Terri Juanita Vaughn was born on 16 October 1969, in San Francisco, California USA, and is a producer, director, and actress, best known for being part of the sitcom “The Steve Harvey Show” playing high school secretary Lovita Alize Jenkins-Robinson; for her performance, she received three NAACP Image Awards for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series. All of her endeavors have helped put her net worth to where it is today.
How rich is Terri Vaughn? As of early-2017, sources inform us of a net worth that is at $2 million, mostly earned through a successful career as an actress. After her run with “The Steve Harvey Show”, she became part of the sitcom “All of Us” and then “Meet the Browns”. As she continues her career, it is expected that her wealth will also continue to increase.
Terri Vaughn Net Worth $2 million
During the start of her career, Vaughn appeared in many films such as “Friday”, a comedy film starring Ice Cube and Chris Tucker. Terri also appeared in “Don’t Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood” which starred Shawn and Marlon Wayans. In 1995 she starred in the comedy film “Black Scorpion” alongside Joan Severance, and would reprise her role in the sequel “Black Scorpion II: Aftershock”. She was then cast in one of her most notable roles in “The Steve Harvey Show”. As the name denotes, it starred Steve Harvey, and aired from 1996 to 2002. After the end of the series, Vaughn became part of Showtime’s “Soul Food” in which she played Eva Holly. Her performance there would earn her another nomination for an NAACP Image Award, and increase her net worth.
In 2003, Terri become a regular cast member of the sitcom “All of Us”, aired on the now-defunct UPN network. She stayed there for two years, then in 2007 was cast in the film “Daddy’s Little Girls” in a supporting role opposite Gabrielle Union. This would lead her to become part of another Tyler Perry production entitled “Meet the Browns”, in which she had a regular role, but then appeared in numerous low profile movies.
Breaking away from acting, Terri started the production company called Nina Holiday Entertainment, which is responsible for producing films such as “Girlfriends’ Getaway”, “A Cross to Bear” and “Sugar Mommas”, also helping Vaughn’s net worth.
A few of her latest projects include “#DigitalLivesMatter” in which she made her directing debut. She was also cast in the drama “Greenleaf” in a recurring role, staring Keith David and Lynn Whitfield and is a part of the Oprah Winfrey Network.
For her personal life, it is known that Terri was married to Derrick Carolina from 1999 to 2005 and they have a son. Three years later she married former American Football player Karon Riley and they also have a son. Vaughn established the “Take Wings Foundation” which is a non-profit organization focused on job training opportunities, mentoring, and scholarships. The foundation also focuses on young women in the San Francisco Bay Area.
She earned some early popularity in the cult movie, "Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood." She played the the girlfriend of the Marlon Wayans' character "Loc Dog" in the memorable postal truck scene.
Gave birth to her second child Kal'El Joseph Riley on April 21st 2008 in Los Angeles. He weighed 7 lbs, 6 oz, and was 19.5 inches long.
She has a son Daylen Ali Carolina from her first marriage (born October 2001).