Shari Headley was born on the 15th July 1964 in Queens, New York City USA of American and African ancestry. She is an actress, who is perhaps still best known for starring in the role of Lisa McDowell in the film “Coming To America” (1988), playing Det. Mimi Reed in the TV series “All My Children” (1991-94), and as Juanita Barnes in the TV series “413 Hope St.” (1997-98). She has been an active member of the entertainment industry since 1983.
Have you ever wondered how rich Shari Headley is, as of mid-2016? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that the total size of Shari’s net worth is as high as $2 million, which has been accumulated through her successful career in the entertainment industry as an actress.
Shari Headley Net Worth $2 Million
Shari Headley was brought up in a middle class family as the youngest of four children. She began acting when she was in high school, appearing in several school productions.
Shari`s professional debut appearance came in 1985 in an episode of the TV series “The Cosby Show”, and the following year she had a brief role in the TV series “Miami Vice”. Two years later she was selected for the role of Lisa McDowell in the John Landis` film “Coming To America”, starring Eddie Murphy and James Earl Jones; the film turned out to be quite successful, as it grossing more than $288 million, launching Shari further into the film industry. Before the end of the 1980s, she appeared in the TV series “Gideon Oliver” (1989), and film “Kojak: Arianna”, the same year, repeating her role in the sequel “Kojak: None So Blind” in 1990.
During the 1990s, she appeared in guest roles in several TV series such as “Matlock” (1990), “All My Children” in 1991, but appeared sporadically until 2005, then “Walker, Texas Ranger” (1996), “413 Hope St” (1997-1998) and “For Your Love” (1998), among others, all of which have added to her net worth.
She continued with TV series in the 2000s, firstly appearing in the “Guiding Light” from 2001 until 2002, and two years later she won the role of Heather Engle in the “The Bold and the Beautiful” (2004-2005). She returned to the big screen in the role of Mrs. Bradley in the film “Towelhead” in 2007, and in 2013 she featured in the film “Act Like You Love Me”.
Most recently, Shari has been selected for the role of D.A. Jennifer Sallison in the TV series “The Haves and the Have Nots” (2014-2016), which has also increased her net worth.
When it comes to speak about her personal life, Shari Headley was married to actor/hip hop artist Christopher “Play” Martin from 1993 to 1995, and they are the parents of a son. She has since remained single. In free time she is very active as a philanthropist, as she works with a number of foundations and organizations, such as Saving Our Daughters, Inc.’s Oath Project, the YELL Initiative, and thanks to her accomplishment in charity work, she received in 2013 the President’s Volunteer Service Award from President Barack Obama.
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