and their business partner Achraf Skhiri.

The Bleeding Love hitmaker and choreographer Dennis, 34, welcomed their first child, daughter Carmel, in August last year.

Leona later introduced the tot to the world in stunning snaps as she and Carmel graced the cover of Vogue Arabia.

Speaking about becoming a mother, Leona told the publication: "It’s one of the most rewarding yet challenging roles in life.

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"I am in awe of us as women, of all the mothers out there – and myself included.

"I’m proud of where women are at today, carving out careers for themselves in music.

"But I feel like behind the scenes, it’s still very unfair, and there’s not a level playing field."

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