Video rev run’s net worth

Joseph Simmons, better known as Reverend Run, is a rapper and disc jockey best known for being part of the legendary and influential East Coast hip-hop group, Run-DMC. Hip-hop students who haven’t listened to their work but seek to understand the genre’s early days do what they do both themselves and those they may want to impart information to with enormous dishonesty. Join us to find out how Simmons started his journey.

Biography of Joseph Simmons

Simmons was born Joseph Ward Simmons, the youngest of three boys to Evelyn and Daniel Simmons, on November 14, 1964 in the Queens Borough of New York. At a young age, Simmons was influenced by the growing genre of hip-hop music in New York, which also influenced his older brothers, Danny and Russell, in one way or another.

Around the age of 14, Simmons began working as a disc jockey for Kurtis Blow, one of the pioneers of hip-hop, which was managed by his brother Russell. His skills on the turntable earned him the nickname DJ Run because he was known to cut between two turntables. Simmons soon started battling Blow in rap fights before forming the hip-hop group called The Force. The Force hadn’t been around for long as Joseph Simmons teamed up with his high school friend, Darryl McDaniels (aka DMC), to form Run-DMC. The duo were later joined by another of their high school classmates, Jason William Mizell (aka Jam Master Jay).

Run-DMC then signed a recording contract with Profile Records released their first single titled “C’est comme ça / Sucker MCs” in 1983. The success of this song prompted the group to release their self-titled debut album, a year later, in which there were such hits as “Rock Box”, “Hard Times”. and “Jam-Master Jay.” In 1985, Simmons and his team released King of Rock to critical acclaim. A year later, they released the Rick Rubin-selling, platinum-selling album Raising Hell, earning them the title of one of the first Grammy-nominated artists in the genre..

The band went on to release four more albums. Tougher Than Leather (1988), Return From Hell (1990), Down with the King (1993), and Royal Crown (2001) before Jam Master Jay was killed in his New York studio in 2002. His death struck Simmons harshly and he decides to leave the music as he is ordained a Pentecostal minister under the name Reverend Run. In 2005, however, Simmons returned to the music scene to release his first and only solo album titled Distortion. During this time, he also began appearing on the reality TV show Run’s House, which featured him and his family.

Net value

According to the Celebrity Net Worth site, Joseph Simmons has an estimated net worth of around $70 million. The former Run-DMC band member was able to accumulate such net worth through his pioneering career in hip-hop music and other endeavors. He was also president of the athletics and footwear division of Phat Farm, a clothing company owned by his brother, during its most successful years.

Family – wife, children

Joseph Simmons is currently in his second marriage. The incumbent minister was first married to Valerie Vaughn in 1983. The couple had three children; Vanessa, Angela and Joseph Jr., aka Jojo, before their marriage ended in 1992. Ms Vaughn filed for divorce from her husband after he confessed to cheating on her with a 22-year-old woman from Cleveland, Illinois. Ohio, who had accused him. of raping her after a performance in 1989. Simmons had maintained his innocence in the matter, but later admitted to having slept consensually with the woman in question. He was later exonerated of any wrongdoing and the case was thrown out for lack of evidence, but it cost him his marriage.

Two years after her first marriage ended on June 25, 1994, Simmons exchanged vows with Justin Jones. Together, the couple welcomed three more children. Daniel III, aka Diggy, Russell II, aka Russy, and Victoria Anne, who died shortly after birth. The loss prompted the couple to adopt a baby girl they named Miley Justine Simmons.

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