Sherri Shepherd Biography, Age, Wiki, Height, Weight, Boyfriend, Family & More

Sherri Shepherd

Biography / Wiki

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.

Net Worth

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.


Sherri Shepherd

Birth Name Sherri Evonne Shepherd
Birth Place Chicago, Illinois, United State
Date Of Birth April 22, 1967
Age 56 Years
Height In centimeters – 155 cm

In feet inches – 5’1”

Weight In Kilograms – 72 kg

In Pounds – 158 lbs

Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Brown
Profession Actress, Comedian, Author, and Television personality
Sexual Orientation Straight
School Winston Churchill Elementary School

Eisenhower Junior High School of Community Consolidated School

College Hoffman Estates High School of District 211
Religion Christianity
Nationality Indian
Home Town Hoffman Estates, Illinois, USA
Debut TV – “Cleghorne!”
Fathers Name Lawrence A. Shepherd


Sherri Shepherd with her father
Sherri Shepherd with her father

Mothers Name LaVerne


Sherri Shepherd with her mother
Sherri Shepherd with her mother

Brothers Not Known
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”.

Boyfriends Not Known
Marital Status Divorced
Husband Jeff Tarpley


Sherri Shepherd with her ex-husband Jeff
Sherri Shepherd with her ex-husband Jeff

Lamar Sally

Sherri Shepherd with her ex-husband Lamar
Sherri Shepherd with her ex-husband Lamar

Children Son – Jeffrey Tarpley


Sherri Shepherd with her son Jeffrey
Sherri Shepherd with her son Jeffrey

Lamar Sally, Jr.

Lamar Sally, Jr.
Lamar Sally, Jr.

Favorite Things

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Favorite Actors Not Known
Favorite Actress Not Known
Favorite Musical Instrument Not Known
Favorite Singer(s) Not Known

Sherri Shepherd

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.

Social Media Profile(s)

  1. Instagram @sherrieshepherd
  2. Twitter@sherrieshepherd
  3. Facebook @SherriShepherd
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