Cheryl was born at Miami Beach in Florida to James and Rosemary Hines. She grew up in Tallahassee where she received her primary education. She had been a member of Young Actors Theatre in her high school. She married Paul Young in the year 2002. Their marriage vows lasted for eight long years after which they planned to get separated in the year 2010. Young and Hines also had a daughter in 2004 called Catherine Rose. Soon after her divorce, she was spotted dating Robert F. Kennedy Jr. They tied the nuptial knot after Kennedy divorced Mary, his ex-wife. Hines and Kennedy Jr. started their married life in August 2014. She has also been associated with United Cerebral Palsy, helping people suffering from this disease.
Cheryl's journey in the entertainment industry started from on stage performance at Groundlings Theatre. During this session, she trained herself in writing comedy sketches. Hines’ initial years of life saw her as a telephone operator, waitress and an assistant to Rob Reiner. Initially, she made minor appearances on TV in shows like Unsolved Mysteries. She worked in the television series named Curb Your Enthusiasm featuring as Cheryl, who was Larry David’s fictional wife. Hines’ foremost big-screen hit came with RV in the year 2006 where she had been cast opposite
. Henceforth, she has done quite a lot of comedies and had also been the director of Serious Moonlight in 2009. Cheryl had been awarded the Gracie Award for her outstanding performance in supporting cast in the comedy series named Curb Your Enthusiasm in the year 2005. She was nominated for Screen Actors Guild Awards, Emmy Awards, Monte Carlo TV Festival and for many other awards.