Russell Simmons Net Worth

Russell Simmons Net Worth $500 Million

Born on October, 10, 1957, Russell Simmons entered the world in anonymity. Before long, he would be making his way and setting his own path in life. He worked with Rick Rubin as an adult to create the record label, Def Jam.  As the success of this hip hop venture catapulted Simmons into the headlines, he added other ventures to his portfolio. 

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Russell Simmons began three different clothing lines that are sold under the names of Phat Farm, American Classics and Argyleculture. With all of his talent and drive, Russell Simmons' net worth has managed to hit the $500 million mark. 

Outside of business, Russell Simmons is known for his unique lifestyle. Unlike many hip hop artists, Simmons has a completely vegan lifestyle. In addition to not eating meat or animal by-products at home, he is avidly against the slaughter of animals for any food consumption. With this new approach to life, he began to explore other fields. 

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In the last decade, Russell Simmons has begun to work on literary projects and comment on politics. He writes articles for the Huffington Post on a regular basis. In addition, Russell Simmons serves as the editor-in-chief of a music reviews site, 

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