Leah Pipes was born in Los Angeles, California, in 1988, and began acting in January 2001 as a featured actress on the popular TV series Angel. She was a regular on the TV series Lost at Home and appeared in the Disney Channel Original Movie Pixel Perfect as Samantha Jacobs. She starred in the movie Fingerprints in 2006 (released in 2008). She has also appeared on several TV shows such as Crossing Jordan and Drake & Josh. In 2012 she began filming alongside Mischa Barton and Ryan Eggold in the Mark Edwin Robinson's supernatural romance thriller, Into the Dark. She stared with E.J. Bonilla in the film romance Musical Chairs, about a couple who participates in wheelchair ballroom dancing. It was released to theatres on March 23, 2012.
In December 2014, she married A.J. Trauth.
- Her favourite episode of Season One of The Originals is Après Moi, Le Déluge.
- Her final episode as a series regular on the series is Season Three's No More Heartbreaks.