Shari Headley Net Worth

Shari Headley Net Worth 2023: Wiki Biography, Married, Family, Measurements, Height, Salary, Relationships

Shari Headley net worth is
$2 Million

Shari Headley Wiki Biography

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.

Full NameShari Headley
Net Worth$2 Million
Date Of BirthJuly 15, 1964
Place Of BirthQueens, New York City, New York, USA
Height5' 7½" (1.71 m)
SpouseChristopher "Play" Martin
ChildrenSkyler Martin
NominationsNAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Daytime Drama Series, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series
MoviesI Really Hate My Ex, Belly 2: Millionaire Boyz Club, Towelhead, Johnson Family Vacation, Coming to America, Kojak: Ariana
TV ShowsAll My Children, 413 Hope St., Gideon Oliver, The Haves and the Have Nots
1Worked with Clarence Gilyard Jr. in episodes of both series: Matlock (1986) and Walker, Texas Ranger (1993).
2Gave birth to her 1st child, a son Skyler Martin in April 1994. Child's father is her ex-husband, Christopher Martin.
3Nominated for an NAACP Image Award for Best Actress in a Daytime Drama 1992.
4Won a contract in Ford Model's Faces of The Eighties contest and was signed as a model in 1984.


The Haves and the Have Nots2014-2016TV SeriesD.A. Jennifer Sallison
I Really Hate My Ex2015Wendy
Switched at Birth2015TV SeriesGwendolyn Berdick
The Congregation2014Maple
Love That Girl!2014TV SeriesMaxine
Act Like You Love Me2013Tianna
10 Things I Hate About You2010TV SeriesMarcheline
Castle2009TV SeriesNicole Cameron
Belly 2: Millionaire Boyz Club2008VideoAlexis
Towelhead2007Mrs. Bradley
All My Children1991-2005TV SeriesOfficer Mimi Reed Frye / Det. Mimi Reed Frye
House M.D.2005TV SeriesDr. Arlene Marks
The Bold and the Beautiful2004-2005TV SeriesHeather Engle
Veronica Mars2005TV SeriesVanessa Hamilton
One on One2004TV SeriesPamela
Johnson Family Vacation2004Jacqueline
Half & Half2003TV SeriesBarbara
Guiding Light2001-2002TV SeriesFelicia Boudreaux
The Wayans Bros.1999TV SeriesDawn
For Your Love1998TV SeriesMaya
Malcolm & Eddie1998TV SeriesVeronica
Getting Personal1998TV SeriesFake Robyn
Love Boat: The Next Wave1998TV SeriesBarbara
413 Hope St.1997-1998TV SeriesJuanita Barnes
A Woman Like That1997
The Preacher's Wife1996Arlene Chattan
Cosby1996TV SeriesNude Model
Walker, Texas Ranger1996TV SeriesVanessa St. John
New York Undercover1995TV SeriesLeanne
Matlock1990TV SeriesModel Carla Royce
Kojak: None So Blind1990TV MovieTrish
Quantum Leap1990TV SeriesViolet Walters
Kojak: Ariana1989TV MovieTrish Van Hogan
Gideon Oliver1989TV SeriesZina Oliver
Coming to America1988Lisa McDowell
Miami Vice1986TV SeriesCindy
The Cosby Show1985TV SeriesMrs. Dubois


Steve Harvey2016TV SeriesHerself
Exhale2014TV SeriesHerself
Celebrity Ghost Stories2012TV Series documentaryHerself
L.A. Hair2012TV SeriesHerself
The 32nd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards2005TV SpecialHerself
3rd Annual Soul Train Lady of Soul Awards1997TV SpecialHerself
The 20th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards1993TV SpecialHerself - Co-Presenter: Outstanding Children's Special
Paris Is Burning1990DocumentaryHerself (uncredited)
The New Hollywood Squares1988TV SeriesHerself

Archive Footage

Daytime's Greatest Weddings2004Video documentaryMimi Reed Frye
Matlock1993TV SeriesCarla Royce

Nominated Awards

1998Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series413 Hope St. (1997)

Known for movies

IMDB Wikipedia

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