Salli Richardson Biography

Updated On Jul 08, 2019 Published On Mar 09, 2016
Facts of Salli Richardson
Date of Birth: 1967 , November-23
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 4 Inch
Name Salli Richardson
Father Marcia Harris
Mother Duel Richardson
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Chicago, Illinois, United States
Ethnicity White
Profession Actress
Net Worth $2 million
Married Yes
Married to Dondre Whitfield (m. 2002)
Children Parker Richardson Whitfield, Dre Terrell Whitfield
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Salli Richardson, full name Salli Elise Richardson, is an American television and film actress. She is widely popular for portraying the role of Dr. Allison Blake on the Syfy comedy-drama series "Eureka".

Early Life, Education

Salli Richardson was born on November 23, 1967, in Chicago, Illinois, the United States to parents, Duel Richardson and Marcia Harris. Her mother is an African-American native and her father is an Irish-Italian. She has three brothers. She is American and is of diverse descent.

Salli graduated from the University Of Chicago Laboratory Schools in 1985. She pursued her acting career at the Kuumba Workshop Theater before she appeared in films and television shows.

Movies & TV Works

She debuted with the 1991 movie, Up Against the Wall, in which she portrayed the role of Denise. Since then to date, she has appeared in more than 50 TV shows and films, collectively. Lately, she appeared in TV series Underground.

Net Worth

She earns a huge amount of salary that adds up to her current net worth of $2 million.

Marriage, Children

Salli Richardson is a married woman. She got married to her longtime boyfriend Dondre Whitfield. She became the wife of Dondre on September 8, 2002, after conducting a lavish wedding ceremony. Her boyfriend-turned-husband, Dondre Whitfield is an American television and film actor.

They have two children: a son named Dondre Terrell Whitfield Jr. and a daughter named Parker Richardson-Whitfield. They are happy with being each other loving spouse. Besides this, there is no information about her past love affairs, boyfriend, divorce rumors and extramarital affairs.

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Born in Chicago, Illinois, United States

November 23 , 1967

She was born on November 23, 1967 in Chicago, Illinois, United States to parents Duel Richardson and Marcia Harris. Her mother is an African American-Native American and her father is an Irish-Italian father. She has three brothers. She is American and is of diverse descent.

Married to Dondre Whitfield

September 8 , 2002

She is a married woman. She got married with her longtime boyfriend Dondre Whitfield. She became wife of Dondre on September 8, 2002. He is an American television and film actor. They have two children a daughter and a son. 

Second child, Dre Terrell Whitfield

January 24 , 2009

She became mother for second time on 24 January, 2009. She and her husband welcomed their baby boy together and the couple named him Dre Terrell Whitfield. The couple has their first child as a daughter together named Parker Richardson Whitfield.

Graduated from University Of Chicago Laboratory Schools

1985

She graduated from the University Of Chicago Laboratory Schools in 1985.  She played tennis while she was in her high school and she launched her acting career in the Kuumba Workshop Theater when she was there.

Debut film Up Against the Wall

1991

She began her acting career at the Kuumba theatre and her first featured performance was in film "Up Against the Wall" as the role of Denise and that was in year 1991. After that the talented actress, Salli appeared in variety of roles in television and in film industry till the date.

Began her career in Television

1992

She began her career in television as the role of Shelley in crime drama series "Silk Stalkings" and that was in the year 1992. "Rude Awakening", "Family Law", "Eureka", "Stitchers" and so on are some her popular television work.

Nominated for NAACP Image Award

2011

She was nominated for prestigious NAACP Image Award for her role as Allison Blake in science fiction television series "Eureka" in the category of Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series and that was in the year 2011.