Sharon Leal

Inside Biography

Sharon Leal is an American actress and singer widely known for playing roles in films such as This Christmas, Dreamgirls, Why Did I Get Married? and Why Did I Get Married Too?. Her appearances include in Legacy, Boston Public and Guiding Light.

Adopted By Jesse Leal

Sharon Leal was born as Sharon Ann Leal on October 17, 1972, in Tucson, Arizona, the United States of America, under the birth sign Libra. Her parents had got a divorce before her birth.

Her father was African-American while her mother, Angelita Leal, was Filipino. She is of American nationality and belongs to Afro-American ethnicity.

Following her birth, her mom married Jesse Leal, who was a Master Sergeant in the United States Air Force.  He legally adopted Sharon. Jesse had also worked as a police officer at Clark Air Base, Philippines.

Film and Television Career

Sharon Leal started her acting career with the role of Dahlia Crede in the CBS daytime television program, Guiding Light.

She later joined the Broadway company of Rent. Soon and played the role of Mimi for the first national tour of Rent in San Francisco.

In 1999, she appeared on the Off-Broadway musical Bright Lights, Big City along with Jesse L. Martin and Patrick Wilson. Later in 2001, she was cast in the recording of Making Tracks.

From 2000 to 2004, Leal appeared in the Fox television series, Boston Public, alongside Chi McBrideAnthony Heald and Loretta Devine.

She also had a recurring role as the wife of airport co-director, Roger de Souza, in the popular NBC series LAX.

In 2006, Leal appeared as Michelle Morris in the film adaptation of the Broadway musical, Dreamgirls alongside Jennifer HudsonBeyoncé and Jamie Foxx. In the following year, she appeared in This Christmas and Why Did I Get Married? 

Estimated Net Worth of $4 Million

Being a successful film and television actress, Sharon Leal has earned a decent amount of money throughout her acting career.

The Why Did I Get Married Too ? star has an estimated net worth of $4 million, according to the celebrity Net Worth website.

Previously Married to Bev Land

Moving towards the relationship status of Sharon Leal, the 47-year-old Dreamgirls star is currently dating actor Paul Becker who is best known for his appearance in Deadpool 2.

CAPTION: Bev Land and Sharon Leal SOURCE: Liverampup.

He and the Why Did I Get Married? actress tied the knot in 2001 but they ended their relationship with a divorce in 2007. The two share a son named Kai Miles Land.

She was previously married to the film director Bev Land. The former couple had exchanged wedding vows in 2001 but got a divorce six years later in 2007. The pair share a son, Kai Miles Land.

by Arsad, 10 Nov, 2019

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