Sherri Saum Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 22 Aug, 2018
Facts of Sherri Saum
Date of Birth: 1974 , October-1
Age: 44 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 7 Inch
Name Sherri Saum
Birth Name Sherri M. Saum
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Dayton, Ohio
Ethnicity White Ethnicity
Profession Actress
Net Worth $ 5 Million
Eye Color Brown Dark
Hair Color Brown
Body Measurements 32-25-30 inch
Weight in KG 53 KG
Married Yes
Married to Kamar de los Reyes (m. 2007)
Children John Ruben de los Reyes, Michael Luis de los Reyes
Divorce N/A
Education New York University
Awards Sunset Beach and a Daytime Emmy Award for America’s Fsavorite Couple in 2002
Online Presence Facebook, Twitter, Wiki, Instagram
Movies Anne B. Real
TV Show Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
Siblings Lisa Saum
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Sherri M. Saum is an American actress, best known for her portrayal as Lena Adams Foster in the Freedom drama series, The Fosters from 2013- 2018. She is also popular for her TV roles in Beggars and Choosers, Rescue Me and In Treatment, as well as for her roles in the daytime soap operas Sunset Beach and One Life to Live.

Early Life And Education Of Sherri Saum

Sherri Shaum was born on 1st October 1974 in Dayton, Ohio, the United States to a German mother and an African American father.

Sherri attended Oakview Elementary School in Kettering, Ohio and then attended Kettering Fairmont High School. While in High school she was discovered as a model and thus got a start at a Model Search America convention.

Sherri Saum's Career

She began modeling mostly during her summer breaks and then later decided to move to New York and work as a full-time model in New York’s modeling agency named Image Management. She then attended Ohio State University in Columbus and then New York University in New York for her further studies.

Sherri has also studied Spanish in Madrid for 6 months. She got her first breakthrough in acting in the NBA daytime soap opera, Sunset Beach as character Vanessa Hart. She appeared in the soap opera from 1997 to 1999.

After its end, Sherri was cast as a series regular in Showtime comedy-drama series named Beggars and Choosers as character Casey Lennox. She appeared in 29 of its episodes from 1999 to 2000. Sherri went on to guest star on Girlfriends and Charmed.

Later Sherri had her second and final daytime television role in ABC’s One Life to Live from 31st August 2001 to 16th September 2003 as character Keri Reynolds. She was then seen in the film Anne B. Real in 2003 as character Janet Gimenez.  

Sherri was then seen in the 2005 movie, Love, and Suicide as character Georgina. She then went on to play the role of Natalie in the FX Drama Series Rescue. She was cast as a recurring role and appeared in 15 episodes from 2006 to 2007. The year 2008 remained rather inactive for her.

In 2009, Sherri was seen as a series regular role in HBO's In Treatment as character Bess. She went back again to guest starring in the following years. She appeared in Gossip Girl, Unforgettable, Body of Proof and Revenge.

She was then cast as a lead role in ABC’s drama pilot Grace in 2011. Sherri was then seen in various TV series.

In 2013 she was cast as the lead role in Jennifer Lopez’s production, The Fosters as character Lena Adams Foster. She continues her work as Foster. In 2014 Sherri was seen on an episode of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit as character Sondra Vaughn.

Sherri Saum's Net Worth, Salary, And Awards

Sherri Saum's net worth is expected to be $5 million as per some online sources. She earns a decent amount of salary from her career.

Saum is perfectly hourglass shaped. She stands tall at the height of five feet seven inches and weighs 53 kgs. Her body measurements are 32-25-30 inches from the bust-waist-hips.

Sherri was nominated for a Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Younger Actress in a Drama Series in 1999 for her role in Sunset Beach and a Daytime Emmy Award for America’s Favorite Couple in 2002 for her role in One Life to Live. 

Sherri Saum's Personal Life

Saum met her ex-boyfriend, Timothy Adams when they were working on the TV show, Sunset Beach in 1997. They shortly separated later on. Saum then began dating her One Life to Live series castmate Kamar de los Reyes.

The couple got married on 19th May 2007 in New York City. The couple announced that they were expecting twins baby child in 2013. And in the summer of 2014, they gave birth to twin boys named John Ruben and Michael Luis. They are living happily with no sign of divorce.

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