10 Things You Didn’t Know About Shonda Rhimes

  
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By now everyone in the entertainment industry, specifically the television industry, knows who Shonda Rhimes is. At only 46 years old, she has created her own television empire known as Shondaland and is the brain behind some of TV’s biggest shows including Grey’s Anatomy, Private Practice, Scandal and How to Get Away with Murder. Maybe everyone knows who she is, but the star still keeps very quiet and her life away from the spotlight, so here are 10 Things You Didn’t Know About Shonda Rhimes.

10. Net Worth

Everyone knows Shonda Rhimes has been successful; however, many wonder just what that means in terms of a payday. It turns out Rhimes has a staggering net worth of $60 million. Between her early film screenplays and massive hit shows, it is not really surprising she is worth so much.

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9. Accomplished Family

A lot of Rhimes’ motivation for her own success comes from being a part of such an accomplished family. Rhimes along with her five siblings were raised near Chicago by their parents. Rhimes mother attended college while raising all six kids and received a PhD in educational administration. Meanwhile her father has an MBA and is currently the Chief Information Officer at the University of Southern California (USC).

Heading off to #tgit party!! With my sister and bestie @bysmariebailey!

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