Net Worth: $70 Million
- Source of Wealth Music
- Birth Place New York, NY, USA
- Marital Status Married Justine Simmons (m. 1994), Valerie Vaughn (m. 1983)
- Full Name Joseph Ward Simmons
- Nationality American
- Date of Birth November 14, 1964
- Ethnicity African American
- Occupation Rapper, Minister
- Children Diggy Simmons, Russell Simmons II, Angela Simmons, Vanessa Simmons, Miley Justine Simmons, Joseph "JoJo" Simmons Jr., Victoria Anne Simmons
American rapper, producer and disc jockey, Joseph Simmons has an estimated net worth of $70 million in 2013.
Also known as Rev Run or DJ Run, Joseph Ward Simmons was born on November 14, 1964 in Queens, New York, U.S.. He is known to be one of the founding members of Run–D.M.C., an influential hip hop group. He is an inductee to the rock and roll hall of fame.
Joseph Ward Simmons was born on November 14, 1964 in Queens, New York, U.S.. He is also known to be the brother of Russell Simmons and Daniel “Danny” Simmons, Jr.. Russell Simmons is recognized as one of the founders of Def Jam Records.
Prior to his career with Run-D.M.C., Joseph Simmons has worked as a lead vocalist for the hip hop group “The Force”. Eventually, he co-founded Run-D.M.C. with DJ Jason “Jam-Master Jay” Mizell and Darryl “DMC” McDaniels.
In 1983, he married Valerie Vaughn with whom he has three children named Angela, Vanessa and Joseph Jr..In 1994, he married Justine Jones with whom he has three children named Danielle III, Russell II, and Victoria (deceased).