Sherri Evonne Shepherd is an American actress, author, television personality, and comedian. She has appeared in various televisions shows and also known for her role as Ramona Platt on the show Less Than Perfect which went on from 2002-2005. Not only that but she also won the BET award in 2005 for Outstanding Supporting Actress in Comedy Series. She was also the co-host on the show The View and received various Emmy Award nominations for it.
Sherri is also an author and published Permission Slips: Every Woman’s Guide to Giving Herself a Break. She was also seen on the show Dancing with the Stars.
Sherri Shepherd was Married To Lamar Sally, Later Divorced
Sherri Shepherd married to Lamar Sally on August 2011 in Chicago at the Fairmont Hotel. It was Shepherd’s second marriage. Later in September 2012, the couple started looking for a surrogate mother for a child. In the year 2014, Shepherd and Sally filed for a divorce and in July of the same year, Lamar asked for full custody of the child from surrogacy. The child was born in August 2014 and the next year in April the court rule the judgment in favor of Shepherd.
Shepherd’s first marriage was with Jeff Tarpley whom she married in 2001 but got a divorce in 2010. The reasons for the divorce are not known but she has a son from the marriage and his name is Jeffery Charles Tarpley. The name of the child she has from surrogacy is Lamar Sally Jr.
Sherri Shepherd Net Worth And Salary
Shepherd is a television personality, actress, and comedian who has an exceptional talent for making people laugh. She has accumulated a net worth of $10 million over the past few years. She has worked in many shows during her career and mostly chooses roles with comedy as she knows her talent for comedy.
Sherri Shepherd Family, Parents
Sherri Shepherd was born on 22 April 1967 in Chicago, Illinois. She was born to LaVerne and Lawrence A. Shepherd who was a deacon at a Church. She has two sisters and was the eldest one amongst them. She has married twice but was not successful in her love life but got two wonderful children.
Sherri Shepherd Career Details
In the late 1990s, she worked in various sitcoms like The Jamie Foxx Show, Everybody Loves Raymond and Suddenly Susan. The roles in these shows help her to make a name for herself in the television industry. After she started to get recognized for her role, she got a lead role in the show Less Than Perfect. The show ran from 2002-2006.
During the span of 2007-2013, she got a role in sitcom 30 Rock which was on the NBC network. She places the role of Angie who was the wife of Tracy Jordan on the show. She also starred in a show about her own life for one season which was named as Lifetime Televisions’s Sherri. She was also the part of America popular show ‘How I Met Your Mother’ in which she played the role of Daphne in 2013. She also played a role in the series Trial & Error in the year 2017. Not only does she act in television shows and movies but she also worked in the broadway where she performed in Cinderella in 2013.
Shepherd is also known for her performance as a guest host in various television shows. She is quite funny and makes sure to leave an impression on the audience with her wit. She was part of famous shows like Who Wants to Be a Millionaire, To Tell the Truth, and Rachael Ray.
Sherri Shepherd Bio: Age, Sons, Ethnicity, Religion
Sherri Shepherd is about 52 years old and currently not married. She has two sons, each from her two marriages. She is from African American Ethnicity and her zodiac sign is Taurus. Shepherd believes in the Christian religion. She is diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, after facing pre-diabetes for years. During her long career as an actor and comedian, she was nominated for various shows. She also won Daytime Emmy Award in 2009.
Shepherd also works for charity programs and raised funds for YAI. It is a program for people of all the age group who face development and intellectual disabilities. Shepherd also offered to bear the expense of Debbi Clark for six months who is a homeless former American Gladiators.
Sherri Shepherd Marred By Controversies
Shepherd became co-host of the show, The View which is often shot live without any editing. In which she said that she did not believe in evolution and she was criticized for the statement. She later cleared the issues saying she did not realize what she said. Later for the same show, she also got criticism when she got in an argument about religion.
Quick Facts About Sherri Shepherd
|Full Name:||Sherri Shepherd|
|Age:||52 years 4 months|
|Birth Date:||April 22, 1967|
|Birth Place:||Chicago, Illinois, U.S.|
|Net Worth:||$10 million|
|Height / How tall :||5 feet 1 inches (1.55m)|
|Profession:||Actress, TV personality|
|Father’s Name:||Lawrence Shepherd|
|Mother’s Name:||LaVerne Shepherd|
|Education:||Hoffman Estates High School|
|Best Match for Marriage:||Virgo, Cancer, Capricorn|