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Kenya Barris: Wife, Kids, Parents, Net Worth 2020

Information about Kenya Barris’ wife, kids, parents and net worth is provided in this article. Barris’ new Netflix series, BlackAF aka #blackAF is breaking the Internet.

Kenya Barris Wife

Actress Rashida Jones plays Kenya Barris’ wife in BlackAF and Tracee Ellis Ross’ character Rainbow is based on Barris’ ex-wife, Dr. Raina “Rainbow” Barris.

Kenya and Raina divorced in 2019 after 20 years of marriage. Distractify reports that Raina is an anesthesiologist. Kenya filed for divorce from Raina on his 45th birthday.

Kenya Barris Kids

Kenya Barris Kids
Kenya Barris Kids

Kenya and Rashia have six kids together:

  1. Kaleigh
  2. Leyah
  3. Lola
  4. Beau
  5. Kass
  6. Brooklyn

Kaleigh was born on June 10, 1999 and is currently 20-years-old. Leyah is 18, Lola is 13, Beau is 11, Kass is 9 and Brooklyn is 3.

Kenya posted the following pic of him with his kids on Thanksgiving Day 2017:

Kenya’s daughters, Leyah and Lola are seen in the Instagram pic below:

The image below shows Kenya’s oldest daughter, Kaleigh. Her Instagram profile explains that she’s a film major at USC.

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brain like berkeley. #ourkidsgonnalovethisone

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Kenya Barris Parents

Kenya Barris’ mother, Tina divorced his father when Kenya was 5-years-old. Kenya grew up in poverty in Inglewood, California. The New Yorker reports that after Kenya graduated from Clark Atlanta, his mother helped him get a job as a press secretary for Nate Holden, a Los Angeles councilman. Tina was very upset when Kenya quit to pursue his Hollywood dreams.

Kenya Barris Net Worth 2020

According to Celebrity Net Worth, Kenya Barris is currently worth $75 million. Business Insider reports that Barris signed a $100 million deal with Netflix in 2018. The deal placed Barris in the same realm as Ryan Murphy and Shonda Rhimes.

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By Jason John

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