January 15, 2011 by USA Post
Russell Simmons, It is one of the most influential personalities in the music world today and also made a serious name for himself in the fashion world at the head of labels like Phat Farm and American Classics.
Born in 1957, “Russell Simmons”co-based hip hop label Def Jam with Rick Rubin and today the company is one of the labels most powerful in the business.
However, if hip-hop is not your thing, you might still recognize her name.
Simmons was married to model Kimora Lee and 2007, the couple starred in the television reality show called “Kimora Lee Simmons. Life in the Fab Lane”
Simmons is currently ranked as the richest person in the third world of hip-hop with a fortune estimated at more than 300 million U.S. dollars.
Today, Simmons is out with a new book called “Super Rich: A guide for everything.”
Wendell Russell Simmons (born October 4, 1957) is an American entrepreneur; co-founder, with Rick Rubin, the vanguard of hip-hop label Def Jam and creator of fashion clothing lines Phat Farm, Argyleculture and American Classics. .
Russell Simmons is the younger brother of Daniel Simmons, Jr., and he is the elder brother of the Rev. Joseph Simmons, better known as “Run of Run-DMC, and son of Daniel Simmons, Sr., a school administrator Public and Evelyn Simmons, director of New York City Park. His brother Daniel Simmons, Jr. is an accomplished artist abstract.
Russell Simmons is the third figure richest hip-hop, having an estimated net worth and $ 340 million.
Simmons Model Kimora Lee met in November 1992 at the fashion week in New York. They dated for six years and married 20 December 1998  on the Caribbean island of Saint Barthelemy. Official was the brother of Russell, Reverend Run, now an ordained minister. They have two daughters together, Ming Lee (born 2000) and Aoki Lee (born 2002). Before the couple’s divorce, they owned a 4-acre (16,000 m2), 49,000 square feet (4,600 m2) house with 10 rooms located in marital Saddle River, New Jersey. The house has two indoor and outdoor pools, a wine cellar and a theater. Just down the road is the house of his brother, Joseph Simmons, aka Rev Run.
Def Jam became just one piece of Simmons. Rush Communications, which included a management company, a clothing company called Phat Farm, a home production of films, television shows like Def Comedy Jam, a magazine and an advertising agency. His nephew Jamal “Redrum” Simmons and his group released the album Flatlinerz controversial United States in 1994 on Def Jam, but was removed from the label shortly after. Simmons sold his stake in the company and record 100 million to Universal Music Group in 1999. The component back and forth communication Rush is the shoe company Run Athletics, which began in 2003, a company that produces both Arthur Ashe’s legacy and shoes.
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