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Sherri Shepherd Net Worth, Popularity, Personal Life, & More


Sherri Shepherd is a renowned American actress, comedian, author, broadcaster, podcaster, and also television host. So, let’s move ahead and get to know everything related to her net worth, popularity, personal life, and more

Early Life

Sherri Evonne Shepherd was born on April 22, 1967, in Chicago, Illinois. She is the eldest child of the family. She was born to LaVerne and Lawrence A. Shepherd. She has two younger sisters. Sherri’s parents became strict Jehovah’s Witnesses when she was a child. Her parents parted ways when she was very young. Her mother died in 1991 after the divorce. After that, her father became the sole parent of all three girls.


As of now, there is no data available regarding her educational background. She has not disclosed anything related to her education.

Personal Life

Sherri was married twice and divorced twice. In 2001, she first married Jeff Tarpley and had a son named Jeffrey, born on April 22, 2005. Unfortunately, they ended in divorce in 2010. In that same year, she became engaged to writer and producer Lamar Sally on December 26, 2010, and eventually tied the knot in Chicago in August 2011. Again this marriage also could not survive and separated in May 2014. Following their split, they welcomed a son, Lamar Jr., via surrogacy in August 2014. Sherri is not a biological mother of Lamar, so she also challenged the surrogacy contract and demanded to remove her name from his birth certificate along with the divorce petition. In 2015, their divorce was finalized but in the Lamar case, the court ruled against her stating that she was legally responsible for the child.


In 1995, started her career in television acting as Victoria Carlson in the short-lived sitcom “Cleghorne!” At that time she was also working as a legal secretary, however, she left the job to work properly. But the show got canceled and she faced financial issues with no house, no car, and nothing for one year. She then reappeared as Sheila Yarborough in “The Jamie Foxx Show” from 1996 to 2001 and became popular.

Sherri was a co-host of the daytime talk show The View from 2007 to 2014, for which she received many Daytime Emmy Awards nominations, and won one in 2009. Sherri currently hosts the daily syndicated daytime talk show “Sherri.”

In 2009, she published her first book titled Permission Slips: Every Woman’s Guide to Giving Herself a Break.

Net Worth

Sherri Shepherd an American comedian, actress, and author has amassed an estimated net worth of $15 million.

Social Media Presence

Sherri is active on every social media platform starting from YouTube to Instagram, to FB, to X. Her YouTube channel under her name has over 462K subscribers while her Instagram page boasts 1.2M followers.

Interesting Facts

  • Sherri weighs 77 kg and stands 5 feet 1 inches tall.
  • She has lost around 46 pounds since 2020 with a balanced diet and workout routine. After being diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, she became more conscious about her health and improved a lot.
  • Surprisingly, Sherri and her eldest son, Jeffery Tarpley Jr., share the same birthday.
  • She is now an evangelical Christian earlier she was a Jehovah’s Witnesses.


Sherri Shepherd as a host of multiple shows, gained much popularity. She has also appeared as a contestant on the 14th season of the reality competition series “Dancing with the Stars.”