Sheryl Underwood is a popular Hollywood actress, Television host, and Comedy artist with a net worth of over $5 million. She is best-known for hosting TV shows like BET Comic View and CBS’s ‘The Talk’. She is considered as one of the best female stand-up comedians in America. She has also hosted a radio channel show called ‘The Sheryl Underwood Show.’
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Biography & Wiki
Sheryl Patrice Underwood was born in 1963 on 28 October to Joyce Evelyn Underwood and Cleo Underwood in Arkansas in the United States of America. She also has two siblings named Michael and Frankie. Her sister was diagnosed with Polio, who is currently under Sheryl’s care.
Sheryl Underwood has also spoken about the fact that she was born with a twin sister, who unfortunately wasn’t able to survive.
Sheryl Underwood completed her graduation from the University of Illinois, getting a Bachelor degree in Liberal Arts. Later she went to Governors State University to complete her masters in Mass Communications and Media Management.
Sheryl Underwood is a Zeta Phi Beta sorority’s lifetime member, joining them in 1990.
Sheryl Underwood is a consistent member of NAACP and National Council of Negro Women. She is also the founder of African-American Female Comedian Association.
In 2011, Sheryl Underwood first became talked about her seven-year-old boyfriend, who committed suicide after 3 years of marrying her. She openly discussed the issue, talking about his husband’s depression.
She is a loyal Republican.
She has experimented with her comedy career, doing stand-ups, movies as well television.
Some of her Hollywood project include shows and movies like ‘The Odd Couple’, ‘Supergirl’, ‘The Young and the Restless’, ‘I Got the hook-Up’, ‘Make Me Laugh’, ‘Oh Drama!’, ‘Getting Played’, ‘Comics Unleashed’, and ‘Baisden After Dark’.
Sheryl Underwood started off her career, doing stand-ups, later she started hosting television shows and then also getting offered parts in several Hollywood projects.
She got her big break in the industry in 1988. Currently, she is working with CBS on their TV show called ‘The Talk’. She has also worked as a host at BET Comic View in the past.
Awards & Achievements
In 2017, Sheryl Underwood was awarded the Daytime Emmy Award in the category of ‘Outstanding Entertainment Talk Show Host’ with her four other hosts for ‘The Talk’.
She hasn’t received many awards for her work but she has millions of African fans who look up to her and see her as an inspiration, which is much more important than any trophy or award.
Net Worth of Sheryl Underwood
Sheryl Underwood has an estimated net worth of $5 million as of 2017. She has made her net worth working as a host in some of the biggest television networks through her regular salary. She also makes a few extra dollars working as a stand-up comedian, and doing cameos.
Sheryl Underwood is a true inspiration for American-African women, who have strived in the industry and has managed to make a name for herself independently, battling through all types of stereotypes. She uses her fame to spread a message of equality. When you think about Sheryl Underwood, you associate her with subjects like politics, race relations, human sexuality and African-American cultures. She embraces her ethnicity, and motivate young girls to feel good about their color and culture.