Kenya Barris
Name: Kenya Barris
Occupation: Writer
Gender: Male
Birth Day: August 9, 1974
Age: 46
Birth Place:  Los Angeles, California, United States
Zodiac Sign: Virgo

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Kenya Barris

Kenya Barris was born on August 9, 1974 in  Los Angeles, California, United States (46 years old). Kenya Barris is a Writer, zodiac sign: Virgo. Nationality: United States. Approx. Net Worth: $75 Million.

Net Worth 2020

$75 Million
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Barris was nominated for the same award in 2018. He was also nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Comedy Series in 2016, a Gold Derby Outstanding Producer of Episodic Television Comedy in 2016, and a PGA Award for Outstanding Producer of Episodic Television, Comedy Black-ish in 2014. In 2016, Barris won the Rod Serling Award for Advancing Social Justice Through Popular Media.

In 2018, he donated $1 million to Clark Atlanta University, and was granted an honorary doctorate in humane letters.


In 2019, Black-ish won several NAACP Image Awards. It was named best comedy series and Tracee Ellis Ross and Anthony Anderson took acting honors. Black-ish was the winner of the Entertainment and Children's Peabody Award in 2016. Barris and Black-ish also won the 2017 NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Writing in a Comedy Series.

He is married to Rania "Rainbow" Barris, an anesthesiologist and the inspiration behind Tracee Ellis Ross' character on Black-ish. On August 9, 2019, they filed for divorce. On May 15, 2020, Barris filed a request for dismissal of his divorce and is awaiting the petition to be thrown out by the judge.


In 2020, Barris made his acting debut in a series developed by himself and ordered by Netflix. Titled #BlackAF, it co-stars Rashida Jones and Iman Benson. It is also announced that they will make another spin off of Black-ish, Old-ish. In October 2020, Barris announced that he'll write, produce and direct the biopic on comedian Richard Pryor for MGM, making his feature directorial debut for it as well. His Khabako Ink Society company is currently eyeing a deal with ViacomCBS.

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Currently, Kenya Barris is 48 years, 0 months and 6 days old. Kenya Barris will celebrate 49th birthday on a Wednesday 9th of August 2023.

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