Sheree Whitfield hails from Cleveland, Ohio, and is renowned as one of the original faces of Bravo's hit reality show, "The Real Housewives of Atlanta." As a devoted mother and dynamic television figure, she shines as a designer and fitness enthusiast.
Additionally, Whitfield takes on the role of executive producer for WE TV's "Selling It in the ATL."
How Rich is Sheree Whitfield?
Sheree Whitfield, an American socialite and fashion designer, boasts a net worth of$800,000. Widely recognized for her role in the hit reality TV series "The Real Housewives of Atlanta," she has also ventured into the literary world with the release of a fiction book.
In her initial four seasons on "The Real Housewives of Atlanta," Whitfield's earnings are estimated to be approximately $550,000 per season. Reports later indicated that Sheree received $800,000 for the ninth season and her salary increased to $1 million for the show's tenth and concluding season.
Beyond her television fame, Sheree has embarked on several entrepreneurial endeavors in fashion. She has also served as an executive producer for a television series.
Sheree Whitfield Television Career Highlights
Sheree Whitfield graced the screens in "Real Housewives of Atlanta" since its inception in 2008, catapulting her to international fame. Her time on the series primarily showcased her tumultuous divorce from Bob Whitfield, revealing her high-stress life and emotional challenges.
Additionally, the show portrayed her journey as a single mother raising her children. Whitfield concluded her regular appearances on the show at the end of its fourth season, only to return triumphantly for seasons 9 and 10, responding to fan demand and a strategic move by the show's producers.
During her tenure on the show, it was disclosed that Sheree had a daughter from a previous relationship, initially introduced as a "family friend" due to Whitfield's initial hesitation to discuss her past as a teenage mother.
Beyond "The Real Housewives of Atlanta," Whitfield has made her mark on various other television programs. As of 2020, she has appeared 11 times on "Watch What Happens Live With Andy Cohen," been a guest on "The Wendy Williams Show" four times, and featured on shows like "E! News Live," "Life After," "Iyanla: Fix My Life,""The Game," "Ghost Hunters," "The Bonnie Hunt Show," and "The Ellen DeGeneres Show."
In 2010, Sheree took part in "Who Wants To Be A Millionaire" as a celebrity question presenter. Moreover, Whitfield had a cameo in "Scary Movie 5" and expressed interest in acting as a future career, working with acting coach Kristen Shaw to hone her skills.
Additionally, Whitfield earned credits behind the scenes as an executive producer for the show "Selling It In Atlanta."
Sheree Whitfield Business Ventures
Beyond her on-screen presence, Sheree Whitfield has delved into various business ventures. She authored a fictional book titled "Wives, Fiancees, and Side-Chicks of Hotlanta" and launched her fashion line, "She By Sheree," which included a jewelry collection.
Whitfield's keen fashion sense, often highlighted on "The Real Housewives of Atlanta," became a notable aspect of her brand. While "She By Sheree" initially garnered attention and praise at a New York Fashion Show, it struggled to maintain its momentum over time, leading to the eventual discontinuation of the line.
Notably, fans of the show might recall instances where Sheree had to quickly sketch designs due to issues with clothing samples. Additionally, Whitfield expanded her fashion footprint by opening several brick-and-mortar clothing boutiques.
Sheree Whitfield Divorce Settlement
During her time on "Real Housewives of Atlanta," Sheree Whitfield expressed her expectation of a "seven-figure settlement" from her divorce from Bob Whitfield. However, the outcome diverged from her expectations.
Although Whitfield secured child support, her request for alimony was not granted. In her appeal, she argued that her lack of formal education or vocational training would make it challenging to support herself independently. Despite her efforts, Sheree lost the appeal, and in the divorce proceedings, her ex-husband retained ownership of their home.
Sheree Whitfield Legal Matters
Reports suggest that Sheree Whitfield faced legal troubles in 1989, with two separate arrests for shoplifting in Ohio, leading to a lifetime ban from all Saks stores in the state. In May 2014, it came to light that the IRS was pursuing Sheree for $111,000 in unpaid taxes.
Additionally, Whitfield reportedly had outstanding tax liabilities for the years 2009 and 2010. Furthermore, Sheree encountered legal action from the law firm Weinstock & Scavo over unpaid legal fees, resulting in a court judgment against her and the subsequent seizure of her Aston Martin.
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