Biography

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Russell Wendell Simmons (born October 4, 1957) is an American entrepreneur, the co-founder, with Rick Rubin, of the pioneering hip-hop label Def Jam, and creator of the clothing fashion lines Phat Farm, Argyleculture, and American Classics.

Russell Simmons is the third richest figure in hip-hop, having a net-worth estimate of $340 million.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Russell Simmons, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Russell Wendell Simmons (born October 4, 1957) is an American entrepreneur, the co-founder, with Rick Rubin, of the pioneering hip-hop label Def Jam, and creator of the clothing fashion lines Phat Farm, Argyleculture, and American Classics.

Russell Simmons is the third richest figure in hip-hop, having a net-worth estimate of $340 million.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Russell Simmons, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 49

Birthday 1957-10-04

Place of Birth Queens, New York, United States

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Also Known As

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2018 ReMastered: Who Killed Jam Master Jay?
2018 Survivor's Guide to Prison as Himself
2017 Feel Rich: Health Is the New Wealth as Himself
2017 G-Funk
2016 On Meditation as Himself
2016 Vegan: Everyday Stories as Himself
2016 Norman Lear: Just Another Version of You
2015 Unity as Himself - Narrator (voice)
2014 Awake: The Life of Yogananda as Himself
2013 Acting Disruptive (1 episode) as Himself
2012 Yoga Is: A Transformational Journey as Himself
2012 The Tents as himself
2010 Running Russell Simmons (6 episodes)
2010 The Nate Berkus Show (1 episode)
2010 Rappin' With The Rickster
2009 Jim Jones - This Is Jim Jones as Himself
2009 Shooting Star(s): The Rise of Hip Hop Photographer Johnny Nunez
2008 Kimora: Life in the Fab Lane (29 episodes)
2008 2 Turntables and a Microphone as Himself
2008 The Black List: Volume One as Himself
2008 In Prison My Whole Life as Himself
2006 Def Comedy Jam Classics: Volume Two as Himself
2006 Jamie Kennedy's Blowin' Up (1 episode)
2006 The Henry Rollins Show (1 episode)
2005 It's the Shoes (1 episode) as Himself
2004 Hip Hop Honors (7 episodes)
2004 America Beyond the Color Line (1 episode) as Himself
2004 The L Word (1 episode)
2004 The Celebrity Apprentice (1 episode)
2003 Beef as Himself
2003 Real Time with Bill Maher (2 episodes)
2003 Jimmy Kimmel Live! (1 episode)
2002 Brown Sugar as Himself
2002 The Hamptons (2 episodes)
2001 Russell Simmons' Def Comedy Jam All Stars (12 episodes) as Himself
1996 Moesha (2 episodes)
1993 Late Night with Conan O'Brien (1 episode)
1988 Tougher Than Leather as himself

Production

2016 All Def Comedy Executive Producer
2016 ADD Presents: Robert Powell Executive Producer
2016 ADD Presents: Tyree Elaine Executive Producer
2011 Lemon Executive Producer
2010 Running Russell Simmons (6 episodes)Producer
2006 Waist Deep Executive Producer
2005 Run's House (60 episodes)Producer
2004 And You Don't Stop: 30 Years of Hip-Hop Executive Producer
1997 Gridlock'd Executive Producer
1995 The Addiction Executive Producer
1992 Def Comedy Jam (22 episodes)Producer

Creator

2005 Run's House Creator
2001 Russell Simmons' Def Comedy Jam All Stars Creator
1992 Def Comedy Jam Creator

Directing

2005 The History Makers: Success Director

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