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Shari Headley Biography: Age, Net Worth, Height, Family

Shari Headley’s estimated net worth in 2022 is around $2 million.

Shari Headley

Shari Headley Bio

Shari Headley has established herself as a well-known face in the performing profession. The actress has portrayed a lot of memorable parts in various movies and TV programs throughout the course of her decade-long acting career. Her crowning triumph occurred in 1988 when she was cast in her first major motion picture, Coming to America, which was a box office smash. Many more successful films and TV programs, such as All My Children, 413 Hope St., and The Haves and the Have Nots, are credited to her name.

Early Life, Age, Parents

Shari Headley was born in Queens, New York City, in the United States, on July 15, 1964. She comes from a middle-class household. Her father, Godfrey Headley, is from Trinidad, and her mother, Sarah Headley, is from Brooklyn, New York. She is of American nationality and ethnicity. Her father, who died in 1982, was a dental technician. Headley grew up in Queens as the family’s youngest baby, loving being the center of attention with three older sisters. Headley began singing into her hairbrush at home when she was young, as well as acting in school plays. Until she witnessed an autopsy, the actress aspired to be a doctor.

Professional Career of Shari Headley

Shari Headley was a Queens College student who dropped school to pursue a modeling career. She quickly signed with Ford, one of the world’s most prestigious modeling agencies. She went on to appear in ads for L’Oreal, Johnson’s Baby Oil, and Burger King. Many well-known magazines, including Glamour and Mademoiselle, featured the model on their front pages. Her career as an actress began in 1985 when she landed a position on the NBC television sitcom The Cosby Show. In 1988, she made her silver screen debut in the film Coming to America, which was the biggest box office smash of the year.

The Preacher’s Wife, Johnson Family Vacation, and other hit films followed. She starred alongside Kelly Ripa, Cady McClain, Cameron Mathison, and others on the Shari Headley daytime soap opera All My Children from 1991 to 2014. Her leading role in the Fox drama series 431 Hope St. earned her an NAACP Image Award nomination for Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series. From 2014 to 2016, Headley starred in the primetime soap opera The Haves and the Have Nots.

Shari Headley’s Salary and Net worth

Shari Headley’s estimated net worth in 2019 is around $2 million. The actress made a lot of money through her various careers, which included modeling and acting. She has modeled for a number of well-known companies and has been featured in numerous publications. As a model, she earns roughly $76,000 per year. Shari’s breakthrough role in the film Coming to America garnered her worldwide acclaim and money, with the picture grossing over $288 million worldwide on a $39 million budget.

Married, Husband, Affair, And Relationship Of Shari Headley

Shari Headley was married to actor/entertainer Christopher Martin from May 1993 until June 1995, when they divorced. Her ex-husband is best known as “Play” from Kid N’ Play, a hip-hop duo. Skyler Martin, the couple’s son, was born in April 1994. The actress nurtured and parented her son as a single mother after her divorce. In 2001, two Long Island justices ordered Christopher “Play” Martin to start paying child support for his then seven-year-old son, which he had stopped paying after their divorce.

At the time, the rapper owed $42 thousand in late payments. Martin was sentenced to pay the $159 per week he had been required to pay since a 1996 judgment. However, he eventually stopped paying child support and was arrested in Birmingham, Alabama. Following his release from jail, the court ordered him to pay $159 each week to his ex-wife. Headley is undoubtedly having a good time with her son as a single mother.

Charitable Work of Shari Headley

Shari Headley is also involved in a number of non-profit organizations, including Saving Our Daughters, where she is dedicated to eliminating child abuse. She was also awarded the President’s Volunteer Service Award in 2013, under previous US President Barack Obama. “That was yet another proud moment,” she remarked.

Shari Headley’s Height And Age

  • Shari Headley’s height is 5′ 712″ tall (1.71 m).
  • She is 56 years old as of 2022.

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