Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)


Cover - USD ($)
12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2021
Dec. 31, 2020
Mar. 31, 2022
Jun. 30, 2021
Cover [Abstract]        
Document Type 10-K/A      
Amendment Flag true      
Amendment Description This Amendment No. 1 on Form 10-K/A (this “Amendment”) amends the Annual Report on Form 10-K of Legacy Education Alliance, Inc. (the “Company”) for the year ended December 31, 2021, as filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on March 31, 2022 (the “Form 10-K”).      
Document Annual Report true      
Document Transition Report false      
Document Period End Date Dec. 31, 2021      
Document Fiscal Period Focus FY      
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2021      
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31      
Entity File Number 000-55790      
Entity Registrant Name LEGACY EDUCATION ALLIANCE, INC.      
Entity Central Index Key 0001561880      
Entity Tax Identification Number 39-2079974      
Entity Incorporation, State or Country Code NV      
Entity Address, Address Line One 1490 NE Pine Island Rd      
Entity Address, Address Line Two Suite 5D      
Entity Address, City or Town Cape Coral      
Entity Address, State or Province FL      
Entity Address, Postal Zip Code 33909      
City Area Code (239)      
Local Phone Number 542-0643      
Title of 12(b) Security Common Stock, par value $0.0001      
Trading Symbol LEAI      
Entity Well-known Seasoned Issuer No      
Entity Voluntary Filers No      
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes      
Entity Interactive Data Current Yes      
Entity Filer Category Non-accelerated Filer      
Entity Small Business true      
Entity Emerging Growth Company false      
Entity Shell Company false      
Entity Public Float       $ 3,459,508
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding     33,917,697  
ICFR Auditor Attestation Flag false      
Auditor Firm ID 5814 206    
Auditor Name Ram Associates MaloneBailey, LLP    
Auditor Location Hamilton, New Jersey Houston, Texas