There was Sheree Zampino before came Jada Pinkett Smith. Although Jada seems to be the wife of the actor for almost always, she was not the first woman in his life as while he was still very young, he first got married to Shree but the marriage came to an end in divorce.
More than just the former wife of Will Smith, Sheree is an actress and reality TV star who has been in the American movie scene for a very long time. She is known for works such as the 2001 film Our Journey and The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills. Here are fascinating facts about her:
Intriguing facts about Sheree Zampino
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1. The quick biography of Sheree
It was on November 16, 197 that the actress was born in Schenectady, New York, in the United States as Sheree Elizabeth Zampino.
As regards her education, she went to the Fashion Institute of Technology in the late 1980s.
2. She is a talented actress
Sheree has spent many years in Hollywood as an actress, producer, and then a reality star. The talented actress has some films under her name as an actress including the following When the Time Comes (2000), Our Journey (2001) which she co-produced, and Games People Play (2019).
As a reality star, she has been a part of many shows but she is better known for her appearance on The Real House of Beverly Hills from 2014 to 2022. She has made appearances on Hollywood Exes, Minay TV, Bethenny, and many others. She is also behind the TV Talk show, Black Hollywood Live.
3. The reality star married Smith in 1992
Will and Sheree first met in a rather amusing manner. Will went to the set of Different World, hoping that he would be introduced to Jada whom he was having a crush on.
However, when he got there, the guy who was supposed to introduce him to her was with another girl and in the audience, he saw another woman who caught his attention; Sheree. They got talking and one thing led to the other, they began dating and later got married in 1992.
4. Different reasons contributed to the Sheree Zampino and Will Smith’s divorce
The short-lived married between Will Smith and his ex-wife crashed because of many complicated reasons. For one, Sheree made it known that she got unhappy at some point in the union and decided she wanted out.
Another reason she indicated was that they were still very young and not very mature so it made it all even more complicated for them. More so, Will Smith was giving himself more into his work and he had already fallen for Jada.
Amidst all the challenges the marriage was facing, Will Smith did not want them to divorce but Sheree wasted no time filing for divorce which led to the end of the union.
5. Her marriage to Will Smith produced a son
Sheree Zampino and Smith are parents of a son, Trey Smith who was born on 11 November 1992 in Los Angeles. The younger Smith has a career in the entertainment business as a DJ.
6. Will Smith’s ex-wife, the actor, and his family have a great relationship
The divorce between Sheree and Will Smith was not easy on either of them at first, but according to her, it did not affect their relationship as they still managed to be very close. More than that, she is also very close to his wife and family as a whole.
7. Sheree Zampino got married a second time
Sheree is not known for many relationships since her marriage to Will Smith failed. However, it is no secret that she later fell in love with former NFL player Terrell Fletcher whom she married in 2007, 12 years after her marriage to Smith ended.
The couple had a daughter together, Jodie Fletcher, but even that could not stop the marriage from breaking. In 2014, 7 years after they got married, Sheree filed for divorce, citing irreconcilable differences.
8. Sheree Zampino has a $6 million net worth
Beyond just acting and reality show, Zampino is also an entrepreneur and artist. It is thanks to all these that she has a net worth estimated at $6 million. She is behind Sheree Elizabeth Inc. which has the online fashion and accessory boutique, Sheree Elizabeth and Whoop Ash (Body Butter brand).
9. Will Smith believes he has failed all the women in his life including Sheree
According to Will Smith in a chat with Oprah Winfrey, he believes that even though he has recorded many successes in his life, he feels like he has failed all the women he has interacted with in the past including his ex-wife.
He made it known that while shooting Six Degrees of Separation (1993), he fell in love with his co-star Stockard Channing even though he was newly married to She.
10. She is not the tallest woman on any day
Zampino is, without a doubt, a very beautiful woman who is blessed with great looks and a good body build. That said, she is not a tall woman as she has a height of 4 feet 11 inches.