• Sheryl Berkoff is a make-up artist and the wife of actor Rob Lowe.
• She has a net worth of over $1 million and her wealth is expected to increase.
• She met Rob Lowe in 1983 and married him in 199•
• Rob has numerous acting credits, as well as producing and directing credits.
• The couple has had several court cases against former employees.
Who is Sheryl Berkoff?
Sheryl Lynn Berkoff was born on 20 June 1961, in Los Angeles, California, USA, and is a make-up artist, but best known for being the wife of actor Rob Lowe. She also worked on a few films as a make-up artist during the 1990s including “Frankie and Johnny”.
The Net Worth of Sheryl Berkoff
How rich is Sheryl Berkoff? As of early-2019, sources estimate a net worth that is over $1 million, earned through success in her various endeavors, but with a portion of her net worth due to the success of her husband, who has an estimated net worth at $60 million. As she continues her endeavors, it is expected that her wealth will also continue to increase.
Early Life and Relationships
There is almost no information regarding Sheryl’s early life. Details about her childhood, her family, her education, and even information about her career is limited. According to several sources, she began her foray into the entertainment industry as she was skilled in makeup, working on make-up in several Hollywood films, and this allowed her to meet a lot of popular celebrities of the time.
She initially briefly dated actor Emilio Estevez, who is the brother of actor Charlie Sheen, during the 1980s but things did not work out for them. However, since they remained connected, Emilio later introduced her to Rob Lowe on a blind date in 1983, however, nothing came of it, and the two went on their separate ways. It wasn’t until six years later that the two met again while Rob was filming “Bad Influence”, a psychological thriller starring Lowe and James Spader. which she was also working on. After the film on which Sheryl was also working, she and Rob began their relationship.
Career End and Marriage
With their relationship, Berkoff started becoming a regular known name in the media. She worked on a few more films in 1991, one of which was “Frankie and Johnny”, a romantic comedy film starring Al Pacino and Michelle Pfeiffer, which marked their first appearance together since 1983’s “Scarface”, and is based on the off-Broadway play entitled “Frankie and Johnny in the Claire de Lune” which is based on the 1904 American song “Frankie and Johnny”.
Sheryl also worked on the science fiction film “Eve of Destruction”, starring Gregory Hines and Renee Soutendijk, which follows a nuclear armed prototype robot which has gone amok while being tested by the military. In 1992, Berkoff decided to move away from her work as she and Lowe married during the same year, and she became focused on starting and raising a family. The couple have two children together and most of their marriage has gone on without any problems. She also became the sister-in-law of actor Chad Lowe.
Husband – Rob Lowe
Rob Hepler Lowe is an actor and director, whose won two Screen Actors Guild Awards during his career, and has also been nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award and six Golden Globe Awards. He made his acting debut in his teens, as a part of the sitcom “A New Kind of Family” which was short lived, then had numerous television roles in the 1980s. His popularity increased significantly as a member of the Brat Pack, a group of teen actors who frequently worked together.
Some of his popular films during this time included “Oxford Blues”, “The Outsiders”, “About Last Night…” and “Square Dance” all of which helped establish him as a star. In 1988 he became involved in a sex tape scandal, and poor reception during the following year’s Academy Awards which sent his career into decline. He bounced back in 1999 through his role in the series “The West Wing” playing Sam Seaborn, which earned him several nominations. He continued to earn significant roles on television such as in “Brothers & Sisters”, “Parks and Recreation” and “Code Black”. One of his latest projects is the reality show entitled “The Lowe Files”, and he also made his directorial debut in the 2018 film entitled “The Bad Seed”.
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Rob and Sheryl have had their share of problems with employees they’ve hired, including several court cases. Lowe filed a lawsuit against one nanny who was engaging in a scheme to hurt the couple through spreading false information, and filed another lawsuit against a nanny who was trying to express romantic interest in him while also claiming that he sexually harassed her; she also accused Sheryl of being abusive.
The third case the couple was involved in was with a former chef who reportedly engaged in sex while the couple was out of town. The chef also stole prescription drugs, broke security cameras, and started overcharging them for food. The chef made allegations that Sheryl was an unclean, cold and heartless person. In 2008, another former nanny came forward, making 12 allegations against Lowe of sexual harassment, and labor code violations. Two of the allegations were dismissed, and the later case was called for a dismissal the following year at the request of the lawyers of both parties. Based on the reports, a settlement was reached out of court.