2. Income & Salary
Simmons was born October 4th, 1957 to a working middle class family in Queens, New York. Both his parents worked for different branches of the State and from a young age they observed Russell exhibiting both an Entrepreneurial spirit and a flare for hip hop and fashion. I’m sure they didn’t know back then that those passions would grow to make Russell Simmon’s net worth a whopping $325 million as of the time of this writing.