Diggy Simmons or just “Diggy” is a rapper and singer from the United States. He is the son of Joseph Simmons aka “Rev Run”, and is also an actor and model. Along with his family members, he is a subject of the reality TV show called ‘Run’s House’ on MTV. Diggy was previously a member of the group All City Chess Club. He has released various singles as a solo artist. Here is a quick summary of Diggy Simmons’s net worth in 2018, career and earnings.
Diggy Simmons Early Life
Daniel Dwayne Simmons III, better known as “Diggy Simmons” is the son of Joseph and Justine Simmons. He was born on 21 March 1995, in Queens, New York. His grandfather is Daniel Simmons.
He was influenced to music by Wu Tang Clan, Jay Z, Kanye West, Nas, A Tribe Called Quest, and Lupe Fiasco. He has also preferred bands like Passion Pit, Arctic Monkeys, and Maroon 5.
Diggy Simmons was previously in a brief relationship with Destiny Thompson. After their breakup, he started dating Jessica Jarrell. However, the couple called it off after a few years and he is currently single.
Simmons is also active in philanthropy and supports the Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation. His father is a member of the group Run D.M.C. and currently practices minister.
Diggy Simmons Career, Awards & Achievement
In 2009, Diggy Simmons released the mixtape called ‘The First Flight’. It was downloaded by over 100,000 people from his blog. He gained wider fame after that and was approached by some of the famous recording labels. He decided to choose Atlantic Records and signed a contract with them.
Simmons uploaded a video of the song “Made You Lock” by Nas in 2010. It became a viral video and he went on to receive critical appreciation from various personalities including Kanye West. He then uploaded the video of the song “Oh Yeah!”.
In 2010, Simmons released his second mixtape, ‘Airborne’. It included the single “Great Expectations” which was used in the commercial of AT&T. Later, he came up with the mixtape entitled ‘Past Presents Future’.
He then released his debut studio album called ‘Unexpected Arrival’ in 2012. It received critical appreciation and also featured other artists like Jadakiss, Tank, and Jeremih. The album peaked at No. 2 of the US Rap Albums.
Simmons has also released the EP ‘Out of This World’ in 2017. He has released singles like “Copy, Paste”, “Do It Like You”, “88”, “Can’t Relate”, “4 Letter Word”, “My Girl”, and “Ain’t Bout to Do”. He has performed as a featured artist for Mindless Behavior and Dionne Bromfield.
Awards & Achievements
In 2011, Diggy Simmons got nominated for the BET Hip Hop Awards. He is the winner of the 2012 NAACP Image Awards in the category of “Outstanding New Artist”. In 2007, he was nominated for the Teen Choice Awards. He is also the winner of the BET Awards in 2012. He has appeared in the annual list by XXL. He has also appeared in the “artist to watch” by Billboard in 2011.
Net Worth of Diggy Simmons
The estimated net worth of Diggy Simmons is more than $4.5 million. The young rapper has made this net worth by starting his career very young. Apart from music, he has also done other endeavors and has launched his own line of sneakers known as ‘Chivalrous Culture’. In 2012, he was seen in ‘Parental Guidance’. He was also seen in his own pilot show called “The Start-Up” on BET. Later, he was seen in the TV series called ‘Grownish’.
Diggy Simmons is one of the youngest rappers in the world. He has been active in television, music, and business. He has appeared in his father’s own reality show called ‘Runs House’. He is a very talented boy who is very focused on his career.