Net Worth: $2 Million
Comedienne Sheryl Underwood is laughing all the way to the bank with a net worth of $2 million. Underwood started generating her net net worth from appearing in the 1998 film, I Got the Hookup and the 2005 black comedy, Beauty shop. Before life as a high profile comedienne and TV personality, Underwood served in the US Armed Services, cracking jokes about, “all the creative places where you can get busy on a military base.”
Underwood gained prominence as the first ever female finalist in the Miller Lite Comedy Search back in 1989. From there, she won the BET Funniest Female Comedienne on Comic View award in 1994. She later became the host of BET Comic View. Underwood’s major stand up success, gave her the opportunity work alongside Queen Latifah in Beauty shop. Underwood took on the role as the hilarious Catfish Rita. Underwood also turned her hand to presenting when she briefly hosted her own radio show, Underwood and Company. She currently hosts The Sheryl Underwood Show on Jamie Foxx’s Foxxhole (on Sirius Satellite Radio Channel). Last year (2011) Underwood became a panellist on CBS’ The Talk. She is also the founder of the African-American Female Comedienne Association.