How rich is Jenji Kohan?
Jenji Kohan Net Worth:
|Birth date:||July 5, 1969|
|Birth place:||Los Angeles, California, United States|
|Profession:||Screenwriter, Television producer|
|Nationality:||United States of America|
|Movies:||, Orange Is the New Black, Weeds, Tough Trade|
Jenji Kohan biography:
She is usually known for creating the highly viewed dark comedy-drama series Weeds, and the brand new show Orange is the New Black.
Before her major success with Weeds, Kohan had worked as producer and writer in several popular and successful TV shows for example Will and Grace, Sex and the City, and Gilmore Girls. But it was her creation of the show Weeds that catapulted her name in the entertainment industry. The show was very well received, reigniting the career of its own lead cast Mary Louise-Parker, and earned the Showtime cable network accolades in the industry. Kohan received a total of 7 Emmy nominations, including a nomination for Most Excellent Show in 2009.
Born on July 5, 1969 in la, California, Kohan is married to writer Christopher Noxon and has 3 kids together.
Jenji Kohan is an American television writer, producer and director, most broadly referred to as the creator of the Showtime comedy drama “Weeds” and the Netflix comedy-drama “Orange Is the New Black”.
And the best thing about going to Netflix was that I pitched it in the space, and they ordered 13 episodes with no pilot. That’s miraculous. That’s every showrunner’s dream, to simply ‘go to series’ and have that religion put in your work. They paid full freight. They were new, they were streamlined, they were lovely, they were enthusiastic about it. And I love being on the brand new frontier. I really like being first out of the gate. It’s really, really entertaining, since I think it’s the future in lots of ways, of how people consume media, plus it’s great to be in there early.” You’ve this huge talent pool which is normally tapped for quite small visibility jobs, but they’re so good and also to be able to let them bend and glow is just so exciting. I would get these audition tapes and it was just one after the other, so great. There were simply so many great Latina celebrity and black celebrity that had not had the opportunity to really do this thing, particularly in New York, which was a fresh pool for me in terms of faces and talent. Like I said, it was an embarrassment of riches and we actually got amazing folks.” Kohan runs her writer’s room for Orange from Los Angeles, while the show movies in New York. “Though she typically flies in to be on set for the first and closing episodes, the space has enabled the self described ‘control freak’ to maintain a saner schedule, and some sense of normalcy” with her family.