With a $340 million dollar empire, Forbes Magazine named Russell Simmons one of "Hollywood’s Most Influential Celebrities.” USA Today name Russell Simmons one of the Top 25 Most Influential People of the Past 25 Years,” calling him a hip-hop pioneer for his groundbreaking vision that has influenced music, fashion, finance, the jewelry industry, television and film, as well as the face of modern philanthropy.
A devoted Yogi, Russell is one of the world leading philanthropist and serves as UN Goodwill Ambassador for the Permanent Memorial To Honor the Victims of Slavery and the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade.
In the African-American community, Russell Simmons is affectionately known as “Uncle Rush!” and has authored his second book, Super Rich: A Guide to Having It All.
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