You might have laughed along with Sheryl Underwood on The Talk for many years. But did you know that smile hides a pain, carried back from 1990? It was the year her husband Michael committed suicide.
This “Sheryl Underwood Husband Michael Bio” is a tribute to her husband.
Sheryl Underwood Husband Michael Death
Sheryl Underwood married the loved of her life Michael back in 1987. He was a chef by profession and a really good one at that. Unfortunately, he struggled with depression, and three years into marriage, Michael couldn’t take it anymore.
The detail about his death wasn’t revealed.
However, Sheryl recalled the last time she saw her husband — “I’ll never forget it. I made him a German chocolate cake that morning, and I said, ‘Drop the bills in the mailbox and I’ll see you when you get home.’”
“It’s the most painful thing in the world because he is not coming back,” she added.
But Michael’s death didn’t make Sheryl any weaker. Instead, everything she went through, she took it as a lesson. “You may never forget it, but in remembering it you should make it better for the next person. I wouldn’t change anything in my life, because I have learned so much about myself,” she explained.
How Old Was Sheryl Underwood Husband Michael At The Time Of His Death?
No public reports mentioned the age of Sheryl Underwood’s husband, Michael’s age at the time of his death. But we do know that Sheryl was 26 at the time.
Yes, she has been caring all that pain for over 3 decades.
Sheryl was 58 years of age as of 2021. Her birthday is on October 28, and that makes her of the Scorpio zodiac.
Sheryl Underwood And Her Husband Michael’s Relationship
Sheryl Underwood had a good relationship with her husband Michael before he passed away in 1990. Though they didn’t share any kids, Sheryl believed they were a happy couple.
Unfortunately, she never know what was going on in his mind.
Sheryl went on to express her helplessness. “For people who think they know, you will never know. You’ll never know if it’s clinical depression. You’ll never know if it’s financial stress. You’ll never know,” she added.
Back in March 2016 “Inside Edition” asked her if she ever blamed herself for his death. To which, she simply replied, “I asked all those questions.”
Also, later, Sheryl revealed that Michael left her a suicide note but didn’t go into the details.
According to her, “the last note” someone leaves for her loved one just show’s that the “person who’s no longer alive has now had the final word.”
Sheryl still carries the pain from her husband’s suicide. She urged anyone who needed help to get help! — “And for those left behind, you get help also,” she added.
In 2021, Sheryl didn’t seem to be dating anyone.
Sheryl Underwood Husband Michael Job
As mentioned before, Sheryl Underwood’s husband Michael was a chef. However, we do not know the details about his job and the places he worked.
On the other hand, Sheryl’s work is no mystery. She is a comedian and an actress who the popular CBS daytime show The Talk as a panelist in its second season. Also, she hosted The Sheryl Underwood Show on Sirius Satellite Radio channel, The Foxxhole.
Talking about her education, she graduated with a bachelor in arts degree from the University of Illinois and went on to join Governors State University for her master’s in media management and mass communication.
Sheryl Underwood Husband Michael Last Name
Sheryl Underwood’s husband Michael’s last name wasn’t revealed.
For those of you wondering, Underwood is Sheryl’s maiden name.
Did you know: Losing Michael wasn’t the first blow life offered Sheryl. Previously, she has seen her mother stab her father while she was just a child.
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How Much Are Sheryl Underwood’s Salary And Net Worth?
Reportedly, Sheryl Underwood’s salary on The Talk was confirmed to be $35,000 to $40,000 a week. Plus, she was given a raise of “up to five percent” in October 2020.
Her net worth was estimated to be $4 million in 2021.
How Tall Is Sheryl Underwood?
Sheryl Underwood stands tall at a height of 5 feet 9 inches (174 cm).
Mentioning her distinct features, Sheryl has a really big smile, and she rocked that afro hairstyle.
How Did Sheryl Underwood Achieve Her Weight Loss Goal?
Sheryl started her weight loss journey before 2020. Back in the days, she was as high as 104kg (230 lbs), and now she weights 87 kg (192 lbs).
Over a conversation on The Talk, Sheryl shared that she had lost almost 22 kg (50 lbs), and it was all thanks to — good sleep, movement, meditation, prayer, and drinking water.
Also, she mentioned that adding more fiber to her daily diet also helped her achieve her weight loss goal.
Here’s her Instagram @sherylunderwood.