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Full NameShonda Rhimes
First NameShonda
Last NameRhimes
Birth NameShonda Rhimes
ProfessionTV producer, Author, Screenwriter and Author
Birth CityChicago
Birth CountryAmerica
Father NameIlle Rhimes Jr
Mother NameVera Rhimes
Gender IdentityFemale
No Of Children3
AwardsNAACP Image Award for Outstanding Writing in a Dramatic Series,TV Land Future Classic Award
FilmographyCrossroads 2002,Introducing Dorothy Dandridge,The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement
EducationUSC School of Cinematic Arts, Dartmouth College
Height167 cm
Twitter Profile
Insta Profile
Date of Birth13,1970
Amount$140 million
Height5 ft. 6 inches (167.64 cm)
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How Much Is The Net Worth Shonda Rhimes?

The American TV producer Shonda Rhimes, who is professional since 1995, has an estimated net worth of $140 million as of 2019. Shonda Rhimes, the mastermind behind the medical drama Grey’s Anatomy, Scandal, and Crossroads, has earned her numerous accolades and massive earnings. 

With more than 20 years in the TV industry, she has been so successful that she is among the richest producer of all time.

Get the details on her net worth details, salary, income sources and many more.

Shonda Is Worth $140 Million: How Much Is Her Salary From Her TV Works?

The Dartmouth College graduate Shonda owns the net worth of $140 million as of May 2019, according to Celebrity Net Worth.

Back in 2017, Shonda Rhimes had a fortune of around $120 million. Most of her net worth is earned from her career in the ABC channel. 

She mainly earns her net worth from her professional career as a TV producer, author, screenwriter and author.

American TV proudcer Shonda Rhimes is a multi-millionaire
American TV producer Shonda Rhimes is a multi-millionaire

A reliable source reported that the richest producer of all time had an annual salary of approximately $10 million.

As reported, Rhimes takes home the 10% of the profit from popular episodes of How to Get Away with Murder, Grey’s Anatomy, Scandal, and the short-lived Private Practice.

The same source claimed that she gets the revenue of $2 billion in revenue from Disney, ABC’s parent Company.

Once in an interview, she said:

“I am the highest paid showrunner on television. And I deserve it.”

She Is The Highest Paid Showrunner After Netflix Deal

Shonda has made history being the highest paid women in the TV business. In the year 2017, she signed a four year deal worth $100 million with Netflix making herself one of the highest paid showrunners in the history.

Besides, having been the part of series like Grey’s Anatomy, Scandal and How to Get Away with Murder, any many other, her series have amassed a total over $2 million.

Career Insight

Rhimes debuted in the entertainment industry through a documentary Hank Aaron: Chasing the Dream as a research director. 

Eventually, she wrote and produced several movies and TV series including Grey’s Anatomy, Scandal, Crossroads, Private Practice, The Catch, Inside the Box, Station 19 and many other.

As an author, in 2016, she released a book called Scoop Dreams. Moreover, Shonda now owns a production company named Shondaland.

Did you know? Shonda Rhimes made Ellen Pompeo ($40 million) a highest paid Tv actor who now gets $20 million salaries for Grey’s Anatomy. In the same series Medalion Rahimi ($1.4 million to $1.5 million) has also worked.

Shonda Rhimes' Endorsements Deals

Apart from her professional career, Shonda also earns well from her endorsement deals, lucrative agreements, and many sponsorships. 

Till date, she has endorsed and promoted many popular companies including Netflix, Disney, Pilot Pen, Dove, Club, and many other brands.

No doubt that the actress amassed millions through her endorsements agreements and commercials.

Assets, Houses, Cars, Tax, Insurance & Charity Works

Apart from being the owner of $140 million, she also owns properties worth of millions and maybe summing up can reach high up to billions. 

Talking about her assets, she owns $4.6 million and $1.66 million mansion in Los Angeles and another $8.8 million property in Hancock Park, LA.

Well, the TV producer is quite fond of luxury cars and owns Maserati Quattroporte, BMW 7 series, Audi A5 and other luxury cars.

She is also involved in some charity works and has associations with NGOs and INGOs such as Baby2Baby, Children's Defense Fund, Elton John AIDS Foundation, GLSEN, Save The Music Foundation, World Food Program and many more.

Well, any information about her tax payment and insurance premiums are not out yet.

Shonda Rhimes' Personal Life: Age, Nationality, Children, Height & Weight Loss

Shonda Rhimes was born on 13 January 1970, in Chicago, Illinois, the United States, to Vera and Ille Rhimes Jr.

She holds American nationality and is of black ethnicity.

As of May 2019, Rhimes's age is 49 and has a height of 5 ft. 6 inches (167.64 cm).

Regarding her personal life, she is still living her single life. In an interview with Oprah Winfrey, she said: “marriage isn’t for me.”

Rhimes is the mother of three children. She adopted her two children; daughter Emerson Pearl Rhimes and Harper Rhimes.

 As a matter of fact, her third daughter was born through gestational surrogacy.

Shonda Rhimes has a long history of her weight loss. She lost approximately 53 kgs of her weight.

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Updated On Thu Apr 16 2020 Published On Thu May 30 2019 By Binish Tamang