Shonda Rhimes Net Worth 2017 | 2018


Shonda Rhimes Net Worth

Shonda Rhimes is America’s famous writer, perhaps mo reproducer, and director. Shonda Rhimes Net Worth is around $138,000,000 in 2017. Shonda Rhimes’ birthplace wasChicago, Illinois, United States. Her mother gave her birth on January 13, 1perhaps more famous for being the executive producer, head writer, and creator of the shows like “Grey’s Anatomy”, “Private Practice” and “Scandal”. Grey’s Anatomy aired in March 2005. It has more than 279 episodes in thirteen seasons. Private Practice aired from September 2007 to January 2013. It had 111 episodes in six seasons. Shonda has also created and produced the drama “Scandal” which is currently on air on ABC. Shonda went to Marian Catholic High School in Chicago Heights, Illinois. Later, she joined Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire. After her graduation, she shifted to San Francisco and found a job in advertising. Shonda decided to search for career paths and as a result, she enrolled at USC for studying screenwriting. Shonda wrote plenty of scripts after graduating from USC with honors. Among her most successful screenplays was “Crossroads.” It was the Britney Spears coming-of-age drama and it earned $60,000,000 at the box office. Shonda wrote a few movies for Disney as well and later signed a deal with ABC to produce television shows for them. Shonda Rhimes came up with her first show “Grey’s Anatomy” which premiered in 2005. It was a mid-season substitute but still, it received very high ratings. Shonda’s show “How to Get Away with Murder” aired in September 2014. Shonda’s show “The Catch” aired in March 2016.

Essential Details

Full Name Shonda Lynn Rhimes
Date of Birth January 13, 1970
Profession Screenwriter, Television producer, television Writer
Nationality American
Ethnicity Black American
Birthplace Chicago, Illinois, United States
Weight 80 Kg
Height 5 ft. 9 “
Waist 35”
Chest 44”
Hair color Black
Eye Color Blue
Shoe Size 10 US
Body Type Large
Shonda Rhimes Net worth $ 138,000,000
Quotes “You can waste your lives drawing lines. Or you can live your life crossing them.”
Zodiac Sign Capricorn

The real name of Shonda RhimesisShonda Lynn Rhimes. Her mother gave her birth on January 13, 1970. Her birthplace isChicago, Illinois, United States. Shonda’s mother worked as a university administrator whereas her father was giving his services as a professor. Shonda had volunteered at a hospital when she was in her high school which created her interest in hospital environments and this later lead towards the creation of Grey’s Anatomy. Shonda Rhimes started her prosperous career in the middle of 90’s. She has grown in her profession and achieved her current status through her quality work. Shonda Rhimes came up with “Crossroads” in 2001. This film was Britney Spear’s film debut and it received over $60 million. Debra Chase was Shonda’s first mentor. She worked with Debra in the project of “The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement.”Shonda is best known for her medical drama series“Grey’s Anatomy.”She was its creator, executive producer, and the writer as well.

Her success was not an easy one to achieve. It is hard-earned considering the fact that she did several odd jobs as well before coming into the cinema industry and this industry is now the largest supplier of her net worth. She directed a short film “Blossoms and Veils” in 1998. This film made her extensively known. Shonda Rhimes has also won a Golden Globe Award. She has also been nominated for three Emmys. Shonda won awards for the Producer’s Guild, Director’s Guild and Writer’s Guild.

Net Worth

Year Net Worth
2012 $ 29,000,000
2013 $ 38,769,000
2014 $ 40,000,000
2015 $ 80,760,000
2016 $ 120,000,000
2017 $ 138,000,000

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Shonda Rhimes Net worth
Shonda Rhimes Net worth

 Discussion of Shonda Rhimes Net Worth

Shonda Rhimes Net worth in 2016 was $ 120,000,000, and expectation is that it will be $ 138,000,000 in 2017.  Her source of earnings is direction, production, and writing.

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