Shonda Rhimes Biography


Shonda Rhimes

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Birth Name: Shonda Rhimes
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Birth Country: United States
Birth Sign: capricorn
Age: 48 Years
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Multiple award-winning writer and producer, Shonda Rhimes is an executive producer and a head writer of the TV series "Grey's Anatomy". She is also a creator and a showrunner of the TV show. She is also popular as the executive producer of the TV series "How to Get Away with Murder". Shonda Rhimes was born as Shonda Lynn Rhimes in early 1970 in Chicago, Illinois, the United States of America to parents; mother Vera Rhimes and father Ilee Rhimes. She was raised in an educated family. She is an American and is of black ethnicity.

Shonda is a mother of three children but it is said that she has not been married yet and has not been involved in love affairs yet. Information related to her boyfriend, her loving husband, and divorce, is not true. She adopted her first daughter in June 2002 and second daughter in February 2012. In September 2013, Rhimes announced the news of her third daughter via gestational through her .

As Shonda was raised in an educated family, she is also highly educated. As a child, she joined Marian Catholic High School and she completed her high school graduated from there. Then she joined Dartmouth College with a major in English and film studies. She also graduated from there and received her bachelors' degree in 1991. She also got was also enrolled at the University of Southern California with a major in fine arts. While she was at Dartmouth College, she was also active in the student productions where she directed and performed in several plays.

She also worked as a writer for the college newspaper. She took an intern at Debra Martin Chase. After she earned her Master of Fine Arts degree, she worked as an office administrator and counselor. In 1995, she entered into the film industry as a research director of the movie Hank Aaron: Chasing the Dream. In 1998, she directed and wrote Blossoms and Veils. She is also famous as the writer and producer of the political thriller television series Scandal.

On August 14, 2007, it was announced that Netflix has signed an exclusive multi-year deal with Rhimes, under which all of her upcoming projects will be Netflix original series.

On February 4, 2014, she bought an $8.8 million worth mansion in Los Angeles' Hancock Park neighborhood. The 6 bedrooms, 6 bathroom mansion is made on an 8,398 square foot. She also owns two properties in Los Angeles, first one is 6 bedrooms, 9 bathrooms-8,292 square foot home she bought for $5.6 million in March 2010 and the second is 6 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms-4,995 square foot she paid $1.66 million in July 2007.

In 2017 she bought a 1920 brick home that consists of 5 bedrooms, four baths made on 4,859 square foot are. The house was sold to her by Million Dollar Listing star Josh Flagg for $4.599 million.

She has been earning a lucrative amount of salary and her net worth is said to be around $120 million.

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Born in Chicago, Illinois, United States

1970 13th of January

Shonda Rhimes was born as Shonda Lynn Rhimes in the early 1970 in Chicago, Illinois, United States of America to Vera Rhimes and Ilee Rhimes. She was raised in an educated family. She is an American and is of black ethnicity.

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Graduated from Marian Catholic High School

1991

As Shonda was raised in an educated family, she is also highly scholastic. As a child, she joined Marian Catholic High School and she completed her high school graduated from there. Then she joined Dartmouth College with a major in English and film studies. She also graduated from there and received her bachelor's degree in 1991.

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Attended USC School of Cinematic Arts

1991

After she obtained her Bachelor's degree from Dartmouth College, she got enrolled in the graduate school of University of Southern California with a major in fine arts. After she earned her Master of Fine Arts degree, she worked as an office administrator and counselor.

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Worked as a research director in the movie Hank Aaron: Chasing the Dream

1995

While she was at Dartmouth College, she was also active in the student productions where she directed and performed in several plays. She also worked as a writer in college newspaper. In 1995, she entered into the film industry being a research director of the movie Hank Aaron: Chasing the Dream

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Directed Blossoms and Veils

1998

Multiple award winning writer and producer, Shonda Rhimes is a talented director, writer and producer from United States. In 1998, she directed and wrote Blossoms and Veils. She is also known for writing the movie Introducing Dorothy Dandridge.

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Adopted her first daughter

2002 of June

Shonda in the mother of three children but it is said that she has not been married yet and has not been involved in love affairs yet. She adopted her first child in 2002 and her second daughter in the early 2012.

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Created the TV series Grey's Anatomy

2005

Award winning writer and producer, Shonda Rhimes is an executive producer and a head writer of the TV series Grey's Anatomy. She is also a creator and a show runner of this TV show.

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Won Writers Guild of America, USA

2006

In 2006, she got nominated in Writers Guild of America, USA for Dramatic Series and New Series and she won this award from her later nomination. She has also been honored with this award in 2015.

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Won Image Awards

2007

She is famous for being an executive producer and a head writer of the TV series Grey's Anatomy. For this work she was honored with Image Awards in 2007 for Outstanding Writing in a Dramatic Series.

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Won PGA Awards

2007

In 2006, she got nominated in PGA Awards for Outstanding Producer of Episodic Television, Drama and she won this award for the first time in 2007 from the same category. She has also been nominated in this award in 2008.

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Produced Scandal

2012

She is also famous for being a writer and producer of the political thriller television series Scandal. She has been producing this TV series since 2012. She is also popular in the world for being an executive producer of the TV series How to Get Away with Murder.

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Third child, Beckett Rhimes

2013 of September

In June 2002, she adopted her first girl. She also adopted her second daughter in the early 2012. At the end of 2013, she welcomed her third child and she named her Beckett Rhimes. She was born via gestational surrogacy.

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Net Worth Update

2017

As of 2017-18, Shonda Rhimes has an estimated net worth of $120 million.

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