Russell Simmons Biography, Age, Weight, Height, Friend, Like, Affairs, Favourite, Birthdate & Other

Russell Simmons

This Biography is about one of the best Founder of the hip-hop music label Def Jam Russell Simmons including his Height, weight,Age & Other Detail…

Biography Of Russell Simmons
Real Name Russell Simmons
Profession Animal Rights Activists, T V & Movie Producers, Business People
Nick Name Russell Wendell Simmons
Famous as Founder of the hip-hop music label Def Jam
Nationality American
Personal Life of Russell Simmons
Born on 04 October 1957
Birthday 4th October
Age 59 Years
Sun Sign Libra
Born in Queens, New York, United States
Grouping of People College Dropouts, Poorly Educated, Vegans
Personal Life of Russell Simmons
Father Daniel Simmons, Sr.
Mother Evelyn Simmons
Siblings Joseph Simmons, Daniel Simmons, Jr.
Spouse/Partner Kimora Lee Simmons (m. 1998-2009)
Children Ming Lee Simmons, Aoki Lee Simmons
Education New York University
Awards 2001 – PETA Humanitarian Award
Personal Fact of Russell Simmons

Hailed as the hip-hop pioneer and one of the Top 25 Most Influential People of the Past 25 Years, Russell Simmons has played a pivotal role in bringing hip-hop music to the forefront. He is the co-founder of the record label, Def Jam, which successfully acted as a launch pad for Beastie Boys, Jay Z, Foxy Brown and Ludacris, among many other stars in the music industry.

He has been an influential figure in the genre of hip-hop music and passionately brought marginalised voices to mass audiences. Growing up in the streets of New York City, Simmons was a street hustler during his teenage years and while he was still in college he began to promote many hip-hop artists.

A film producer, record producer, entrepreneur and successful businessman, Simmons dons many hats and apart from his music empire he also owns a successful clothing line, Phat Farm. He is also the owner of the clothing lines, Argyleculture and American Classics. He regularly contributes to the Huffington Post and is a Goodwill Ambassador for the UN Slavery Memorial. An environmentalist at heart, he practises veganism and Ahimsa and was presented with the PETA Humanitarian Award in 2001.

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