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Kenya Barris


Kenya Barris was born on August 9, 1974 in Los Angeles, California, USA. He is known for his work on America's Next Top Model (2003), Black-ish (2014) and Are We There Yet? (2010). He has been married to Dr. Rainbow Edwards-Barris since December 3, 1999. They have three children. See full bio »

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 2016 Barbershop: The Next Cut (written by) (completed)
  Black-ish (TV Series) (created by - 37 episodes, 2014 - 2016) (written by - 4 episodes, 2014 - 2015)
- Keeping Up with the Johnsons (2016) ... (creator)
- Old Digger (2016) ... (creator)
- Plus Two Isn't a Thing (2016) ... (creator)
- Stuff (2015) ... (creator)
- Man at Work (2015) ... (creator)
  America's Next Top Model (TV Series) (47 episodes, 2005 - 2013) (developer - 204 episodes, 2003 - 2015)
- The Girl Who Walks Away (2015) ... (creator)
- The Guy Who Wows Betsey Johnson (2014) ... (creator)
- The Girl Who Says It's Over (2014) ... (creator)
- The Girl Who's a Player (2014) ... (creator)
  The Game (TV Series) (written by - 7 episodes, 2008 - 2014) (writer - 4 episodes, 2006 - 2008)
- Rules of the Street (2014) ... (written by)
- Extra Butter... Extra Salt... (2013) ... (written by)
- Psh!! I'm Good!! (2013) ... (written by)
- Trashbox (2013) ... (written by)
- The Wing King (2011) ... (written by)
 2012-2013 I Hate My Teenage Daughter (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes)
- Teenage Ski Trip (2013) ... (written by)
- Teenage Vacation (2012) ... (written by)
 2013 The Start Up (TV Movie) (writer)
  Are We There Yet? (TV Series) (staff writer - 13 episodes, 2011 - 2012) (written by - 4 episodes, 2011)
- Black Friday (2012) ... (staff writer)
- The Thief Episode (2012) ... (staff writer)
- The Staycation Episode (2012) ... (staff writer)
- The Mother's Day Episode (2011) ... (staff writer)
- The Lindsey Goes Vegan Episode (2011) ... (written by)
 2005-2006 Girlfriends (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- I Don't Wanna Be a Player No More (2006) ... (writer)
- Sleeping Dogs (2005) ... (writer)
 2004-2005 Listen Up (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Waiting for Kleinman (2005) ... (writer)
- Grandmaster of the Wolfhunt (2004) ... (writer)
 2003-2004 Soul Food (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Decisions and Choices (2004) ... (writer)
- Shades of Grey (2003) ... (writer)
 2003 Like Family (TV Series) (writer)
 1998 BET Live (TV Series) (1998)
 1997 The Keenen Ivory Wayans Show (TV Series)
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Height:

6' 3" (1.91 m)
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Trivia:

Co-creator, with Tyra Banks and Ken Mok, of UPN's America's Next Top Model (2003). See more »

Nickname:

Yee

Star Sign:

Leo

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