Biography of Sheryl P. Underwood
Sheryl Underwood PRP Bio Owner and CEO
Pack Rat Productions, Inc. • 23rd International President of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.
Sheryl Underwood is a multi-faceted entrepreneur, currently balancing the roles of in-demand Entertainer, Owner and Chief Executive Officer of Pack Rat Productions and International President of her beloved Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.
Named one of today’s hardest working comediennes, Underwood has starred in such films as Bullworth, I Got the Hook Up, and Beauty Shop, starring Queen Latifah. In addition, Underwood was the host of Black Entertainment Television’s (BET’s) Comic View and Holla, a talk show she created and produced which was loosely based on Bill Maher’s Politically Incorrect. Underwood, a much sought after media personality, is described as one of the world’s brightest contemporary humorists.
She is a weekly contributor on the Steve Harvey Morning Show, also serving as “guest host,” and appears on The Steve Harvey Project, the television version of the show airing on BET Centric. Underwood also hosts The Sheryl Underwood Show on Jamie Foxx’s The Foxxhole, airing on Sirius 106/XM 149, where she provides a mix of political satire, comedy and music. Underwood, who is described as one of the world’s brightest contemporary humorists, is also hosted the fifth season of Martin Lawrence Presents 1st Amendment Stand-Up and is a former contributor to the Tom Joyner Morning Show. She has appeared on the Dr. Phil Show, FOX television network morning show Fox and Friends, the Joy Behar Show, WPIX in New York City and The View, created by ABC News Correspondent Barbara Walters.
Underwood is an entertainer, entrepreneur, philanthropist and woman with a big heart and a strong desire to share of her time and talents to positively impact her community…and her community is the “world” community. A former member of the U.S. Armed Forces, Underwood traveled by land, air and sea, to participate in the 2007 and 2009 Hope and Freedom USO Tours to bring entertainment to the troops in the Persian Gulf, Kuwait, Iraq and Afghanistan. The tours brought laughter and a break from day-to-day activities to thousands of soldiers, marines, airmen, sailors, guardsmen and reservists stationed throughout the regions.
Underwood is one of the most articulate, well-informed women of our time. A savvy business-woman, striving not only to change the world through her sorority, Underwood takes her role as Owner and CEO of Pack Rat Productions, Inc. seriously and is committed to sharing the wisdom and insight she has gathered as the Chief Executive of her entertainment company with generations to come and other woman business owners.
The Power of Support
One person, in addition to her beloved father, that Underwood credits with her success thus far is legal counsel and friend Lawrence J. Turner of Lawrence J. Turner & Associates in Sherman Oaks, CA. Underwood says “Larry and I have been together for a very long time. He is there at every turn and is, and has been, a major influence in my life and career. He is my advisor, my business manager, my lawyer and the voice of reason that I need.