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Document and Entity Information

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9 Months Ended
Sep. 30, 2020
Nov. 16, 2020
Document and Entity Information [Abstract]    
Entity Registrant Name Legacy Education Alliance, Inc.  
Entity Central Index Key 0001561880  
Amendment Flag false  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31  
Document Type 10-Q  
Document Period End Date Sep. 30, 2020  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q3  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2020  
Entity Current reporting Status Yes  
Entity Filer Category Non-accelerated Filer  
Entity Small Business true  
Entity shell Company false  
Entity Emerging Growth Company false  
Entity File Number 000-55790  
Entity Interactive Data Current Yes  
Entity Incorporation State Country Code NV  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   23,342,502