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Shari Belafonte

Shari Belafonte

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Full Name:Shari Belafonte
Birth Date:September 22, 1954
Age:66 years
Gender:Female
Profession:Actress, Model
Country:United States
Horoscope:Virgo
Height: 5 feet 4 inches (1.63m)
HusbandSam Behrens
DivorceRobert Harper (m.1977-1998)
Net Worth$5 million
Eye ColorLight Brown
Hair ColorLight Brown
Birth PlaceNew York City
StatusMarried
NationalityAmerican
EthnicityMixed
EducationCarnegie-Mellon University
FatherHarry Belafonte
MotherMarguerite Belafonte
SiblingsGina Belafonte, Adrienne Belafonte Biesemeyer, David Belafonte
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 American actress, model, writer, and singer, famous for her portrayal of Julie Gillette on the ABC prime-time drama series Hotel. Moreover, she is popular as a daughter of renowned singer Harry Belafonte.

Shari Belafonte entered this world as Shari Lynn Belafonte on September 22, 1954, in New York City, the U.S. As of 2019, her age is 65 years old while her horoscope is Virgo. He is the daughter of Harry Belafonte (father) and Marguerite Belafonte (mother). Her father is a renowned singer and mother actress.

Shari holds American nationality and belongs mixed ethnical background. She grew along with her three siblings, two sisters and a brother Gina Belafonte, Adrienne Belafonte Biesemeyer and David Belafonte.

She attended different schools like Windsor Mountain School in Lenox, Buxton School in Williamstown, and Hampshire College in Amherst during her early days. Similarly, she graduated from the Carnegie-Mellon University located in Pittsburgh and earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Drama.

Shari has a height of 5 feet 4 inches or 162.56 cm tall. She has light hair color with the same color (light brown) eyes. Similarly, she is active on social sites like Instagram and Facebook.

Career

Belafonte started her professional career as a model. She became a successful cover girl model and appearing in commercials for Calvin Klein jeans. Similarly, her first feature film debut in the movies Time Walker and If You Could See What I Hear in 1982. 

Then Shari gained new experience working as a production assistant and assistant director in public television on the East Coast. After that, she moved to Los Angeles, where she worked as an assistant to the publicist at Hanna-Barbera productions.

Gaining the experiences of the “behind the scenes”, she also received a number of modeling and commercial assignments. Moreover, she has appeared on the covers of over 300 magazines as of 2015.

Shari Belafonte, Actress
Caption: Shari Belafonte, Actress (Photo: Amazon)

Shari accepted the offered of the main role on the ABC prime-time drama series ‘Hotel’ in 1983. The show became hugely successful for both the production company and for Shari ran for five years on prime-time. She also worked on various other television and film projects along with appearing in ‘Hotel’ as well.

These included the series like‘Family Feud’, ‘The Love Boat’, ‘Matt Houston’, and the comedy horror film ‘The Midnight Hour’ where she played the role of ‘Melissa Cavender’.

The actor announced that he appeared in the role of Mayor Janice Lomax from Saidah Arrika Ekulona on January 19, 2016, on the ABC daytime soap opera General Hospital. She won awarded “Best Actress, Drama Inspirational” at the LA Live Film Festival for her role as Hazel Montgomery in Plastic Daydream in 2018.

What is Shari Belafonte Net Worth?

The actress, Belafonte has an estimated net worth of $5 million, as of 2019. According to the report, the American model earns $41,000, and actress/actor earns $55,000 in the USA per year.

Similarly, as the professional singer earns around $45,000-$65,000 per year. So we except that, she also expected to earn in the same range.

Besides, some of Shari’s films have made a good collection at the box office. Similarly, the movie in which she appeared,  If You Could See What I Hear earned $8,693,512 in the box office against its budget of  $5,600,000.

Who is Shari Belafonte Husband?

Yes, Shari Belafonte is a happily married woman. She married twice in her life. Her husband’s name is Sam Behrens who is an American actor. He is best known for his roles in the ABC daytime soap opera General Hospital and Sunset Beach. After dating a few years they married on December 30, 1989, in a private inmate wedding ceremony.  Currently, they are living together happily.

Shari Belafonte with her husband
Shari Belafonte with her husband (Photo: Gettyimages)

Previously, Shari was married to Robert Harper. Her ex-husband Robert is also an American actor. Similarly, he is most well known for his role as Sharkey in Once Upon a Time in America. The former couple ex-changed wedding vows on May 21, 1977. However, they divorced after sharing 11 years of married life in 1998.