Vanessa Simmons Net Worth
Vanessa Simmons net worth: Vanessa Simmons is an American business woman who has a net worth of $8 million. Vanessa Simmons first became famous through her acting roles in soaps and appearances in reality television. Vanessa was born in August 1983. She earned a communications degree at St. John's University where she met and dated rapper J. Cole. She made an appearance on Guiding Light and the movies Speed Dating, Boogie Town, and Dysfunctional Friends. She secretly entered the Miss California USA pageant in 2008. She is a runway model and was named #82 on Maxim's Hot 100 list of 2006. Vanessa and her sister Angela started Pastry Footwear in 2007 as part of Run Athletics. Pastry's first collection is called Cake and features shoes that look like versions of strawberry shortcake, red velvet cake, and more. The shoe company sold over $15 million in 2007. Her father is Joseph "Run" Simmons of the group Run-D.M.C. who also goes by Rev Run. Starting in 2005 she was a part of the MTV reality show Run's House. She was also featured with her sister Angela on the MTV reality show "Daddy's Girls". Vanessa is dating actor Mike Wayans and the two welcomed their first child, daughter Ava Marie Jean in February 2014.