Sheryl Underwood Bio, Age, Height, Family, Husband, Education, Career, Phi Beta, The Talk, Net worth

Sheryl Underwood Biography

Sheryl Underwood is an American television host, actress, and comedian. She is known for her role as a co-host of CBS’s daytime talk showThe Talk, alongside Amanda Kloots and Sharon Osbourne.  The comedienne was the first female to grace the finals of the Miller Lite Comedy Search in 1998.  Underwood also worked with Queen Latifah on the black comedy, Beauty Shop (2005) and won the BET Funniest Female Comedienne on Comic View Award (1994). She appeared in the I Got the Hookup (1998) film. Sheryl served in the Army as a reserve for two years after her college graduation. The comedian founded the African-American Female Comedienne Association.

Sheryl Underwood Age and Birthday

The award-winning comedian, Underwood is 57 years old as of 2020. She was born on October 28, 1963, in Little Rock, Arkansas, the United States. She celebrates her birthday on the 28th of October every year.

Sheryl Underwood Height

Underwood stands at a height measurement of 5 feet and 3 inches.

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Sheryl Underwood Family | Parents

Underwood is born to Cleo Underwood (father) and Joyce Evelyn Underwood. Sheryl has a brother named Michael and an older sister named Frankie.  Underwood was born with a twin sister who unfortunately passed away.

Sheryl Underwood Husband

Through the CBS daytime show,  The Talk, Underwood disclosed that she dated her husband for seven years. Unfortunately, after three years of their marriage, the husband might have suffered clinical depression, which led him to die through suicide

Sheryl Underwood Education

The television host, Underwood, attended the University of Illinois at Chicago where she graduated with a bachelor’s degree in liberal arts. She further attended Governors State University for her master’s degrees in media management and mass communication.

Sheryl Underwood Career

After graduating from college, Underwood joined the United States Air Force and served for two years in the reserves.

The amazingly talented comedian, Underwood, came into the limelight in 1989 after she made it to the finals in the Miller Lite Comedy Search. It was after the comedy search that she focused on comedy and television acting. In 1994, she won the BET Funniest Female Comedian on Comic View Award.  In 2005, she won BET Comedy Awards” Platinum Mic Viewers Choice Award.

As an actress, Sheryl appeared in I Got the Hook Up (1998), and Beauty Shop (2005) films. The television and radio host,  co-hosts CBS’s daytime talk show The Talk, and The Sheryl Underwood Show on Jamie Foxx’s Sirius Satellite Radio channel, The Foxxhole. Underwood has been a co-host of The Talk since 2011.

Sheryl Underwood Zeta Phi Beta Sorority

Underwood is a lifetime member of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority. She first joined the sorority in 1990 and has served as the organization’s Omicron Rho Zeta chapter. ( Reference: Wikipedia)

Sheryl Underwood The Talk | Sharon Osbourne

Underwood is a television host for CBS’s show The Talk. The Talk debut was in October 2010 as part of CBS’s daytime programming created by Sara Gilbert. Sheryl has been a co-host for the show for over 10 years. She hosts the show alongside Amanda Kloots, Elaine Welteroth, and Sharon Osbourne (with Sharon until March 2021). The Talk focuses on the latest headlines, current events, and human-interest stories while engaging in open conversation.

Controversy

The Talk CBS’s show has been surrounded by controversy in recent times (2021). This came after Sharon Osbourne’s longtime friend, Piers Morgan allegedly made racists comments which led him to leave his job on ITV’s Good Morning Britain. On March 10, 2021  episode of The Talk, Underwood, and Sharon had a heated debate over Sharon’s support for Piers Morgan following his allegedly racist and negative comments after Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s interview with Oprah Winfrey was aired.

Osbourne was visibly upset during the debate exchange and demanded Underwood present instances of when Piers Morgan had been racist. Sharon later tweeted an apology saying that she “panicked” and “felt blindsided” hence “got defensive” during the conversation. Osbourne has since ceased being a co-host of CBS’s The Talk.

Sheryl Underwood Net worth

Underwood has an estimated net worth of $4 million according to CelebrityNetworth. She has accumulated her worth through her profession as a comedian, actor, and television show host for The Talk.