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Shari Headley Biography

Updated On 22 May, 2019 Published On 22 May, 2019
Shari Headley

Facts of Shari Headley

Date of Birth :
Age : 60 years old
Family Name : Headley
Birth Country : United States
Birth Sign : Cancer
Height : 5 Feet 8 Inch

Relationship short Statistics of Shari Headley

What is Shari Headley marital status ? ( married,single, in relation or divorce): Single
How many children does Shari Headley have ? (name): 1 Children
Is Shari Headley having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Shari Headley Lesbian ? No

Shari Headly is an established actress who nailed in the world of the movie industry with her charismatic looks and outstanding performance. Headly started her career in 1977 as a model and relatively her acting debut started in 1985 in the episode of NBC sitcom The Cosby Show. She is best known for her lead role in a comedy film 'Coming to America' which is still considered as one of the best comedy movies released in 1988.

Shari Headly Married life; Know More About Her Husband and Children

Shari Headly was married to an artist Christopher Martin (who was dominating 80's hip hop for a while) in the year 1993. Their wedding ceremony took place in front of close friends and family. Unlike her cheerful journey in the limelight, Shari Headly could not taste the blissful married life with her husband and sadly the couple got divorced in June 1995. Nonetheless, the reason for their separation still remains a mystery.

CAPTION: Shari Headley with Christopher Martin together at an event.

Previously in an interview, Shari said Ironically they first met at a friends party, but they didn't start dating until the following year when they bumped at the Black Expo in New York. She further stated that she will never forget the night Christopher proposed.

"We were on our way to dinner when he suddenly asked me to stop the car and pull over," she recalls. "When we got out, he pulled out an engagement ring and said, "I would be honored if you become Mrs. Martin."

In the new year, Shari says that's exactly what she plans to do.

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The ex-couple is blessed with a son, Skyler Martin born on April 1994. After their broken relationship, Headly raised her son as a single mother. Later, in 2001, two Long Island judge ordered Martin to pay child support. All the summons from his back payments, he owned $42,000, which made him pay $159 a week since a 1996 ruling.

Her husband Christopher Martin play for the group Kid 'n Play which featured the pair rapping and dancing together. He is the founder and CEO of HP4 Digital, a pre and post production multimedia company for film, digital media, and a theater.

How much is Shari Headley's Net Worth?

Shari Headley posses a handsome net worth of around $2 million as of 2019 from her successful acting career. Headley generates payroll of around $52 thousand per year from her work on a big screen and $15 thousand to $25 thousand as a television actress.

Shari Headley

The 52 years old actress featured in several blockbuster movies. Some of her blockbuster movies are enlisted below.

1. Coming to America

Budget= $39 million

Box-office Collection= $288,752,301

IMDb rating= 3.5

Starring= Eddie Murphy, Arsenio Hall, James Earl Jones

2. Johnson Family Vacation

Budget= $12 million

Box-office Collection= $31.5 million

IMDb rating= 2

Starring= Cedric the Entertainer, Vanessa Williams, Steve Harvey

She modeled for many famous brands and featured in many magazines. She is paid around $76,000 per year as a model.

Shari Headley is also a philanthropist and actively taking part in Saving Our Daughters, where she committed to preventing the issue. 

Shari Headley Wiki-Bio

  • Shari Headley was born on July 15, 1963 (55 years old, as of 2019).
  • She is from Queens, New York America.
  • Her height is 5 feet 8 inches.
  • Shari Headley has a black eye and black hair color.
  • She is a mixed racial as her father is from Trinidad Spain while her mother is from Brooklyn, New York.
  • Shari grew up with two sisters and a brother.
  • Her zodiac sign is Cancer.
  • She attended Queens College but dropped out to pursue her career in the modeling.
  • She subsequently did commercials for L'Oreal, Baby Oil, and Burger King.
  • Shari Headley made her silver screen-debut in 1988 with a role in the movie Coming to America, which was the biggest hit at the box office.

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Shari Headley Married

Marriage with Christopher Martin

Christopher Martin is a husband of Shari Headley. Martin is a popular hip-hop artist who played for the group Kid 'n Play. He is also known for his acting. The couple got married in 1993 and gave birth to a baby boy Skyler Martin.

Shari Headley Children

SON : Skyler Martin

Father: Christopher Martin

Skyler Martin is a son of a popular actress Shari Headley. He is currently living with his mother.

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