Joseph Simmons

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Date of Birth November 14, 1964
Place of Birth New York City, New York
Age 56 years old
Horoscope Scorpio

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Joseph Simmons

Joseph Ward Simmons, better known by the stage name Run, Rev. Run or DJ Run, is an American rapper, producer, DJ and TV personality. Simmons is one of the founding members of the influential hip hop group Run–D.M.C. He is also a practicing minister, known as Reverend Run. He found new popularity in 2005 with his family's MTV reality show Run's House.

Birth name: Joseph Ward Simmons
Born: November 14, 1964, New York City, U.S.
Genres: Hip hop, East Coast hip hop, rap rock
Occupation(s): Rapper, producer, DJ, TV personality, reverend
Associated acts: Run–D.M.C, Kid Rock, Sean Combs, Jumpshot, Russell Simmons, Aerosmith, Diggy Simmons, DJ Ruckus
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About Joseph Simmons

Best known as Rev. Run, he is a member of the influential hip hop group Run-D.M.C. and star of the reality show Run's House. In 2018, he began starring on the Netflix comedy series All About the Washingtons.

Before Fame

He began performing with his group The Force before founding Run-D.M.C.


He began using his name Rev. Run after becoming an ordained minister.

Family Life

He married Justine Simmons in 1994 after previously being married to Valerie Vaughn. He has a total of seven children, Angela, Diggy, Vanessa, Russell II, Miley, Victoria and Jojo.


He is the brother of Def Jam founder Russell Simmons.

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Latest information about Joseph Simmons updated on January 20, 2021.

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