In fact, he received awards for his humanitarian efforts by the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals in 2001 and 2011. Pixel tags We use pixel tags, which are small graphic files that allow us and our trusted third party partners to track your Website usage and collect usage data, including the number of pages you visit, the time you spend on each page, what you click on next, and other information about your Website visit. Simmons launched an original content channel on YouTube, 'All Def Digital'. The following discloses the information gathering and dissemination practices for this Web site. Russell Simmons has been in relationships with 2014 , 2012 - 2013 , 2011 - 2012 , 2011 , 2010 , 2010 , 2010 , 2009 , 2009 , 2008 - 2009 , 2007 - 2008 , 1993 - 1994 , 1990 - 1991 , 1988 and. I think everyone in the hip-hop community knows Uncle Rush as a person who promotes well-being. Simmons went a step further to get hip-hop to be accepted as conventional music.
After dating for four years, they married in 1998 on Saint Barthélemy island. In response, Simmons said he would step down from his positions with his businesses. Russell is a strict Vegan and an advocate of animal rights. In his personal life, Russell Simmons was married to Kimora 1998-2009 and they have two daughters. In addition to these collections, Simmons also established American Classics, which is an American lifestyle trademark. Moreover, over 500 guests attended this event.
The book is a denouement of mystical understanding and the entrails of street-smartness. Family Simmons is now separated. He was married to model - Kimora Lee till 2008 when they separated. However, the couple separated in March 2006. Simmons is also a known entrepreneur who owns several clothing lines under his name — Phat Farm, together with Baby Phat, American Classics and Argyleculture are all brands that are owned by Russell Simmons.
His portfolio also include Def Pictures, Rush Books, Tantris, Argyleculture and All Def Digital. Hip-hop reached the record-buying masses. Co-founded the hip-hop music label Def Jam and also created successful the clothing lines Phat Farm, Argyleculture, and American Classics. He established the clothing fashion lines Phat Farm, Argyleculture, and Tantris. Simmons also dated Hana Nitsche and Melissa George. People know him as the most influential businessman in the history of rap music.
Personal Life Russell married model Kimora Lee in 1998. However four years after Aoki was born, in 2006 the couple divorced. Legal Disclaimer Though we make every effort to preserve user privacy, we may need to disclose personal information when required by law wherein we have a good-faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with a current judicial proceeding, a court order or legal process served on any of our sites. Also, he was instrumental to the coming to life of the Rush Philanthropic Organization as well as the Foundation for Ethnic Understanding. Well ahead in the year 1999, he began to work on several projects for his Rush Communications company.
Born in 1957, Russell Wendell Simmons is a business tycoon from the United States of America — known for Def Jam hip hop music brand ; and Phat Farm, American Classics and Argyleculture apparel lines. He dated German model Hana Nitsche during 2012-13. Maybe that is why the young Simmons wanted to turn his career. Simmons has written several books, including Life and Def: Sex, Drugs, Money, + God 2002 , Super Rich: Inside and Out 2011 , Success Through Stillness 2014 and The Happy Vegan 2015. All of our employees, agents and partners are committed to keeping your data confidential. Besides, Simmons is a vegan and believes in the principle of Ahimsa. He has been an important figure in the category of hip-hop music and fervently brought sidelined voices to the center stage.
Sexual misconduct and assault allegations In November 2017, former model Keri Claussen Khalighi accused Simmons of sexual assault in 1991. In addition to his music empire, Russell Simmons is owner and operator of three clothing lines that he also founded. He has two brothers, Daniel Simmons Jr. His father was a public school administrator and his mother was a park administrator. Another goal is to offer exhibition opportunities to new artists of color. Russell was made the Chairman of Board of the Foundation for Ethnic Understanding in 2002.
Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. Simmons has been a remarkably caring, generous and pro-active businessman. His father, Daniel, was a teacher, and his mother, Evelyn, an artist. Simmons did his graduation from August Martin High School. Russell Simmons is a member of the following lists: , and. His brothers are painters of the influential hip-hop group Run—D. They have two daughters, Ming Fei and Aoki Lee.
Notwithstanding having been detained two times for his offenses, in 1975 Simmons graduated from high school. He belongs to Black-American ethnicity and holds American nationality. He has two brothers, Daniel Simmons Jr. The movie was a blockbuster hit and earned positive reviews from the critics. Russell Wendell Simmons was born on October 4, 1957 in Queens, New York. He also owns a 5,800 square foot mansion in Los Angeles, and a Manhattan penthouse. Ive been practicing yoga for twenty years.
In 2000, Simmons co-founded the Internet startup called '360 Hip-Hop'. The best-known character from his family is maybe his uncle Russell Wendell Simmons after whom he got the name in the first place. About Russell Simmons is a 61 year old American Business Professional. This business even bigger after Russell Simmons created movie production house named Phat Farm. He is a regular contributor to the Huffington Post and is also editor-in-chief of GlobalGrind. He was born on August 30th, 1997. The show similarly gave a podium to younger talents who wanted to express themselves through poems.