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Russell Simmons Net Worth

Russell Simmons Net Worth

Net Worth: $325 Million

  • Source of Wealth Music, Fashion, Other Business
  • Birth Place Queens, New York, United States
  • Marital Status Divorced (Kimora Lee)
  • Full Name Russell Wendell Simmons
  • Nationality American
  • Date of Birth October 4, 1957
  • Ethnicity African American
  • Occupation Businessman (Co-founder of Def Jam, Founder of Phat Farm)
  • Children 2 (Ming Lee, Aoki Lee)
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About Russell Simmons

American business magnate, Russell Wendell Simmons has an estimated net worth of $325 million. Known as the most important businessman in the history of rap music. As co-founder of the Def Jam label, Simmons’ street-friendly taste and marketing savvy helped bring hip-hop crashing into the mainstream of American culture and mass media. Simmons is one of the wealthiest entrepreneurs in the world of hip-hop and is a man with varied interests.¬†Russell Simmons has since shifted his focus from records to political commentary and other literary pursuits.. He is a regular contributor to the Huffington Post and is also editor-in-chief of, a website that reviews the world of hip-hop.

Earnings & Financial Data

The below financial data is gathered and compiled by TheRichest analysts team to give you a better understanding of Russell Simmons's net worth by breaking down the most relevant financial events such as yearly salaries, contracts, earn outs, endorsements, stock ownership and much more.

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  • Earnings 2011
  • Earnings 2010
Earnings 2011 N/A
Asset 2011

Market value of his Lower Manhattan Home

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Asset 2010

Market value of his Saddle River Home