Russell Simmons is a vegetarian businessman - co-founder Def Records, music and fashion mogul
Birth date: October 4, 1957
Birth place: Queens, New York, USA
Russell Simmons is an African American entrepreneur. He co-founded the hip hop label Def Jam with Rick Rubin. Simmons is also the founder of the Russell Simmons Music Group. And he has his own clothing line called Phat Farm.
Russel Simmons is the brother to "Run" in the American hip hop group Run-DMC. He was once married to model and now fashion entrepreneur herself, Kimora Lee Simmons. They have children together.
In 2007, he release a self-help book titled, Do You!.