- Full Name: Russell Wendell Simmons
- Net Worth: $325 Million
- Occupation: Entrepreneur
- Nationality: American
- Marital Status: Divorced
- Ethnicity: African American
Russell Simmons Net Worth – Is Admirable And He Is Very Influential Businessman
How Did Russell Simmons Become So Powerful And Influential
Russell Simmons is well known American businessman and record executive, one of co-founders of popular recording label Def Jam. He is also behinf several popular clothing lines, such as Phat Farm, Argyleculture and American Classics, so it is no wonder that Russell Simmons is well over $300 million. Net worth Simmons Russell has earned so far is substantial, and he doesn’t show any sign of slowing down, despite the fact that he is his 60s. There is no retirement any time soon, it seems that Russell Wendell Simmons plans on running his business for many more years.
Russell Simmons didn’t attend college till graduation, he barely started it and then left to do his business, but still, he is well-educated man, man who has spent lot of his time and energy ro further improve interreligious and interethnic understanding and cooperation.
One of other interesting facts about Russell Simmons is that he has completely devoted to vegetarianism, or to be more accurate veganism, both in order to help animals and end cruelty against animals, as well as to promote ecological values.
The estimated net worth of Russell Simmons is about $340 million.
What Are Russell Simmons Beliefs And Interests
Besides being successful businessman, Russell Simmons in more recent years showed us that he also has interest and talent to write and transfer his ideas and beliefs into books with kind of motivational value. He wrote (and co-wrote) following titles: Super Rich: A Guide to Having It All, and Do You-12 Laws to Access the Power in You to Achieve Happiness and Success.
If you wonder did books contribute to how much is Russell Simmons worth, we don’t think that these titles had much effect on his bank account (and critics didn’t give them much credit), but they definitely contain interesting ideas.
When speaking of religious beliefs and practicing of religion, Russell Simmons informed us few years ago that he is not a Buddhist but instead that he practices Yoga, through exercises and meditation. His religious beliefs led him to provide additional support to animal rights as well as to additionally provide support for same-sex marriages.
Private Life Of Russell Simmons
Russell Simmons met his wife Kimora Lee when she was a model and only 17. They dated 6 years and finally got married in 1998. In recent years they got 2 girls together. Kimora Lee continued with her career on television and was very much present in public media. However, it seems that at certain point their life went separate ways, and they finally divorced few years ago. There are news that Russell Simmons is of recently dating attractive actress Shannon Elizabeth. However, it seems that divorce didn’t affect positive relationship between Russell and Kimora, as they continue to cooperate and work together on some business projects, primarily clothing lines. Russell Simmons kids are thus not much affected by their parents divorce, because they continue to spend much time with both of parents. Russell Simmons girlfriend also seems to get along with girls, which is great relief for Russell.
Simmons used to live with his wife and family in a Saddle River in New Jersey, in a luxury mansion on huge ground, but has since moved to Los Angeles, probably to be near his new girlfriend. Other business moguls who have separated with their wife in later age are David Letterman and actor Bruce Willis-who also found love with younger ladies.
Now what your guess about future of love story between Russell and Shannon Elizabeth? Please feel free to comment.