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An African- American film, stage, and television actress, S. Epatha Merkerson (born on November 28, 1952) is popularly known for her amazing role named Lieutenant Anita Van Buren of NBC police procedural drama series Law & Order. She is also recognized as Sharon Goodwin of Chicago Med.
Sharon Epatha Merkerson was born in Saginaw, Michigan, and grew up in a majority Euro-American neighborhood of Detroit. She is the daughter of a single parent (mother) as her parents got separated when she was five years old. In May 2009, she was granted an Honorary Doctor Of Humane Letters from Wayne State University. She was married to Toussaint L. Jones in 1994 and got separated in 2006.
Merkerson has been winning all the hearts of the people for the past 45 years. She is the queen of the television industry, film industry, and stage performances as well. She was a struggling actress until and unless her performances impressed the producers and got the opportunity to be portrayed as the main lead role in the one-woman play titled "Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill." To know more about her life and career, have a glance at the written article below.
What is the Net Worth of S. Epatha Merkerson?
S.Epatha Merkerson is a numerous award-winning actress who is known for her works in the entertainment industry. According to Celebrity Net Worth, her net worth of 2021 is estimated to be $11 million. Her income sources are television shows, series, and movies.
S. Epatha Merkerson's net worth of 2021 is $11 million. Photo Source: Huff Post
As mentioned in the above paragraph, Sharon earns through television shows, series and movies as well. Her first television show was The Cosby Show in the year 1988. Gradually, she started acting in other series, too like Pee-Wee's Playhouse, Man & Machine, Here and Now, and many others. She is best known as Lieutenant Anita Van Buren of the famous show Law & Order, a very long show of two decades in the television industry.
Talking about the journey of the actress in the film industry, her first debut movie was "She's Gotta Have It" as Dr. Jamison in the year 1986. Likewise, in the television industry, she succeeded in making her name and place in the film industry. She is known as Lydia Smith of Lincoln (2012) in the industry. Most of S. Epatha's films have hit the box office, which surely has increased her earnings as well.
S. Epatha Merkerson Move Against Smoking
S. Epatha Merkerson also smoked in her early days, but she quit smoking a few years ago, on February 04, 1996. She is highly against smoking because she has lost her two closest friends because of lung cancer. Though she got a chance to quit the smoke and take care of her health, sadly, her friends didn't get the opportunity.
S. Epatha Merkerson quitted smoke on February 04, 1996. Photo Source: Twitter
A former smoker who smoked for almost 23 years decided to kick the addiction of smoking from her life because of her two friends' death who died because of cancer. She started running the campaign and awareness program against smoking within a year after she quit the smoke.
She said that "It's a way to keep their spirits alive. More than anything, I just really miss my friends." The reason behind opening the campaign was to make people of all age groups who are addicted to smoking and make them realize and be alert about the effects of smoking on their health and life.
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