The name Rev Run says it all as he is a practicing minister as well as the one of the founders of a hip-hop group known as Run-D.M.S. Rev Run is also a DJ, rap artist, musician and an actor. He became a household name after he released his own reality show titled ‘Run’s House. Now let us have a close look at the net worth of Rev Run in 2019
Early Life & Biography:
Joseph Ward Simmons is his real name and he was born on November 14, 1964. His parents are Everlyn Simmions and Daniel Simmions. He has two siblings namely Russel Simmions and Danny Simmions. He grew up in Queens in New York City.
Although there is no information about his school life, it is evident that he was brought in the right direction and the way he has displayed his talent shows that he had an amazing education that nurtured and guided him the right way. His interest in music developed way back while he was still young.
The ordained minister, Reverend Run married Valerie Vaughn and together they were blessed with three children namely Angela, Vanessa and Joseph. He later married Justin Jones, who is aspiring actor. The couple also has children, including Daniel, Russell and Victoria Anne Simmions.
However, their daughter Victoria died shortly after she was born. The couple also has an adopted child by the name Miley Justine Simmions. The family resides in Saddle River, New Jersey.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
Rev Run commenced his career as the lead vocalist in the hip-hop group named The Force. He then partnered with Darryl, McDaniels and DJ Jason to form the group named Run-D.M.C. He was the lead singer in the group.
He was later commissioned by E.Bernard who was his spiritual advisor to become a Pentecostal minister. His single after he became a Minister was titled ‘Song for Lovers’which he did with the Liberty band in 2005. The song did well and showed the beginning of his successful career in music.
He then did a solo album titled ‘Distortion’, which was made of various hit songs like ‘Mind on the Road.’ For almost five years he appeared in the series ‘Run’s House’ which aired on MTV with the aim of showing the public his daily life.
He has also appeared on other films such as ‘My Super Sweet’, which also features his son Diggy. Rev Run developed his cable series that were aired in 2014. They are ‘Rev Run’s Renvation’ and ‘Rev Run’s Sunday Suppers.’
The talent he displayed over the years has earned him a lot of fame and popularity all over the world. In 2004, he was name as the ‘Protégé of the year Award’ and in 2007, he was honored to be a BMI Icon at the BMI Urban Awards.
His group Run-D.M.C has also made him achieved so much in his career as an artist as they were initiated into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Net Worth & Earnings:
Reverend Run commonly referred as Rev Run is said to have an estimated net worth valued at $75 million. He has amassed his wealth from his talent as a musician staring from his time in Run-D.M.C. He has earned a lot from the sale of his various albums, which were received positively by his fans.
Apart from becoming a celebrity and a minister as well, Rev Run is also involved in other philanthropic works to help the underserved people in the community. His role as a minister has laid a foundation not only to him but to his family as well.