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Rev Run’s Net Worth 2024: Age, Height, Bio, Career, Spouse

How much is Rev Run’s net worth?

59 years old Rev Run is an American rapper, producer, DJ, and television personality. As of 2024, Rev Run‘s net worth is estimated at $60 million.

Quick Bio

Net Worth in 2024$60 Million
Income Source Music, Singing
Real NameJoseph Ward Simmons
Famous Name Rev Run
Birth Place Hollis, New York, United States
Birthday 14 November 1964
Age/How old? 59 years old
Height/How tall? 5 feet 8 inches
OccupationSinger, Producer
Sun SignScorpio
Wife Justine Simmons (m. 1994)
Ex-WifeValerie Vaughn (m. 1983–1992)
Info UpdatedJune 2024

Who is Rev Run? Biography, Career, Net Worth

Rev Run or Joseph Simmons is 59 years old American rapper, producer, Disc Jockey, reverend, and television personality.

He is well known for being the co-founder of an American hip-hop group Run-DMC with Jason Mizell and Darryl McDaniels.

As of June 2024, Rev Run’s net worth is $60 million. He is also the producer of the MTV reality show Run’s House.

In 2004, Rev received the Protege of the Year Award and was honored as a BMI Icon at the annual BMI Urban Awards in September 2007.

Moreover, he was named the 48th Greatest Artist in Rock n Roll by Rolling Stone magazine.

Aside from this, Rev has published his book titled “Take Back Your Family: A Challenge to America’s Parents” with his wife Justine Jones, and author Chris Morrow.

Now moving on let us know more about Rev Run, and learn his life milestones and various other important information and details.

Rev Run’s Age & Birthday

Rev Run was born on 14th November 1964 in Queens, New York, as Joseph Ward Simmons.

According to his date of birth, Rev Run is 59 years old.

Who are Rev Run‘s Parents?

Rev was born in the family of Daniel and Evelyn. His father worked as a school attendance supervisor and used to teach about black history.

His mother worked as a park administrator for the New York City Parks and Recreation Department.

Who are Rev Run‘s siblings?

He grew up in his family as the younger brother of Danny and Russell Simmons. Both are the co-founders of Def Jam Records.

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Run started his musical career as a Disc Jockey for Kurtis Blow in 1978. Later, he started using the nickname DJ Run.


There is no information about his education.

How much is Rev Run’s Net Worth & Salary?

Rev Run has an estimated net worth of $60 million as of June 2024.

He has accumulated wealth from numerous television appearances as a reality star and musician.

Run is also earning well from record sales and touring for live performances.

Furthermore, Rev produced episodes of many television series such as “All About the Washingtons” in 2018.

Presently, he is writing music for television series soundtracks.

Rev Run‘s Net Worth Estimates (5 years Net Worth)

The data of Rev Run‘s Net Worth is shown below-

Net Worth YearTotal Income
2018 $32 million
2019 $35 million
2020$45 million
2021$50 million
2022$60 Million

How did Rev Run become a millionaire?

How did Rev Run's Net Worth and wealth Reach $60 Million in 2024?
What is Rev Run’s Net Worth in 2024 and how does he make his money?

Career Journey

Rev Run began his career in music as the lead vocalist of the Hip-hop group “The Force” in the 1980s.

He later co-founded RUN-D.M.C. with Jason Mizell and Darryl McDaniels.

The group got signed by Profile Records to release their first single, “It’s Like That/Sucker Mcs”, in 1983.

Their first self-titled album peaked at #14 on the Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart.

The next album, 1985’s King Of Rock, also reached #12 on the Billboard chart. In 1986, they released an album titled Raising Hell.

The album turned commercially successful at #1 on the Top R&B/ Hip-Hop Albums chart and #3 on the Billboard 200.

The album also earned Rev a Grammy nomination for Best R&B Performance By a Duo or Group with Vocal.

Some of the group’s other albums include

  • Tougher Than Leather (1988)
  • Back From Hell (1990)
  • Down with the King (1993)
  • Crown Royal (2001)

Unfortunately, the group was disbanded after the murder of Mizell in 2002.

Aside from this, Rev Run got ordained as a Pentecostal minister by E. Bernard Jordan.

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He gifted a new $325,000 Phantom Rolls Royce to Jordan for his mentoring support.

