SHEREE Zampino, an entrepreneur and actress, married Hollywood actor Will Smith almost three decades ago.
The couple, who married in 1992, separated after three years together.
Who is Sheree Zampino?
Zampino, 54, born November 16, 1967, is known as an American businesswoman, fashion designer and actress.
She was once married to Hollywood star Will Smith and appeared on the VH1 show Hollywood Exes in 2012 after their divorce.
She is the founder and CEO of the skin care company Sheree Elizabeth LLC, which she founded in 2009. She also owns several fashion boutiques.
She has appeared on her Facebook talk show Red Table Talk and a few episodes of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills with Smith’s now-wife, Jada Pinkett Smith.
The former couple were married from 1992 to 1995.
Zampino is the mother of Smith’s eldest son, Trey, who is also an actor.
Smith referred to their divorce as his “ultimate failure” during an interview on Red Table Talk, in which he also burst into tears as he recalled the events.
Speaking of their 1995 divorce – which turned messy over a custody battle – Smith admitted: “Divorce was the worst thing of my adult life, divorce was the ultimate failure for me.
“I’ve been hurt many times in my adult life, but I don’t think anything touches the failure to divorce my two-year-old son’s mother.”
What is Sheree Zampino Net Worth?
Zampino first appeared on the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills (RHOB) in May 2022 for season 12, but she was reluctant to take part in the reality show.
As of 2022, she has a net worth of $6 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth, and her time spent for VH1’s Hollywood exe had made her balk at participating in any other show until one day she texted received.
“It started with a text message from Garcelle [Beauvais]’ Zampino told ETOnline. “And she put out her hand and said the casting director was going to call me and I was like, ‘What for? I don’t make reality because I made reality…'”
“I was kind of content not to do it, and I said, ‘You know what? …let me take the call’ and at least be able to refuse something, you know what I mean? As if that were just a smart way to do it.
“And before you know it, I went through the process and … here we are, and it’s been a very interesting ride.”
She told the outlet that she often forgot she was filming the show and said it felt like she was there as a fan.
“There were times when it just felt like I was in a virtual reality experience and I needed to remind myself you’re really here because I just thought my mouth was open like that was crazy !” She said.
Is Sheree Zampino Married?
Zampino met Fresh Prince actor Will Smith on the set of A Different World while hoping to meet Pinkett, but met Zampino first.
He overheard her telling someone she was from New York and when asked where she said Schenectady.
In his memoir, Will Smith said he approached Zampino and joked about her comment.
He wrote, “‘Well, here’s the deal,’ I said. ‘We’re meeting, so I’ll give you a pass. But the next time someone asks you where you’re from, you’re forbidden to say ‘New York’ if you know damn well you’re from Schenectady.’”
They began dating and married three months later. Their son Trey was two years old when Smith and Zampino divorced, only three years late.
“Divorce was the worst thing of my adult life. Divorce was the ultimate failure for me,” Smith said in a 2021 interview on Red Table Talk.
“I’ve been hurt many times in my adult life, but I don’t think anything touches the failure to divorce my 2-year-old son’s mother.”
Zampino married a former NFL player and pastor named Terrell Fletcher in 2012.
Rumors circulated that the couple had a daughter together named Jodie.
She said on the popular divorce podcast Splitting Upwards that the little girl was the sister of Kylie Jenner’s former best friend, Jordyn Woods.
After two years of marriage, Zampino filed for divorce from Fletcher, citing irreconcilable differences.
Zampino then shared what it’s like living with the “Will Smith’s Ex-Wife” label. in a 2020 interview with ET, US magazine reported.
“It could be worse. I could be associated with Charles Manson,” she told the media outlet. “You know, it’s not my label and I can’t control the labels other people put on me. But the reality is that this is part of my story.
“But I don’t stand behind anyone,” she added. “I’m not in anyone’s shadow.”
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