Sharon Leal rose to fame by the role of Kelli Whitfield in the 2007 romantic musical drama, This Christmas. The American actress has credited in television, movies, and music. The prominent actress has been raising her son as a single parent and is juggling between her personal as well as professional life.
Journey Of Acting Career
Sharon began her acting career in the year 1998 by appearing as Marita in the drama series, Legacy. Later, she worked in several series including Las Vegas (2005), Person of Interest (2012) and Perception (2014). She recently appeared in 2018 series The Good Doctor and Instinct.
Back in 2006, she portrayed the character of Michelle Morris in the musical drama Dreamgirls. Likewise, her movie credits include This Christmas, Why Did I Get Married? and Addicted. Sharon was also involved in music associated with the music company, Rent and appeared on the 2001 cast recording of the musical theatre Making Tracks.
How Much Is Sharon's Net Worth?
From the remarkable acting career, Sharon currently enjoys the net worth of $4 Million. Sharon won Asian Excellence Award for Outstanding Film Actress for This Christmas in 2007. She was nominated for different awards for three times by her outstanding role in the movie Dreamgirls. The industrious actress hoards an astonishing amount of fortune.
Ephemeral Married Life
Sharon got married to actor and director, Bev Land in October 2001. They spent about half decade sharing ecstatic moments together as they reached the decision of separation through the divorce in 2007. However, the real genesis of their split is still inside the dark.
Prior to their marriage, Sharon, and her former husband, Bev welcomed a son named Kai Miles Land, who was born on 13 September 2001.
After their separation, Sharon was presumed to be single until she was linked to Canadian actor and choreographer, Paul Becker. The duo started dating in 2012, but exact information regarding their first meeting is yet to be unveiled. They were spotted holding their hands after shopping in New York City in May 2012. They were also seen together at the VIP dinner during the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival held in Toronto in September 2013. Nevertheless, their relationship did not perpetuate later.
Recently, Sharon again came back to spotlight because of her closeness with a new man whose identity is still to be known. Her Instagram posts consist of numerous together-clicked pictures with a man who is supposed to be her boyfriend. Moreover, her son, Kai also enjoys their company which is evidenced by her Instagram photos.
Sharon enjoying with her professed boyfriend and son in February 2018 (Photo: Instagram)
Despite a large number of pictures shared on social networking sites, the pair hasn't commented on their relationship. Therefore, it is inaccurate to label him as her new boyfriend due to inadequate evidence.
Sharon Leal was born on 17 October 1972 in the beautiful city of United States, Tucson to a Filipino mother, Angelita. Her father was a military policeman who broke up with her mother before Sharon's birth. Later, her mother got married to Elmer Manankil. Her parents have two kids including Sharon and her younger sister named Kristina Manankil.
As she moved to the Philippines with her parents in her early age, Sharon pursued her primary education there. She earned her graduate degree in 1990 from Roosevelt School of the Arts, which is located in Fresno, California.