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A graceful star with an appealing personality, Sherri Evonne Shepherd renowned by the name of ‘Sherri Shepherd’ is an American actress, comedian, author, and television personality. She is better known for her appearances as Ramona Patt on the sitcom, “Less Than Perfect” and as Angie, on the NBC sitcom, “30 Rock”.
Apart from that, she co-hosted the show “The View” for 7 years. In 2009, she released her own series, “Sherri”, which ran for 13 episodes. Since her childhood, she had an interest in acting and comedy and as a result, she ended up with an acting career for over 25 years.
Height / Weight / Age
Born on April 22, 1967, this gorgeous actress has turned 56 years old. She has a good height of 155 Centimetres and is 5’1” in Feet & Inches. Her green eyes and shiny blonde hair enhance her beauty.
She seems fit with a weight of 72 kilograms and 158 lbs in pounds. Her figure measures 33 inches breast, 26 inches waist, and 34 inches hips.
She has quite good earnings from her professional career as an actress and comedian and has managed to amass a healthy fortune of around $10 million.
Education / Family
Sherri was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois, United States, and belongs to the African-American ethnicity. She is born to her father Lawrence A. Shepherd who is a church deacon as well as a food service manager at Sambos Restaurant and her mother LaVerne. Her mother died when she was 24 years old.
She has grown up with two younger sisters whose names are not known. For her primary education, she attended Winston Churchill Elementary School and Eisenhower Junior High School of Community Consolidated Schoo. For her higher studies, she went to Hoffman Estates High School of District 211.
|Birth Name||Sherri Evonne Shepherd|
|Birth Place||Chicago, Illinois, United State|
|Date Of Birth||April 22, 1967|
|Height||In centimeters – 155 cm
In feet inches – 5’1”
|Weight||In Kilograms – 72 kg
In Pounds – 158 lbs
|Profession||Actress, Comedian, Author, and Television personality|
|School||Winston Churchill Elementary School
Eisenhower Junior High School of Community Consolidated School
|College||Hoffman Estates High School of District 211|
|Home Town||Hoffman Estates, Illinois, USA|
|Debut||TV – “Cleghorne!”|
|Fathers Name||Lawrence A. Shepherd
|Sister||2 (names not known)|
Career / Fashion And Style
She started her career in 1995 with her first television short-lived sitcom, “Cleghorne!”. After that, she appeared in many sitcoms such as “Everybody Loves Raymond”, “Suddenly Susan”, and “The Jamie Foxx Show”. She got the big breakthrough with the ABC sitcom, “Less Than Perfect” as the lead role of Ramona Patt.
She began appearing as Angie on the NBC sitcom, “30 Rock” in 2007. She co-hosted the 35th Daytime Emmy Awards in June 2008. She appeared in the Lifetime Television sitcom, “Sherri” in 2009 which tells about her own life.
In 2013, she played Daphne in several episodes of “How I Met Your Mother” and also appeared on Broadway of Cinderella in the same year. Sherri appeared on several television shows such as the legal-comedy series, “Trial & Error”, “To Tell The Truth”, “Rachael Ray” and “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire”.
From 2007 till 2014, she appeared as the co-host of ABC’s talk show, “The View”. She appeared as the Penguin in the second season of “The Masked Singer’ in 2019. She participated as a celebrity contestant in “Dancing with the Stars” in 2012.
In 2006, she released her first stand-up comedy CD/DVD, “No Refund, No Exchange”. In 2013, she released her second comedy special “It’s My Time To Talk” and also released her debut book, “Permission Slips: Every Women’s Guide to Give Herself a Break” in the same year.
Boyfriends, Affairs, Husband, and More
Reflecting on her personal life, she got married twice in her life. She got married for the first time in 2001 to Jeff Tarpley with whom she welcomed a baby boy named Jeffrey Tarpley. Unfortunately, the couple took divorced after 9 years on April 22, 2005.
After that, she again tied the marriage knot on August 13, 2011with a TV writer Lamar Sally. The couple blessed with a child via surrogacy named Lamar Sally, Jr. After three years, she filed for divorce from her second husband and referred to him as a “con artist”.
|Children||Son – Jeffrey Tarpley
Lamar Sally, Jr.
Here we are providing you a list of her favorite things.
|Favorite Actors||Not Known|
|Favorite Actress||Not Known|
|Favorite Musical Instrument||Not Known|
|Favorite Singer(s)||Not Known|
Some Interesting Facts About Sherri Shepherd
- She has been active in the industry for over 25 years.
- She is a diabetic patient and has type 2 diabetes.
- Sherri created controversy on The View due to “flippant” remarks regarding abortion in 2008.
- She is quite popular on Instagram with having over 855k followers on her account.
- Her book “Plan D: How to Lose Weight and Beat Diabetes” made The New York Times Bestsellers list.
- She garnered several Daytime Emmy Award nominations for the daytime talk show ‘The View’.
- She has a high fashion wig collection called ‘Luxhair Now by Sherri Shepherd’.
- Sherri revealed that she had had several abortions in her 20s in 2008.