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Russell Simmons

AKA Russell Wendel Simmons

Born: 4-Oct-1957
Birthplace: Queens, NY

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: Black
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Business
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Def Jam Records

Founded Def Jam Records in 1984 with Rick Rubin. Owns Rush Communications, a media conglomerate, and operates RushCard, a prepaid debit card.

Father: Daniel Simmons (teacher)
Mother: (artist)
Brother: Joseph Simmons
Brother: Danny Simmons
Wife: Kimora Lee Simmons (fashion designer/model, m. 20-Dec-1998)
Daughter: Ming Fei (b. 21-Jan-2000)
Daughter: Aoki Lee (b. Aug-2002)

    University: City College of New York, Harlem, NY

    Def Jam Recordings Founder (1984)
    Bill Bradley for President
    Carol Moseley Braun for President
    Friends for Harry Reid
    Friends of Hillary
    Obama for America
    People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals
    Sharpton 2004
    Drug Possession: Marijuana
    Wedding: Eddie Murphy and Nicole Mitchell (1993)
    Wedding: Donald Trump and Melania Knauss (2005)
    Risk Factors: Vegetarian, Insomnia, Yoga, Marijuana, LSD, PCP

    Run's House Producer (2005)

    The Muslims Are Coming! (12-Sep-2013) · Himself
    Beef (Aug-2003) · Himself
    Death of a Dynasty (7-May-2003) · Himself
    Brown Sugar (5-Oct-2002) · Himself
    Butter (1998)
    The Show (25-Aug-1995) · Himself
    Krush Groove (25-Oct-1985)

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