Shari Headley

Headley in 2009, photo by s_bukley/

Place of Birth: Queens, New York City, New York, U.S.

Date of Birth: July 15, 1963

*father – African-Trinidadian
*mother – likely African-American

Shari Headley is an American actress and model. She is known for her role in the Coming to America films. She is the daughter of Sarah (Bell) and Godfrey St. Elmore Headley. Her father was born in Trinidad. Her mother is likely an African-American woman from New York. Shari has a son with her former husband, actor and entertainer Christopher Martin, “Play” from duo Kid N’ Play.

Shari’s paternal grandfather was named Joseph Headley/Headly. Joseph was born in Port of Spain.

Shari’s paternal grandmother was named Elmina Fraser (the daughter of Benjamin Fraser and Emily). Elmina was born in Port of Spain.

1 Response

  1. italiano90 says:

    Beautiful woman. Had a massive crush on her growing up watching coming to America. This picture doesn’t do justice. Do we know more about her mother’s side?

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