Rev Run Net Worth

Rev Run net worth, How did the musician acquire his wealth? Check this article to find out more about Rev Run Net Worth, his career and relationship.

About Rev Run

Rev Run Net Worth

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Joseph Ward Simmons, mostly known by his stage name Rev Run, is a musician, rapper and actor from America. Simmons is one of the founding members of the popular hip hop group Run-D.M.C.

He is an active minister, well-known as Reverend Run. Simmons is one of the creators of the MTV reality show ‘Run’s House’.

As of 2019, Rev Run net worth is $70 million. Read on to find out more about Rev Run net worth.

Full Name: Joseph Ward Simmons
Profession: Musician/Rapper/Actor
Date of Birth: November 14, 1964
Nationality: American
Age: 54
Net Worth: $70 Million

Rev Run Early Life and Career

Joseph Ward Simmons, AKA Rev Run, was born in Queens, New York on the 14th of November, 1964. Simmons is the younger brother of Russell Simmons and Danny Simmons. Russell is the founder of Def Jam Recordings.

Simmons began his music career in 1978 when he was a deejay for Kurtis Blow, and after that, he began using the nickname DJ Run.

In 1983, the hip-hop group Run-D.M.C signed up with Profile Records. The group hit modest pay dirt with its first single ‘It’s Like That/Sucker MCs’. The song peaked at No. 14 on the R&B charts and helped the group to release their first debut album in 1984.

 

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Their 1985 album, ‘King of Rock’, continued Run-D.M.C’s momentum. However, the group’s big breakthrough came the same year, when they did a rap version of Aerosmith’s smash hit ‘Walk This Way’.

The song was a hit and is still today considered to be one of the most well-known rap songs.

The track was a whole new kind of force to hit the airwaves, blending Run-D.M.C’s hard-edged rap style with Steven Tyler’s powerful rock vocals and Joe Perry’s driving guitar riffs. The hip-hop group became a household name.

In the late 1980s, Run-D:M:C: broke up temporarily but reconfigured in 1993 to release a new album, Down with the King, before taking another hiatus. In 2000, the group got back together to release Crown Royal which followed up with a tour.

However, in 2002, a tragedy befell the group when Jam Master Jay was shot and killed in his studio in Queens, New York. In 2009, Run-D.M.C was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, just the second rap group to earn the honor.

Rev Run Net Worth

As of 2019, Rev Run net worth is one of the highest among musicians in the world, with a net worth of $70 million.

Rev Run Personal Life

Rev Run is one of the most respected rappers from hip-hop’s golden age who broke out on his own in the mid-2000s.

There’s no doubt that he forever will remain as a popular hip-hop icon. The hip-hop group Run-D.M.C. is considered to be one of the greatest hip-hop group in history.

 

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