Cheryl James is an American rapper and songwriter, best known as a member of the American Grammy–award winning female rap trio Salt-N-Pepa, along with Pepa and Spinderella. The group is best known for their hit song ‘Let’s Talk About Sex,’ which went certified gold and peaked at #13 on the US Charts in 1991. Her Salt-N-Pepa hit song, “Push It”, was ranked #37 on VH1’s “100 Greatest Dance Songs”. Salt starred in The Salt-N-Pepa Show, a reality TV series that aired on VH1 in 2008.
Born Cheryl Renee James on March 28, 1966 in Brooklyn, New York, she is the daughter of a transit worker and Barbara James, a bank manager. In 1983, James graduated from the Grover Cleveland High School, in Queens, New York City, and enrolled at Queensborough Community College to study nursing. She formed Salt-N-Pepa with Sandra Denton in 1984. James was married to Gavin Wray from 2000 to 2018. She has one daughter, Corin and one son, Chapele.
Cheryl James Personal Details:
Date Of Birth: 28 March 1966
Birth Place: Brooklyn, New York, USA
Residence: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Birth Name: Cheryl Renee James
Zodiac Sign: Aries
Occupation: Rapper, Songwriter
Race/Ethnicity: Black (African-American)
Religion: Christianity (Seventh-day Adventism)
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Cheryl James Body Statistics:
Weight in Pounds: 139 lbs
Weight in Kilogram: 63 kg
Height in Feet: 5′ 4″
Height in Meters: 1.63 m
Body Build/Type: Voluptuous
Body Measurements: Unknown
Breast Size: Unknown
Waist Size: Unknown
Hips Size: Unknown
Bra Size/Cup Size: Unknown
Feet/Shoe Size: 8 (US)
Dress Size: N/A
Cheryl James Family Details:
Father: Transit worker
Mother: Barbara James (Bank manager)
Spouse/Husband: Gavin Wray (m. 2000-2018)
Children: Corin Wray, Chapele Wray
Siblings: She has an older brother and a younger sister.
Partner(s): Hurby Azor (1984–1989)
Cheryl James Education:
Grover Cleveland High School (1983)
Queensborough Community College
Music Group: Salt-N-Pepa (Since 1985)
Cheryl James Facts:
*Born on March 28, 1966 in Brooklyn, New York, she is of African-American descent.
*She met Sandra Denton while studying nursing at Queensborough Community College.
*One of the original members of female rap trio Salt-N-Pepa, which also includes Pepa and Spinderella.
*Salt-N-Pepa were the first female rap act to have gold, platinum, and multi-platinum albums, and the first female rap act to win a Grammy.
*She was ranked #83 on VH1’s 100 Greatest Women of Rock N Roll
*Follow her on Twitter and Instagram.