Shonda Rhimes is an American award-winning television producer, creative writer and author. Shonda Rhimes is the mastermind behind many popular television series. Among many Grey’s Anatomy is one of the best TV shows where she aid as senior writer, executive producer and show runner. In 2015, she has also published the memoir, Years of Yes.
Shonda was born in early 70’s in Chicago, Illinois on the lap of Vera P. and IIee Rhimes. She was born and raised in highly educated family where her father is a professor and her mother hold a PhD on educational administration.
Shonda Rhimes opens up with a statement: Marriage isn’t for her
Back in 2015, Rhimes explained about marriage with oprah. She explained about the crucial time for the woman to declare publically that they don’t want to get married, especially about the woman of a certain age. In her video, she explained about a woman in her thirties or forties, where everybody is asking and pressing hard. She thinks it’s really a big deal.
She told she is not even interested and never wanted have a married life. She opened up about her relationship.Shonda Rhimes would love to have boyfriends, planning for date but she doesn’t want a husband.
Caption: Shonda Rhimes is a mother of three children; two of them were adopted
Beside her successful career, she is also a loving and caring mother. She has three children. She is proud mama raising three daughters. In 2002, she adopted her first baby girl, Harper. A decade later, once again she adopted second daughter, Emerson Pearl via domestic adoption. To bring the harper a younger sister was a long term plan of her. Her colleagues and friends were surprised after discovering the news of her second daughter adoption.
Talking with Us Magazine in 2012 she told, ‘She was writing a script about adoption of her daughter on her shows and only few people knew about it. She thinks her writing is going to shock everyone. A year later in 2013, she welcomed the youngest daughter of family via gestational Surrogacy.
Rhimes has been honored for her various TV Shows
Being a successful script writer, she has been accolades for her brilliant works in TV series. In 2007, she has won a golden globe award for outstanding Television drama. For her outstanding script in Dramatic series, she was awarded with the NAACP Image Award.
Caption: You're beautiful! Thank you for writing one of the most inspiring books that I've read. Just saw a TV segment in which you were tracing your family roots. Similar to your work, it inspired strength and being true to one's self.
Besides that, she was nominated three times for Emmy Awards. Recently in 2015, she has been honored with Laurel award for Television writing achievement.
She has founded her own company: Shondaland Productions
In 2004, she created her own production house named Shondaland. It is an American Production house. The production was found for her first series Grey’s Anatomy. Later, it increases its production and started to produce her other different creations.
Her total Net worth and her source of Income
With her successful career, we can easily identify that it could be in million. According to Celebrity Net worth, she has a net worth of around $120 million including her $8.8 million home in Hancock .Her TV series and production house has played the most important role in collecting her networth.