Jenji Kohan
Jenji Kohan
Real Name/Full Name Jenji Leslie Kohan
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Jenji Kohan
Birth Place: Los Angeles, California, United States
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 5 July 1969
Age/How Old: 54 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 170 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 6″
Weight: In Kilograms – 80 Kg
In Pounds – 176.37lbs
Eye Color: Dark brown
Hair Color: Multi-colour
Parents Name: Father –  Alan “Buz” Kohan
Mother – Rhea Kohan
Siblings: JonoKohan and David Kohan
School: Beverly Hills High School
College: Brandeis University and Columbia University
Religion: Jewish
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Cancer
Gender: Female
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Divorced
Boyfriend: N/A
Husband/Spouse Name: Christopher Noxon (m. 1997)
Kids/Children Name: 3, including Charlie Noxon, Eliza Noxon
Profession: Script Writter, Television Producer
Net Worth: $30 million
Last Updated: June 2024

Jenji Leslie Kohan, popularly known as Jenji Kohan, is an American television scriptwriter and producer. She is known as the best creator of the comedy-drama series named Weeds and also a Netflix comedy-drama series called “Orange is the New Black.” She has received nine Emmy Award Nominations in her life; out of them, one was for the comedy series named Tracey Takes On….. where she was the supervising producer.

Well, how well do you know about Jenji Kohan? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Jenji Kohan’s net worth in 2024, her age, height, weight, boyfriend, husband, kids, biography and complete details about her life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Jenji Kohan to date.

Biography and Early Life

Jenji Kohan was born on 5 July 1969 in a Jewish Family in Los Angeles, California, United States of America. Her mother’s name is Rhea Kohan, and her father’s name is Alan “Buz” Kohan. She is the youngest child in the family, and the other twins are Jono Kohan and David Kohan.

Her whole family is involved in show business, i.e., her father is also an Emmy Award winner. He was also a scriptwriter in television and a producer and music composer. Her mother was a television scriptwriter, novelist, and occasional actress and her brother David is a television and has won the Emmy Award.

The paternal grandparents of Kohan were Charles Kohan and May E.Kohan. They were known to each other and grew up together in a settlement house on the Lower East Side of Manhattan in New York City. Kohan’s father was the” King of Variety Television in his Day,” who wrote and produced the Oscars and numerous shows, and her mother was known as a novelist.

Kohan has grown up in Beverly Hills, California, United States of America. In 1987, she did her schooling from school named Beverly Hills high school. She did her graduated from Brandeis University, and then she moved to Columbia University and did her graduate degree in English language and English literature in the year 1991.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Jenji Kohan in 2024 and what is her height and weight? Well, Jenji Kohan’s age is 54 years old as of today’s date 25th June 2024 having been born on 5 July 1969. Though, she is 5′ 6″ in feet and inches and 170 cm in Centimetres tall, she weighs about 176.37 lbs in Pound and 80 kg in Kilograms. Her eye color is Dark brown and hair color is Multi-colour.


In 1987, she did her schooling at a school named Beverly Hills High School. Then she moved to Brandeis University and finally did her graduation in English Language and English Literature in 1991 from Columbia University.

Personal Life: Dating, Boyfriends, Husband, Kids

Kohan got married to Christopher Noxon, who was an author and journalist by profession. Kohan is a mother of three children, and the name of her oldest child is Charlie, who died on 31 December 2019 in an accident that occurred when he was skiing. The name of her middle child, i.e., her daughter Eliza and her youngest son’s name, is Oscar. They live in a city named Los Feliz, which is beside Los Angeles, California.

Is Jenji Kohan lesbian?

No, Jenji Kohan is not lesbian. She got married to Christopher Noxon, an author, and a journalist, and she is a mother of three children named Charlie, the oldest child, Eliza the middle Child, and Oscar, her youngest child. Charlie died in a skiing accident. All these facts about her personal life are proof that she is straight from the sexual orientation part.

Professional Career

Weeds: Jenji Kohan was the creator and producer of the comedy-drama series named Weeds. She introduced herself as the head writer and showrunner at her writing studio in Los Angeles, California, US.

Orange Is the New Black- Orange Is the New Black is a Netflix Comedy Drama Series that was inspired by Piper Kerman’s memoir: Orange Is the New Black: My Year in a Women’s Prison. She was the scriptwriter and creator of this drama series and was made in Los Angeles, California, US. Netflix is such a streaming service that does not provide rating service, so Kohan was unable to see the ratings of her Orange Is the New Black. This series was the most-watched that occurred from the original school series on Netflix.

Netflix has a deal with Kohan as she is currently the Executive Producer of the Comedy Drama series on Netflix named Teenage Bounty Hunters.


  • In 1997, she got Emmy Award for Outstanding Variety Series Award for a comedy series named “Tracey Takes On…”
  • In 2014, she won the Producers Guide of America Awards in Best Episodic for a Comedy Drama series named “Orange is the New Black.”
  • Nominated for Primetime Emmy Awards for nine other times.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Jenji Kohan in 2024

Jenji Kohan Net Worth
Jenji Kohan Net Worth

The net worth of Jenji Kohan is $30 million as of the year 2024. Most of his wealth comes from his Script Writing, and as she is also a Television Producer, she also gets paid for that. Most of her net worth came from her successful comedy-drama television series named “Weeds” and “Orange Is the New Black.”

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • In 1991, Kohan did her graduation in English Language and English Literature from Columbia University.
  • Kohan got married to Christopher Noxon, who was an Author and a Journalist by Profession.
  • Kohan was born in Los Angeles, and she still lives there and builds truth an office at Hayworth Theatre.
  • Kohan wrote an episode of “Sex and the City” in 1998.
  • Kohan always wanted kids who were from school that occurred from school what occurred known from school that occurred to her from her childhood.

Kohan is a very successful scriptwriter and a producer who has immensely contributed to Hollywood movies and Netflix shows. She has done her graduation in English, and then she started her fantastic script writing. Though her one child died in 2019, she never broke and continued her work.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here