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Kenya Barris

Screenwriter, ABC's "Black-ish", Producers Guild Visionary Award Winner, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Writing

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 Kenya Barris Biography

Kenya Barris is the creator of ABC’s Emmy-nominated series “Black-ish,” which is based on his own life. In its second season, the show won a Peabody Award and an AFI Award and has held NAACP’s title of Best Comedy Series for four consecutive years. Barris was awarded the Humanitas Prize in 2017 as well as the Outstanding Writing NAACP Image Award in 2016 and 2017. Barris premiered the hit spinoff series, “Grown-ish” and has since announced his upcoming series “Besties” and “Bewitched.” Due to his unparalleled innovative creative philosophy, he most recently a three-year exclusive overall producing deal with streaming giant Netflix. As a writer, Barris has worked on several television shows including “Listen Up,” “The Game” and “Girlfriends.” He has also sold a number of pilots including “America’s Next Top Model,” which he co-created and is currently shown in 49 countries with 21 internationally-formatted offshoots. On the feature’s side, he recently co-wrote "Barbershop 3: The Next Cut” and the hit comedy, "Girls Trip.” His upcoming feature titles include “Son of Shaft”, “Coming to America 2” and an animated film based on the songs of Bob Marley.

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Kenya Barris

Screenwriter, ABC's "Black-ish", Producers Guild Visionary Award Winner, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Writing

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Kenya Barris Biography

Kenya Barris is the creator of ABC’s Emmy-nominated series “Black-ish,” which is based on his own life. In its second season, the show won a Peabody Award and an AFI Award and has held NAACP’s title of Best Comedy Series for four consecutive years. Barris was awarded the Humanitas Prize in 2017 as well as the Outstanding Writing NAACP Image Award in 2016 and 2017. Barris premiered the hit spinoff series, “Grown-ish” and has since announced his upcoming series “Besties” and “Bewitched.” Due to his unparalleled innovative creative philosophy, he most recently a three-year exclusive overall producing deal with streaming giant Netflix. As a writer, Barris has worked on several television shows including “Listen Up,” “The Game” and “Girlfriends.” He has also sold a number of pilots including “America’s Next Top Model,” which he co-created and is currently shown in 49 countries with 21 internationally-formatted offshoots. On the feature’s side, he recently co-wrote "Barbershop 3: The Next Cut” and the hit comedy, "Girls Trip.” His upcoming feature titles include “Son of Shaft”, “Coming to America 2” and an animated film based on the songs of Bob Marley.

Kenya Barris Videos

  • Kenya Barris Wrote a Juneteenth Musical with Pharrell
    Kenya Barris talks about bringing the Juneteenth musical he created with Pharrell to Netflix and breaks down why Juneteenth should be considered the...
  • Kenya Barris on Netflix: "They've Allowed Creators, to be Creators"
    'Black-ish' creator Kenya Barris joins THR to talk about what drew him to become a producer for Netflix. Subscribe for Roundtables, Box Office...

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  • How to book Kenya Barris?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Kenya Barris for both live and virtual events for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Kenya Barris, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Kenya Barris or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Kenya Barris?

    Booking fees for Kenya Barris, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Kenya Barris, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Kenya Barris?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Kenya Barris for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Kenya Barris for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Kenya Barris or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Kenya Barris or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Kenya Barris is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Kenya Barris for your event is available upon request. Kenya Barris generally travels from Los Angeles, CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Issa Rae, Spike Lee, Hill Harper, F. Gary Gray and Dr. Marc Lamont Hill. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Kenya Barris for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Kenya Barris Speaker Videos

  • Kenya Barris Wrote a Juneteenth Musical with Pharrell
    Kenya Barris talks about bringing the Juneteenth musical he created with Pharrell to Netflix and breaks down why Juneteenth should be considered the true day of independence.
    Kenya Barris on Netflix: "They've Allowed Creators, to be Creators"
    'Black-ish' creator Kenya Barris joins THR to talk about what drew him to become a producer for Netflix. Subscribe for Roundtables, Box Office Reports, & More! ►►...

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