SHERYL Lee Ralph has been married to Vincent Hughes for over a decade.
In contrast to her own career, the Abbott Elementary star’s husband’s professional path lies in politics.
Who is Sheryl Lee Ralph’s husband Vincent Hughes?
Born on October 26, 1956, Vincent Hughes is an American politician from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
A member of the Democratic Party, Vincent served as a member of his home state’s House of Representatives from January 1987 to November 1994.
On November 21, 1994, he became a member of the Pennsylvania State Senate.
As a senator, he represents the Keystone State’s seventh senatorial district.
When did Sheryl marry Vincent?
On July 30, 2005, Sheryl Lee Ralph and Vincent Hughes tied the knot in a Los Angeles wedding ceremony after dating since 2003.
The pair were introduced to one another via a mutual friend.
It is both Sheryl and Vincent’s second chance at marriage.
From 1990 to 2001, the Emmy Award winner was married to French businessman Eric Maurice.
Prior to his relationship with Sheryl, Vincent was also married.
Regarding their union, the politician told ESSENCE: “Sheryl is a blessing to me. This relationship and this love are a blessing, and I try to treat it that way.
“I love my wife. I trust her and I trust the integrity that she brings to the relationship and her life.
“We believe in each other’s mission and each other’s work, and we’re both very focused on our children and our family.”
The Golden Globe-nominated star chimed in: “I have a great friend and a great partner, somebody that I absolutely trust.
“You’ve got to be able to laugh together and really, really communicate with each other.”
How many kids does Sheryl have?
From her first marriage to Eric Maurice, Sheryl has two children.
Vincent also has two children from his previous marriage.
“We believe in each other’s mission and each other’s work, and we’re both very focused on our children and our family. I think that really is the foundation,” the Senator shared.
“When it comes to blending your family, you have to figure out who you are in the relationship,” added Sheryl.
“I believe that if something awful was to happen to me, that I could trust my husband to do the best for my family and my kids, and to be all the things I would want him to be.”