Shari Headley Biography

Published On Mar 07, 2017
Facts of Shari Headley
Date of Birth: 1964 , July-15
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 8 Inch
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Shari Headley married her ex-husband Christopher “Play” Martin in 1993. Her ex-husband, Christopher “Play” Martin is a famous American rapper and actor known for his hip-hop/comedy duo Kid’ n Play. The couple was blessed with one son named Skyler Martin who was born in 1994. The couple was married for 2 years but they couldn’t continue long and got divorced in 1995. Currently, she is single and not married to anyone.

Shari Headley received NAACP Image Award nomination in the category of Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series for her work on the Fox drama series, 413 Hope St. from 1997-98.  She is also a philanthropist and has been actively taking part is Saving Our daughters, where she has committed to preventing cyber bullying and domestic abuse. 

Shari Headley has been able to earn well from her acting career and her net worth in 2016 was estimated to be $2 million.

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Born in Queens, New York, United States

July 15 , 1964

Shari Headley is famous American actress who was born in the mid-1960s in Queens, New York, United States. She is famous for her role as Lisa McDowell in the romantic comedy film, Coming to America (1988). She started acting since her childhood when she was in high school.

Married with Christopher “Play” Martin


Shari Headley was married to her husband Christopher “Play” Martin in 1993. The couple was blessed with one son named as Skyler Martin, which they gave birth in 1994. The couple got divorced in 1995 after staying together for two years..

Gave birth to her first child Skyler Martin


Shari Headley along with her husband Christopher “Play Martin welcomed their first child in 1994. They welcomed their first child as a son and named him Skyler Martin. He was one and only son from Shari Headley and Christopher “Play” Martin.

Television debut from The Cosby Show


Shari Headley began her acting career from the television series named The Cosby Show which was released in 1985. In that television series, she had the role of an expectant Mother. She appeared in the two episodes of the show.

Movie debut from Coming to America


Shari Headley made her movie debut from the movie named Coming to America which was released in 1988. In this movie, she had the role of Lisa McDowell and her performance in this movie was very admired. She is still known for the role in this movie.

Appeared in 413 Hope St


Shari Headley was cast in the television series named 413 Hope St. which was released in 1997. In that series, she had the role of Juanita Barnes and her role earned her a NAACP Image Award nomination in the category of Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series.

Received Presidental Volunteer Service Award


Shari Headley is also one of the philanthropists and she is one of the committed members of Saving Our daughters. She also got a Presidental Volunteer Service Award from Barack Obama in 2013 for her social service to help our daughters.

Net worth is $2 million


Shari Headley is one of the successful actresses in Hollywood and she has been able to earn a lot from her acting career. She has appeared in many movies, reality shows, and television programs. In 2016, her net worth was estimated to be around $2 million.