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Sheryl Underwood Net Worth: Biography & Wiki in 2017

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Sheryl Underwood net worth is
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Sheryl Underwood Biography & Wiki 2017

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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Sheryl Underwood Quick Facts

Birth date: October 28, 1963
Birth place: Little Rock, Arkansas, United States
Profession:Comedian, TV talk host, Actress, Screenwriter, Producer
Education:University of Illinois at Chicago, Governors State University
Parents:Joyce Evelyn Underwood, Cleo Underwood
Siblings:Michael Underwood, Frankie Underwood
Awards:Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Entertainment Talk Show Host (2017), BET "Funniest Female Comedian on Comic View" Award (1994), BET Comedy Awards' Platinum Mic Viewers Choice Award (2005)
Nominations:Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Talk Show Host/Entertainment Talk Show Host (2016 (2016), 2015, 2014)
Movies:Got the Hook Up (1998), Beauty Shop (2005), Getting Played (2005), Laffapalooza: Live from Las Vegas (2008), Earthquake Presents: From the Outhouse to the White House (2009)
TV shows:BET Comic View, The Talk (CBS (CBS), since 2011), Baisden After Dark (2007), The Sheryl Underwood Show, Miller Lite Comedy Search (1989), Holla (September 2002 – January 2003), Tom Joyner Morning Show, The Steve Harvey Morning Show
Albums:Too Much Information (DVD (DVD), 2005)

Sheryl Underwood Interesting Facts

1Sister of Lafayette Donaldson, Michael Martin, and Christopher Underwood.
2Is a member of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.
3Always performs with a purse to match her outfit.

Sheryl Underwood Pictures

Sheryl Underwood Won Awards

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2005Platinum Mic Viewers Choice AwardBET Comedy Awards

Sheryl Underwood Nominated Awards

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2016Daytime EmmyDaytime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Entertainment Talk Show HostThe Talk (2010)· Julie Chen
· Sara Gilbert
· Sharon Osbourne
· Aisha Tyler
2015Daytime EmmyDaytime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Entertainment Talk Show HostThe Talk (2010)· Julie Chen (host)
· Sara Gilbert (co-host)
· Sharon Osbourne (co-host)
· Aisha Tyler (co-host)
2014Daytime EmmyDaytime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Talk Show HostThe Talk (2010)· Julie Chen
· Aisha Tyler
· Sharon Osbourne
· Sara Gilbert

Sheryl Underwood Filmography



Wanda's Place2017pre-productionPatricia
The Odd Couple2016TV SeriesDiane
The Bold and the Beautiful2016TV SeriesEmmy
Supergirl2016TV SeriesSheryl Underwood
The Comeback2014TV SeriesSheryl Underwood
Madam Secretary2014TV SeriesSheryl Underwood
The Millers2013TV SeriesSheryl Underwood
The Young and the Restless2012-2013TV SeriesClarice Collins / Justice of the Peace
Beauty Shop2005Catfish Rita
Holla2002TV SeriesHost
Nikki2002TV SeriesJanet
I Got the Hook Up1998Bad Mouth Bessie
Bulworth1998Woman in Frankie's



Laffapalooza2003TV Series writer - 1 episode
1st Amendment Stand Up2007-2010TV Series documentary writer - 4 episodes
Laffapalooza!2008TV Special documentary
Comedy Central Presents2003TV Series documentary writer - 1 episode



Holla2002TV Series executive producer



The Talk2011-2017TV SeriesHerself - Host / Herself - Co-Hostess / Herself - Hostess / ...
The Bounce Back2016Herself
Celebrity Name Game2014-2016TV SeriesHerself - Celebrity Player
Entertainment Tonight2014-2016TV SeriesHerself / Herself - Co-Hostess, The Talk / Herself - Special Correspondent / ...
Maury2016TV SeriesHerself
Steve Harvey2015-2016TV SeriesHerself
Chelsea2016TV SeriesHerself
Celebrity Family Feud2016TV SeriesHerself
The Dr. Oz Show2016TV SeriesHerself
The 43rd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards2016TV MovieHerself - Co-Presenter: Outstanding Morning Program and Co-Nominated: Outstanding Entertainment Talk Show Host
Extra2014-2016TV SeriesHerself / Herself - The Talk
The Insider2013-2016TV SeriesHerself
The 42nd Annual People's Choice Awards2016TV MovieHerself
CBS This Morning2013-2015TV SeriesHerself - Guest / Herself - Co-Hostess, The Talk
Noches con Platanito2015TV SeriesHerself - Guest
The 42nd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards2015TV MovieHerself - Presenter: Outstanding Game Show Host and Nominated: Outstanding Entertainment Talk Show Host
Unsung Hollywood2015TV Series documentaryHerself
Whose Line Is It Anyway?2014TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Inside Edition2014TV Series documentaryHerself
The Young and the Restless2014TV SeriesHerself
The Queen Latifah Show2014TV SeriesHerself
Watch What Happens: Live2014TV SeriesHerself
Comics Unleashed2007-2014TV SeriesHerself - Guest
CBS Cares2014TV SeriesHerself
The Arsenio Hall Show2013TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Wanda Sykes Presents Herlarious2013TV SeriesHerself
The 40th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards2013TV SpecialHerself
Why We Laugh: Funny Women2013TV Movie documentaryHerself
The 39th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards2012TV SpecialHerself - Co-Presenter: Outstanding Game Show Host
Phunny Business: A Black Comedy2011DocumentaryHerself
The Gossip Queens2011TV SeriesHerself
1st Amendment Stand Up2007-2010TV Series documentaryHerself - Host / Herself - Comedian
TV One's Roast and Toast: John Witherspoon2009TV MovieHerself
Laffapalooza!2008TV Special documentaryHerself - Comedian
Dr. Phil2008TV SeriesHerself
The Best of Comics Unleashed with Byron Allen2008VideoHerself
Baisden After Dark2007TV SeriesHerself
38th NAACP Image Awards2007TV SpecialHerself
BET Awards 20062006TV SpecialHerself
Bring That Year Back 2006: Laugh Now, Cry Later2006TV MovieHerself
Getting Played2006TV MovieHerself, Comedienne
BET's Comicview2005-2006TV SeriesHerself - Host
Just for Laughs2005TV SeriesHerself
Made You Look: Top 25 Moments of BET History2005TV Special documentaryHerself
Weekends at the DL2005TV SeriesHerself
2005 BET Comedy Awards2005TV SpecialHerself
The 2nd Annual BET Comedy Awards2005TV SpecialHerself
A Comic's Climb at the USCAF2005TV Movie documentaryHerself
BET Comedy Awards2004TV SpecialHerself
Comedy Central Presents2003TV Series documentaryHerself
Laffapalooza2003TV SeriesHerself - Comedian
Heroes of Comedy: Women on Top2003TV Mini-Series documentaryHerself
Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn2002TV SeriesHerself
Oh Drama!2001TV SeriesHerself (Host)
Make Me Laugh1997TV SeriesHerself
Soul Train Comedy Awards1993TV SpecialHerself - Presenter
Def Comedy Jam1992TV SeriesHerself - Comedian (1993)

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

Extra2015-2017TV SeriesHerself
Entertainment Tonight2014-2016TV SeriesHerself / Herself - Co-Hostess, The Talk / Herself - The Talk
Inside Edition2014-2015TV Series documentaryHerself / Herself - Co-Hostess, The Talk / Herself - The Talk
The Insider2014-2015TV SeriesHerself / Herself - Co-Hostess, The Talk
Chelsea Lately2012TV SeriesHerself - Host of 'The Talk'

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