Who is Sheree J. Wilson?
Sheree Julienne Wilson was born on 12 December 1958, in Rochester, Minnesota, USA. She is an actress, model, producer, and businesswoman, probably best known for her role in the television series “Dallas”, in which she played the character April Stevens Ewing. She also had a notable role in the TV series “Walker, Texas Ranger”, appearing as Alex Cahill-Walker.
The Wealth of Sheree J. Wilson
How rich is Sheree J. Wilson? As of late-2019, sources estimate a net worth that is over $5 million, earned through a successful career as an actress, in the entertainment industry since 1984.
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Early Life, Education, and Career Beginnings
Sheree grew up in Rochester and is the daughter of two IBM executives; despite her family’s background, she didn’t pursue a similar career as that of her parents. At the age of nine, the family moved to Colorado where she attended Fairview High School – the public secondary school is located 40 kilometers northwest of Denver, with over 2,000 students enrolled annually.
After matriculating from high school, she enrolled at the University of Colorado, Boulder to complete a degree in fashion merchandising.
Boulder is the University of Colorado system’s flagship, founded in 1876; five months latere Colorado was admitted to the Union. The school has nine colleges offering over 150 academic programs, with around 17,000 students enrolled annually. The school has had a lot of notable alumni and they also compete in college sports as a part of NCAA Division I Pac-12 Conference. The school’s team collectively called the Colorado Buffaloes have won 28 national championships, most of them in skiing.
Modelling and Acting
Wilson was working on a fashion shoot in Denver when one of the photographers mistook her for a model, leading her to sign with a New York modelling agent. She subsequently moved to Manhattan, and began by doing commercial campaigns. Some of the companies she worked with include Clairole, Maybelline, and Keri-Lotion. She was also featured in magazines such as “Redbook”, “Glamour”, and “Mademoiselle”. She worked as a model for three years, but her heart was always set towards acting.
She moved to Los Angeles to pursue a career as an actress, leading to a role in the Sam Raimi directed film entitled “Crimewave”. She then had a guest role in the series entitled “Cover Up”, before gaining a lead role in the film “Fraternity Vacation”, appearing alongside Tim Robbins. Afterwards, she worked on the miniseries “Kane & Abel”, before being cast in the NBC show “Family Honor” which ran for a year, starring Ray Liotta and Michael Madsen. In 1986, she worked alongside Martin Sheen in the television movie entitled “News at Eleven”.
Dallas, Walker, Texas Ranger and Latter Career
In 1986, Sheree got one of her most prominent roles, in the CBS soap opera “Dallas”, which she was a part of until 1991. During the final season, her character was gunned down while on her honeymoon in Paris, though she would later make some appearances in dream sequences. She was killed off and removed from the series due to maternity, so winning a Soap Opera Digest Award for Best Death Scene during that year. After that run, she made a few guest appearances in “Matlock”, before gaining another female lead role in “Hellbound”, alongside Chuck Norris.
Her next notable project would come in 1993, in “Walker, Texas Ranger”, a series which she would be a part of for the next eight years. After the show’s end, she reprised her role in the television movie “Walker, Texas Ranger: Trial by Fire”, in which her character became the victim of a courthouse shooting. In 2006, she appeared in the short film “Fragile”, and later had a lead role in “Mystery Woman: Game Time”. A few of her latest projects include “Easy Rider: The Ride Back”, and “DeVanity”. She also appeared in a 2016 version of “Driving Miss Daisy” working alongside “Walker, Texas Ranger” co-star Clarence Gilyard.
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She’s had a lot of acting mentors throughout her career, including Kathryn Hepburn, Grace Kelly, Chuck Norris, and Meryl Streep. She’s also forayed into business, creating a line of skin care products.
Personal Life and Social Media
For her personal life, it is known that Wilson married Paul DeRobbio in 1991 and they have two children together. They stayed married for 13 years before divorcing. Since then there has been no new reports of any romances coming her way. While she continues her work as an actress, she also does a lot of philanthropic work during her free time.
She has been actively working with organizations such as the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Wings for Life, Trail of Tears, and the White Bridle Human Society.
Similar to numerous actresses, she is active online through accounts on social media. She has an account on the website Twitter, using the platform to promote her work while also expressing some of her advocacies. She has an Instagram account too, but it is set to private, and she also has a Facebook page, however, she hasn’t been active on the website for over a year.