Shaunie Henderson, a pioneering media mogul and philanthropist, is the formidable founder and CEO of Amirah, Inc. Under her stewardship, Amirah produced the iconic ‘Basketball Wives’ franchise, rewriting the reality TV landscape. Her unwavering advocacy empowers people of color and women, ushering in a new era of diversity and economic independence in entertainment. Beyond the screen, Shaunie extends her impact through the Amirah Foundation, breaking barriers for women worldwide.

As a co-host of the ‘GroowZone’ podcast and an upcoming author, Shaunie continues to inspire and educate. Committed to family and community, she raises five children and shares her time between Houston and Los Angeles, where she and her husband, Pastor Keion Henderson, lead the Light House Church.



Amirah Inc is a multi platform production company that produces spiritually enriching, magnetic content and  programming that entertains, empowers and inspires. Founded by visionary media mogul Shaunie Henderson, Amirah, Inc. is reshaping the art of storytelling by centering and celebrating women and people of color in every story we discover and create. We amplify underserved communities by showcasing muted voices and overlooked narratives and are vehemently committed to democratizing expression by investing in women-led stories that activate, motivate, and inspire shared experiences. By changing the narrative of people of color through diverse storytelling, we aim to spotlight female authorship and agency. Our stories are shared and experienced with our community through film, television, audio, our website, newsletter, social and digital channels.

Our goal is to expand the sector by equipping aspiring creative’s with the tools to create pathways todiversify the entertainment landscape. Shaunie and her all-star team of deeply seasoned and knowledgeable creative’s will produce inspiring content from today’s most innovative storytellers, while sharing their highly coveted insights on matters such as casting and production while also providing access to real time learning’s. The production company is named after Shaunie’s eldest daughter and was designed to cement a legacy of advocacy, empowerment, and inspiration for meaningful change.



Shaunie Henderson Talks ‘Overwhelming’ Response to Her Memoir, Finding True ‘Love’ and Her ‘Voice’ (Exclusive)

She says it wasn’t until her relationship with the pastor that she realized the difference between “loving someone” and “being in love with someone.”


It’s been a busy week for Shaunie Henderson. She recently released her first book, a memoir, titled Undefeated: Changing the Rules and Winning on My Own Terms, and she’s been on the move promoting it because it’s a work years in the making that came with plenty of stops and starts.


Henderson is a natural talent, an undeniable beauty, a savvy businesswoman and a legitimate influencer. She’s a winner and author of what is sure to become a New York Times bestseller, Undefeated: Changing the Rules and Winning on My Own Terms.


This frank yet gracefully restrained memoir about lessons learned on the way to fulfillment [is] sure to inspire readers seeking inspiration to change their life trajectories.


“Basketball Wives” creator and entrepreneur SHAUNIE HENDERSON discusses her new memoir, “UNDEFEATED: Changing the Rules and Winning on My Own Terms.”


When Shaunie O’Neal, the ex-wife of NBA great Shaquille O’Neal, created the VH1 series Basketball Wives in 2010, she didn’t just raise the profiles of the cast, she also legitimized the power and reach of WAGs, or, in layman’s terms, the “wives and girlfriends” of professional athletes.


The Groow Zone, hosted by the dynamic power couple Keion and Shaunie Henderson, redefines the fusion of faith and culture. As experienced navigators of life’s complexities, they invite listeners on a journey of inner growth, exploring the captivating intersection of spirituality and culture. Growing in front of listeners who wish to grow inside themselves, these two influencers, a mega-church pastor and a pioneering media mogul, inspire millions to embrace their truth, seek wisdom, and navigate the intricacies of relationships while celebrating life’s diversity. With candor, humility, grace, and humor, they dive deep into the trials, triumphs, and transformations that define personal growth. Join them each week for practical wisdom that renews and elevates every aspect of life within the embrace of love.

Get ready to learn and grow alongside some of the world’s most fascinating thought leaders in business, culture, music, entertainment, and faith.