Sheryl Underwood Net Worth

March 16, 2024
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Sheryl Underwood was born on the 28th October 1963, in Little Rock, Arkansas USA. She is comedian, television host and actress which all are the sources of Sheryl Underwood net worth. She rose to fame as a comedian who became the first female finalist during the Miller Lite Comedy Search in 1989. Sheryl is the winner of two BET Awards, and has been active in the entertainment industry since 1988.

Is the comedian rich or just funny? Comedy is the main source of Sheryl Underwood net worth, which currently stands at $5 million making her one of the millionaires in the industry.

Sheryl Underwood Net Worth $5 Million

To give some background facts about Sheryl, she was born with her twin sister, who unfortunately did’nt survive, but Sheryl is still carrying her birth certificate around. Her mother, with a desire to prevent Sheryl from knowing her father, lied that he had killed her sister, however, Sheryl got close with her father and the truth was revealed. Talking about her education, she majored in Liberal Arts at the University of Illinois in Chicago, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts degree. Later, studying at Governors State University Underwood earned a Master’s degree in Mass Communication and Media Management. She served in the US Armed Forces, and as a former solder she knows particular details and usually makes jokes about serving in the army.

Sheryl attracted the attention of wider audience when she became a finalist in the Miller Lite Comedy Search in 1989. Later, she appeared as a frequent performer in the television series “Def Comedy Jam” (1992). Underwood presented the Soul Train Comedy Awards in 1993. A year later, she won her first BET Award in the category of the Funniest Female Comedian on Comic View. In 1997, Sheryl participated in the game show “Make Me Laught”, following which she appeared in the feature films “Bulworth” (1998) directed by Warren Beatty, “I Got the Hook Up” (1998) directed by Michael Martin, “Getting Played” (2005) directed and written by David Silberg and “Beauty Shop” (2005) directed by Bille Woodruff.

Sheryl also hosted the television series “Holla” (2002) and “Oh Drama!” (2005). It is important to say that she has also been working as the executive producer of the series “Holla” (2003). In 2005, she won another BET Award, Platinum Mic Viewers Choice Award. In addition to this, she worked on the radio program “Baisden After Dark” (2007). Later, she appeared in several episodes of “The Young and the Restless” (2012, 2013), and currently she is co-hosting the talk show “The Talk” (2011–present). Along with Sheryl, the talk show is hosted by Julie Chen, Sara Gilbert, Sharon Osbourne and Aisha Tyler. Currently, this show is the major source of Sheryl Underwood’s net worth.

Finally, in the personal life of Sheryl Underwood, she keeps her life private but during one talk show in 2011, she revealed that her husband, to whom she had been married for three years and had been dating for seven years, committed suicide, apparently suffering from depression.

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