1. Shoda Rhimes was born in high educated family
Shonda was born on January 13, 1970, in Chicago, Illinois. She is the daughter of Vera P. and IIee Rhimes. Her father is a college professor whereas mother has done Ph.D. in educational administration.
Rhimes attended Marian Catholic High school and graduated with high school degree. Later, she enrolled at Dartmouth College and honored with a bachelor degree in English and Film studies. During the time in college, she wrote a newspaper article. She attended Black Underground Theater Association to learn direct and performing.
2. Rhimes opens up with a statement: Marriage isn’t for her
In 2015, Rhimes opened up about marriage with Oprah. She explained 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 revealed that "She is not even interested and never wanted to have a married life". She opened up about her relationship.
Shonda Rhimes would love to have boyfriends, planning for a date but she doesn’t want a husband.
3. Shonda Rhimes is a mother of three children; two of them were adopted
Shonda Rhimes is also a loving and caring mother of three children. She is proud mama raising three beautiful daughters.
In 2002, she adopted her first baby girl, Harper. A decade later, once again she adopted a second daughter, Emerson Pearl via domestic adoption. To bring the harper a younger sister was a long-term plan for 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 the adoption of her daughter on her shows and only a few people knew about it. She thinks her writing is going to shock everyone. In 2013, she welcomed the youngest daughter of the family via gestational Surrogacy.
4. She has been honored with the success of her various TV Shows
Being a successful scriptwriter, Rhimes 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 the NAACP Image Award. Besides that, she was nominated three times for Emmy Awards. Recently in 2015, sh
Being a successful scriptwriter, Rhimes 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 the NAACP Image Award. 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 been honored with Laurel award for Television writing.
In 2004, she started her own production house named Shondaland. It is an American Production house. The production house was found for her first series Grey’s Anatomy. Later, it increases its production and started to produce her other different creations.