Joseph Simmons is a popular American rapper, DJ, actor and TV presenter, who is better known by his stage name Run, Rev. Run or DJ Run.
Joseph Simmons Profile/Introduction
Joseph Ward Simmons is the full name of the popular DJ and rapper Joseph Simmons. He is better known by his stage name Run, Rev.Run, DJ Run. He is a multi-faceted genius – rapper, DJ, actor, TV Presenter etc. He is the co-founder of Run-D.M.C, a hip-hop group. Apart from these he is also a practicing minister, called as Reverend Run, at Zoe ministries.
|Birthname||Joseph Ward Simmons|
|Nickname||Run, Rev.Run, DJ Run|
|Profession||Rapper,Producer, DJ, TV Presenter, Actor|
|Famous for/as||Rapper, TV presenter (Run-D.M. C, Run’s House))|
Joseph Simmons Personal Life Info & More
Run was born on November 14th in 1964. He is now 56 years old, and will be 57 in November 2022. He was born in Hollis in the New York city. Run currently resides at Saddle River, New Jersey. He is an American. His zodiac sign is Scorpio. He is a Pentecostal Christian.
|Date of Birth/Birthday||14 November 1964|
|Age (as in 2022)||57|
|Birthplace||Hollis, New York|
|Hometown||Saddle River, New Jersey|
|Zodiac Sign/Sun Sign||Scorpio|
Joseph Simmons Height, Weight, Physical Stats & More
Joseph has relatively medium stature. He is about 5’8″ tall or 1.73 m. He weighs about 76 kg or 167 lbs. He has dark brown eyes. He has no hair, he is bald.
|Height (approx.)||in meters – 1.73 m
in feet-inches – 5’8”
|Weight (approx.)||in Pounds – 167 lbs
in Kilograms – 76 kg
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Joseph Simmons Family Members Names & Information
Joseph Simmons was born in New York. He lived with his parents and two brother. His father’s name is Daniel Simmons Sr. His mother’s name is Evelyn Simmons. He has two elder brothers- Daniel Simmons Jr. and Russell Wendell Simmons. Daniel is also an artist, and Russell is the co-founder of Def Jam records.
|Father||Daniel Simmons Sr.|
|Brother||Daniel Simmons Jr., Russell Wendell Simmons|
Joseph Simmons Marital Status & More
Simmons has married twice. He is currently happily married to Justina Jones, since June 5 1994. The couple have four kids- Daniel Diggy Dwayne Simmons III ( better known as Diggy Simmons), Russell Russy Simmons II, Victoria Anne Simmons, and Miley Justine Simmons. In these Victoria died on the same date of her birth, due to certain illness. Thus they adopted a girl child, who is Miley Justine Simmons.
Before this he was married to Valerie Vaughn, in 1983. They had three children – Vanessa Simmons, Angela Simmons, and Joseph Simmons Jr. Vanessa is a TV host and actress.
|Children’s||Vanessa Simmons, Angela Simmons, and Joseph Simmons Jr, Diggy Simmons, Russy Simmons, Victoria Anne Simmons, and Miley Justine Simmons|
Joseph Simmons Education Qualification, School & College
Not much information is known about the education of Simmons. He has completed high school. Any information regarding college education is not known.
|Educational Qualification||High School Graduate|
Joseph Simmons Favourite Things/Like & Dislike
We don’t know much about his personal interests yet. We are always eager to know about the favorite musician of our favorite. For Run it is Frank Sinatra.
Joseph Simmons Money Factor
Joseph Simmons is expected to have a net worth of approximately $60 million.
|Net Worth||$60 million|
Joseph Simmons Biography & Some Other Lesser Known Facts About Joseph Simmons:
He began his musical journey as a lead vocalist in a hip-hop band called as The Force. He started using the stage name, Rev. Run after he was ordained as a Pentecostal Minister by his spiritual mentor, E. Bernard Jordan.
His first appearance after adapting the new stage name was in a single, Song 4 Lovers the British pop band Liberty X in 2005. It was a huge hit, and topped airplay chart positions – No. 2 on Box UK and No. 4 on MTV UK.
Following that he released his first solo album, Distortion. His single from the album, Mind on the Road got featured in a video game of EA Sports.
He received the BMI Icon Award from Broadcast Music Inc., at it’s Annual BMI Urban Awards. KaBoom is non-profit organization formed in partnership wit his wife, to raise awareness regarding safe play spaces. He has also co-authored a book with Justine, titled Take Back Your Family: A Challenge to America’s Parents, which was published in August 2008.
He gained much popularity through his family reality show in MTV, called as Run’s House.
Joseph Simmons Social Media Accounts & Channels
- Instagram: Check Now
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