Unlike her husband who is rocking on the stage every chance he gets. Sheryl Berkoff finds herself on the other side of the creative table. Known for her proficiency in make-up, Berkoff has enjoyed an illustrious career and has been a part of the creative side of things for several movies. And while her skills are well on display on the screen, they are not as obvious and as charming as her husband’s Rob Lowe. Despite that Berkoff has been part of amazing projects and has since diversified her career to include a jewelry line and interior designing. In this article, we will take a closer look at the wiki-bio of Sheryl Berkoff.
Sheryl Lynn Berkoff was born on the 20th of June 1961, in Los Angeles, California. Born and raised in LA, Berkoff was raised by her single mother and grandmother. While the star did have a sibling, details on her sister or father have never been revealed to the media. Over the years, Berkoff has posted a few throwback snaps on her social media highlighting her relationship with her mother and her grandmother.
It is not known as to how and where Berkoff found her way into the industry. She started making jewelry’s from a very young age and thought them to be a form of expression. Over time, Berkoff started working in makeup but worked on pornographic films during her early years. She made her official debut in the pornographic movie Treasure Box and worked on a couple more including, Little Muffy Johnson (1985), Matrina Vie (1985), Breaking In (1986), and Living Doll (1987). She began her career in Hollywood as an assistant to the makeup artist for the movie, Body Slam (1986).
Since then, Berkoff has worked as a makeup artist on several movies including 1969 (1988), Renegades (1989), Bad Influence (1990), Eve of Destruction (1991), Frankie and Johnny (1991), Finest Hour (1992), The Vanishing (1993), and Ghost the Machine (1993). Work died down for Berkoff with the turn of the decade, however, she made a comeback as a makeup artist and stylist for her husband, Rob, in the TV series, Who do you think you are? (2012).
In addition to her work behind the screen, Berkoff also expanded her business of interior design and traveled around the world for it. In the process, Berkoff reignited her love for jewelry and established a jewelry line ‘Sheryl Lowe’ in 2007.
Sheryl Berkoff has a net worth of USD 100 Million which she shares with her husband Rob Lowe.
Personal life and controversies:
During the early 1980s, Berkoff was dating an American actor and filmmaker, Emilio Estevez. However, things didn’t work out between the pair and Berkoff dated the Canadian actor Keanu Reeves for a brief while. In 1983, Berkoff went on a blind date with Rob Lowe, who she had met while dating Emilio. Things didn’t go great for the pair and the duo remained on their own for a while. However, they met for the second time in 1989, on the sets of the movie Bad Influence. They soon began dating each other and tied the knot on the 22nd of June, 1991. The pair’s first child Edward Matthew was born in 1993 followed by their second child, John Owen Lowe who was born in 1995.
In 2008, Berkoff and Lowe were accused by their former nanny, Jessica Gibson, on counts of sexual assault and harassment. In response, Berkoff and Lowe filed a lawsuit against Gibson for attempting to threaten the family. The lawsuit was never discussed in public and there are no official statements from either party. It is not known if any financial settlement was offered.