Shari Headley Net Worth
Shari Headley is an American actress and former model who has made numerous television shows and movies, becoming well-known through her roles as Lisa McDowell in Coming to America (1988). Additionally, Shari has appeared on All My Children and 413 Hope Street television shows as well as having appearances as Lisa in Coming to America (1988).
Starring as D.A. Jennifer Sallison on OWN soap opera The Haves and Have Nots.
Headley had always shown great passion for acting since she was a child, often imitating presentations she saw at school or home using her hairbrush as a microphone. Both her parents were musicians and both of her older siblings were incredibly supportive in helping Headley pursue her acting pursuits; additionally she participated in many school plays and musicals.
Headley began her acting career with a small role on an episode of The Cosby Show in 1985. Subsequently, she appeared in several shows and movies including co-starring with Louis Gossett Jr. in Gideon Oliver (1989) for television. However, Headley made headlines worldwide thanks to the release of Coming to America (1988), her breakthrough role that propelled her career forward and earned her worldwide renown.
Headley continued her acting career during the 1990s with appearances in several popular films and television series such as The Preacher’s Wife and Johnson Family Vacation, in addition to acting on ABC daytime drama All My Children from 1991-1994 and 413 Hope Street which aired from 1997 to 1998 on Fox television. She has also had recurring characters on Guiding Light and The Bold and Beautiful and featured prominently in comedy-drama film Towelhead.
Headley is currently single, though she shares Skyler Martin with Christopher Martin (better known as rapper and actor Play from Kid N’ Play) from their divorce in June 1995 and since has been raising their son alone. Two judges from Long Island ordered Play to resume paying alimony but this has yet to happen.
Headley boasts an alluring and slim body physique. She stands 5 feet 7 inches (170 cm), on average, and weights approximately 60 kg (132 lb). A US citizen and African American by ethnicity, Headley was born July 15, 1964 at age 59 with brown eyes and black hair color. No details regarding any personal matters have been shared with media.