Best recognized as the host of American TV show ‘BET Comic View’, Sheryl Understood is a popular American TV host. She is also an actress and a comedian. She first gained the public attention after being the first female finalist in ‘Miller Lite Comedy Search’ in 1989. Read on to know more about the career, biography, and net worth of Sheryl Underwood in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
Sheryl Underwood was born on October 28, 1963, in Little Rock, US. Her full name is Sheryl Patrice Underwood. She has a brother named Michael and a sister named Frankie. When she was a little child, her family moved to California where she completed her early education. She completed her graduation from the University of Illinois. Then, she enrolled at Governors State University where she completed her masters in journalism.
Unlike other actresses, Sheryl has always kept her personal life personal. She hardly speaks about her love affairs in public. However, in 2011, she has admitted that her husband has died the same year. She also revealed that they got married in 2008. However, their marriage was not known to the public. The couple had no kids. After the death of her husband, Sheryl is never involved in any other love relationships.
Career, Awards, & Nominations
Sheryl never dreamt of becoming an actress or TV host. It’s the destiny that came into the play. After her graduation, she served the US military for a brief time. In 1989, she participated in ‘Miller Lite Comedy Search’. With this competition, she grabbed the public attention which helped her to land small acting roles in the films and TV shows. She was featured in the film ‘Bad Mouth Bessie’ and also in ‘I Got the Hook up’.
After appearing in the films, she tried her hands in TV hosting where she received the ultimate success. She first gained the success as the host and executive producer of show BET Comic View. Following that, she also hosted a few other TV shows and radio shows. She enjoyed another breakthrough of success in her career in 2011 when she became one of the hosts of a daytime talkative show ‘The Talk’. This show bolstered her popularity and established her as a popular TV host.
Over her successful career, Sheryl Underwood has won several awards including BET Comedy Award and Daytime Emmy Award. She also received 4 Daytime Emmy Award nominations.
Net Worth & Earnings
Sheryl Underwood is not only a successful TV host but also a wonderful actress and certainly a phenomenal TV host. Means, she is actively involved in 3 professions. Given the fact, it’s wonderful how the versatile lady has managed to amass the remarkable net worth of $5 million? Yes, as of now, she has an estimated net worth of $5 million. Acting and TV hosting has been the major source of her income.
Today, Sheryl Underwood is successful, but her career is full of ups and downs. She had to struggle a lot to reach to the point where she is today. She is also involved in politics. She is a member of ‘Zeta Phi Beta Sonority’.