Facts of Shonda Rhimes

Date of Birth : 1970-01-13
Age : 48 years old
Family Name : Shonda Rhimes
Birth Place : Chicago, Illinois
Birth Sign : Capricorn
Height : 5 Feet 6 Inch
Nationality : American
Ethnicity : African-American
Weight : 74 Kg
Net Worth : $120 million
Hair Color : Black
Eye color : Dark Brown

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Is Shonda Rhimes married? Single
How many children does Shonda Rhimes have? 3 Childrens
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Who is Shonda Rhimes?

Shonda Rhimes is an American television producer, writer as well as an author by profession. She is also executive producer for leading Hollywood television series.

Shonda Rhimes: Birthday, Family, Facts

Born in Chicago, Illinois on the year 1970, January 13, Shonda is the youngest daughter of Vera P. (Cain) and IIee Rhimes, Jr. Her father was a former chief Information officer (CIO) whereas her mother is a college professor. Talking about her siblings, she has three older sisters and two older brothers. Shonda has attended the Marian Catholic High School. She graduated in English and Film Studies from Dartmouth College.

Early Profession and Career

Shonda started her career as an intern at ‘Mundy Lane Entertainment’ under the supervision of producer Debra Martin Chase. This helped her to understand the actual working of the entertainment world. However, she started doing random jobs to support her needs after graduation.

Shandon has involved in the making of documentary ‘Hank Aaron: Chasing the Dream’ as a research director who won the 1995 ‘’Peabody Award’. The talented girl Shonda has co-written the HBO movie ‘Introducing Dorothy Dandridge’ which was highly appreciated by the audiences. The actor Halle Berry received various awards for the act done in the movie. Moreover, Shonda has worked in the Disney Film ‘The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement’ as a screenwriter. Though the movie didn’t awe the audiences, it managed to earn almost $135 million at the box office.

In 2003, she wrote a TV pilot for ‘ABC.’ However, ‘ABC’ later turned it down. Learning from her mistakes, Shonda thought of writing a series differently.

As a child, she used to view documentaries about doctors and their way of working with her sister. This inspired Shonda to write the series ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ for ‘ABC.’ The series helped Shonda to boost her career in the entertainment industry. Not only the series was critically acclaimed, but it also earned a good sum of money.

The life of Shonda was not easy as she has to face different sorts of difficulties and rejection from her work. Nevertheless, she learned from her failures to work even harder. Some of the major works are ‘Grey’s Anatomy,’ ‘Scandal,’ ‘How to get away with the Murder’ and ‘Station 19’. For her dedication and excellent work, she was awarded ‘Golden Globe Award’ for ‘Best Television Series-Drama.’ She has also won the ‘Writers Guild of America Award’ for the successful series ‘Grey’s Anatomy.’

Shonda Rhimes: Net Worth and Salary

Shonda is best known as the showrunner of American television series. She has written series that are both critically hit as well as commercially. This helped her accumulate earnings from different sources. She has $120 million net worth.

Shonda Rhimes: Married, Husband, Children

Shonda is one of the best persons to work in the American television series. She is a bold girl with a pleasant personality. There is no information regarding her relationship. However, she has adopted three children with whom she spends her most of the spare time.

Shonda Rhimes: Height, Weight, Body Measurements

The pioneer of American television series stands tall at the height of 5 feet 6 inches. She has a body weight of 74 kg. Her body measurement is 37-30-38 inches with beautiful black hair. The color of her eyes is Dark Brown and belongs to African-American ethnicity.

Social Media Profiles

Shonda is a very kind woman who loves to share her knowledge with the world. She is active on Social Media where 1.5 million People follows her on Instagram, and 1.8 million people follow her on Twitter.