Shari Lynn Belafonte-Bio, Age, Husband and children, Education, Career, Net Worth

Shari Lynn Balefonte
Shari Lynn Balefonte


Shari Lynn Balefonte is a model and an actress from America and have appeared in the latest BET comedy-drama series titled Sistas where she featured as the Ebony Obsidian’s character’s mother.

Shari Belafonte Age

Lynn was born in September 22nd 1954 in America, she is 69 years old.

Shari Lynn Belafonte family

Her mother was Marguerite Belafonte and his father was Harry Belafonte who was a singer and an actor. He had half siblings named David Belafonte and Gina Belafonte.

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Shari Belafonte Education

Shari attended Georgetown which was a Day School in Washington, DC, then to Windsor Mountain School which was located in Lenox in Massachusetts and to Buxton School in Williamstown. She then joined Hampshire College in Amherst after which she transferred to Carnegie-Mellon University in Pittsburgh and pursued Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in drama.

Shari Belafonte Husband and children

Shari got married to Robert Harper in 1977 but divorced in 1977, she then got married to Sam Behrens in 1989. There is no information on if she had children or not.

Shari Belafonte Career

Belafonte’s career started as a model, she appeared in the commercials for Calvin Klein jeans. Shari made her debut 1982 which was in a movie titled Time Walker and If You Could See What I Hear.

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Movies and shows

She in a public television as an assistant producer and director which was in the East Coast. Shari later worked for the Hanna-Barbera productions as an assistant publisher in Los Angeles.

She was chosen by Aaron Spelling as a finalist as the Julie Rogers on the film Charlie’s Angels, Spelling was the producer of the Charlie’s Angels. In 1981 during the second season of the Hart to Hart she was cast as a fashion model.


She is said to have worked a model for various modelling industries and managed to have publicity when she appeared in over 300 magazines in 2015. The other films she appeared in are the made-for-television horror-comedy film The Midnight Hour, Ice and Dynamite, Speed Zone and she sang the song named get dead.

In 1984 in the ABC Drama series Hotel she was assigned by Spelling as Julie Gilette and featured in the show for 5 years She then began her music career while also acting and signed a deal with the Metronome Records label where she managed to release two studio albums in 1987 and 1989 releasing The Eyes of Night and Shari respectively.

In 1990 Shari made her theatre debut in Tamara where she played the role in the title in the lon-running Los Angeles and the appeared as Dr. Laura Wingate in the USA Network’s a drama series Beyond Reality that went for two seasons. She also featured in the best television movies in the 1990s including The Heidi Chronicles as Jamie Lee Curtis, Babylon 5: Thirdspace, as Susan Lucci in the French Silk, Loving Evangeline and also co-hosted the syndicated series Lifestyles with Robin Leach and Shari Belafonte in 1994 which is an updated version of the program Leach’s signature.

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Belafonte was also a Voice cover moderator where among the voices she produced the voice of the undead Southern belle zombie Blanche in Gravedale and Gerald’s mother, Mrs. Johanssen, in four episodes of Hey Arnold!. She also did a cause in animals Children and environment where she is an international spokesperson for Starlight Children’s Foundation, she has also been a spokesperson for Estroven, Bally’s International Health and Fitness and Diet System 6. In 2015 Shari appeared in an episode of District and Nip/Tuck as a guest starring then in January 2016 she was to take the role of Mayor Janice Lomax in the ABC daytime soap opera General Hospital.

She last appeared in December 20th 2017 as Julia in the Apple TV+ drama series in The Morning Show. In late 2017 she took the role of Ebony Obsidian’s character’s mother in the BET comedy-drama series titled Sistas.

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Shari Belafonte Net worth

Shari Belafonte’s net worth is estimated to be at $5 million

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