Vanessa Simmons
Vanessa Simmons
Real Name/Full Name Vanessa Jean Simmons
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Vanessa Simmons
Birth Place: Laie, Hawaii, United States
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 5 August 1983
Age/How Old: 40 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 167cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 6″
Weight: In Kilograms – 57 Kg
In Pounds – 125.4 lbs
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Brown
Parents Name: Father – Joseph Simmons
Mother – Valerie Vaughn
Siblings: Angela Simmons, Russell Simmons II, Victoria Anne Simmons, Diggy Simmons, Joseph Simmons Jr.
School: Saint Mary’s High School
College: St. John’s University
Religion: Christian
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Leo
Gender: Female
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Boyfriend: N/A
Husband/Spouse Name: Mike Wayans
Kids/Children Name: Ava Marie Jean Wayans
Profession:  Actress,entrepreneur
Net Worth: $10 million
Last Updated: April 2024

Vanessa Simmons is known for her fantastic work in various reality shows; she is a TV personality as well. She has been a judge in many reality shows. She is also an entrepreneur and has her own business. She has exclusively contributed to charities also.

Well, how well do you know about Vanessa Simmons? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Vanessa Simmons’s net worth in 2024, her age, height, weight, boyfriend, husband, kids, biography and complete details about her life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Vanessa Simmons to date.

Biography and Early Life

Vanessa Simmons was born to Joseph Simmons and Valerie Vaughn. She was born on 5th August 1983 in Hawaii. Her parents divorced, and her father married Justine. She is the eldest among all the siblings. She is the niece of the co-founder of Def Jam Record and hip-hop artist Russell Simmons and Danny Simmons. She belonged to a rap culture as her father was known for his rap circles. Thus, we can say that she was surrounded by artists and grew up with the same influence.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Vanessa Simmons in 2024, and what is her height and weight? Well, Vanessa Simmons’s age is 40 years old as of today’s date 23rd April 2024 having been born on 5 August 1983. Though, she is 5′ 6″ in feet and inches and 167 cm in Centimetres tall, she weighs about 125.4 lbs in Pound and 57kg in Kilograms. Her eye color is Brown and hair color is Brown.


Vanessa did her schooling at Saint Mary’s High School and did her college from St. John’s University. She was a very bright student in the initial part of her academic life and always wanted to become inspirational. But later, she decided after her university life that she wants to become an actress given her good looks and talent.

Personal Life: Dating, Boyfriends, Husband, Kids

Vanessa Simmons With Husband Mike Wayans
Vanessa Simmons With Husband Mike Wayans

Vanessa Simmons is the eldest of all the siblings she has. She was born to Joseph Simmons and Valerie Vaughn. The siblings’ list includes Joseph Simmons Jr, Miley Justine Simmons, Russell Simmons II, Daniel Simmons III, Angela. She started dating Mike Wayans in 2005, and the couple had their first child in January 2014. They decided to have more kids and later got married.

Is Vanessa Simmons Lesbian?

No, she is not lesbian as she has a relationship with Michael Wayans, and they have a kid as well, whose name is Ava Marie Jean Wayans. Thus, we can say that her sexual orientation is straight.

Professional Career

She and her whole family was part of the MTV series ‘Run’s House’ from 2005-2009. From this series, she earned popularity and was starred in the TV show ‘Guiding Light’ in 2007. Later she was part of another series, ‘Daddy’s Girls.’ She was part of many shows like The Meredith Vieira Show, Project Runway: Threads, cupcake wars, From this day forward.

In 2008, she was part of a pageant show. In 2010, she did her first film, ‘Speed Dating,’ and it was quite a hit. She has done all kinds of shows and movies like fantasy, sci-fi, comedy movie. She was currently part of a web series, ‘Mixed,’ which was again a great hit in the market.


Vanessa has been part of many reality shows and was also the host of many shows. She has done many popular series and movies, which gained her more name and fame. She also has her own business, which she started with her sister. They started with a footwear company called ‘pastry’; the footwear’s looked as if it was a red velvet cake or any other cake. Later it was sold, and they expanded their business with a lingerie collection.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Vanessa Simmons in 2024

Vanessa Simmons Net Worth
Vanessa Simmons Net Worth

Vanessa has a net worth of around $10 million, which she eventually earned from TV shows, series, and movies as of calculated in 2024. Her business has also added a lot to her net worth. ‘Mixed,’ the web series in which she was starred, gave her immense fame as she was outstanding in her work.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • Earlier, she started a business with her sister called Pastry which was a footwear company
  • She was part of the Miss California pageant in 2008.
  • She has a kid with Mike Wayans, and the couple disclosed that they would soon get engaged.
  • She was host and judge of Project Runway: Threads.

Vanessa Simmons is an amazing American actress who has contributed to the film industry and her business. She has a huge fan following because of the kind of hard work she puts on her work and also for her charity work.


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