Sherrie Swafford

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Relationship Timeline Of Sherrie Swafford

Ex-boyfriend : Steve Perry
Steve Perry and Sherrie Swafford were truly over in the years 1985.

Many people find their way to the top through intimate relationships with superstars or celebrities. And Sherrie Swafford was one of them. The pretty babe came to the limelight after dating a popular American singer and songwriter, Steve Perry. Perry is best known for being the leader of the American rock band Journey, formed in 1973 in San Francisco.

Sherrie was born in the United States and grew up there. So, she had American citizenship and was part of the white ethnicity. Swafford successfully maintained her personal information like her family background away from the spotlight. The celebrity partner, Sherrie, passed away on November 25, 2022.

Sherrie Swafford Passed Away at Age Sixty-Six

Today Sherrie Swafford holds fame from her relationship with the lead singer of Journey, Steve Perry. But after the split, Swafford mostly kept herself away from the spotlight. Likewise, when the news of her passing came, it was a shocker to many.

Sherrie Swafford and Steve Perry during their youth.
Sherrie Swafford and Steve Perry during their youth. Source: Pinterest

Swafford took her final breath at the end of 2022. As mentioned above, Perry's ex-partner died on November 25, 2022. Also, Sherrie passed away due to natural causes at age sixty-six.

Relationship of Sherrie Swafford Before Her Death

After the break up with the notable singer, Sherrie Swafford tried to distance herself from all media appearances. So there are no details about her relationship status on any platform.

Sherrie Swafford Captured the Kissing Photo with her New Partner
Photo: Sherrie Swafford Captured the Kissing Photo with her rumored New Partner
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Surprisingly, Sherrie has never married or had a child in her entire life. She lived carefree with her pets and her career.

Although the 80's beauty might have engaged in several relations in the prior time, none of them came to the public eye like what she had with her ex, Steve. Hence, she was assumed to be a single lady

Without having any interest in dating or a love life, Sherrie lived a long life. In addition, she is not connected with any of the social media platforms like Instagram, or Facebook. 

Celebrities like Cicely Johnston and Jennifer Rauchet love to keep their private things under wraps, and Swafford has followed suit.

The Longterm Romance with Legendary Singer, Steve Perry 

In the early 80s, Sherrie Swafford and her long-term partner Steve Perry. Perry and Swafford were so much in love with each other. But they never became a married duo. 

When they began dating it stayed hidden, and there was very little information about their love life. Steve and Sherrie cherished their love life for a couple of years.

The Yoga Instructor, Sherrie Swafford with her Musician Boyfriend,  Steve Perry in Late 1980s
Image: The Yoga Instructor, Sherrie Swafford with her Musician Boyfriend,  Steve Perry in the Late 1980s
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The first single from his 1984 debut solo Street Talk, "Oh Sherrie," was written in memory of Perry's real girlfriend, Sherrie. 

Sherrie and Steve shared a long-term relationship. But they realized their love wasn't all they needed to stay together. Also, Steve was not willing to ever get married.

So, in 1985, Steve and his love, Sherrie, ended their relationship. The sources say that the main reason behind their separation was how stressful his career became. In the same year as the breakup, the songwriter also lost his mother.

The pair were on and off for years, but the relationship ended in 1985. At the time, they had been apart for some time but decided to end it once and for all.

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About Sherrie's Ex-lover Steve Perry

Stephen Ray Perry, born on January 22, 1949, also wrote some songs such as Oh Sherrie and Missing You about his turbulent relationship with Swafford during their love journey. 

Steve Perry in 2022.
Photo: Steve Perry in 2022.
Source: Instagram

Perry is a great and talented musician who is often referred to as the Voice by his fans. His talent is evident to all and he is also responsible for most of his music's songwriting.

Years after the split, Escape singer Steve started dating Kellie Nash, a psychologist in 2011. But, after being together with Perry for a year, Dr. Nash died on 14 December 2012 due to cancer.

Sherrie Swafford's Ex-Boyfriend, Steve Perry is a Father of One Kid

Yes, it is true. The former Journey vocalist has one daughter named Shamila according to some sources. The sources say when Steve was about 21 years old she was born out of a short fling relationship with her mysterious mother and father.

Steve Perry with his daughter Shamila.
Snap: Steve Perry with his daughter Shamila.
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Steve's girlfriend moved to North Carolina after becoming pregnant but she kept it from Steve as a secret until she turned 13. As of today, Shamela is happily married to her husband, with whom she shares two sons. Nevertheless, the daughter and father's photos remain private or out of the public spotlight.

How Rich Was Sherrie Swafford?

Sherrie Swafford was working as a yoga teacher and aesthetician. Sherrie had made a considerable amount of money herself, which was enough to live a lavish lifestyle. 

At her deathbed, Swafford held a net worth estimated to be around $100 thousand. Sherrie earned throughout her career in the early 80s and 90s. Further, her annual income is estimated to be around $40,000.

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As of 2023, her former lover Steve Perry has an incredible net worth of $60 Million. He has gathered that heavy amount From his former Journey band and his successful solo career

Also, during Steve's most commercially successful time with Journey, he earned millions of dollars from record sales and music tours, mostly from 1977 to 1988.

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