Sharon Leal is an actress and singer, best known for her roles in movies as Dreamgirls, Why Did I Get Married?, This Christmas, along with television shows like Legacy, Guiding Light, and Boston Public.

Short Biography

Sharon Ann Leal was born on October 17, 1972, in Tucson, Arizona, U.S., which makes her 47 years old as of now. Talking about her height, she is 5 ft and 8 in (1.73 m).

Leal’s mother, Angelita, is Filipino, while her father was a African-American military policeman. Her parents broke up before she was born. Leal was later adopted by her stepfather, Jesse Leal, a Master Sergeant in the United States Air Force and a police officer at Clark Air Base, Philippines.

She lived in the Philippines until the age of 6, where she attended a prayer-school. The 47-year-old later moved back to the US with her family and settled in Fresno, California. She ha a younger sister, Kristina Manankil, from her mother’s marriage to Elmer Manankil.

Sharon graduated from Roosevelt High School of the Arts, located in Fresno, California. She later studied with Seth Riggs, a voice coach, after winning a vocal scholarship at the Santa Cruz Jazz Festival.

What is Sharon Leal’s net worth?

Leal has a net worth of $4 million as of 2020. She began her career with CBS’s radio and television soap opera, Guiding Light, in 1996, where she played as Dahlia Crede. Sharon also appeared as a regular cast in UPN’s Legacy from 1998 to 1999.

Since then. she has worked on numerous television shows. Some of which include Boston Public, CSI: Miami, Suits, Person of Interest, Supergirl, The Good Doctor, and Instinct. Leal also co-starred in the film adaptation of the Broadway musical Dreamgirls as Michelle Morris.

In 2007, she starred in comedy-drama This Christmas and Why Did I Get Married?. The 47-year-old had a supporting role in the movie 1982. Leal then co-starred in 2017 drama film Shot alongside Noah Wyle and Jorge Lendeborg Jr.

Husband & Children

Sharon married Bev Leal in 2001. Bev is an actor and director who is known for his work in What Are the Odds, Lycan and All Over the Guy. The couple welcomed their first child, a son named Kai Miles Land, on September 13, 2001.

Sharon and Bev ended their marriage in 2007, and he is now married to actress Dania Ramirez since February 16, 2013. You can follow Sharon on Instagram at @realleal to know more about her personal and professional life.