How Much is Rev Run Worth?

One of the most beloved and well-paid hip-hopper Joseph Ward Simmons popular by his stage name Rev Run has established a net worth of $70 million. The musician is remembered to the audience as a part of the acclaimed hip-hop collective called Run-DMC. He has accumulated his total assets on account of his copies of albums have been sold and headlining many tours.

His older brother Russell had set up the record label Def Jam and played a decisive role in choosing his future line of work. Joseph’s musical start came in 1981 when he became a performer and the founder of the Run-DMC band along with Darryl McDaniels and Jason Mizell. An outstanding hip-hop trio succeeded in releasing seventh studio recordings and selling over 15 million copies. Their first eponymously titled album received a gold certificate, the next one – King of Rock – became platinum together with the record Raising Hell eventually got a multi-platinum status.

In 2005, he unveiled his solo debut outing called Distortion. In 2007, he was honored as a BMI Icon at the annual BMI Urban Awards. He has also appeared in many television shows like Hip-Hop Honors (2004), The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (2001-2005), Wendy: The Wendy Williams Show (2008), Run’s House (2005-2009), Guy’s Grocery Games (2017) and more.

Rev Run is the creator of the television series Rev Run’s Sunday Suppers and Rev Run’s Renovation both of which premiered in 2014. He is one of the most loved and popular rappers of all time. His fans love him for his unique style and funny demeanor.