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Who Is Shari Headley? Get To Know More About Her Age, Measurements, Early Life, Career, Net Worth, & Personal Life

Mikshya Published On Thu Jun 27 2019   Modified On Wed Jul 03 2019
Who Is Shari Headley? Get To Know More About Her Age, Measurements, Early Life, Career, Net Worth, & Personal Life


    Body and Relation Status of Who Is Shari Headley? Get To Know More About Her Age, Measurements, Early Life, Career, Net Worth, & Personal Life

    Shari Headley is a popular actress and a model. She is best known for her works in the movies and series like Coming to America, All My Children,The Haves and the Haves Nots, 413 Hope St., and many more. Besides that, she is also popular as the former wife of the rapper Christopher Martin.    

    Shari Headley's Biography: Early & Education 

    Shari Headley was born on July 15, 1963, under the birth sign Cancer in Queens, New York City, New York, U.S. She holds American nationality and belongs to the white ethnicity.

    Shari is the daughter of Godfrey Headley and Sarah Headley. She spent her childhood days with her parents, two elder sisters and an elder brother.

    Shari Headley's Age, Height & Body Statistics

    • Age: As of 2019, Shari is 55 years of age.
    • Height: She stands at an average height of 5 feet 7 inches or 170 cm.
    • Weight: The actress Headley is at a healthy weight of 70 kg 154 lbs.
    • Body Measurements: She has maintained triangles opposing body shape along with the measurements of 33 inches breast, 24 inches waist, and 35 inches hips.
    • Hair Color: Her hair is silky, long and black in color.
    • Eyes Color: The brown eyes are proof of her innocent yet confident look.

    Shari Headley's Personal Life: Married, Husband, Children

    Shari Headley, as of 2019, is single. She was a married woman and had a son. She exchanged her wedding vows with the rapper husband Christopher Martin in 1993 in a private ceremony.

    Shari Headley and her ex-husband Christopher Martin

    The couple was sharing a happy life with each other but their happiness could not last long divorced after two years of their marriage in 1995. However, the real reason behind their separation is yet missing.

    Shari shared a baby, son Skyler Martin with her former spouse. After her divorce, she raised her child as a single mother.

    Divorce settlement 

    In 2001, two Long Island judges gave an order to Martin to renew paying baby support he owes for his son. 

    At that time, Christopher owed $42 k in back payments. Likewise, he was also ordered to shell out $159 a week and he was supposed to continue paying a 1996 ruling.

    Later, the rapper Martin stopped paying the kid support and got arrested in Birmingham, Ala. Then, he again got an order for the court to give $159 a week to his former wife when he released from jail.

    How Much is Shari Headley Worth?

    Shari Headley has a net worth of $2 million as of 2019, June according to the Celebritynetworth. She has earned a decent amount from her career.

    She earns around $76,000 annually as a model. She has gathered a decent worth and a huge amount of salary from her acting career.  

    Besides acting, she is also involved in modelings. Shari has worked with different modeling companies and agencies. She posed for various popular magazines and brands.

    Shari Headley's Charity and Other Works

    The diva Shari is a notable part of the non-profit organization, Saving Our Daughters. There she devoted to preventing abuse.

    She gained the President's Volunteer Service Award in 2013 under the previous United States President Barack Obama and after that, she said, “That was yet another proud moment.”


    Headley started her career as a model working in magazines such as Glamour and Mademoiselle. Additionally, she also worked in the commercials of L’Oreal, Johnson’s Baby Oil, and Burger King

    She then debuted in the acting with the sitcom The Cosby Show in 1985. Finally, she came to the limelight as after featuring in the movie Coming to America in 1988. Moreover, some of her notable films include The Preacher's Wife, Johnson Family Vacation, and many more.

    Shari Headley as Lisa in the movie Coming to America

    The prominent figure Shari also worked in soap opera and series like All My Children, The Haves and the Have Nots, 431 Hope St., The Bold and the Beautiful

    In her career, she worked with the actors like Lisa Bonet, Gavin Houston, Brett Davis, Kelly Ripa, Cady McClain, Cameron Mathison, and many more.

    Here are Some Quick Summary of Shari Headley

    Who is Shari Headley?

    She is a famous actress as well as a model.

    Where does Shari Headley live?

    Currently, she lives in Queens, New York City, New York, the U.S.A.

    What is her height?

    Her height is 5 feet 7 inches or 170 cm.

    What is her current net worth?

    She owns $2 million currently.

    Is she married or single at present?

    She is single at present but previously she was married to her husband Christopher Martin.