Sherri Saum is an American actress who has actively worked in the entertainment field since 1997 to date. She initially started her career in modeling and eventually stepped into the field of acting. Likewise, Saum has worked with the NY modeling agency Images Management and has appeared in their modeling assignments. Moreover, she is well-known for her acting role in the family drama series ‘The Fosters,’ where she played the role of Lena Adams Foster.

Quick Info
Full Name Sherri Michelle Saum
Birth Date1 October 1974
Birth PlaceDayton, Ohio, United States
Parents NameLouis (Mother)
Siblings2 siblings
Net Worth 2021$5 million
Star SignLibra
Height5 feet and 7 inches (1.70m/170cm)
Weight54kg (119lbs)
HusbandKamar de los Reyes (2007-Present)
ChildrenTwin Sons
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Sherri Michelle Saum was born on 1 October 1974 in Dayton, Ohio, United States. She was born to her mixed-race parents. Information about her father is unavailable because he was absent from her life. She was raised by her single mother Louis alongside her two siblings.

Her brother Michael Saum is a Dayton City Administrator and her sister Dr. Lisa Saum is a Political Scientist. Additionally, Sherri is currently 46 years old with a Libra star sign.

Early Life

Sherri Saum was raised by a single mother. Her mother mostly spent her time building her career and earning money. Though her mother had a problem with money, she however raised them properly. As a result, Sherri’s family felt caring and affection, which permanently bonded them stronger.

Talking more, Sherri was more interested in fashion from an early age. She participated in numerous teen pageants and took up modeling assignments during summer breaks.


Sherri Saum completed her schooling at two schools named Oakview Elementary School and Kettering Fairmont High School. She attended Ohio State University but transferred to New York University after one semester for her further education. She took Psychology as her major. Moreover, she also wanted to study Criminal Justice, but her plans changed as she received an acting job in LA.


Sherri Saum holds an American nationality. As per her ethnicity, he is multiracial. She has African American descent from her father’s side and Caucasian German descent from her mother’s side. Talking about her religion, she follows Christianity.

Physical Stats

Sherri Saum stands 5 feet and 7 inches (1.70m/170cm) tall and weighs around 54kg (119lbs). Moreover, she has a slim body type. Besides this, she has a pair of dark brown-colored eyes and dark brown hair color. Additionally, her hair is thick and luscious curly hair. Her body measures 33-25-34 inches, respectively.

Social Media

Sherri Saum has active social media accounts. Her Instagram account (@saumdays) has 327 thousand followers. Likewise, her Twitter account (@SherriSaum1) has 198 thousand followers.

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Personal Life 

Sherri Saum previously dated an American actor and model, Timothy Christopher Adams. They first met each other at a producer’s office when they were waiting for the result of the casting call in 1996. Sherri and Timothy then started going out in 1997; however, they split in 2003 after dating for six years.

Sherri met actor Kamar de Los Reyes during her shooting for ‘One Life to Live.’ After her break up with Timothy, they two started dating for an extended period. The couple tied a knot in May 2007. Moreover, Sherri became pregnant with twin sons at the age of 39.

Sherri and Kamar’s children were born in May 2014. Their names are John Rubén de Los Reyes and Michael Luís de Los Reyes. Her family resides in Hollywood Hills, Los Angeles, California.


Sherri Saum started her acting career through television series in 1997. Her debut-played series is ‘Sunset Beach’ where she played the role of Vanessa Hart. This role earned her nomination for the Daytime Emmy Award. Her other popular series is ‘One Life to Live,’ Good Trouble,’ ‘Grey’s Anatomy,’ and many more. Moreover, she is also famous for her family drama series ‘The Fosters,’ where she played the lead role of Lena Adams Foster. It starred stars like Teri Polo, Hayden Byerly, Noah Centineo, David Lambert, Izabela Vidovic, and many more.

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Sherri Saum has not won any awards to date, but she has received nominations. She has received two nominations from the Daytime Emmy Awards in 1999 and 2002.

Sherri Saum Net Worth

Sherri Saum is one of the talented actresses in the Hollywood industry. She has a huge fandom and earns from her acting career. Moreover, she has also appeared in different modeling assignments from where she has also made a handsome amount of money. Additionally, she has an estimated net worth of $5 million as of 2021.