Jeffrey Charles Tarpley Jr. has been enjoying the spotlight since infancy because of his famous mother, Sherri Shepherd, who is a renowned actress and TV personality.

Jeffrey Charles Tarpley Jr.’s Family

Jeffrey Charles Tarpley Jr. was born on April 22, 2005, to Sherri and Jeff Tarpley. Jeffrey & his mother share the same birthday. Sherri Shepherd was born April 22, 1967, in Chicago, Illinois, and is the daughter of LaVerne and Lawrence A. Shepherd, a food service manager at Sambos Restaurant and a church deacon. When she was 11, her family moved to the suburb of Hoffman Estates, where her mother, LaVerne, took the job of cleaning homes. Sherri is the eldest of three sisters.

Sherri married actor, Jeff Tarpley in 2001. Jeff was born on August 4, 1966, in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. The two eventually parted ways in 2010. Sherri then became engaged to writer Lamar Sally on December 26, 2010. The couple married in Chicago in August 2011 and separated in May 2014. Following the split, Sherri and Sally welcomed a son, Lamar Sally Jr. via surrogacy on August 5, 2014. Sherri does not have a biological connection to the child, as he was conceived using a donor egg. The following year, a Pennsylvania appeals court ruled that Sherri was legally responsible for the child after she challenged the surrogacy contract and sought to remove her name from his birth certificate.

Sherri has type 2 diabetes after having had pre-diabetes for years. Formerly a Jehovah’s Witness, Sherri is an evangelical Christian.

Jeffrey Charles Tarpley Jr.’s Net Worth

Jeffrey Charles Tarpley Jr. is a celebrated kid who has been enjoying the limelight since his birth. As of now, he is enjoying his mother’s fame and his luxurious childhood. Jeffrey’s biological father, Jeff is also an actor, known for his roles in Cold Cabin, King of the Open Mics, and Dead Man on Campus. Jeffrey’s mother, Sherri, is an American actress, comedian, author, broadcaster, and television personality. She currently hosts the daily syndicated daytime talk show, Sherri.

From 2007 to 2014, Sherri was a co-host of the daytime talk show The View, for which she received multiple Daytime Emmy Award nominations, winning one in 2009. She hosted Dish Nation from 2019 to December 2022, with her final months in limited episodes due to her talk show. She also starred in the sitcoms The Jamie Foxx Show, Less than Perfect, Sherri, Trial & Error, and Mr. Iglesias. Her debut book, “Permission Slips: Every Women’s Guide to Give Herself a Break” was released in 2009. Her second book, “Plan D: How to Lose Weight and Beat Diabetes” was released in 2013 and made The New York Times Bestsellers list.

In 2012, Sherri appeared as a contestant on the 14th season of the reality competition series Dancing with the Stars. She has a net worth of $10 million.


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