How much is Angela Simmons worth?
|Net Worth:||$9 Million|
|Date of Birth:||September 18, 1987|
|Country:||United States of America|
About Angela Simmons
Angela Simmons is an American actress, entrepreneur, fashion designer, producer, and television star. She became famous almost immediately after she was born. Her father is Joseph Simmons, one of the founding members of the hip hop group Run DMC. During her late teens, Angela rose to national popularity when she landed a role in the reality series “Run’s House”, which follows the lives of her entire family. Since then, Angela has ventured into acting, directing, and hosting among many other roles.
How did Angela Simmons earn her net worth?
Working in the show business and finding her own businesses made this talented entrepreneur rich. 2006 marked the television debut of the fashionista who began appearing sporadically on television series and music videos. The first music video that she took part in is Bow Wow and Chris Brown’s “Shortie Like Mine”, from which she won $1.000. That year she also had guest appearances at “Total Request Live”, “Soul Train Music Awards”, and many other award ceremonies.
In January 2009, Angela and her sister Vanessa became so popular that they landed their own television series. The show was titled “Daddy’s Girls” and despite its short-run (only 15 episodes from January to September), it was highlighted by many media outlets and newspapers. Thanks to their show and its two highly-praised seasons that both amassed more than three million viewers, the Simmons sisters earned well over $500.000 from their contract with MTV.
Why is she so famous?
The businesswoman became famous when she began appearing on “Run’s House”. She was born on September 18, 1987, in New York City, New York. She was raised in the Queens borough of New York. She is the second of three children o Joseph and Justine Simmons. Her brother Joseph and sister Vanessa are also well-known television stars that ventured into acting. Angela’s father is one of the founding members of the classic hip hop group Run DMC, which is why she gained popularity almost immediately after her birth.
In 2005, Angela graduated from the High School of Fashion Industries. A few months later, she enrolled at the Fashion Institute of Technology, however, she eventually dropped out to further pursue a fashion career. That year, at the age of 18, she began appearing regularly on the television series “Run’s House”, which was initially set to follow the life of her father, however, it included regular appearances from Angela and her siblings. One year later, she landed her first job in the “Word Up” magazine, where she became the editor of her mini-magazine titled “Angela’s Rundown”.
What makes her so successful?
The success of this global fashion icon comes from her many professions. Ever since her teenage years, Angela had a passion for fashion. Just after she dropped out of college to pursue a career in that field, she landed a role in the television series “Fashion News Live”. Concurrently with her appearances on the commercially acclaimed series “Run’s House” and “Daddy’s Girls”, Angela worked as a television hostess of the series from 2008 to 2014.
Throughout the 2010s, Simmons continued to appear mainly on award ceremonies and talk shows such as the annual “BET Awards“ as well as “The Wendy Williams Show” and “The Mo’Nique Show”. In 2016, she had a career resurgence when she was asked to join the Emmy-award winning syndicated talk show “The Real”. Alongside her sister and other celebrities, she began working as a supporting hostess for four consecutive years. Around the same time, she became a regular cast member and producer of another popular television series – “Growing Up Hip Hop”. Most recently, in June 2019, she even appeared in the spin-off “Growing Up Hip Hop: Atlanta”
Angela Simmons is a wealthy entrepreneur and television superstar, whose career began in 2006 when she dropped out of high school, and then she began pursuing a career in the fashion and entertainment world. She became a regular cast member of her father’s show “Run’s House”, which later inspired the television series “Daddy’s Girls” that focused on both Angela and her sister, Vanessa.
Since the past decade or so, in addition to being an actress, director, and host of series such as “The Real” and “Growing Up Hip Hop”, Angela became a businesswoman. The fashionista, whose net worth now exceeds $9 million, has established and ran many businesses including fashion lines with faux fur and shoes.