Vanessa Simmons Baby, Boyfriend & Net Worth

Nadine Caridi


Vanessa Simmons, 33, is an aspiring actress and an American TV personality. She is best known for her family soap opera on MTV, Run’s House. She is currently busy in her TV reality show Project Runway: Threats as a host and judge since 2014. She became mom before marriage with her first Vanessa Simmons baby born to her boyfriend Michael.


Beautiful Vanessa Simmons appeared in this world on August 5, 1983 in the United States of America. She was born as Vanessa Lee-Anna Simmons. She is the eldest daughter of Joshph Simmons and Valerie Vaughn. Her father is former of Run-DMC and Hip-Hop music icon. She is the niece of the artist Danny Simmons and Russell Simmons. She belongs to American nationality and her ethnicity is African-American.

Early Life and Education

Vanessa Simmons has two younger siblings born to her father and mother; Angela Simmons and Joseph Simmons. Her parents got divorced and her father married another woman. Then, she got another four siblings from her step mother; Daniel, Russell, Victoria and Miley.

Vanessa Simmons received degree in Communications in December from the St John’s University.


Simmons career started along with featuring the MTV reality show, Run’s House and got fame and popularity within 2005 to 2009. So, the show became her notable work in which she worked with her family in comedic way that collected large fans. In 2008, she participated in the Miss California USA pageant which was kept secret from public.

Vanessa Simmons is a fashion lover. Her dream was to be an actress and a model. She played a role in Speed Dating in 2010. She has done many TV series along with some main casts. Her Daddy’s Girls show is one of her popular shows.

She is also the co-owner for the Pastry Shoes. Simmons and her sister Angela Simmons are the designers for the Pastry Shoes. Vanessa Simmons also appeared on the TV soap opera Guiding Light.

Personal Life

Vanessa Simmons recently got married to her boyfriend, Michael Wayans with whom she had been dating over 10 years. Before, she had affair with rapper J. Cole in her college life.

Vanessa Simmons baby, Ava Marie Jean Wayans born on 13th February 2014 and baby’s father is her boyfriend, Michael Wayans. She gave birth to her baby before her marriage. She was at her 30th of age when she gave birth to her first baby.

Net worth

Simmons has done much in short period of her life. She has been successful in her career. Currently she occupies net worth of $8 million dollar. She got such net worth from involving in different jobs and her commitment towards her job.

Simmons is active in social networking sites. You can follow her on her official accounts on Instagram, Twitter (@NessaSimmons) and Facebook

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