Born Sharon Ann Leal on the 17th October 1972, in Tucson, Arizona USA, she is an actress best known for her roles in TV series “Guiding Light” (1996-1999) as Dahila Crede, and “Boston Public” (2000-2004, as Marilyn Sudor, and in films “Dreamgirls” (2006) as Michelle Morris, and “Why Did I Get Married” (2007) as Diane, among other productions. Her career has been active since the late 1990s.
Have you ever wondered how rich Sharon Leal is, as of mid-2016? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Sharon Leal`s net worth is as high as $2.5 million, earned through her successful career in the entertainment industry.
Sharon Leal Net Worth $2.5 Million
Sharon is of part-Philippine descent, as her mother is Filipino while her father is an African-American, however, he left her mother before Sharon was even born. Her mother then married Jesse Leal, who adopted her.
Sharon`s career begin in 1998, with the lead role of Dahila Crede in the TV series “Guiding Light” (1996-1999), appearing in 218 episodes, which not only increased her net worth, but also boosted her popularity. In 1998 she was selected for the role of Marita in another TV series, “Legacy” (1998-1999). In 2000 she made her film debut in “Face The Music” as Tracie, and the same year she was selected for the role of Marilyn Sudor in “Boston Public” (2000-2004). While the show lasted she remained focused on her role, and two years later after her tenure at the show ended, she got the role of Michelle Morris in Bill Condon`s “Dreamgirls”, alongside Beyonce Knowles and Eddie Murphy as leads. In the second half of the 2000s, Sharon had notable roles in such films as “Why Did I Get Married” (2007) alongside Tyler Perry and Janet Jackson, “The Christmas” (2007), “Linewatch” (2008), and “Soul Men” (2008) with Samuel L. Jackson and Bernie Mac. Her net worth grew steadily.
In 2010 she repeated her role of Diane in “Why Did I Get Married Too”, and a year late she appeared in “Little Murder” as Jennifer. In 2013 she featured in the film “1982” with Bokeem Woodbine and Omar Benson Miller, and in 2014 she starred in “Adicted” with Boris Kodjoe. To speak further of her accomplishments, Sharon was selected for the role of Charlotte Graham in the TV series “Recovery Road” (2016), and most recently she was chosen to portray M`gann M`orzz\ Miss Martian in “Supergirl” (2016-2017), and will appear in the films “Traces”, “Amateur”, “Shot”, and “No Regrets”, all which are scheduled for release during 2016.
Regarding her personal life, she was married to Bev Land from 2001 until 2007; the couple had one child before they divorced.