Jenji Kohan
Jenji Kohan
Celebrated Name: Jenji Kohan
Real Name/Full Name: Jenji Leslie Kohan
Gender: Female
Age: 54 years old
Birth Date: 5 July 1969
Birth Place: Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Nationality: American
Height: 1.67 M
Weight: 80 Kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Divorced
Husband/Spouse (Name): Christopher Noxon (m, 1997; div, 2018)
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes (Charlie (d, 2019), Eliza and Oscar)
Dating/Boyfriend (Name): N/A
Is Jenji Kohan Lesbian? No
Profession: TV writer and Producer.
Net Worth in 2024: $30 Million
Last Updated: February 2024

Jenji Kohan is a popular American TV writer and producer. She is most well-known for being the creator of the popular comedy-drama series, “Weeds,” as well as the Netflix comedy-drama series, ”Orange Is the New Black.” She has been the recipient of 9 Emmy Awards nominations and has even been the winner of an Emmy Award as supervising producer of the comedy series, “Tracey Takes On….”

Maybe you know about Jenji Kohan very well, but do you know how old and tall is she and what is her net worth in 2024? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Jenji Kohan’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life & Biography

Jenji Kohan, whose full name is Jenji Leslie Kohan, was born on the 5th of July 1969 Los Angeles, California, the U.S. to parents, Buz Kohan and Rhea Kohan. Jenji was born in a Jewish family. Her father, Buz Kohan, is a popular TV writer and producer and is an Emmy Award winner as well. Her mother, Rhea Kohan, is a popular TV writer and novelist.

She has two siblings, Jono and David, who is an Emmy Award-winning TV producer as well. Coming to her education, she has attended Beverly Hills High School, where she graduated in 1987. After that, she went to study at Brandeis University, where she was transferred to Columbia University as a sophomore. In 1991, she graduated from Columbia University with a degree in English language and literature.

Personal Life

Jenji Kohan married popular journalist, Christopher Noxon in 1997, but they got divorced 11 years later in 2018. Together they had three children, Charlie, Eliza, and Oscar, but Charlie died in a skiing accident on the 31st of December 2019.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 5 July 1969, Jenji Kohan is 54 years old as of today’s date 29th February 2024. Her height is 1.67 M tall, and her weight is 80 Kg.


Jenji Kohan’s career began with her writing an episode for the sitcom, “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.” She then wrote for the TV series, “Mad About You,” “Tracey Takes On…” and “Friends.” She then worked with her brother, David Kohan, to write an outside script for the sitcom TV series, “Will & Grace.”

They then worked on the sitcom, “The Stones, “which didn’t turn out to be successful.  She has worked on the dark-comedy drama series, “Weeds,” for which she has served as the executive producer as well as the head writer for the entirety of its eight-season run. She then created the Netflix comedy-drama series, “Orange Is the New Black,” for which she once again served as the executive producer as well as the head writer.

The show is included among the most-watched original series on Netflix. Besides, she owns the writing studio, Tilted Productions, as well as the popular Hayworth Theatre in Los Angeles. She has also worked as an executive producer for the comedy-drama series, “GLOW.”

Awards & Achievements

Here is a list covering some of the Awards and Achievements earned by Jenji Kohan:

  • She was the winner of the PGA Award for Outstanding Producer of Episodic Television, Comedy for “GLOW” at the 2015 PGA Awards.
  • She was the winner of the Gold Derby TV Award for Comedy Episode of the Year for the “Orange Is the New Black” episode, “Can’t Fix Crazy” at the 2014 Gold Derby Awards.
  • In 2019, she was awarded the Laurel Award for TV Writing Achievement by the Writers Guild of America.

Net Worth & Salary of Jenji Kohan in 2024

Jenji Kohan Net Worth
Jenji Kohan Net Worth

As of February 2024, Jenji Kohan has gathered a net worth of $30 Million. She has garnered most of her earnings from her career as a TV writer and producer. She began her career with a writing job for an episode of the sitcom, “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.” She has worked as an executive producer and head writer for the series, “Orange Is the New Black” and “Weeds,” both of which have been greatly successful. Also, she owns the writing studio, Tilted Productions, as well as the popular Hayworth Theatre in Los Angeles.

Jenji Kohan has been a great TV writer and producer, and her work shows that. One lesson which we can all take from her life is her ability to take risks and her dedication to work. With that being said, we wish her the best of luck for all her future endeavors and hope she keeps bringing entertaining us like she always has.


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