About Sheryl Lee Ralph
It has been announced that the overall sum of Sheryl Lee Ralph net worth is as high as 5 million dollars, according to the recent estimations. Sheryl Lee Ralph has earned her net worth because of her career as a singer and actress. In addition to that, she is an activist. In the period of 1996-2001, she was appearing as Deidra Mitchell on the show on UPN, called “Moesha”. In 1981, she appeared as Deena Jones in the Broadway play called “Dreamgirls”. Thus, both of these appearances made her well known in show business and added up to the total size of Sheryl Lee Ralph net worth.
She was born in 1956 in Waterbury, Connecticut. Her father worked as a professor in a college, whereas her mother was a fashion designer. Sheryl Lee Ralph was raised in two places – Long Island and Jamaica. When she was studying in high school, she appeared in some stage plays. She also participated in beauty pageants, winning the title of Miss Black Teenage New York. When she was 19 years old, Sheryl Lee Ralph became the youngest female to graduate from Rutgers University. At first, she wanted to study medicine, but her interest soon shifted as she got involved in performing arts.
Sheryl Lee Ralph started her career on stage. In 1982, for her role in the musical called “Dreamgirls”, she was nominated for a Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical. In 1984, she released her only music album called “In the Evening”. The leading single from this album landed in the 6th place on the Billboard Dance Music/Club Play Singles chart. In 1988, she got a role in a Disney production called “Oliver & Company”, where she voiced the role of Rita.
In 1989, she got her first leading role, which was in the film called “The Mighty Quinn”. In it, she appeared as a wife of a character played by Denzel Washington. In 1992, she got the title role in the film called “Mistress”, in which she appeared with Robert de Niro. In the same year, she appeared in one more film called “The Distinguished Gentleman”. Thus, all of this film work has also added up to the overall amount of Sheryl Lee Ralph net worth. In the 1990s, she appeared in more productions, such as “Unconditional Love”, “Deterrence” and “The Flintstones”.
Talking about her work on TV, Sheryl Lee Ralph appeared as Ginger St. James in the show called “It’s a Living”. She got the role of Etienne Toussaint-Bouvier in the series called “Designing Women”. Moreover, she starred as Dee Mitchell in the already mentioned show called “Moesha”. She voiced the role of Cheetah in two productions – “Justice League” and “Justice League Unlimited”. In 1993, she appeared in the film called “Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit” as Florence Watson. Her most recent TV work includes “Young Justice”, “Instant Mom”, “2 Broke Girls” and “Tyler Perry’s House of Payne”. All of these appearances have added up a lot to the current size of Sheryl Lee Ralph net worth, too.