The world of entertainment has transformed many people into public personalities, with several of them going from being unknowns to becoming celebrated members of society through their appearances in various entertainment programs, from movies to TV shows and reality TV shows. Sheree Whitfield is one of them, who has made her name through the reality show, The Real Housewives of Atlanta.
Since she appeared on the show, Sheree Whitfield has gone on further to cement her status as a public personality by writing and publishing the book, Wives, Fiancées, and Side-Chicks of Hotlanta. She has also appeared on other programs like Wendy: The Wendy Williams Show and Ghost Hunters.
In this article, we explore everything you need to know about Sheree Whitfield. Read on to learn more.
Sheree Whitfield’s Biography and Age
Sheree Whitfield was born on the 2nd of January, 1970 in Hawaii and was raised by a single parent, her mother, Thelma Ferguson, who eventually relocated the family to Shaker Heights in Cleveland, Ohio where she grew up. The identity of her father has not been revealed to the media.
As far as details about her background go, especially her education, not much is known, with the exception of the fact she got pregnant at the age of fourteen that resulted in the birth of her first child, Tierra Fuller.
Sheree Whitfield lived outside of media consciousness until she met former professional footballer, Bob Whitfield and got married to him in the year 2000, sparking a life as a media personality ever since that has cut across reality shows, movies, and TV programs.
What Does She Do For A Living?
Sheree Whitfield has fashioned a professional career working as a TV personality, an author and an entrepreneur.
Her major breakthrough in her professional career came in 2008 when she joined the cast of The Real Housewives of Atlanta. Since she joined, her fascinating and interesting personality has turned her into a nationally recognized TV personality that has remained even after she left the show in 2018.
Her career as a TV personality has also birthed appearances in film projects like Scary Movie 5, Reckless and The Joneses. Other appearances in TV programs include Watch What Happens: Live, Life After, The Bonnie Hunt Show, The Game and several others, which have established Sheree as a TV personality.
When she is not committing to her responsibilities as a TV star, Sheree Whitfield is managing her clothing line, SHE by Sheree. She is also touring the country in support of her novel, Wives, Fiancées, and Side-Chicks of Hotlanta, which is reportedly based on her time as a member of The Real Housewives of Atlanta and her own relationship with her husband. She was reportedly paid a million dollars to write the book by Kensington Publishing Corporation.
Additionally, during her marriage to Bob Whitfield, she ran a clothing store, Bella Azul for a while, eventually closing it down to focus on her family.
Sheree Whitfield’s Net Worth
Sheree Whitfield has dabbled in a number of known ventures since she became a public personality. Apart from the income from her appearances on The Real Housewives of Atlanta, she got a considerable sum from her divorce from Bob Whitfield, which is estimated to be $750 thousand.
She is also a published author and the owner of a clothing line, all of which have earned her a significant net worth estimated to be well into six figures.
Sheree Whitfield has so far only been married once, to renowned NFL star, Bob Whitfield, an offensive tackle who had a career that spanned 14 years, playing for teams like the New York Giants and Jacksonville Jaguars and Atlanta Falcons.
Sheree and Bob got married while he was still an active player in 2000 and were married for seven years, divorcing shortly after his retirement in 2007.
During their time together, Sheree Whitfield and Bob gave birth to two children, Kairo Whitfield and Kaleigh Whitfield, a son and a daughter who were born in 1996 and 1999 respectively. Her son, Kairo is a basketball player who plays college basketball for Morehouse College.
Before her marriage to Bob Whitfield, Sheree Whitfield gave birth to her first child, a daughter, Tierra Fuller when she was aged 14. The father is unknown but she raised the daughter alone along with her family members.
Since she got divorced from Bob Whitfield, Sheree has remained single with no known relationship.