Sherri Shepherd Biography

Published On Aug 04, 2016
Facts of Sherri Shepherd
Date of Birth: 1967 , April-22
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 1 Inch
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On 10th of March 2001, Sherri got married to Jeff Tarpley. Jeff Tarpley is an actor. He is famous for his role in Dead Man on Campus, Headache and so on. As a loving husband and wife, they welcomed a son named Jeffrey Charles Tarpley in 2005. This married life ended in a divorce on 7th of October 2010.

On 26th December 2010, Lamar Sally proposed her. Lamar Sally is a TV writer. After few months of romantic love life, they finally got married on 13th of August 2011. Their wedding ceremony was held at the Fairmont Hotel in Chicago. Sherri is the mother of two children. Her nationality is American and she has black ethnicity.

Sherri has been active as an actress since 1995. She made her acting debut by starring the role of Victoria in an American sitcom Cleghorne!. Two years later, she appeared in the TV series like Claude's Crib, Living Single and Suddenly Susan. At the end of 1990s, she was also seen in Friends, Holding the Baby, Everybody Loves Raymond and The Jamie Foxx Show. She made her feature film debut in 2000 by starring the role of Merci in the movie King of the Open Mics. Three years later, she appeared in an American comedy/mockumentary motion picture Pauly Shore Is Dead. She is best known in the world for being the host of an American talk show The View. In 2014, she appeared in the Broadway musical Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella.

Sherri has also established herself as a talented writer. As an author, she published her first book at the end of 2009. This book was titled Permission Slips: Every Woman's Guide to Giving Herself a Break. In 2013, she co-authored a book titled Plan D: How to Lose Weight and Beat Diabetes. Her net worth is $10 million.

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Born in Chicago, Illinois

April 22 , 1967

Best known for her buxom top-heavy frame, Sherri Shepherd was born as Sherri Evonne Shepherd in Chicago, Illinois, United States of America to LaVerne Shepherd and Lawrence Shepherd. She was born as the eldest child of her parents.

Began her acting career

1995

Sherri has been active as an actress since 1995. She made her acting debut by starring the role of Victoria in an American sitcom Cleghorne!. Two years later, she appeared in the TV series like Claude's Crib, Living Single and Suddenly Susan.

Appeared in the television series, Friends

1998

In 1998, she starred the role of Rhonda, The Tour Guide in an American television sitcom Friends. At the end of 1990s, she was also seen in Holding the Baby, Everybody Loves Raymond and The Jamie Foxx Show. 

First feature film, King of the Open Mics

2000

She made her feature film debut in 2000 by starring the role of Merci in the movie King of the Open Mics. Three years later, she appeared in an American comedy/mockumentary motion picture Pauly Shore Is Dead.

Became the host of the show, The View

2007

She is also known for being a TV personality and a comedian. She is best known in the world for being the host of an American talk show The View. She hosted this show till 2014. In 2007, she appeared in the show The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. 

Appeared in the movie, Precious

2009

Sherri Shepherd is an actress from United States. Her break through role as an actress came in 2009 after she starred the role of Cornrows in an American drama film Precious. She was crowned with several prestigious awards for this role. 

Published her first book, Permission Slips

2009

Sherri has also established herself as a talented writer. As an author, she published her first book at the end of 2009. This book was titled Permission Slips: Every Woman's Guide to Giving Herself a Break. In 2013, she co-authored a book titled Plan D: How to Lose Weight and Beat Diabetes.

Married to Jeff Tarpley

March 10 , 2001

On 10th of March 2001, Sherri got married to Jeff Tarpley. Jeff Tarpley is an actor. He is famous for his role in Dead Man on Campus, Headache and so on. As a loving husband and wife, they welcomed a son named Jeffrey Charles Tarpley in 2005. This married life ended in a divorce on 7th of October 2010.

First child, Jeffrey Charles Tarpley

April 22 , 2005

She became mother for the first time in her life in the early 2005. She and her ex husband Jeff Tarpley welcomed their first child together on 22nd of April and that time it was a son and they named him Jeffrey Charles Tarpley. 

Married to Lamar Sally

August 13 , 2011

On 26th December 2010, Lamar Sally proposed her. Lamar Sally is a TV writer. After few months of romantic love life, they finally got married on 13th of August 2011. Their wedding ceremony was held at the Fairmont Hotel in Chicago.

Second child, Lamar Sally, Jr

August 5 , 2014

She became mother for the second time in her life in 2014. She and her husband Lamar Sally welcomed their first child together on 5th of August and that time it was a son and they named him Lamar Sally, Jr...

Won Daytime Emmy Awards

2009

She is best known for being the host of an American talk show The View. For this work, she got her first nomination in Daytime Emmy Awards in 2008. She won this award for the first time in 2009 for Outstanding Talk Show Host. 

Won Gracie Allen Awards

2010

In 2010, she got nominated in Gracie Allen Awards for the first time in her life. She got nominated in this award for her role in Sherri and she won this award that year for Outstanding Female Lead in a Comedy Series. 

Won Boston Society of Film Critics Awards

2009

She has also once been honored with Boston Society of Film Critics Awards and that was in 2009. She won this award that year for Best Ensemble Cast. That year she was also honored with Daytime Emmy Awards. 

Performed on the 14th session of ABC's Dancing with the Stars

2012

She has also performed on the 14th session of ABC’s Dancing with the Stars. There she partnered with a professional dancer, Valentin Chmerkovskiy. She got eliminated from this show in the 4th week after she received the score of 7.