Vanessa Simmons: Childhood and Family Background
Vanessa Simmons, the oldest daughter of Joseph “Rev Run” Simmons and Valerie, was born on August 5, 1983 in Laie, Hawaii. She has a brother named Joseph Jr. “JoJo” and a sister named Angela Simmons. Justine, her mother, remarried after divorcing her father when she was 10 years old, sadly leaving behind her three step-siblings. Miley, the baby girl who was later adopted by her parents, was named after Jones, one of her step-siblings.
Initial Stage of Career on MTV’s Run’s House
The series revolved around Joseph Simmons, the father of the Simmons family, and his management of his career and his family life in Saddle River, New Jersey. Vanessa Simmons also gained fame by appearing on the MTV reality show “Run’s House” in 2005, alongside her family. The show featured all the members of the Simmons family and aired for six seasons until 2009.
Career in Reality Television
In the fifth season, the series also features her sibling Angela and introduced her sibling JoJo. Afterwards, she had a special appearance on “Growing Up Hip Hop” prior to becoming a primary cast member in the third season. Simmons hosted and evaluated “Project Runway: Threads” in 2014. In 2012, she made an appearance on “Cupcake Wars.” She played a leading role in the MTV spinoff “Daddy’s Girls” and made cameo appearances on various talk shows. Simmons achieved popularity on “Run’s House” and subsequently appeared on the soap opera “Guiding Light.”
Vanessa Simmons’ List of Films
Simmons has starred in multiple movies such as:.
Simmons Leads and Serves as Executive Producer for Web Series “Monogamy”
In 2018, Simmons initiated his role as the lead actor and took on the role of an executive producer for the online series “Monogamy”. The series, developed by Craig Ross Jr. And his spouse Caryn Ward Ross, tracks the experiences of four wedded pairs as they employ non-traditional therapeutic approaches to enhance their connections. The ensemble features Jill Marie Jones, Brian J. White, Wesley Jonathan, Blue Kimble, and Darius McCrary.
ALLBLK launched the third installment of “Monogamy”, with the initial two seasons being broadcasted on the Urban Movie Channel. Furthermore, the show made its debut on Netflix internationally, excluding the United States.
Vanessa Simmons Establishing and Guiding Footwear Enterprise Pastry
Pastry, the shoe company, was established by Vanessa Simmons and her sister Angela. The brand’s expansion comprises a variety of items such as tights, shorts, athletic bras, sweatshirts, sleeveless shirts, purses, and additional items. Vanessa Simmons, as the creative director of Pastry, is in charge of supervising the brand’s design and trajectory.