Quick Facts Joseph Ward Simmons

  • NameJoseph Ward Simmons
  • Birth NameJoseph Simmons
  • FatherDaniel Simmons
  • MotherEvelyn Simmons
  • NationalityAmerican
  • EthnicityMix
  • ProfessionDJ
  • Net Worth$70 million
  • Eye ColorDark brown
  • Hair ColorBrown
  • Famous ForRapper, producer, D.J., reverend
  • MarriedYes
  • Married toJustine Simmons (m. 1994)
  • Children7
  • SiblingsRussell Simmons, Daniel Simmons, Jr.
  • AlbumsMind on the Road
  • Birth Year1964
  • Birth month11

Joseph Simmons, better known by his stage name Run, Rev. Run or DJ Run is a multitalented American Rapper, producer, DJ as well as a TV personality. He is Popularly known as the co-founder of America’s top hip-hop group Run-D.M.C. Besides, he is also a founder of MTV reality show Run’s House.

Furthermore, Joseph was awarded for Protege of the Year Award in 2004 by a mentor E. Bernard Jordan. Besides, he also created his own channel, Rev Run’s Renovation and Rev Run’s Sunday Suppers both premiered in 2014. Want to know Joseph’s net worth? How much does Joseph earn from his profession? Scroll to know about your questions.

How Rich is Joseph Simmons? Know His Net Worth and Salary

One of the renown rapper Joseph Simmons’s estimated net is around $70 million as of 2019. Joseph Simmons has garnered extraordinary sum of fortune from his professional career. 

He is a member of Run-D.M.C., 48th Greatest  Rock ‘n’ Roll Artists. Form this he earns a substantial sum of earnings. The group also endorsed Adidas.

 YouTube: RUN-DMC – It’s Tricky (Video)

To date, he recorded for over ninety-seven soundtracks in TV series and Films which include How to Be Single, Rio 2, The Quad, Die Hard, Friday Night Light and many more. These works might have helped him add an adequate amount to his net worth.

Besides, he is a songwriter, producer, and actor. He also earns a hefty sum of cash from his own TV show Run’s House.

Additionally, he reportedly earned some of the parts of his net worth from the book published in 2008.

YouTube: “Run’s House”

Besides, Simmons was living a luxurious life in his own mansion on Saddle River, New Jersey (NJ), the US. He listed his six-bedroom colonial-style home for sale in 2007 for about $5.5 million. The house is of 9,000 sq. ft.

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Is Joseph Simmons Married? His Wife and Children

Joseph Simmons is a married man, in fact, he has married twice. Joseph married his first wife Valerie Vaughn in 1983. It’s known that the divorced couple dated for some time and later happily married. 

CAPTION: Joseph Simmons Previous Family

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From the relationship, the couple was blessed with three children  Vanessa Simmons, Angela Simmons, and Joseph “JoJo” Ward Simmons, Jr. Although the pair blessed with three sweet kid, the relationship couldn’t last forever. They divorced after eleven years of marriage, in 1992.

CAPTION: Joseph Simmon And His 2nd Wife  Justine Jones 

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After Simmon’s unsuccessful relationship with Vaughn, he married  Justine Jones on 2th June 1994. From the relationship, the couple became the parents of three more children;  Daniel “Diggy” Simmons III, Russell “Russy” Simmons II, and Victoria Anne Simmons. 

CAPTION: Joseph Simmons With his Current Family

However, their youngest daughter Victoria dies shortly after her birth on 26th of September, 2006 due to omphalocele, a birth defect which caused organs to grow outside the body. She was four pounds, five ounces when she was born.

Moreover, the couple adopted a baby girl, Miley Justine Simmons. 

Besides, he is active on social media and has over 1.9m followers. On mothers’ day, he posted a video for his mom. 

From his Instagram post, he seems a spiritual person and has too much belief in god. Furthermore, Josep hasn’t been in rumors. Neither there is information about extra-matrimonial affairs as of now.

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Joseph Simmons Bio, Wiki: Family, Age, Height

Joseph Simmons was born on 14th November 1964 Queens, Hollis, New York, NY as the son of Daniel Simmons and Evelyn Simmons. He is an American by nationality and belongs to Afro-American by ethnicity.

Joseph grew along with his siblings Danny Simmons and Russell Simmons. The information about his educational background hasn’t disclosed in the media to date. Moreover, His birth sign is Scorpio and is currently 54 tears old. 

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What is Joseph Simmons Profession? Know his Career, Achievements, Honor

Joseph chooses his career in the field of music. He was the lead vocalist hip-hop group named “The Force” before he started his own DJ Run–D.M.C. Later the Run changed to Rev. Run and DJ Run. 

Joseph association act includes Run–D.M.C., Kid Rock, Sean Combs, Jumpshot, Russell Simmons,  Aerosmith,  Diggy Simmons, and DJ Ruckus. To date, he has composed numerous hit DJ albums. His genres consist of Hip hop, East Coast hip hop, and rap rock. 

YouTube:  Rev Run – Mind On The Road

Besides, he’s a member of Run-D.M.C and, was voted the 48th Greatest Artists in Rock ‘n’ Roll by “Rolling Stone” magazine. In  2018, he also starred in the Netflix Series All About the Washingtons.