annette simmons, The Rich Widow of Dallas Billionaire Harold Simmons

Annette Simmons was the third wife of the late Harold Simmons, a Dallas billionaire with a net worth of $10 billion whose banking expertise earned him a huge fortune. Harold Simmons developed the concept of Leverga Buyout which enabled him to acquire many companies. The billionaire controlled 5 companies that are listed on the New York Stock Exchange.

Harold Simmons married Annette in 1980 and the couple stay married till his death. Annette was born in 1936 and she was an interior designer by proffession. Before she married Harold, she had two children from a former marriage. Annette comes from Tyler, Texas and at one point in time worked as a teacher teaching 2nd and 3rd grade students.

Annette and her husband are regularly featured in the news for their philantropic work. The couple donated $20 Million in 2007 to Southern Methodist University and also $5 Million to the Dallas Zoo in 2008. They have also donated $500,000 to the  Dallas Women's Foundation. It is also reported that Harold Simmons donated a whopping $175 million to the Simmons Cancer Center in Dallas, Texas to aid in the treatment and research of cancer.

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