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How much do you really know about Shonda Rhimes?
The 47-year-old is responsible for creating some of TV's most popular shows including Grey's Anatomy and Scandal, just to name a few! But do you know Shonda's net worth? Or that she has three children?!
Check out more fascinating facts about Shonda below!
The Chicago-born television writer is estimated to be worth a whopping $120 million. In addition to creating hit shows with ABC, Shonda has written several movies — including Crossroads and The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement! — and authored a memoir, Year of Yes: How to Dance It Out, Stand in the Sun, and Be Your Own Person.
Writing, writing, writing.... #tgit A post shared by Shonda Rhimes (@shondarhimes) on Dec 10, 2015 at 7:14pm PST
Writing, writing, writing.... #tgit
A post shared by Shonda Rhimes (@shondarhimes) on Dec 10, 2015 at 7:14pm PST
Shonda has created seven successful ABC series with her production company, ShondaLand: Grey's Anatomy (2005–present), Private Practice (2007–2013) Off the Map (2011), Scandal (2012–present), and How to Get Away with Murder (2014–present).
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Yes! The Dartmouth College grad has three new series in the works: Still Star-Crossed, I'm Judging You and a new Grey's Anatomy spin-off!
Still Star-Crossed is a period drama that picks up where Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet leaves off and follows the Montagues and Capulets after Romeo and Juliet's deaths. The new show — based on Melinda Taub's eponymous book — is set to premiere on ABC later this year.
I'm Judging You is based on Luvvie Ajayi's book, I'm Judging You: The Do-Better Manual. No word yet on when the comedy is set to air on ABC. The yet-to-be-titled Grey's spin-off is now in development at ABC and will reportedly follow a group of Seattle firefighters.
No, she is not! In a previous interview with Oprah Winfrey, Shonda revealed she's never wanted to tie the knot.
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"I was able to finally stand up and say, 'I don’t want to get married.' At all. I said that out loud. I said it to my family. I said it to my friends. I said it to anybody who asked. It’s never been a dream of mine," she said.
I am so fortunate to have such amazing, passionate fans and such a fun, talented cast and crew. ...#300? #tbt #GreysAnatomy #Shondaland A post shared by Shonda Rhimes (@shondarhimes) on Sep 15, 2016 at 6:28pm PDT
I am so fortunate to have such amazing, passionate fans and such a fun, talented cast and crew. ...#300? #tbt #GreysAnatomy #Shondaland
A post shared by Shonda Rhimes (@shondarhimes) on Sep 15, 2016 at 6:28pm PDT
Yes! Shonda is a mom-of-three. She adopted her first child, daughter Harper Rhimes, in 2002, and adopted her second daughter, Emerson Rhimes, in 2012. In fall 2013, Shonda announced she had welcomed her third child, daughter Beckett Rhimes, via surrogate.
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