Rev Run released his first solo album

Rev Run also released his solo album, Distortion, in 2005.

The album debuted at #78 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart, with its lead single “Mind on the Road” charting #98 on the Pop 100.

In the same year, Rev appeared on the MTV series Run’s House. The series brought him immense popularity from 2005 to 2009.

Moreover, he appeared in the spinoff series of the Run’s House, including Rev Run’s Renovation (2014-2015), Rev Run’s Sunday Suppers (2014-2016), and the Rev Runs Around the World (2015-2016).

In addition, Run co-wrote a book titled “Take Back Your Family: A Challenge to America’s Parents” with his wife Justice and author Chris Morrow.

In 2007, he received the BMI Icon at the annual BMI Urban Awards. He also got awarded the 2016 Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award.

TV Shows

Rev Run has also guest-starred on shows like TBS’ “The Last O.G.” (2019), NBC’s “Great News” (2017), and Fox’s “Grounded for Life” (2002).

In 2018, he appeared in the Netflix series “All About the Washingtons”. The show ran for just ten episodes and later got closed.

Currently, Rev Run is busy writing music for the television series soundtracks.

Rev Run in Real Estate

In 2003, Rev bought a home in Saddle River, New Jersey, for $1.6 million.

The house was renovated by Justine and later served as the setting for Run’s House.

The 6-bedroom home consists of a recording studio, indoor basketball court, and a home theatre.

It was put on the market for $5.3 million in 2005 and re-listed for $5.5 million in 2007.

Rev Run Wife & Kids

First Wife Valerie Vaughn

In 1983, Rev Run got married to Valerie Vaughn. The couple has three children named Vanessa Simmons, Angela Simmons, and Joseph “JoJo” Ward Simmons, Jr.

However, the two got divorced in 1992.

Justine Jones

Who is Rev Run's wife Justine Jones?
Rev Run Marries again to Justine Jones

Two years later, Rev got married to Justine Jones in June 1994.

They have three children named Daniel “Diggy” Simmons III, Russell “Russy” Simmons II, and Victoria Anne Simmons.

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Victoria died shortly after being born due to Omphalocele in September 2006.

Her death was documented by the MTV camera crew of Run’s House.

Soon they adopted a baby girl named Miley Justine Simmons.

Currently, the family lives in Saddle River, New Jersey.

Rev Run‘s Height, Weight, and Physical Stats

Do you want to know the physical appearance, height, and weight of Rev Run?

Have a look below:

Height5 ft 11 inches or 180 cm
Weight176 lbs (75 kg)
Hair ColorBald
Eye ColorDark Brown
Shoe Size8 (US)

Rev Run‘s Social Media Profiles

Rev Run is active on social media such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram accounts.

He has more than 2.2 million followers on his Facebook account, around 3.9 million followers on Twitter, and he has about 2.4 million followers on his Instagram account as of 1 June 2024.



Rev Run is 59 years old American rapper, producer, and television personality. He got famous for being the co-founder of the hip-hop group Run-DMC in 1983.

With Run-DMC, he rose to prominence as a lead vocalist. The group released seven studio albums, selling 230 million records worldwide. Their most popular single was the Jason Nevins remix of “It’s Like That”.

Unfortunately, the group got disbanded in 2002 after the murder of Mizell.

Besides this, Rev appeared on the MTV reality series Run’s House from 2005 to 2009. He also guest-starred in several shows and earned fame.

As of 2024, Rev Run has a net worth of $60 million.

Quick Recap

Who is Rev Run?

Joseph Ward Simmons (born 14 November 1964), professionally known as Rev Run, is a rapper, producer, DJ, and television personality.

Where was Rev Run born?

Rev Run was born on 14 November 1964, in Hollis, New York, United States.

How old is Rev Run?

Rev Run was born on 14 November 1964. According to his birthday, His age is 59 years as of Jan 2024.

What is Rev Run‘s Net Worth?

As of Jan 2024, Rev Run’s net worth is more than $60 million.

How tall is Rev Run?

Rev Run has a height of 5 ft 8 inches or 173 cm tall.

How many children does Rev Run have?

Rev Run has 7 children through his two marriages. He has four daughters and three sons. His daughter from his second wife Victoria Anne Simmons died at her birth at the age of a day.

Where does Rev Run live?

Rev Run‘s current residence is in Saddle River, Bergen County, New Jersey, United States.

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