Who is Shari Headley?
Shari Headley is a famous American actress and former model. She is best known for her performance as Lisa McDowell in the romantic comedy film ‘Coming to America’.
Full Name: Shari Headley
Age: 55 years old
Date of Birth: July 15, 1963
Place of Birth: Queens, New York City, USA.
Father’s name: Godfrey Headley
Mother’s name: Sarah Headley
Profession: Actress, model
Net Worth: $2 million
Relationship status: Divorced
Early Life, Wiki, and Career:
She was born on July 15, 1963, in Queens, New York City, USA. She is currently 55 years old.
Shari signed with Ford modeling agency and appeared in commercials for Johnson’s Baby Oil, Burger King, and L’Oreal.
Later, she made her appearance in magazines such as Mademoiselle and Glamour. Then, she began her acting career and appeared on the NBC television show ‘The Cosby Show’ in 1985. In 1988, she portrayed the role of Lisa in the romantic comedy film ‘Coming to America’ and came into limelight.
Her other films and television appearances include in ‘The Preacher’s Wife’, ‘Johnson Family vacation’, ‘All My Children’, ‘413 Hope St, Guiding Light’, The Bold and the Beautiful’, ‘Towelhead’, etc.
Furthermore, she made her guest appearances in ‘Veronica Mars’, ‘Castle’, ‘Switched at Birth’, and many more.
Family Life, Parents:
She has three siblings and she is the youngest one. Her father’s name was Godfrey Headley who was a dental technician died in 1982. Her mother’s name is Sarah Headley. She along with her mother shifted to the USA when she was 16 years old.
Shari holds American citizenship and her ethnicity is African-American.
Relationships, Husband, Children:
She is currently single. Previously, she was married to Christopher Martin who is an actor and entertainer. The couple got married on May 1993 and welcomed a son named Skyler Martin on April 1994. But, the couple could not hold the relationship and end with divorce in 1995. She is currently living with her son.
She has a height of 5 ft. 8 inches and weighs 70 kg. Also, Shari has black eyes and black hair. Her body measurement is 33-24-35 inches.
Net Worth and Salary:
She has an estimated net worth of around $2 million and she has earned that sum of money from her professional career. She earns around $52k per annum from the big screen and around $15k per annum as a television actress.
Her movie ‘Johnson Family Vacation’ collected around $31.5 million and ‘Coming to America’ earned $288 million.
Social Media Accounts:
She has around 22.5k followers on Instagram, about 18.2k followers on Twitter, but she does not seem to be active on Facebook.