She created a new entertainment network, CENTRIC, in September 2009 that features new artists, reality shows, and movies.
Lee serves on board of directors of Marriott, and Revlon.
From August 1981 through September 1981, Lee served as a law clerk to Barrington Parker of the U. Lee has also redesigned BET's mission statement by supporting families, encouraging their dreams, and presenting fresh talent by creating new shows for its network.“Bobby went to the [December] Knicks game with his daughter when she was home on break from school,” the rep explained.“Coincidentally, Heléne was at the same game that night.” Bobby (far left) and Heléne (second from right) in December 2015.In 2012, she made her Broadway debut in the original production of the David Mamet play The Anarchist.At the age of 18, after returning to the United States, she was involved in a car accident and suffered a cerebral hemorrhage; as a result, she was left partially paralyzed and blind for 10 months, having initially been told that she would never see again.The injury affected her ability to work for several months afterward.She was cast in the lead role in A League of their Own but dropped out and was replaced by Geena Davis.(Photo Credit: Getty Images) Bobby and his third wife, Stephanie — who married in February 2005 — announced their separation in April 2015.He was previously hitched to chef Debra Ponzek from 1991 until 1993.Lee has sat on the board of directors for a number of companies/organizations, including the National Cable & Telecommunications Association the Ad Council, and the National Cable Television Association. In 1976, Lee graduated from Brown University with a bachelor's degree in political science with an emphasis in Asian politics.Debra Lee is named one of the "100 Most Powerful Women in Entertainment" by The Hollywood Reporter due to her many achievements in her 30-plus year career at BET. She went on to earn a master's degree in public policy from Harvard University’s John F. Under Lee, Black Entertainment Television has begun to move in a different format direction for the network.