“Our self- worth cannot be attached to our net-worth. Our worth is not up for negotiation. You’ll be amazed at what you attract after you start believing in what you deserve.” -Egypt Sherrod
Television and radio host, author, real estate broker, designer, life coach and coveted speaker, Egypt is a POWERHOUSE!
“Tough love with a hug,” is what HGTV & OWN fans and her personal clients have come to affectionately expect from Egypt Sherrod. She is best known as host and co-executive producer of “Married To Real Estate,” “Flipping Virgins,” “Property Virgins” and has been seen hosting OWN’s reunion specials for “Love & Marriage Huntsville,” “Put A Ring On It,” & “The Haves and The Have Nots.”
Egypt and husband Mike Jackson, have also connected with married couples everywhere as they unpacked their baggage on OWN’s “Black Love Doc.” In 2022, Egypt who is a real estate broker and designer, along with her builder husband Mike, can be seen competing on Season 3 of HGTV’s flagship design and renovation show “Rock The Block.”
The multi-media maven has had a 20 year award winning radio broadcast career scoring interviews with the likes of Oprah Winfrey, Prince, Leonardo DiCaprio, Martin Scorsese, and the late James Brown to name a few. By the age of 30, she’d been syndicated in more than 60 cities throughout the USA including major markets such as New York City, Philadelphia, Baltimore and Atlanta, managing to win over countless listeners with her honest and magnetic delivery of sass and class.
Her first book, “Keep Calm, It’s Just Real Estate” garnered her an NAACP Image award nomination, WEEN Mission Award, and Black Women In Media’s “Pioneer Award,” among being penned the top selling book in the real estate genre. In 2021, Egypt also penned “Ignite Joy: A 90 Day Alignment planner,” the book of the same name, is scheduled for release late 2022.
Egypt has 3 children, Harper, Kendall and bonus-daughter Simone with her husband of 12 years. She counts motherhood as her greatest achievement, as she says, “Honestly it’s the best job I never knew I wanted. In my circle I’m the last of the mohicans. All my friends have kids graduating from college, and I’m still having babies. But I have zero regrets on waiting until later in life. I’m settled, grounded, and can actually laugh at myself now when I make mistakes. No mother is perfect.”
The Temple University graduate is an award winning Real Estate Broker & CEO of the Atlanta based Egypt Sherrod Real Estate Group. She’s been chosen as one of Network Journal’s 40 Under 40, made recurring appearances as the home buyers/sellers “go-to girl” on NBC’s Today Show, CNBC, FOX, CNN and HLN. Egypt has also been featured on Forbes.com, Architectural Digest.com, Essence Magazine, People, Fast Company, Yahoo.com, Rolling Stone, Black Enterprise, and a host of other publications and digital platforms.
“We possess the power to manifest the lives we want. Where we are today is a direct reflection of seeds we’ve sewn yesterday. With that knowledge, what life shift shall we create today?” – Egypt Sherrod