Sheree Whitfield is a fashion designer, a reality TV star, and an American socialite. The diva was born on 2 January 1970 in Shaker Heights in Ohio Cleveland. After her parents’ divorce, she and her sibling were brought up by their mother.
Sheree Whitfield Early Life And Education Details
While still pursuing her secondary education, she had her daughter Tierra in 1985 at a tender age of fifteen.
Embarrassed at being a teenage mother, she initially introduced her eldest daughter Tierra as a family friend in ‘The Housewives of Atlanta’.
Sheree Whitfield Dating History And Marriage Details
In 1993 at the age of 26, Sheree met Bob Whitfield, a famous NFL player who had earlier played in the Atlanta Falcons. They married after dating for seven years and have two kids – Cairo Whitfield born in 1996 and Kaleigh Whitfield in 1999. However, their marriage hit rock bottom and they eventually divorced in 2007.
Post her divorce with Bob, Sheree entered into a romantic relationship with boyfriend Tyron Gilliams.
They were long-time friends and connected after four years and started dating. Tyron soon got a prison sentence and the couple broke up after eight months of courtship. Tyron is currently serving ten years of imprisonment after being charged with a fraud of $5 million in investments. As of 2020, Sheree is single.
Sheree Whitfield Career Details
Sheree is best known for her debut in the Bravo reality show ‘Real Housewives of Atlanta’ (Season 1) in October 2008. She amassed 0.1 million dollar with this show.
After season 4, she stopped appearing in the series reportedly due to higher pay demand. But fans were determined to have her back on the show and they started a social media campaign. She was signed again for Season 9 and Season 10 and finished off the series.
Sheree has also appeared in other shows, such as ‘Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen’ (where she appeared 11 times), ‘The Wendy Williams Show’, ‘Life After’, ‘E! News Live’, ‘Ghost Hunters’, ‘The Game’, ‘The Ellen Degeneres Show’, ‘The Bonnie Hunt Show’, ‘Iyanla: Fix My Life’, and also appeared in a cameo in Scary Movie 5. She was also an executive producer for the show Selling It In Atlanta.
Sheree Whitfield Net Worth
Sheree Whitfield’s net worth stands at about 250,000 USD. During her stint with ‘The Real Housewives of Atlanta, it was estimated that she earned $550,000 per season. For Season 9, she reportedly received $800,000, and a colossal $1 million for the tenth and final season.
She received $775,000 from the divorce settlement with her ex-husband, more than $1.1 million in marital property, and $2,142 in child maintenance. But there was no alimony paid. TMZ.com reported that due to her unreasonable demands, she had to pay a fine of $2,500 and the Supreme Court also evicted her and her children from their house that was estimated to be about $2.6 million. In 2012, she received $75,000 from her ex-husband due to his consecutive missed payments of $2,142 for child support. Sheree herself faced a number of lawsuits. In 2015, it was reported by Life & Style, an American celebrity magazine, that she owed back taxes of $216,750 due to which she was sued and Ashton Martin was seized.
Sheree also owns a jewellery brand called ‘The She by Sheree Collection’, and is involved in various fitness and health projects. She ventured into the fashion outfit business and launched her own boutique called Bella Azul in 2003. However, it closed down in 2006. But in its three years of operation, Sheree earned about £174,600 annually.