Sheryl Lee Ralph Biography

(American actress, singer, activist)

Sheryl Lee Ralph is known for her role as Deena Jones in the Broadway musical Dreamgirls(1981) for which she earned a Tony Award nomination for Best Actress in Musical.

More about the relationship

Talking about her relationship details, Eric is living a married life with her partner, Vincent Hughes. Vincent is a Pennsylvania State Senator.

The couple tied the knot on 30 July 2005. The couple lives happily along with their children.

Previously, she was married to her ex-partner, Eric Maurice who was an art collector. They tied the knot in 1990 and were blessed with two children, Etienne Maurice, born in 1990, and Ivy Maurice, born in 1995.

However, they separated in 2001 without any unclosed reason.

Facts/ Trivia

  • Her birth sign is Capricorn.
  • She became an accomplished singer, earning a Tony Award nomination for her stage performance in Dreamgirls.
  • Ralph played Brandy’s mother in the long-running series Moesha.
  • She is one of the original Dreamgirls on Broadway.
  • Sheryl was named Best College Actress in 1974.
  • The star is the 1973 Miss Black Teen-Age New York.
  • Ralph was awarded an honorary doctorate of humane letters from Tougaloo College after giving the commencement address.

Relationship Facts of Sheryl Lee Ralph

  • Sheryl Lee Ralph is married to Vincent Hughes.
  • Sheryl Lee Ralph married on July 30, 2005.
  • 💑 Anniversary in 30 days 💑
  • She is mother of two(Etienne and Ivy).
  • Sheryl Lee Ralph is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • Her sexual orientation is straight.

Who is Sheryl Lee Ralph?

Sherly Lee Ralph is a well-recognized American actress, singer, and activist.

Ralph is known for her role as Deena Jones in the Broadway musical Dreamgirls(1981) for which she earned a Tony Award nomination for Best Actress in Musical.

Moreover, she also received Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Female for her role in the drama film, To Sleep with Anger.

Sheryl Lee Ralph- Age, Parents, Siblings, Ethnicity, Education

Sheryl Lee Ralph was born on 30 December 1955. At present, she is 66 years young star. Likewise, her birthplace is Waterbury, Connecticut, USA.

Sheryl is the daughter of her father, Stanley Ralph whereas her mother is Ivy Ralph.

Moreover, she has brothers, Michael Ralph, Stanley Ralph, and Tim Ralph. Talking about her nationality, Ralph holds an American identity whereas her ethnicity is Jamaican.

Regarding education, the star studied at Uniondale High School in Uniondale, New York.

She also became the youngest woman to ever graduate from Rutgers University.

Ralph was one of the earliest winners of the Irene Ryan Acting Scholarships awarded by the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival.

Sheryl Lee Ralph- Professional Life, Careers

Sheryl started her career on the stage and was nominated in 1982 for a Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical for her role as Deena Jones in Dreamgirls.

She also released her only album In the Evening in 1984 in which the title track reached No.6 on the Billboard Dance Music/Club Play Singles chart that same year.

Moreover, Ralph was featured in the Disney movie, Oliver & Company. She also performed as the leading role in a film that came as Denzel Washington’s wife in The Mighty Quinn.

Lee then featured in the role of Ginger St. James on It’s a Living, Etienne Toussaint-Bouvier on Designing Women, and Dee Mitchell on Moesha.

On 16 June 2009, Sherly joined the cast of the Broadway-bound musical The First Wives Club as Elyse. Also, in 2011, Sherly appeared as a guest star in the Young Justice episode, Terrors as Amanda Waller.

Freshly, in 2019, the actress performed as one of the main characters, Rose in the television series, fam which aired for one season and was canceled in May 2019.

Sheryl Lee Ralph- Net worth, Salary

A famed star, Ralph has earned a handsome amount of money from her profession. She has been active in her profession from the year 1977 till the present.

It is reported that Sheryl Lee Ralph has an estimated net worth of $5 million.

However, the actress has not disclosed her exact salary, earnings, and assets details till now.

Sheryl Lee Ralph- Rumors, Controversy

Sheryl had filed a 1 million dollar lawsuit against The National Enquirer for libel and invasion of property in June 2000.

However, the case was later solved. Other than that, Sheryl has never been part of any controversial matter or rumors till now.

The star has been preoccupied with her professional and private life.

Body features- Height, Weight

66 years young star, Sheryl has beautiful looks and an admirable personality. She stands at a height of 5 feet 6inches. Also, she has a balanced body weight of 59 kg.

Furthermore, Ralph has black eyes whereas her hair is black. Her body measurement is 34-26-36 inches(chest-waist-hip) respectively.

The star wears a dress size of 4(US) and her bra size is 34B.

Social Media

Regarding her social media presence, Sheryl Lee Ralph is an active personality on social media. Sheryl has more than 454k followers on her official Instagram account @thesherylleeralph.

She is also active on Twitter with around 164.5k followers.

Moreover, Ralph is also available on Facebook with nearly 44k fans and supporters.

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