Cherrelle Was Forced To Live Thru HORRIFIC Tragedies That NO One Should Endure

Posted On : March 3, 2017

CIRCA 1985: R and B singer Cherrelle poses for a portrait in circa 1985. (Photo by David Corio/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)
Cherrelle, circa 1985. (Photo by David Corio/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)

“Saturday Love” R&B singer, Cherrelle, hustled hard to leave her mark on the music industry. Of course, the road to success came with a boatload of pitfalls and hurdles, but quiet as it’s kept, Cherrelle didn’t have the type of humble beginning you typically hear about.

Rich Upbringing, However…

Unlike many celebs who have shared stories of poverty stricken beginnings, Cherrelle spent her childhood years far from the projects The Evans family lived in on Good Times. She grew up in an upscale neighborhood of Beverly Hills, CA. Cherrelle’s Mother was a doctor and her Pops was a well known entertainment lawyer. In a nutshell, they were blessed to have a pretty comfortably plush lifestyle. But despite her childhood, life wasn’t always easy. In fact, that is actually an understatement for Cherrelle, because things took a devastating turn for the worse that led to years of heartache that no human being should have to endure.

The MANY Downfalls

Music Career Took Downward Spiral

Although Cherrelle basked in success for many years with hit singles and duets with R&B singer Alexander O’Neal, she also experienced the dark side of fame and before long, she found herself spiraling out control.

Singer Cherelle poses in the press room at the BET Awards '11 held at The Shrine Auditorium on June 26, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Maury Phillips/WireImage)
Cherelle (Photo by Maury Phillips/WireImage)

In 1992, after years of success and hit records, Cherrelle was faced with many personal and professional bouts. Once she parted ways with Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis, her career suffered a devastating blow she wasn’t ever able to recover from. But, the downward spiral didn’t stop there…
ATLANTA- APRIL 19: Singer, Cherrelle, arrives at the Atlanta Film Festival for VH1's premier of "Last Days of Left Eye" April 19, 2007 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Annette Brown/Getty Images)
Cherrelle, (Photo by Annette Brown/Getty Images)

She Lost Two People She Loved Dearly

Cherelle’s sister passed away around from unknown causes, and around the same time, Cherrelle’s father was sent to prison for financial fraud. He was accused of allegedly embezzling money from his clients. Cherrelle felt like her world was crumbling, BUT…just when she thought things couldn’t get any worse, they did.


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