Did you know that “The View” co-host Sherri Shepherd use to be a stand up comedienne?
Check out this throwback video of Sherri doing stand up comedy back in the day on BET’s “Comic View.”
Watch the video below:
Sherri Shepherd, 45, is a comedienne, actress, and television personality.
She is one of five co-hosts on the ABC daytime talk show, “The View,” as well as being the current host of the “Newlywed Game” and having a recurring role as Angie Jordan on the NBC series “30 Rock.” As an actress, she has starred in the sitcom “Less than Perfect” and her own sitcom “Sherri” on Lifetime.”
In 2001, Shepherd married comedian Jeff Tarpley. Their only child, Jeffrey, was born in April 2005. The couple separated in 2006 and divorced in 2009 after she discovered he was having an affair, an event that inspired her sitcom Sherri.
Shepherd got engaged on December 26, 2010, to TV writer Lamar Sally, whom she had been seeing for over a year. They were wed on August 13, 2011 at the Fairmont Hotel in Chicago, Illinois. Shepherd’s eight bridesmaids included The View co-host Elisabeth Hasselbeck, comedian Niecy Nash, Community’s Yvette Nicole Brown, and comedian, actress Kym Whitley. Shepherd’s son Jeffrey walked her down the aisle.
A devout Christian, she has stated about the role God has played in her life and career: “If I didn’t have God, I would have been dead.”
Check out Sherri and husband Sal’s wedding videos below: