• Rachel 'Minnie' Sharp is an American former actress and homemaker best known for being the ex-wife of actor Luke Perry.
• They married in 1993 and had two children together before divorcing in 200•
• Rachel has a younger sister named Rudi Davies and is a fan of Robert Downey, Jr. and Anne Hathaway.
• She enjoys traveling, shopping, reading, cooking, and is a lover of animals.
• Rachel has a net worth of over $1 million.


Who is Luke Perry’s ex-wife? Rachel ‘Minnie’ Sharp Wiki Bio

Rachel ‘Minnie’ Sharp was born in California, USA in 1969, and holds American nationality. Rachel is a former actress and a homemaker, but probably best known for being the ex-wife of American actor Luke Perry.

Early life and education

Rachel spent her childhood in California where she was raised by her mother Beryl Bainbridge who served as a housewife, but was a novelist as well, best known for her “Sweet William” novel published in 1975. Her father Alan Sharp was a Scottish novelist, and known for the screenplay he wrote for “The Year of Living Dangerously” movie in 1983 – Alan published two novels and wrote 20 screenplays before he died on 8 February 2013, after losing a fight against brain cancer.

He was married four times, and had six children, two stepsons, and 14 grandchildren at the time of his death – Rachel has a younger sister named Rudi Davies. Her interest in acting was born at a very early age, and she began taking acting classes at a local theatre – she attended a high school in California, but didn’t enroll at college after matriculating.

Career as an actress

Before becoming an actress, Rachel was a salesgirl working in a furniture shop in Los Angeles.

She launched her career as an actress in 1987, when she portrayed Emily in the “Teen Wolf Too” comedy fantasy movie, alongside popular actor Jason Bateman. The story follows Todd Howard (Jason Bateman) who is a struggling teenager, and how things turn around for him after he turns into a wolf. The film received very negative critiques, and the IMDb movie rating website has given it a 3.3/10 score.

Love life and marriage with Luke Perry

Rachel and Luke first met in 1991 – rumor has it after Rachel sent him a piece of lingerie as a fan, however, Luke has denied these rumors.

They began dating and were together for two years before marrying in 1993. Rachel gave birth to two children named Jack in 1997 and Sophie Perry in June 2000 – Rachel and Luke lived together for 10 years before divorcing in 2003. Luke suffered from a stroke on 27 February 2019 in his house in Sherman Oaks, Los Angeles, and died on 4 March 2019 – at the time he was engaged to Wendy Madison Bauer, a therapist and former actress.

Rachel and Luke’s son Jack is a professional wrestler, who goes by the name Jungle Boy Nate Coy – he is currently signed to All Elite Wrestlng (AEW).

Hobbies and other interests

  • Rachel is a huge fan of the film industry, and enjoys spending her evenings watching movies.
  • Her favorite actor and actress are Robert Downey, Jr. and Anne Hathaway.
  • Her favorite movies are the “Iron Man” franchise and “Les Miserables”.
  • She likes travelling, and has been to several states, while she has also been to Europe – her dream travel destination being Paris.
  • Rachel is also keen on shopping.
  • Her favorite color is black.
  • She is a lover of animals, and has a pet dog and two pet cats.
  • other hobbies include reading – her favorite writers being Colleen Hoover and Lucinda Berry and their books “Verity” and “The Perfect Child”,
  • She likes to cook, and she enjoys tasting various cuisines; her favorite food is continental.
Luke Perry and Rachel ‘Minnie’ Sharp

Appearance and net worth

Rachel is 50 years old. She has long brown hair and brown eyes, is 5ft 8ins (1.75m) tall, and weighs around 132lbs (60kgs) – her vital statistics are 35-28-37, and she wears shoes size eight. Her net worth is over $1 million as of late 2019.

Who was Luke Perry, Rachel’s ex-husband?

Coy Luther ‘Luke’ Perry III was born in Mansfield, Ohio USA, on 11 October 1966 – his zodiac sign was Libra and he held American nationality. He was an actor best known for playing Dylan McKay in the “Beverly Hills, 90210” TV series.

Luke was born to Coy Luther Perry Jr. who was a steelworker, and Ann Perry who was a homemaker – he had two siblings, being the middle child. His parents divorced when he was six years old, and his mother soon went on to marry Steve Bennett – his father died when Luke was 14. Luke grew up in Fredericktown, Ohio, and was the school mascot Freddie Bird while attending the Fredericktown High School.

After matriculating from high school, Luke moved to Los Angeles and worked several jobs to support himself while pursuing an acting career, which was launched in 1985 when he appeared in the “By Chrool to Your Scuel” music video performed by Twisted Sister.

In the next three years, he auditioned for 256 roles before appearing in a single episode of the “Loving” TV series in 1987, and ten episodes of the “Another World” TV series in 1988.

He began portraying Dylan McKay in the “Beverly Hills, 90210” teen drama series in 1989, the role which made him famous – he was so popular that 10,000 teenage girls came to an autograph session in August 1991, leading to Dylan leaving the place when police had to intervene. In 1992, he played a supporting role in the “Buffy The Vampire Slayer” film, starred in the “Terminal Bliss” movie in 1992, and played Lane Front in “8 Seconds” in 1994.

He stopped appearing in “Beverly Hills, 90210” in 1995 in search of more mature roles, however, he came back to the show in 1998.

He starred in the “Jeremiah” post-apocalyptic TV series from 2002 to 2004, and then in 2006 began appearing in the “Windfall” TV series. He appeared in numerous movies throughout the years, such as “Alice Upside Down” in 2007, “Redemption Road” in 2010, and “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” in 2019. He has also appeared in many other TV series mostly as a guest, such as “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit” in 2008, “Generator Rex” in 2010, but as a permanent cast member of “Riverdale” from 2017 to 2019.

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