Vanessa Simmons - Updated Oct 2023

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Vanessa Simmons

Vanessa Simmons is an American television personality. Vanessa Simmons is well known for her performance in the MTV reality show ‘Run’s House’.

Early Life

Vanessa Jean Simmons was born on August 5, 1983, in Laie, Hawaii, United States. She is currently 38 years old. Her nationality is American & is of African-American descent.

Moreover, She is the first child of American rapper & reality star Joseph Simmons & Valerie Vaughn.

Likewise, She has six siblings; editor Angela Simmons, Joseph “Jojo” Simmons Jr., rapper & actor Daniel “Diggy” Simmons III, Russell “Russy” Simmons II, Victoria Anne Simmons & Miley Justine Simmons. Also, She is the niece of stars, Danny Simmons & Russell Simmons.


She enrolled and graduated from St. John’s University. Other details regarding her education are not available.

Vanessa Simmons – Net Worth 2023

Simmons is a reality star, businesswoman, and actress whose net worth is estimated to be $8 million. Information regarding her assets and other financial information is not available.

Vanessa Simmons standing beside her jeep for a pic

Caption: Vanessa Simmons standing beside her jeep for a pic Source: tv overmind

Relationships Status

Simmons is in a relationship with actor Michael Wayans. She and her boyfriend have been dating and living together for more than a decade. Her sexuality is straight. She gave birth to her first child, Ava Marie Jean on February 13, 2014.

Vanessa Simmons posing for a pic with Mike Wayans

Caption: Vanessa Simmons posing for a pic with Mike Wayans Source: the jasmine brand

Simmons has avoided any kind of scandals and controversies. She has been successful in keeping her image clean in public.

Body Measurements

Vanessa Simmons is 5 feet 6 inches or 168cm tall and weighs around 57kg. Moreover, her body measurements are 34-25-36. She has dark brown colored eyes and black hair.

Vanessa Simmons posing during a red carpet event

Caption: Vanessa Simmons posing during a red carpet event Source:

Career & Professional Life

Initially, between 2005 & 2009 when Vanessa Simmons was doing an MTV reality show ‘Run’s House’, she started to gain fame.

After her successful performance in ‘Run’s House’, she made some appearances in the soap opera show ‘Guiding Light’ as well as in films ‘speed dating’, ‘Dysfunctional Friends’, ‘And Boogie Town’.

In 2008, she entered the Miss California USA Pageant without telling anyone.  Furthermore, in 2014, she starred in a web series called Mixed. Likewise in the same year, she became the host & judge of a spin-off series ‘Project Runway: Threads’.

Additionally, Vanessa along with her sister, Angela Simmons are designers for the shoe brand Pastry.

Vanessa Simmons – Social Media

Vanessa Simmons has an Instagram account with the username @vanessajsimmons with 1.9m followers. Also, she is available on Twitter with the username @NessaSimmons.