Who is Sheree Wilson?
Sheree Julienne Wilson was born on 12 December 1958, in Rochester, Minnesota, USA. She is an actress, businesswoman, model, and producer, perhaps still best known for her role as April Stevens Ewing in the television series “Dallas”, which aired during the late-1980s. She also portrayed Alex Cahill-Walker, in “Walker, Texas Ranger”.
The Net Worth of Sheree Wilson
How rich is Sheree Wilson? As of late-2019, sources estimate a net worth that is over $5 million, earned through a successful career as an actress. She’s been active in the entertainment industry since 1984, and has worked on several mainstream films during her career.
Early Life, Education, and Career Beginnings
Sheree grew up in Rochester, and is the daughter of two executives of IBM. At the age of nine, her family moved to Colorado and she attended Fairview High School, a coeducational school located in Boulder, with over 2,000 students in attendance annually. After matriculating from high school, she enrolled at the University of Colorado, Boulder with the intention of following a path similar to her parent – she took up business and fashion merchandising as subjects.
The University of Colorado, Boulder is the flagship university of the system, being founded in 1876 shortly before Colorado was admitted to the Union. It offers over 150 academic programs with over 17,000 students enrolled annually. Numerous alumni from the school have gone on to make significant waves in their respective careers, and the school also has athletic teams competing in the NCAA Division I Pac-12 Conference. After completing her education, Sheree then began working in the fashion industry in Denver.
Modelling Career and Acting Opportunities
During one of her fashion shoots, one of the photographers mistook Wilson as a model, and this led to her being introduced to a modelling agent. She quickly signed with the agent, and then moved to Manhattan, New York City, and began appearing in commercial campaigns for numerous companies, such as Clairol and Maybelline. She was also featured in several popular magazines including “Glamour”, “Mademoiselle”, and “Redbook”. Wanting to take things a step further, she moved to Los Angeles three years after working as a model to try pursuing a professional acting career.
In 1984, she got one of her first roles in the comedy film “Crimewave” which was directed by Sam Raimi. During the same year, she worked with Shari Belafonte and Leah Ayres in the television movie entitled “Velvet”, before making a guest appearance in “Cover up”. The following year, she was cast as a lead role in the film “Fraternity Vacation” alongside Tim Robins, and then for a year she was a part of the series “Our Family Honor”, which revolved around the story of Irish cops battling the Mafia. Her fame was growing steadily, and she worked with Martin Sheen in the television movie “News at Eleven” shortly afterwards.
Dallas, Walker, Texas Ranger, and Many More
In 1986, Sheree got one of her most prominent roles, in the soap opera “Dallas” which she was a part of for four years before her character was gunned down during the final season. It was later revealed that she was killed off in the show due to maternity – she actually got a Soap Opera Digest Award for her death scene. Following her run with the show, she had guest roles in “Matlock”, and “Renegade”. She also worked alongside Chuck Norris as the female lead in “Hellbound”.
In 1993, she gained even more popularity as she had her best-known role opposite Chuck Norris in “Walker, Texas Ranger” – she played the character Alexandra Cahill-Walker for eight years until the show’s end. She later reprised her role in the television movie “Walker, Texas Ranger: Trial By Fire” which was intended to be a first of a film series which was later discontinued. During the 2000s, she did a string of independent and television movies. These include “Mystery Woman: Game Time”, “Anna’s Storm”, and “Easy Rider: The Ride Back”.
A few of her latest projects include a guest role in “DeVanity”, and in the television movie “Silent Natural”. She also played the role of Miss Daisy Werthan in a theatrical run of “Driving Miss Daisy”.
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 during their marriage which spanned 13 years until the two divorced in 2004. In 2018, it was confirmed that she married film producer and actor Vince Morella.
During her free time, she enjoys working with charitable organizations, and is active with the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. She also works with Trail of Tears Remembrance Motorcycle Ride, and Wings for Life which aims to heal spinal cord injuries. She also works with White Bridle Humane Society which helps with Texas children suffering from developmental disabilities. She currently resides in Los Angeles and she has mentioned multiple times how she esteems her co-star Chuck Norris in high regard.
Nothing more fun than a Mardi Gras Ball! pic.twitter.com/vnLzJAFbyY
— Sheree J Wilson (@ShereeJWilson) February 23, 2014
Similar to numerous actresses, she is active online through accounts on social media. She has an account on Instagram though it has recently been unsearchable, and has likely been suspended or deleted due to a violation of the website’s policy. She has a Twitter account which has over 3,000 followers, which is mostly linked to her recently non-existent Instagram account. Another account she has is on Facebook, and it has over 3,500 followers but she hasn’t been active on it since 2018.