Is Rev. Run married? Yes, he is. His wife’s name is Justine Jones (born on October 13, 2005). The couple celebrated their wedding on June 25, 1994. The couple welcomed three children together named Victoria Simmons, Daniel Simmons III and Russell Simmons II. Diggy was born on March 21, 1995, and is a renowned rapper/ singer/ actor and model. Their second child Russell “Russy” Simmons II was born on August 30, 1997.
The pair’s third child Victoria Anne Simmons was born on September 26, 2006, who weighs four pounds, five ounces during the time of her birth and died due to omphalocele. Later, the couple adopted a baby daughter named Miley Justine Simmons.
Jones isn’t the first wife of Rev. Run as he was previously married to Valerie Vaughn in 1983. From their conjugal life, they welcomed three children named Vanessa Simmons (born on August 5, 1983), Angela Simmons (born on September 18, 1987) and Joseph “JoJo” Ward Simmons, Jr. (born on September 29, 1989). Vanessa is married to Michael Wayans, the second son of Damon Wayans and Lisa Thorner. Scroll down to explore more interesting personal facts and biography of Rev. Run:
Who is Rev. Run?
Born as Joseph Ward Simmons, he landed the planet on November 14, 1964, which makes his age be 56 years old as of 2020. By profession, he is an American rapper, producer and DJ in addition to being an established television personality. He is widely popular for being one of the founding members of the hip hop group Run–D.M.C which was founded in 1983. He became more popular alongside his family members through the family’s reality show called Run’s House.
Early Life and Education
Rev. Run was born in 1964 and his place of birth is in Hollis, Queens, New York, the United States of America. Talking about his family background, he was born to the parents named Daniel Simmons (father) and Evelyn Simmons (mother). His father is a truant officer and black history professor whereas his mother used to work as a park administrator for the New York City Parks and Recreation Department.
He is also blessed with two older siblings named Danny Simmons (born on August 17, 1953) and Russell Simmons (born on October 4, 1957). Danny is a neo-African abstract expressionist painter whereas Russell is an entrepreneur/ record executive and writer.
Career and Professional Life
Simmons initially contributed the hip-hop group named “The Force” as its lead vocalist. Later, he founded Run-D.M.C. with his friend named Darryl “D.M.C.” McDaniels (born on May 31, 1964) where he started serving as a lead vocalist. After being ordained as a Pentecostal minister, he started using the stage name of “Rev. Run”. He was able to earn the “Protege of the Year Award” in 2004.
He worked for the single “Song 4 Lovers” for the first time as Rev. Run. His first solo album called Distortion was released on October 18, 2005. The album was able to make over 86,000 copies sales in the United States. The album’s first single was titled “Mind on the Road” which got featured in the EA Sports’s Madden NFL 06 video game.
He gained more popularity after appearing on the MTV reality television series Run’s House which made its debut on October 13, 2005. With his son Diggy Simmons, he appeared on My Super Sweet 16 in 2007. With his wife Justine, he served for the non-profit organization called KaBOOM! He published a book called Take Back Your Family through Gotham Press on August 5, 2008 co-authoring with Chrisifer Morrow and Justine Simmons.
Joseph Simmons AKA Rev. Run AKA DJ Run is married to Justine Jones since June 25, 1994. They turned as the parents to three biological children named Victoria Anne Simmons, Daniel “Diggy” Simmons III and Russell “Russy” Simmons II. Their first child is an adopted daughter named Miley Justine Simmons. From his first wife Valerie Vaughn, Joseph is the father to three children named Vanessa Simmons, Angela Simmons and Joseph “JoJo” Ward Simmons, Jr.
Rev. Run stands at a perfect height of 5 feet and 8 inches. He weighs about 80 kilograms making him perfectly balanced as per his perfect height. His distinctive body features include a clean-shaven look, freckled face and stocky frame.
Salary and Net worth
American rapper/ producer/ DJ/ television personality Rev. Run has an estimated net worth of 80 million USD. Rev. Run is also a practicing minister and is also noted for being one of the founding members of Run–D.M.C. He has also made a good fortune from his appearance in the reality show Run’s House. Alongside his other family members.
Wiki and Facts
The biography of Rev. Run/ Joseph Simmons is prepared by various wiki sites including IMDb and Wikipedia. Join him on Twitter @revrunwisdom where he has amassed more than 4.2 million followers. He is also active on Twitter @revwon where he has garnered over 2 million followers.