Cherie Johnson was born on 21 November 1975, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania USA, of Puerto Rican and African American descent. Cherie is an author, film producer, writer, and actress, best known for being part of the long-running sitcom “Family Matters” in which she played Maxine “Max” Johnson for eight seasons. All of her efforts have helped put her net worth to where it is today.
How rich is Cherie Johnson? As of mid-2017, sources inform us of a net worth that is at $1 million, earned through success in her various endeavors. She was also cast in “Punky Brewster”, and the independent film “I Do… I Did!” She’s released several novels too over the course of her caree, and as she continues with her works, it is expected that her wealth will also continue to increase.
Cherie Johnson Net Worth $1 million
Johnson’s uncle was David W. Duclon who was a successful screenwriter. He would help her secure an audition to start her acting career. In 1984, the pitch for “Punky Brewster” was given after the success of the series “Silver Spoons”. Soleil Moon Frye was cast as Punky and Cherie was cast as the best friend whose character was modeled after her. “Punky Brewster” would prove successful, and she continued to be part of the show in the next few years. In 1990, she was then cast in “Family Matters”, appearing in a recurring role until the show’s end in 1998. Her net worth increased thanks to these opportunities.
She also made guest appearances in “The Parkers”, and had a vocal guest role on “The Proud Family”. In the early 2000s, she made an appearance in “Days of Our lives”, but then focused on film production, writing, producing, as well as starring in the indie film “I Do… I Did!” In 2010, she starred in “Lights Out”, “Guardian of Eden” and “Nobody Smiling”, and then appeared in the romantic film “Fanaddict”, which was shot in 2011.
She also started her writing work around this time, releasing her first novel entitled “Around the World Twice”, and also wrote a poetry book entitled “Two Different Walks of Life”. In 2014, she released her sophomore album entitled “Peaches & Cream”, and the diary entry book “Stupid Guys Diary”. Her writing work has increased her net worth, and she would become the Executive Director for Dimez magazine, and a contributing writer for Glam Couture magazine, and Temptation magazine, before in 2016 starting work at Fever magazine. Johnson was also given an Editor position at “Success News”, and is the co-host of a sports radio show alongside Charles Oakley and Penny Hardaway.
For her personal life, it is known that Cherie has a daughter, but refuses to release any other information. She spends a lot of her free time doing charity work, joining the literacy campaign “Take Time to Read” as a national spokesperson. She also works with various children’s charities, and is a member of the Alzheimer’s Association board. She also mentioned that her favorite artists are Dr. Dre and Prince. She is also a fan of NBA player Paul Pierce, and her favorite sports team is the Pittsburgh Steelers.
Cherie Johnson has signed a 7 book deal with A New Quality Publishing first book out August 10th 2010. [August 2010]
she is working on a series of childrens books. [February 2004]
A spokesmodel for a skateboard company Called DGK. [October 2003]
She co-wrote a book that will be released this summer called "Two Walks of Life," about a celebrity and an average housewife. [January 2004]
Cherie Johnson has signed a two book deals one with J. M. Benjamin and another with BettenCourt Books both company's have distribution with Ingram Books Distribution. [August 2010]
Cherie dissolved her book deal with old publisher and started her own publishing company Cherrific Publishing and released novel "Peaches & Cream" under her own brand. Peaches & Cream is available now everywhere books are sold. [August 2011]