Sharon Case (born February 9, 1971) is an American actress. She is known for her roles on daytime television soap operas. Her most well-known role has been on CBS Daytime Television's The Young and the Restless. She has portrayed the role of Sharon Newman since August 1994. Sharon Case was born on February 9, 1971 in Detroit, Michigan. Her father is from Hungary. As a child, she was devoted to dancing ballet and jazz. While still in elementary school, her family moved to Los Angeles. At the age of 17, she was scouted at a modeling event and was offered a modeling opportunity in Japan. She spent five months working in Japan before returning to Los Angeles. Her theater credits include lead roles in Grease, The Wizard and The Nutcracker.