Shonda Rhimes Wiki
Shonda Rhimes is a television screenwriter, producer, and author from the United States. She is best known as the creator, head writer, and executive producer of Grey’s Anatomy, its spin-off Private Practice, and the political thriller series Scandal.
Rhimes was also an executive producer on the ABC television shows Off the Map, How to Get Away with Murder, The Catch, and Grey’s Anatomy spin-off Station 19.
Rhimes was named to Time’s annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world in 2007, 2013, and 2021.
|Date of Birth||13 January 1970|
|Age||52 years (2022)|
|Net worth||$150 million|
Shonda Rhimes Background
Shonda Rhimes was born in Chicago, Illinois, as the youngest of six children to college professor Vera P. (née Cain) and university administrator Ilee Rhimes, Jr.
Her mother continued her education while raising their six children, eventually earning a PhD in educational administration in 1991. Her father, who has an MBA, worked as the University of Southern California’s chief information officer (CIO) until 2013.
Shonda Rhimes Career
Shonda Rhimes’ breakthrough came when she created famous TV series Grey’s Anatomy.
In 2012, she debuted Scandal, a drama starring Kerry Washington as Olivia Pope, a Washington, D.C. political fixer who is also having an affair with the US president, premiered on ABC in 2012. (Played by Tony Goldwyn).
ShondaLand, her American television production company’s first’s project for the media-streaming company was the series Bridgerton (2020-), based on Julia Quinn’s historical romance novels. Rhimes created the miniseries Inventing Anna (2022), about a real-life con artist who pretended to be a German heiress.
In 2017, Netflix announced a multi-year development agreement with Rhimes, under which all of her future productions will be Netflix Original series. Netflix had already purchased the streaming rights to previous Grey’s Anatomy and Scandal episodes.
Shonda Rhimes Husband
Shonda Rhimes is not married and does not have a husband. Shonda Rhimes discussed her personal decision not to marry in her memoir, Year of Yes.
Shonda Rhimes Net worth
Shonda Rhimes has an estimated net worth of $150 million. She signed a four-year deal with ABC for $10 million each year.