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$75 Million Net Worth of Kenya Barris - $100M Contract in Pocket With Netflix and More

aisha Published On Tue May 05 2020   Modified On Tue May 05 2020
$75 Million Net Worth of Kenya Barris -  $100M Contract in Pocket With Netflix and More

The Three times Emmy nominated writer, Kenya Barris for an Outstanding Comedy Series Black-ish (2014) has collected a huge net worth of $75 million. He has accumulated his worth for varied careers as a writer, producer, and actor. 

Barris has written the script of several movies for his upcoming projects like The Witches, Coming 2 America, and also has announced Uptown Saturday Night andBesties for his project.

Own A House Worth $7.55 million

The 'Shaft' writer owns a house in Encino, Los Angeles that he bought at $7.55 million in 2019 which was first listed at $9 million. 

The house stands on 9,600 square feet of land that includes seven bedrooms, eight bathrooms, a wine cellar, a theater, a basketball court, a swimming pool, a huge living and dining room, along with a firepit, and patios in front of the house. The exterior and interior design of the house is amazing. 

Kenya Barris house worth $7.55 million.
Kenya Barris house worth $7.55 million.
Image Source: Variety

Highest-Grossed Movies

Barris movie 'Girls Trip' is his highest-grossed movie among all his written work. The movies were made on a budget of $19 million starring several famous celebrities like Regina Hall, Queen Latifah, Jada Pinkett Smith, and others. After its release, the movie made $140 million from its worldwide collection.

Kenya Barris highest-grossed movie 'Girls Trip'.Image Source: The Blast
Kenya Barris highest-grossed movie 'Girls Trip'.
Image Source: The Blast

Earning As Writer and Producer

The producer of 'Libby and Malcolm' has earned most of his worth from being a writer and producer. Barris has written 141 episodes of 'Black-ish', 'Grown-ish', 257 episodes of 'America's Next Top Model', '#BlackAF', and others. He has starred in the series '#BlackAF' with other stars Rashida Jones, Iman Benson, Scarlet Spencer, Genneya Walton, and so on. 

Kenya Barris in the television series '#BlackAF' with Rashida Jones.
Kenya Barris in the television series '#BlackAF' with Rashida Jones.
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Likewise, he is the executive producer of 121 episodes of 'Black-ish', 42 episodes of 'Grown-ish', 'Unit Zero', 'The Game', and others. Barris also has directed two episodes of 'Black-ish' and '#BlackAF'.

$100 Million Worth Contract With Netflix

In 2018, Kenya Barris signed a whopping deal of $100 million with Netflix for over three years. His first project was “Astronomy Club: The Sketch Show,” in 2019, and recently in 2020, he wrote a television series '#BlackAF' where he also has acted with Rashida Jones, who is Barris's wife in the televisions series. 

Both his comedy series was successful making him like other elite writer and producer like Shonda Rhimes and Ryan Murphy, who also signed deals with Netflix.

A picture of Kenya Barris.
A picture of Kenya Barris.
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Expensive Things Barris Own

'Like Family' writer own several expensive things that he loves. He owns a Gucci leather jacket, expensive rolex, Patek Philippe, Jaeger-LeCoultre watches. Barris also loves sneakers as he has various collection of sneakers in his closet. 

He rides a red Ferrari and said he is obsessed with the car as the price of the car ranges from $252,800 to $272,700 and a Mercedes-Benz that cost $36,600. 

Kenya Barris taking picture in from it his black Mercedes-Benz.
Kenya Barris taking picture in from it his Mercedes-Benz.
Image Source: Vanity Fair

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