Thanks to her long-running role in the CBS soap opera, The Young and the Restless, which has for a very long time been the highest-rated daytime drama on American television, actress Sharon Case has become a household name. Her excellent portrayal of the character Sharon Newman has earned her numerous award nominations over the years and she has managed to win a couple, most notably a Daytime Emmy Award in 1999 for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series.
Formerly a model, Case also intrigued a lot of people with her beautiful look and excellent gait. This led her to work overseas for a while before later returning to launch her acting career.
Interesting Facts About Sharon Case’s Career
Sharon Case has come a long way in her career as an actress since she set foot in the industry more than three decades ago. As a child, she always wanted to be an actress and so she couldn’t be happier to be living her dream. But prior to launching a full-time acting career, Case thought it would be a good start to try her hand at modeling.
The aspiring model, who was involved heavily in ballet and jazz dancing as a child, caught the attention of a scout while attending a modeling event and was offered a gig that required her going to Japan. Aged 17, Case took the opportunity and moved to Japan where she stayed for six months before returning to Los Angeles where she finally made up her mind to pursue acting.
Upon her return, Sharon Case fully immersed herself into theatre acting, taking lead roles in productions of Grease, The Wizard, and The Nutcracker. In 1989, about a year after she began to fully pursue her acting interests, the actress launched her television acting career by landing a role in the ABC Network soap opera, General Hospital, where she played the character of Dawn Winthrop.
Case’s role in General Hospital lasted for a year after which she moved to make appearances in other shows and movies like Doogie Howser, M.D., Diplomatic Immunity, Beverly Hills, 90210, Parker Lewis Can’t Lose, and Silk Stalkings.
Between 1992 and 1993, she played the recurring role of Debbie Simon in As the World Turns before bagging what would turn out to be her most popular role to date, that of Sharon Newman in The Young and the Restless. Her character has been of huge significance due to its exploration and addressing of numerous social issues like mental health, infidelity, and rape. Case’s performance in the role has garnered critical acclaim and received several recognitions and awards, including an impressive five Daytime Emmy Award nominations, winning one in 1999.
Since taking on the role of Sharon Newman which she continues to play today, Sharon Case has also received acting credits in other projects like Valley of the Dolls (1994), Breast Men (1997), Wentworth (2005), Carpool Guy (2005), Repressions (2007), Poor Paul (2009), Dad’s Home (2010), and Hell’s Kitchen (2014).
Other Ways Through Which She Makes Money
Having invested over three decades of her life in the entertainment industry working as an actress, Sharon Case has amassed an estimated net worth of $3 million. But while her acting is believed to have contributed the most to her earnings, it is not her only source of income.
Ms. Case also earns from her signature line of fashion jewelry called POMP. The line was launched in January 2010 with her best friend Elif Inanc who is also a fashion stylist. The jewelry line, which she described as affordable, fashionable, and fun has a price range of $20 to $40.
What We Know About Sharon Case’s Marriage and Divorce
Sharon Case was joined in marriage with businessman Sandy Corzine in Mexico on April 30, 2007. This is reported to be her second attempt at marriage as the actress first walked down the aisle when her career was starting. She is said to have exchanged marital vows in 1988 with a man whose identity is not known. It is further not known what happened between the pair as they immediately went their separate ways.
For Case and her businessman husband, it is not known how they met each other although they reportedly dated for more than two years before deciding to take things to the next level. Coincidentally, their marriage went on to last for only two years before they split up.
In an interview the actress gave after her marriage ended, she spoke about how she hoped she and her husband would work things, however, that did not turn out to be the case. The couple officially dissolved their marriage in November 2009 citing irreconcilable differences.
Details of Her subsequent Relationships
After her failed marriage to Sandy Corzine, Sharon Case reportedly began a short-lived relationship with singer Jimmy Wayne. Neither party confirmed the speculation as the rumor soon later died down. Since then, the actress has supposedly remained single although she has been linked to a number of her co-stars on The Young and the Restless.
Case and her on-screen husband Adam Newman, played by Mark Grossman, have been rumored to be an item for so long. The rumors have further been fueled by the pair who always share loved up photos on social media. It is important to note that this is far from reality as Grossman has been married to Nicaraguan-American radio presenter, Carolina Bermudez since May 2011. The duo also has two children together; Asher and Noah.