Russell Simmons

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Who is Russell Simmons?

Russell Wendell Simmons is an American business magnate. He co-founded the hip hop music label Def Jam and created the clothing fashion lines Phat Farm, Argyleculture, and American Classics. Simmons has been described as the third richest figure in hip hop, having a net-worth estimate of $340 million in 2011.

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Born
Oct 4, 1957
Queens
Also known as
  • Russell Wendell Simmons
  • Rush
Parents
Siblings
Spouses
Children
Ethnicity
  • African American
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • City College of New York
Employment
  • Baby Phat
Lived in
  • Queens

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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