Russell Simmons II Biography
|Date of Birth:||1997 , August-30|
|Age:||21 years old|
|Birth Nation:||United States of America|
|Name||Russell Simmons II|
|Birth Place/City||New York|
|Weight in KG||NA|
|Divorce||Kimora Lee Simmons (2009)|
|Education||City College of New York|
|Awards||PGA Visionary Vanguard Award,GLAAD Media Award for Excellence in ,NAACP Image Award – Vanguard Award|
|Movies||Krush Groove,Tougher Than Leather,The Addiction|
|TV Show||Rev Runs Around the World|
Russell Simmons II is an American actor, famous for appearing himself in the American reality television series Run’s House, a series that chronicles the family life of his father, former Run–D.M.C. rapper and hip-hop music pioneer Joseph Simmons, also known as Rev Run.
From 2015-16, he appeared as a host in the TV series Rev Runs Around the World. He is one of the rising stars in the Hollywood. His father is also a practicing minister known as Reverend Run.
Early Life Of Russell Simmons
Russell Simmons was born on August 30, 1997, in Saddle River in Bergen County, New Jersey, United States. He was just eleven years old when he got on his family show. He was the youngest cast of the show. His nationality is American and ethnicity is African-American.
His uncle Russell Simmons is the co-founder of American hip-hop label Def Jam Records. His grandfather was Daniel Simmons, the abstract expressionist painter. He is from a reputed family.
Russell Simmons has an elder brother Daniel “Diggy” Simmons III and a sister Victoria Anne Simmons, who died shortly after birth due to a birth defect called omphalocele. He also has two step-sisters: Vanessa Simmons and Angela Simmons and a step-brother Josh “Jojo” Simmons Jr. from his father’s previous marriage with Valerie Vaughn.
Shortly after the death of Vanessa Anne Simmons, the family had adopted Miley Justine Simmons. All his family members are present in Run’s House. He also has two cousins: Aoki Lee Simmons and Ming Lee Simmons.
Russell Simmons' Professional Career
From an early age, Russell Simmons II enjoyed skateboarding and was passionate about acting. At the age of eleven, he started his career by starring in MTV’s reality show Run’s House in the year 2005 along with his family members. The show ran for six seasons, ending in 2009.
During the time, Simmons became famous for being the youngest and the most unusual character in the show.
After Run’s House, was seen in ‘Rev Runs around the World’ and ‘Rev Run’s Sunday Supper’, both airing on a travel channel and cooking channel. In these shows, he worked with his parents and younger sister Miley Justine Simmons.
In 2006, Simmons also appeared in the show BET Awards 2006 as himself and in 2011, he starred in ‘In the Flow with Affion Crockett’ where he again appeared as none other than himself.
Russell Simmons' Net Worth, Awards, And Body Measurement
Russell Simmons’ net worth is expected to be around $2 million at present. His father Joseph Simmons has $70 million net worth. He lives in his father’s house in New Jersey which is cost 5.5 million.
He has been nominated for the Teen Choice Award for Choice TV Male Reality Star in 2005 along with Joseph Simmons and Daniel Simmons. The young actor has a long way to go in his career.
His father Rev Run appeared on the MTV series Run's House, a reality show revolving around his everyday life with his family, from 2005-2009. He also stars with his parents and younger sister, Miley on the shows Rev Runs Around the World, and Rev Run's Sunday Suppers.
The Simmons family lives in Saddle River, New Jersey in a six-bedroom colonial-style home that was listed for sale in 2007 for $5.5 million.
Russell Simmons stands at the height of 5 ft 6inches. Heis currently very active on social media and is in a good relationship with his fans. He tweets a lot and posts a lot of photos on his Instagram and is quite frank about his personal affairs. The 20 years old star has recently started to go to college.
Russell Simmons' Personal Life
Russell Simmons is not dating anyone. The 20-year-old star has recently started to go to college. He spends his leisure time with his parents and siblings.
Russell is very active on social media and is in a good relationship with his fans. He tweets a lot and posts a lot of photos on his Instagram.