Comedian and actress who joined the popular CBS daytime show The Talk as a panelist in its second season. She hosts The Sheryl Underwood Show on Jamie Foxx's Sirius Satellite Radio channel, The Foxxhole.
She attained a Bachelor of Arts degree in Liberal Arts from the University of Illinois at Chicago and Masters Degrees in Media Management and Mass Communication from Governors State University. She made her comedy breakthrough in the 1989 Miller Lite Comedy Search.
She had film roles in Beauty Shop and I Got the Hook Up.
Her husband tragically committed suicide in 2011, after they had been married for three years. She was a born a twin but her sister did not survive.
She had a small role opposite Halle Berry in the 1998 film Bulworth.