Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Document and Entity Information

Document and Entity Information - USD ($)
12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2020
Apr. 09, 2021
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-K  
Document Period End Date Dec. 31, 2020  
Document Fiscal Period Focus FY  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2020  
Entity Well-known Seasoned Issuer No  
Entity Voluntary Filers No  
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   23,279,197
Entity Public Float $ 539,757