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Sheryl Underwood
Biography

Sheryl Underwood serves as host of The Talk, CBS's Daytime Emmy Award-winning talk show that examines topical events and contemporary issues. She hosts the show alongside Eve, Sara Gilbert, and Sharon Osbourne.

Underwood is a multi-faceted entrepreneur, balancing the roles of in-demand entertainer and owner and chief executive officer of Pack Rat Productions. Underwood holds an Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters from both Benedict College in Columbia, SC, and South Carolina State University. Also, she hosts Sheryl Underwood Radio and recently launched "Sheryl Underwood Radio – The APP." Committed to using her visibility and influence in positive ways, Underwood is Founder & Chief Executive Officer of the Pack Rat Foundation for Education, and she is currently raising money to support the 105 Historically Black Colleges and Universities and the students committed to pursuing a higher education. In 2008 she was the 23rd International President of her beloved Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.

Considered one of today's hardest working comediennes, Underwood has guest starred in the television series The Odd Couple and the daytime dramas The Young and the Restless and The Bold and the Beautiful, and she has appeared as herself on the syndicated edition of Celebrity Name Game. In addition, her life story was the subject of the TV One bio-documentary Unsung Hollywood: Sheryl Underwood.

Underwood's film credits include BulworthI Got the Hook Up, and Beauty Shop, starring Queen Latifah. Underwood also was the host of BET's Comic View and Holla, a talk show she created and produced that was loosely based on Bill Maher's Politically Incorrect.

A sought-after media personality, Underwood is a weekly contributor and frequent guest host on the Steve Harvey Morning Show and appears on The Steve Harvey Project, the television version of the show on BET Centric. Previously, Underwood hosted The Sheryl Underwood Show on Jamie Foxx's "The Foxxhole" on Sirius 106/XM 149, where she provided a mix of political satire, comedy and music. Also, Underwood was the host of Martin Lawrence Presents 1st Amendment Stand-Up and is a former contributor to the Tom Joyner Morning Show. Underwood has appeared on the Dr. Phil ShowFox and FriendsThe Joy Behar Show, WPIX in New York City, and The View. Follow Sheryl on Twitter and Instagram @sherylunderwood.