Sheryl Lee Ralph Height Weight Body Measurements Age Net Worth

Sheryl Lee Ralph was born in Waterbury, Connecticut, United States, on December 30, 1956, is an American actress and singer. Young Sheryl Lee Ralph first started performing in high-school production of musical "Oklahoma!". She made her big screen debut in crime comedy film A Piece of the Action (1977) in role as Barbara Hanley. She got her television debut in NBC drama series Baa Baa Black Sheep (1978) in episode "A Little Bit of England", in role as Elizabeth. Sheryl's breakthrough performance came as Deena Jones in a musical "Dreamgirls" (1981) at Imperial Theatre, for which she was nominated for the Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical and the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actress in a Musical. She landed her Broadway debut in a musical "Reggae" (1980) in role as Faith, at The Biltmore Theatre. She released her debut studio album "In the Evening" in 1984.

How tall is Sheryl Lee Ralph and what is her weight? Sheryl Lee Ralph's height is 5' 7" іn fееt аnd іnсhеѕ or 170 іn cеntіmеtrеѕ, her weight is 150 іn pоunds or 68 іn kіlоgrаmѕ. She is 67 years old. Her net worth is around 5 million dollars. Sheryl Lee Ralph body measurements are bust-waist-hip 34-26-36 in inches or 86.5-66-91.5 in cеntіmеtrеѕ, her bra size is 34C with cup size C.

Sheryl Lee Ralph

Sheryl Lee Ralph
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Birth Date

December 30, 1956


67 years old


United States

Sun Sign


Natural hair color


Eye color

Dark Brown


5 ft 7 in | 170 cm

Net Worth

$5 Million

Body Measurements

34-26-36 in | 86.5-66-91.5 cm


68 kg | 150 lbs

Bra Size


Shoe size

9.5 US | 40 EU

Best Movies

She was nominated for the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture for her role as Lola Quinn in mystery comedy thriller film The Mighty Quinn (1989).

She won the Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Female for her role as Linda in black comedy movie To Sleep with Anger (1990).

She was nominated for the Black Reel Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress for her role as Gayle Redford in political thriller drama film Deterrence (1999).

Witch Hunt (1994) fantasy detective as Hypolita Laveau Kropotkin

White Man's Burden (1995) drama as Roberta Wellison

Bogus (1996) urban fantasy as Ruth Clark

Christmas in Compton (2012) comedy as Abuta

Just Getting Started (2017) action comedy as Roberta

The Comeback Trail (2020) crime comedy as Bess Jones

Best TV Shows

She was nominated for the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for her role as Deidra "Dee" Mitchell (née Moss) in UPN sitcom Moesha (1996-2001).

She won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series and the Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series also was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress – Series, Miniseries or Television Film for her role as Barbara Howard in ABC mockumentary sitcom Abbott Elementary (2021-2023).

It's a Living (1986-1989) ABC sitcom as Ginger St. James

New Attitude (1990) ABC sitcom as Vicki St. James

George (1993-1994) ABC sitcom as Maggie Foster

She had recurring role as Claire in Showtime sitcom Barbershop (2005).

She had recurring role as Gloria Gallant in NBC medical drama television series ER (2006).

Instant Mom (2013-2015) Nickelodeon sitcom as Maggie Turner

MacGyver (2017-2019) CBS action adventure series as Mama Emma Colton

She had recurring role as Claudette Boone in Showtime crime drama series Ray Donovan (2013-2020).

Fam (2019) CBS sitcom as Rose

Motherland: Fort Salem (2020-2022) Freeform supernatural drama series as President Kelly Wade


Graduated from Uniondale High School in 1972.

Graduated from Rutgers University–New Brunswick, with a Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) degree.

Has younger brother, Michael Ralph.

Has African-American and African-Jamaican ancestry.

She was Miss Black Teen-Age New York in 1973.

She voiced Grace Holloway in video game BioShock 2 (2010).

She played Muzzy Van Hossmere in a musical "Thoroughly Modern Millie" (2002), at Marquis Theatre.

She portrayed Madame Morrible in a musical "Wicked" (2016-2017).

She won the Creative Coalition TV Humanitarian Award in 2022.


She was married to French businessman Eric Maurice (1990-2001), they have a son, Etienne Maurice and a daughter, Ivy-Victoria Maurice.

She married Pennsylvania state senator Vincent Hughes in 2004.