Former American actress Sicily Sewell made her name in the entertainment industry with her acting in the late ’90s and the early 2000s. The 37-year-old former One on One starlet saw some success in the acting world, however, she switched her profession to be a restaurateur following she became a mother of two.
Simply known as Sicily, she is also a chef besides being a successful restaurant businesswoman. Her family has a long tradition of skilled cookery, which ultimately inspired her to make it a profession. Moreover, Sicily has time and again said that she is much happier with her current business endeavors than being an actress.
No matter what she does at present, her fans are always curious to know about her. Especially her private life. So, in this article, we will discuss Sicily Sewell husband, her married life, her husband, and her children in detail. Let’s begin.
Who is Sicily Sewell Husband? Is He an Athlete?
Former actress, Sicily’s current marital status is unknown. However, she was in a marital relationship with a famous drummer before. She was married to a drummer, Chris Johnson.
When it comes to her former husband Chris, a lot of people seem to have mistaken him for athlete Chris. As a matter of fact, Chris Johnson is a former NFL star who played as a running back. He has been in a relationship with Brittany Anne Usher.
As per the reports restaurateur, Sicily tied the knot with Johnson in 2006. IMDb has mentioned the former husband-and-wife tied the knot on May 17, 2006.
Well, not much about Sicily’s ex-hubby is known, however, we have come to know that they dated for around five years in the early 2000s before they got married. Meanwhile, they remained engaged for around four months before they walked down the aisle.
Short Bio of Her Ex, Chris Johnson
Sicily’s ex-husband Chris is a highly recognized drummer. Basically, he is known as the touring and session drummer. He has played with very famous stars such as Rihanna, Patti LaBelle, Nelly Furtado, and Heather Headley.
Chris has famously played for the house band on the TV show, Rising Star. Besides, he also used to direct and perform a special residency at The Federal Bar in North Hollywood every Sunday.
Is Sicily Divorced? What was the Cause?
Well, Sewell retired from her acting career after she gave birth to her second daughter. Since then, she has been remaining under the media radar so, there ain’t much detail about her personal life. But, a few online media have mentioned she and Chris Johnson are not together anymore. One site mentioned they parted ways in 2014 even though it didn’t confirm the fact.
Meanwhile, a YouTube channel, Comedy Hype covered her story from her birth to her current endeavors in a video titled “What Happened To Spirit From ‘One On One’? – Unforgotten” uploaded on January 22, 2020.
In the video, the narrator says Sicily divorced Johnson sometime in the early-mid 2010s. The narrator further added, Sewell moved to the Bay area in 2016 after her divorce from her then-husband started her own restaurant business. Here is the video.
Well, as for the cause of her divorce, Sicily has never opened up about her failed marriage in public. Neither has she spoken to her former husband Chris.
She Welcomed Two Children With Ex-Spouse Chris
Sicily and her husband Chris welcomed two children when they were in a relationship. Sicily gave birth to their first child, a daughter named Madison Sierra Johnson on November 17, 2007.
The One on One star was just 22 when she became a mother for the first time. Four years later on December 12, 2011, the husband and wife welcomed their second daughter, Marlee Johnson. One of their children is in her teens while another is a couple of years from adolescence.
The proud parents have not revealed much about their children, however, we are pretty sure the kids are attending their school.
Why did she leave acting?
We are sure many of ya’ll might be extremely curious to know why did Sicily leave the entertainment world, when her career was going so well.
After the birth of her first child, Sicily didn’t feel like returning back to the acting scene. She instead decided to pursue her childhood interest and i.e., cooking. She learned culinary by joining a culinary school.
In 2010, the former actor interned at the famous Los Angeles Time’ Test Kitchen. In an interview with TheShadeRoom, she said that leaving acting for cooking for probably the best decision of her life.
Subsequently, after gaining quite a lot of experience, she opened Pinky and Red’s, a southern-African American-inspired sandwich restro in California. She opened the restaurant with her mom.
In 2019, she started working as a chef at Colors restaurant in New York City.
Sicily Sewell’s Instagram is Filled with Her Children’s Photos
The renowned former actress is a presence on social media. She sporadically shares her professional life and some part of her private life on her Instagram. She has around 32k followers on her Instagram in which she has described herself as a chef and entrepreneur.
In the past, Sicily would share her two daughters’ photos often. But in recent days, she has kept her children from public attention.
What is she doing now? How much is her net worth?
Ever since turning towards culinary, Sicily has not looked back. She retired from acting several years ago and became a chef.
When someone asked her if she will ever return to the entertainment world, she said she is open to both the worlds, however, her inclination is now more towards cooking.
Talking about her net worth, well, according to reports, it is around $1 million. She is most definitely earning a lot of money from her work so it can be said her fortune will increase in the future.