Kenya Barris

Writer | Miscellaneous Crew | Producer
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KNOWN FOR 
Girls Trip (2017) | Black-ish (2014-2017) | America's Next Top Model (2003-2015)
AWARDS 
Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 2 wins & 5 nominations More »
NICKNAME  
Yee
BORN 
Aug 9, 1974 (age 43)
HEIGHT 
6' 3" (1.90m)

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Projects in Development (11 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
Films in Production (1 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
Past Film & Video (2 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Girls TripGirls Trip Writer (screenplay by), Writer (story by)  Less 2017 $19MM $115MM / $115MM
  • Primary photo for Barbershop: The Next CutBarbershop: The Next Cut Co-Producer, Writer  Less 2016 $20MM $54MM / $55MM
Past Television (23 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Black-ishBlack-ish (TV Series) Writer (created by) ( 79 episodes, 2014–2017 ) , Executive Producer ( 72 episodes, 2014–2017 ) , Writer ( 8 episodes, 2014–2017 ) , Director ( 2 episodes, 2016–2017 ) , Grown Baby Coach ( 1 episode, 2016 )  Less 2014–2017 79
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  • Primary photo for Close Up with the Hollywood ReporterClose Up with the Hollywood Reporter (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2017 ) , Stills Courtesy Of ( 1 episode, 2017 )  Less 2017 1
  • Primary photo for Libby and MalcolmLibby and Malcolm (TV Movie) Producer, Writer  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for Unit ZeroUnit Zero (TV Movie) Executive Producer  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for America's Next Top ModelAmerica's Next Top Model (TV Series) Writer (developer) ( 210 episodes, 2003–2015 ) , Writer ( 27 episodes, 2005–2010 ) , Writer (creator) ( 20 episodes, 2005–2013 ) , Consultant ( 19 episodes, 2003–2004 )  Less 2003–2015 257
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  • Primary photo for Black-ish: BloopishBlack-ish: Bloopish (TV Movie) Thanks  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for The GameThe Game (TV Series) Writer ( 11 episodes, 2006–2014 ) , Consulting Producer ( 4 episodes, 2006–2008 ) , Producer ( 4 episodes, 2008 ) , Co-Executive Producer ( 2 episodes, 2013 )  Less 2006–2014 21
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  • Primary photo for We Got NextWe Got Next (TV Movie) Executive Producer  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for I Hate My Teenage DaughterI Hate My Teenage Daughter (TV Series) Supervising Producer ( 3 episodes, 2011–2012 ) , Writer ( 2 episodes, 2012–2013 )  Less 2011–2013 4
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  • Primary photo for The Start UpThe Start Up (TV Movie) Executive Producer, Writer  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Are We There Yet?Are We There Yet? (TV Series) Writer (staff writer) ( 13 episodes, 2011–2012 ) , Writer ( 4 episodes, 2011 )  Less 2011–2012 16
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  • Primary photo for Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards 2012Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards 2012 (TV Special) Creative Consultant  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Australia's Next Top ModelAustralia's Next Top Model (TV Series) Developed For Television ( 13 episodes, 2005–2010 )  Less 2005–2010 13
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  • Primary photo for Britain's Next Top ModelBritain's Next Top Model (TV Series) Developed For Television ( 27 episodes, 2005–2010 )  Less 2005–2010 27
    • Episode #6.11 (Sep 13, 2010) Developed For Television  Less
    • Episode #5.12 (Jul 6, 2009) Developed For Television  Less
    • Episode #5.11 (Jun 29, 2009) Developed For Television  Less
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  • Primary photo for Canada's Next Top ModelCanada's Next Top Model (TV Series) Developed For Television ( 8 episodes, 2006 )  Less 2006 8
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  • Primary photo for GirlfriendsGirlfriends (TV Series) Writer ( 2 episodes, 2005–2006 )  Less 2005–2006 2
  • Primary photo for Germany's Next TopmodelGermany's Next Topmodel (TV Series) Developed For Television ( 10 episodes, 2006 )  Less 2006 10
    • Finale (Mar 29, 2006) Developed For Television  Less
    • Paris wir kommen! (Mar 22, 2006) Developed For Television  Less
    • Sunny California (Mar 15, 2006) Developed For Television  Less
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  • Primary photo for Top model NorgeTop model Norge (TV Series) Developed For Television ( 12 episodes, 2006 )  Less 2006 12
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  • Primary photo for Listen UpListen Up (TV Series) Executive Story Editor ( 4 episodes, 2004–2005 ) , Writer ( 2 episodes, 2004–2005 )  Less 2004–2005 6
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  • Primary photo for Soul FoodSoul Food (TV Series) Writer ( 2 episodes, 2003–2004 ) , Writer ( 2 episodes, 2002–2003 ) , Assistant To The Writers ( 1 episode, 2000 )  Less 2000–2004 5
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  • Primary photo for Like FamilyLike Family (TV Series) Story Editor, Writer  Less 2003–2004
  • Primary photo for BET LiveBET Live (TV Series) Writer  Less 1998– 
  • Primary photo for The Keenen Ivory Wayans ShowThe Keenen Ivory Wayans Show (TV Series) Writer  Less 1997–1998
Self (11 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for The Daily ShowThe Daily Show (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2017 )  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for The History of ComedyThe History of Comedy (TV Series) Himself ( 2 episodes, 2017 )  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for Close Up with the Hollywood ReporterClose Up with the Hollywood Reporter (TV Series) Himself ( 3 episodes, 2015–2017 )  Less 2015–2017
  • Primary photo for Problematic with Moshe KasherProblematic with Moshe Kasher (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2017 )  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for Tavis SmileyTavis Smiley (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2017 )  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for Essence Ninth Annual Black Women in HollywoodEssence Ninth Annual Black Women in Hollywood (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for ABFF Awards a Celebration of HollywoodABFF Awards a Celebration of Hollywood (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for Entertainment TonightEntertainment Tonight (TV Series) Himself - Exec Producer, Black-ish ( 1 episode, 2015 )  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for TakePart LiveTakePart Live (TV Series) Himself - Guest ( 1 episode, 2014 )  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for BiographyBiography (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2010 )  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for E! True Hollywood StoryE! True Hollywood Story (TV Series) Himself ( 2 episodes, 2005–2006 )  Less 2005–2006
Domestic gross includes USA and Canada.

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