Prentice Penny Bio, Age, Height, Wife, Kids, Net Worth, TV Shows

Prentice Penny Biography

Prentice Penny is an American writer and director known for his work on the Uncorked Netflix film. He is a producer known for being the showrunner of the Insecure HBO series. Likewise, he is the creator of Upscale with Prentice Penny which he also hosts.

How old is Prentice Penny? – Age

Penny is 50 years old as of 2024. He was born on December 1, 1973, in California, United States, where he also grew up.

How tall is Prentice Penny? – Height

He stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches (1.70 m) tall.

Mother, Father, and Siblings – Family

Prentice was born to parents; Brenda J. Penny and Brenda Penny, in California, United States. His mother is a judge for the Los Angeles County Superior Court. On the other hand, his father used to run a furniture business which was initiated by his grandfather in Compton.


Penny enrolled at the University of Southern California where he studied and graduated in 1995. During this time, he was a member of the African American Cinema Association.

Is Prentice Penny Married? – Wife

Prentice is currently married to his beautiful wife, Tasha Penny. It is known that she is an attorney by profession. Most noteworthy, the couple met at the University of Southern California before walking down the aisle and tying the knot.

Producer and Writer Prentice Penny Photo
Producer and Writer Prentice Penny Photo


Penny and his wife Tasha have been blessed with three children whose identites are still unclear. However, we are keeping tabs and will update the information soon.

Film and Writing Career

Penny is a vastly recognized producer who wrote and produced the Brooklyn Nine-Nine series. He was also featured in television series such as The Hustle and Scrubs both as a producer and writer. It is known that he is the writer of the 6 episodes of the Girlfriends TV show.

Most noteworthy, he produced his first feature film titled Uncorked which premiered on Netflix in March 2020. Afterward, he collaborated with comedian Sam Jay as the executive producer for the PAUSE HBO creation in 2021.

Furthermore, he served as the co-executive producer for the 21 episodes of Brooklyn Nine-Nine. In addition, he wrote and produced the 6 episodes of Happy Endings. On the other hand, he served as a commentator for See It Loud: The History Of Black Television.

Net Worth

Prentice has an estimated net worth of $5 Million.

Movies and TV Shows

  • Uncorked
  • Upscale With Prentice Penny
  • Pause with Sam Jay
  • Insecure
  • The Hustle
  • Wednesday Afternoon
  • Soul Talkin’
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