Born: August 31, 1976
Birthplace: Boston, MA
Zodiac Sign: Virgo
Career and Life
Sharisse "Shar" Jackson is an American actress and singer, best known for playing Niecy Jackson on the UPN show Moesha. She was crowned the winner of MTV reality show Celebrity Rap Superstar in 2007.
Jackson played the title character's best friend, Niecy Jackson, on the television show Moesha. She has also appeared in The Bernie Mac Show and My So-Called Life as Crystal. She co-starred in the Nickelodeon movie Good Burger with Kel Mitchell and Kenan Thompson. Jackson was also featured on the ABC reality series The Ex-Wives Club with Marla Maples and Angie Everhart. The show aimed to aid men and women who have recently gone through separation or divorce. In 2009, Jackson appeared in the film I Do... I Did!. She also appeared in the dance film Steppin: The Movie.
Jackson was a singer in the pop group Mpulz and was included on The Princess Diaries soundtrack. The group released one album before disbanding.
She also appeared on the seventh season of Celebrity Fit Club: Boot Camp, which premiered in February 2010.
Jackson was engaged to Kevin Federline, with whom she has daughter, Kori Madison Federline (born July 31, 2002) and son, Kaleb Michael Jackson Federline (born July 20, 2004). The couple separated shortly before Kaleb's birth. After the separation, Federline began a relationship with pop singer Britney Spears. Jackson later commented that Federline's relationship with Spears "wasn't like just breaking up a relationship. It was like breaking up a family", but sustained an amicable relationship with Federline, complimenting his parenting. Federline married Spears, but they divorced after two years.
She has two other children with her high school boyfriend: son, Donovan Antonio "Donnie" Jackson (born June 23, 1993) and daughter, Cassalei Monique "Cassie" Jackson (born September 20, 1994).
She also has a bachelor's degree in psychology and master's degree in forensic science.