Shonda Rhimes is an American television producer and writer. She was born on January 13, 1970, in Chicago, Illinois. Rhimes is best known as the creator, head writer, and executive producer of the medical drama Grey’s Anatomy, which has become one of the longest-running medical dramas on television.
|BIRTHDAY||January 13, 1970|
|NET WORTH (EST.)||$140 million|
Rhimes got her start in the entertainment industry as a screenwriter for film and television. In 2005, she created Grey’s Anatomy, which quickly became a critical and commercial success. Over the years, she has expanded the Grey’s Anatomy universe with spin-off shows, including Private Practice and Station 19.
In addition to her work on Grey’s Anatomy, Rhimes has also produced and written for several other television shows, including Scandal and How to Get Away with Murder. Her productions are known for their strong female characters and diverse cast, which has earned her critical acclaim and numerous awards.
Rhimes has also been recognized for her philanthropic efforts. In 2015, she founded the Shondaland Foundation, which provides support to underprivileged youth and focuses on issues such as education and the arts.
Rhimes is married and has three children. In her free time, she enjoys writing, reading, and spending time with her family.