Screenwriter

Shonda Rhimes

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Age 54
Birthday January 131970
Birth Sign Capricorn
City Chicago
Country IL
Profession Screenwriter

Shonda Rhimes is a famous Screenwriter, born on January 13, 1970 in United States. As of December 2022, Shonda Rhimes’s net worth is $140 Million. She received the Gary Rosenberg Writing Fellowship Award from USC‘s Film School for being at the top of her class and she wrote the screenplay for the 2002 Brittany Spears film Crossroads.

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Children(s) Emerson Pearl Rhimes, Harper Rhimes, Beckett Rhimes

Shonda Rhimes Biography

Screenwriter, producer, and director who notably created the successful ABC TV shows Grey’s Anatomy, Private Practice, and Scandal. She has been nominated for multiple Emmy Awards, and in 2007 she won a Golden Globe for her work on Grey’s Anatomy. Shonda Lynn Rhimes (born January 13, 1970) is an American television producer, television and film writer, and author. She is best known as the showrunner—creator, head writer, and executive producer—of the television medical drama Grey’s Anatomy, its spin-off Private Practice, and the political thriller series Scandal. Rhimes has also served as the executive producer of the ABC television series Off the Map, How to Get Away with Murder, and The Catch..

She has three children, Harper, Emerson, and Beckett.

Rhimes attended Marian Catholic High School in Chicago Heights, Illinois. At Dartmouth College, she majored in English and film studies and earned her bachelor’s degree in 1991. At Dartmouth, she joined the Black Underground Theater Association. She divided her time between directing and performing in student productions, and writing fiction.

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Rhimes was born in Chicago, Illinois, as the youngest of six children of Vera P. (Cain), a college professor, and Ilee Rhimes, Jr., a university administrator. Her mother attended college while raising their six children and earned a PhD in educational administration in 1991. Her father, who holds an MBA, became chief information officer (CIO) at the University of Southern California, serving until 2013.

Shonda Rhimes Net Worth

Shonda Rhimes is one of the richest Screenwriter & listed on most popular Screenwriter. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Shonda Rhimes‘s net worth $140 Million.

Net Worth $140 Million
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She studied at Dartmouth College prior to landing her first job in television.

Rhimes was born in Chicago, Illinois, as the youngest of six children of Vera P. (Cain), a college professor, and Ilee Rhimes, Jr., a university administrator. Her mother attended college while raising their six children and earned a PhD in educational administration in 1991. Her father, who holds an MBA, became chief information officer (CIO) at the University of Southern California, serving until 2013.

After graduation, Rhimes was an unemployed scriptwriter in Hollywood. To make ends meet, Rhimes worked at a variety of day jobs, including as an office administrator, and then a counselor at a job center that taught job skills to mentally ill and homeless people. During this period, Rhimes worked as research director on the documentary, Hank Aaron: Chasing the Dream (1995), which won the 1995 Peabody Award. In 1998 Rhimes made a short film, Blossoms and Veils, starring Jada Pinkett-Smith and Jeffrey Wright, which is her only credit as a film director. New Line Cinema purchased a feature script of hers. Rhimes received an assignment to co-write the HBO movie Introducing Dorothy Dandridge (1999). It earned numerous awards for its star, Halle Berry.

Rhimes next worked on writing Disney’s sequel to its popular movie, The Princess Diaries (2001). Although The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement (2004) did not score as well at the box office, Rhimes later said that she treasured the experience, if only for the opportunity to work with its star, Julie Andrews. In 2003, Rhimes wrote her first TV pilot for ABC, about young female war correspondents, but the network turned it down.

Who is Shonda Rhimes dating?

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Rhimes is the creator and currently executive producer and head writer of Grey’s Anatomy. The series debuted as a mid-season replacement on March 27, 2005. The series features the surgical staff at the fictional Seattle Grace Hospital (later to be named Grey Sloan Memorial Hospital), in Seattle, Washington. The series features an ensemble cast with Ellen Pompeo serving as titular character Meredith Grey, who provides narration for a majority of the series’ episodes. On May 16, 2006, ABC announced plans to relocate Grey’s Anatomy from Sunday evenings to Thursdays to anchor the network’s Thursday evening programming, by airing Thursdays at 9 p.m. As of 2020, the series continues.

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Facts & Trivia

Ranked on the list of most popular Screenwriter. Also ranked in the elit list of famous celebrity born in United States. Shonda Rhimes celebrates birthday on January 13 of every year.

Rhimes adopted her first daughter in June 2002 and adopted another girl in February 2012. In September 2013, Rhimes welcomed her third daughter via gestational surrogacy.

What made Shonda Rhimes famous?

Shonda Rhimes, (born January 13, 1970, Chicago, Illinois, U.S.), American writer and producer who was best known for creating such popular TV series as Grey’s Anatomy (2005– ) and Scandal (2012–18). Rhimes grew up in a Chicago suburb.

What did Shonda Rhimes write for Netflix?

The Residence‘: Netflix Announces Murder-Mystery Series from ‘Scandal’ Creator Shonda Rhimes. This marks Rhimes’ first return to political drama since ‘Scandal’ ended in 2018. Fans of writer and producer Shonda Rhimes will have another series to add to their watch list!

Does Shonda Rhimes still write GREY’s anatomy?

Rhimes is the creator and currently executive producer and head writer of Grey’s Anatomy. The series debuted as a mid-season replacement on March 27, 2005.

What TV shows does Shonda Rhimes write?

  1. 1 Scandal. Disney – ABC Domestic Television.
  2. 2 Grey’s Anatomy. …
  3. 3 Bridgerton. …
  4. 4 Private Practice. …
  5. 5 Station 19. …
  6. 6 How To Get Away With Murder. …
  7. 7 Inventing Anna. …
  8. 8 The Catch. …

How much does Shonda Rhimes make per episode of GREY’s anatomy?

She also made an additional $10 million a year over from 2015 to 2018 from ABC and at least 10% of the profit when her shows were syndicated or sold to streaming services. That amounts to about $1 million an episode for Rhimes.

In 2007, Rhimes created and produced the Grey’s Anatomy spin-off series Private Practice, which debuted September 26, 2007, on ABC. The show chronicled the life of Dr. Addison Montgomery (Kate Walsh) as she left Seattle Grace Hospital for Los Angeles to join a private practice. The series also featured an ensemble cast, including Tim Daly, Amy Brenneman, Audra McDonald and Taye Diggs among others. The first season was shortened because of a writers’ strike; it has nine episodes. In May 2012, ABC picked up Private Practice for the 2012–13 television season with 13 episodes. The series finale was aired January 22, 2013.

In 2007, Rhimes was named one of TIME magazine’s 100 People Who Help Shape the World. In 2015, she published her first book, a memoir, Year of Yes: How to Dance It Out, Stand in the Sun, and Be Your Own Person. In 2017, Netflix said that it had entered into a multi-year development deal with Rhimes, by which all of her future productions will be Netflix Original series. Netflix had already purchased the streaming rights to back episodes of Grey’s Anatomy and Scandal.

In 2010, Rhimes created a new pilot for ABC called Inside the Box, a female-centric ensemble drama set in a Washington, D.C. network news bureau. The lead character was Catherine, an ambitious female news producer who, with her colleagues, pursued “the story” at all costs while juggling their personal animosities and crises of conscience. It was not picked up by the network.

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