Sherri Shepherd Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Sherri Shepherd Quick Info
Height 5 ft 1 in
Weight 75 kg
Date of Birth April 22, 1967
Zodiac Sign Taurus
Hair Color Dark Brown

Sherri Shepherd is an American actress, voiceover artist, comedian, producer, author, and television personality who is known for her critically acclaimed performances in several shows and movies like The View, Precious, and Jean of the Joneses. She has also gained an immense social media fan base with more than a million followers on Instagram, more than 800k followers on Twitter, and more than 200k followers on Facebook.

Born Name

Sherri Evonne Shepherd

Nick Name

Sherri

Sherri Shepherd as seen in November 2019
Sherri Shepherd as seen in November 2019 (Sherri Shepherd / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Taurus

Born Place

Chicago, Illinois, United States

Residence

New York City, New York, United States

Nationality

American

Education

Sherri Shepherd studied at Winston Churchill Elementary School and later got enrolled at Hoffman Estates High School located in Hoffman Estates, Illinois.

Occupation

Actress, Voiceover Artist, Comedian, Producer, Author, Television Personality

Family

  • Father – Lawrence A. Shepherd (born c. 1947) (A Church Deacon)
  • Mother – LaVerne (d. 1991)
  • Siblings – Sherri Shepherd has 2 younger sisters.
Sherri Shepherd as seen while smiling in a picture along with her son
Sherri Shepherd as seen while smiling in a picture along with her son (Sherri Shepherd / Instagram)

Manager

Sherri Shepherd is represented by ICM Partners, Talent and Literary Agency, Los Angeles, California, United States.

Build

Average

Height

5 ft 1 in or 155 cm

Weight

75 kg or 165.5 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Sherri Shepherd has dated –

  1. Antonio Burke Jr. – She had a fling with wrestler Antonio Burke Jr. in the past.
  2. Jeff Tarpley (2001-2010) – Between 2001 and 2010, she was married to actor Jeff Tarpley. They parent a son named Jeffrey Tarpley who was born on April 22, 2005.
  3. Lamar Sally (2010-2014) – She got engaged to TV writer Lamar Sally after he proposed to her on December 26, 2010, and the duo later married at the Fairmont Hotel in Chicago in August 2011. They were blessed with a son named Lamar Sally, Jr. who was born on August 5, 2014, via surrogacy. Sherri Shepherd and Lamar Sally ended their relationship the same year.

Race / Ethnicity

Black

From Left to Right - Joy Behar, Sherri Shepherd, and Elisabeth Hasselbeck as seen during an episode of 'The View' at ABC Studios in New York City, New York, United States
From Left to Right – Joy Behar, Sherri Shepherd, and Elisabeth Hasselbeck as seen during an episode of ‘The View’ at ABC Studios in New York City, New York, United States (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza / U.S. Federal Government / Public Domain)

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Doe-eyed
  • Pointed chin

Brand Endorsements

Sherri Shepherd did endorsement work for Nestle‘s Cranberry Raisinets “Crandulgence Life-in-Balance” sweepstakes in 2009.

Religion

Christianity

Sherri Shepherd (Right) as seen while posing for the camera at the National Children's Mental Health Awareness Day celebration in Washington, D.C., held on May 6, 2010
Sherri Shepherd (Right) as seen while posing for the camera at the National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day celebration in Washington, D.C., held on May 6, 2010 (SAMHSA / United States Government Work / Public Domain)

Sherri Shepherd Facts

  1. In September 1995, she made her first TV show appearance by playing the role of Victoria Carlson in an episode, titled Genesis, of the comedy sitcom, Cleghorne!.
  2. Sherri Shepherd served as a co-host for the talk-show, The View, from 2007 to 2014 and won the Daytime Emmy Award for “Outstanding Talk Show Host” in 2009.
  3. She starred as Cornrows in the 2009 drama film, Precious, alongside the likes of Gabourey SidibePaula Patton, Mariah Carey, and Lenny Kravitz.
  4. She shares her birthday with her son Jeffrey Tarpley.
  5. It has been revealed that she has type 2 diabetes.
  6. Sherri Shepherd appeared as Maureen Jones in the 2016 film, Jean of the Joneses, and was nominated for an Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television Award in the “Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role” category.
  7. As an author, she has published books such as Permission Slips: Every Women’s Guide to Give Herself a Break.
  8. She has done voiceover work in projects like Kim Possible and Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa.

Featured Image by Sherri Shepherd / Instagram

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