Some people gain the limelight through their connections with renowned personalities and Shaherah White can be regarded as one of them. She is known to the world as the daughter of the famous singer and songwriter, Barry White.
Shaherah White ‘s Family
Shaherah White is known to the world as the daughter of world-famous singer, Barry White and his second wife, Glodean White. Shaherah’s mother, Glodean Beverly White was born Glodean Beverly James, on October 16, 1946. She married the legendary singer in 1974.
Shaherah’s father, Barry Eugene Carter, better known by his stage name Barry White, was born on September 12, 1944, in Galveston, Texas. His father was Melvin A. White, and his mother was Sadie Marie Carter. His parents never married, so his mother gave him her last name, but he later took on the surname of his father. He has one younger brother named Darryl who is 13 months younger. Barry grew up listening to his mother’s classical music collection and first took to the piano, emulating what he heard on the records.
Barry was first married to his childhood sweetheart, identified as just Mary in his autobiography, by the time he was 19. They separated in 1969 and later divorced. He later married singer Glodean James and the couple collaborated on the 1981 album Barry & Glodean. They reportedly separated in 1988, but they were still legally married until Barry’s death, although they lived separate lives.
Barry had at least nine children. While undergoing dialysis and awaiting a kidney transplant in May 2003, Barry suffered a severe stroke, which forced him to retire from public life. At around 9:30 a.m. on the morning of July 4, 2003, he died at the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles at the age of 58. Although estranged from him for over a decade, his widow, Glodean was made sole executor of his estate.
Shaherah White ‘s Net Worth
Shaherah White is a celebrated daughter and enjoys her family’s fame. She worked as a personal assistant for his father, Barry White, the renowned singer.
Barry was a two-time Grammy Award winner known for his bass voice and romantic image, his greatest success came in the 1970s as a solo singer and with The Love Unlimited Orchestra, crafting many enduring soul, funk, and disco songs. He was one of the best-selling music artists of all time. On September 20, 2004, he was inducted into the Dance Music Hall of Fame at a ceremony held in New York. In 2023, Rolling Stone ranked him at number 56 on its list of the 200 Greatest Singers of All Time. Barry was posthumously awarded the 2,506th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6914 Hollywood Boulevard in the category of recording. He was ranked #78 on VH1’s 100 Sexiest Artists. Barry had a net worth of $20 million at the time of his death which was transferred to his family as per will.