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Sherri Shepherd’s Personal Life, Career and Net Worth

Sherri Shepherd was born in Chicago, Illinois on April 22, 1967. She is LaVerne and Lawrence Shepherd’s daughter. Her father was a deacon at the family’s church and a restaurant manager, while her mother was a housekeeper. Shepherd is the oldest of her parents’ three daughters. She attended high school at Hoffman.

Sherri Shepherd’s Net Worth

Net Worth: $10 Million
Salary: $1.5 Million Per Year
Date of Birth: Apr 22, 1967 (55 years old)
Gender: Female
Height: 5 ft (1.549 m)
Profession: Comedian, Actor, Presenter, TV Personality
Nationality: United States of America

Sherri Shepherd is an American actress, comedian, author, and television personality who is best known as a co-host of the popular daytime talk show “The View” and for her roles in a number of popular comedies.

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Personal Life

Shepherd married Jeff Tarpley in 2001. In 2005, the couple had a son, but they split in 2009. She subsequently began dating author Lamar Sally, and the couple was engaged in December 2010. The couple wed in August 2011 but divorced in May 2014. Nevertheless, the couple welcomed a son via surrogacy in August 2014.

Shepherd has diabetes type 2. In 2013, she co-authored the book “Plan D: How to Lose Weight and Beat Diabetes.” She was previously a Jehovah’s Witness, but she is now an evangelical Christian.


While working in Beverly Hills as a legal secretary, Shepherd began doing stand-up comedy. She subsequently abandoned her work to pursue a career in entertainment after being cast in the short-lived television sitcom “Cleghorne!” The show aired on The WB network for one season in 1995. Shepherd encountered financial difficulties as a result of the show’s termination and was forced to live with friends for a year while she sought new employment.

She joined the cast of Jaime Foxx’s sitcom “The Jaime Foxx Show” in 1996 and remained there until 2001. In the late 1990s, she also won recurring appearances on “Suddenly Susan” and “Everybody Loves Raymond.” During this time, she also played the lead role of Ramona Platt in “Less Than Perfect” from 2002 to 2006. In 2005, she joined the cast of “The War at Home,” where she played a recurrent role until 2009. Shepherd played a recurring role in the popular comedy “30 Rock” from 2007 through 2013.

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In 2009, Shepherd landed her own show, “Sherri,” which debuted on Lifetime and aired for one season. She debuted as a recurrent character in the last season of “How I Met Your Mother” in 2013. She also appeared in the 2013 Broadway production of “Cinderella.” From 2017 to 2018, she participated in the NBC mockumentary legal comedy series “Trial & Error.

Shepherd is equally well-known outside of the realm of television sitcoms. She has hosted or starred in numerous game and reality series, including “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire,” “Rachael Ray,” and “To Tell the Truth.” In 2019, she hosted the 65-episode “Best Ever Trivia Show.” In 2019, she was one of the contestants in the second season of “The Masked Singer.” In March 2013, she appeared on the fourteenth season of “Dancing with the Stars.”

Shepherd also appears frequently as a guest co-host on the ABC daytime talk show “The View” beginning in 2006. The next year, she was promoted to co-host status. She lasted on the show until 2014, during which she caused a few minor issues with her casual comments about evolution, religion, and politics. However, she was generally well-liked and has returned multiple times as a guest host since her formal departure.

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