Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Document and Entity Information

Document and Entity Information - USD ($)
12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2019
Mar. 30, 2020
Jun. 30, 2019
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, 2019    
Document Fiscal Period Focus FY    
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2019    
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 Public Float     $ 1,718,713
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   23,162,502