Leon Isaac Kennedy Makes Major Career Change Decades After Sex Tape Drama & “Penitentiary”
Most of us Old Schoolers remember actor/film producer/playwright, Leon Isaac Kennedy. How could we forget him, right? He was one of the most controversial, charismatic celebs of the 80’s era. His pretty boy boxer role as ‘Martel ‘Too Sweet’ Gordone” in Penitentiary 1, 2, and 3 made him a household name. While his “Leon ‘The Lover’ Johnson” role in Body and Soul made the fellas wanna be like him and the ladies wanna be with him.
Needless to say, the only apple of his eye back then was his then wife, Jayne Kennedy. However, after their infamous sex tape leaked (that’s right Kim Kardashian…bow down to those who paved the way for you), all hell broke lose…and so did their marriage.
Fast forward to today, and at 70 years young, the brotha is out here still making major moves with his many careers. Not only did Leon shock the hell outta everybody by transitioning from his on-screen ‘loverboy’ persona, to a real life evangelist, he is now a very successful entrepreneur, who’s latest ventures are garnering attention.