Sharon Leal - Updated Jul 2024

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Sharon Leal

Sharon Leal is widely known as being an American actress and singer. Sharon Leal has appeared in Dreamgirls, The Christmas, Why Did I Get Married? and Why Did I Get Married Too?

Early Life

On October 17, 1972, Sharon Leal was born in Tucson, Arizona, United States. As of now, she is already 51 years old and has Libra as her zodiac sign. Therefore, she was born to her Filipino mother Angelita.

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Caption: Sharon Leal in her childhood photo. Source: Instagram

Thus, her father was an Afro-American military policeman who broke up with her mother before she was born. Later, her mother married Jesse Leal, a Mater Sergeant in the US Air Force and a police officer at Clark Air Base. Regarding her dedication, she went to Roosevelt High School.

Sharon Leal – Net Worth 2024

Sharon Leal is one of the most famous and well-known actresses who has been featured in several films and TV series. In more than 2 decades of her acting career, she has an estimated net worth of $4 million.

Personal Life

In the year 2000, Sharon Leal met actress and filmmaker Bev Land. After a short span, they started dating each other.

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Caption: Sharon Leal with her son. Source: Instagram

In September 2001, they were blessed with a son Kai Miles. Then in October 2001, they exchanged wedding vows and drove in 2007. Since 2010, she has been dating actor, director, and choreographer Paul Becker.

Professional Life

Sharon Leal made her screen debut, as ‘Dahlia Crede’ in the series ‘Guiding Light, in 1996. She performed in over 200 episodes of the series, from 1996 to 1999, though it was her 1st series. From 1998 to 1999, she was also cast in the regular role of ‘Marita’ in 18 episodes of the primetime ‘UPN’ series ‘Legacy’.
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Caption: Sharon Leal in between her shoot. Source: Getty Image

After joining the ‘Broadway’ group of the rock musical ‘Rent,’ she toured with them and performed as ‘Mimi.’ In addition, she was part of the ‘Broadway’ production ‘Miss Saigon’ and the ‘Off-Broadway’ musical ‘Bright Lights, Big City.’ She has also performed in other plays such as ‘West Side Story’ and the musical ‘Making Tracks.’
Besides that, she has been part of the ‘Fox primetime series Boston Public’. She was spotted playing the role of ‘Marilyn Sudor,’ a plain-speaking music teacher, who won accolades. From 2000 to 2004, she appeared in 72 episodes of the series, spanning 4 seasons. She recorded an R&B album with ‘Universal Records, during the same time.

More About Career

In the year 2000, she made her big-screen debut as ‘Tracie’ in the film ‘Face the Music.’ She played the role of ‘Michelle Morris, after the series Boston Public ended. During that time, Sharon Leal started getting a lot of fame and was recognized worldwide.
Finally, she got her breakthrough, when she played the role of Dianne Brock’ in Tyler Perry’s comedy-drama ‘Why Did I Get Married?’ (2007). In the year 2010, she was also seen in its sequel, ‘Why Did I Get Married, Too?’. Furthermore, she was seen in films like ‘Soul Men’ (2008) and ‘Woman Thou Art Loosed: On the Seventh Day’ (2012).
In the 2007 film ‘This Christmas’, she portrayed the character of Keli Whitfield. The role also earned her the 2008 ‘Asian Excellence Award for Outstanding Film Actress.’ In the year 20004, she played the recurring role of ‘Monique DeSouza’ in ‘NBC’ series ‘LAX.’ Likewise, she appeared in the main role of ‘Vanessa Lodge’ in the series ‘Hellcats’ (2010).
She has played the role of ‘Charlotte Graham’ in the 2016 teen TV series ‘Recovery Road. In 2018, she played ‘Lt. Jasmine Gooden’ in the TV police drama ‘Instinct’. From 2016 to the present, she is seen playing the recurring role of ‘Miss Martian’ in the series ‘Supergirl’. Moreover, she has co-produced the 2015 TV movie ‘White Water.’

Social Media

Sharon Leal has an Instagram account named @realleal, with 205k followers. In addition, she has a Facebook account with 8.2k followers.

Body Measurements

Sharon Leal is very pretty and stands 5 feet 6 inches tall and her weight is 55 kg. In addition, her body measurement is 34-24-34 inches respectively. Hence, she has beautiful dark brown pairs of eyes and black hair colour.