Who Is Shari Dahmer? Stepmom of Jeffrey Dahmer, Where Is She Now?

Shari Dahmer

Shari Dahmer is the spouse of Lionel Dahmer and the stepmother of serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer. In 1978, Lionel divorced his first wife and Jeffrey’s mother, Joyce Flint.

The despicable acts committed by serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer are chronicled in Netflix’s new limited series, Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story. Despite the fact that the show is fictional, it is inspired by the horrifying murders he committed.

Fans of the true-crime series were eager to find out more about Dahmer’s victims and family members, including his stepmother Shari Dahmer. Here is everything you need to know about Shari Dahmer.

According to The Cinemaholic, Shari appeared in the Oxygen documentary “Dahmer and Dahmer” to discuss meeting Jeffrey for the first time. 

“What I wanted to do, and what most people wanted to do, was mother him,” said Shari. “He was just vulnerable. Even if I wasn’t his stepmother all his life, as a mother you sense those things.”

She said that the only thing that ever stood out about him was his drinking habit, but finding out about his secret life totally amazed her.

Furthermore, Shari divulged that she once went to Jeffrey’s house in an attempt to find incriminating evidence. ‘When I entered Jeffrey’s apartment, I looked through his refrigerator and bathroom,’ she told The Cinemaholic. ‘I pulled back the bathroom shower curtain. His apartment was immaculate at the time.’

Where is Shari Dahmer Now?

Shari is believed to still reside in Ohio with Lionel Dahmer, who is now in his eighties. Shari continues to maintain great connections with Jeffery and his younger son, David, as well as with their grandchildren. She and Lionel now live a calm existence.

Who is playing the role of Shari Dahmer in the upcoming Netflix series?

In real life, Shari and her husband, Jeffrey Dahmer’s father, expressed their love for him despite his crimes. The character is played by Molly Ringwald in Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story. Molly Ringwald is well known for her roles in The Breakfast Club, Sixteen Candles, and Pretty in Pink.

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