Ivy-Victoria Maurice Is Supportive of Her Mother – Facts about Sheryl Lee Ralph's Daughter
Ivy-Victoria Maurice, Sheryl Lee Ralph's daughter, followed in her mother's footsteps and pursued a career in show business. However, establishing herself in the film industry did not stop her from supporting her mother's success, which included a surprise appearance during an interview.
Sheryl has experience in acting that spans decades. However, after she was honored with her first Emmy, it was her children's heartwarming reactions that stole the show.
Ivy and her brother, Etienne, proved they were their mother's biggest supporters when they took to social media to celebrate her Emmy win and surprised her with flowers during an appearance on "Today."
Sheryl Lee Ralph and Ivy-Victoria Maurice at the 7th Annual AAFCA Awards on February 10, 2016, in California | Source: Getty Images
Ivy Joined Her Family As A Younger Child
Ivy was born in December 1995 to her mother and father, Eric Maurice, a French entrepreneur. In December 2021, Sheryl took to social media to celebrate Ivy on her birthday and shared numerous pictures taken at different stages in Ivy's life.
At 27 years old, Ivy is the Vice President of Walk Good Productions and in business with her older brother. Etienne founded Walk Good Productions in Los Angeles and proved a passion for film ran in the family. After surprising their mother on Today, Etienne said:
“She raised us right. She showed us that she loves us. We’ve been through a lot as a family, and so to be able to celebrate her in this moment is so beautiful.”
Ivy-Victoria Maurice at "The Diaspora Dialogues" International Luncheon on March 2, 2018, in California | Source: Getty Images
Ivy's parents parted ways in 2001, and in 2005, Sheryl remarried Sen. Vincent Hughes. Vincent was also a divorcee with two children when a mutual friend introduced him to Sheryl.
All their children were present on their wedding day, and Ivy served as her mother's maid of honor. The couple has since celebrated sixteen years of marriage.
Ivy-Victoria Also Calls Herself Ivy Coco
On her Instagram page, which had over eighty thousand followers at the time of writing, Ivy described herself as a content creator, a creative director, and a creative consultant. She goes by Ivy Coco on Instagram and fills her feed with glimpses of her lifestyle.
Sheryl Lee Ralph and Ivy-Victoria Maurice at the ESSENCE 7th annual Black Women In Music event on February 11, 2016, in California | Source: Getty Images
In early 2022, Ivy caught the travel bug as she visited Capri and Positano in Italy, Lefkáda in Greece, and Paris in France and spent forty-eight hours in London, England.
In November, she posted photos of the landscape during a hiking trip with a friend in Nevada and a photo dump of moments with her mother during their Emmy weekend.
Ivy Encourages People To Be Aware Of AIDS
Sheryl Lee Ralph, Ivy-Victoria Maurice and Etienne Maurice at the premiere of "Just Getting Started" on December 7, 2017, in California | Source: Getty Images
In 2012, Ivy attended her mother's Divas Simply Singing HIV/ AIDS benefit, where she encouraged more people her age to get tested for HIV/AIDs. While advocating for more discussions between parents and their children about safe sex, she said:
"People need to be able to talk to their children about sex because it's not a bad thing. A lot of parents are saying, 'Oh, my child's not doing it.' No, your child is doing it. We need to be open, and we need to be aware."
Ivy Is Extremely Supportive Of Her Mother
Sheryl Lee Ralph, Ivy-Victoria Maurice at The Elizabeth Taylor Ball to End AIDS on September 15, 2022, in California | Source: Getty Images
After her mother won her first Emmy at the 74th annual Emmy Awards for her performance in "Abbott Elementary," Ivy and her brother's voices were the loudest ones cheering their mother on.
In a clip she posted in September that she has now pinned, Ivy captured the moment her mother won. Ivy was hysterical as she jumped up and down, screaming, "Oh, my God."
Sheryl Lee Ralph took home the award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series and took time out of her acceptance speech to thank her loved ones. She recited "Endangered Species" by Dianne Reeves and thanked the creators of "Abbott Elementary."