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Breaking Down the Numbers: Diggy Simmons' Impressive Net Worth Journey

Published Thu Jan 11 2024 By Marie
Breaking Down the Numbers: Diggy Simmons' Impressive Net Worth Journey

Diggy Simmons is a multi-talented American artist known for his roles as a rapper, singer, songwriter, model, and actor. He is the fourth child of Joseph "Rev. Run" Simmons from the iconic hip-hop group Run DMC

Diggy gained widespread recognition through his music career and participation in MTV's reality show Run's House. In addition to his musical endeavors, he has showcased his acting skills in various TV series and movies, including Grown-ish.

Diggy Simmons’s Net Worth 

As of 2023, Diggy Simmons, the accomplished American rapper, singer, songwriter, model, and actor, is estimated to have a total net worth of $3.8 million. Diggy has consistently achieved success throughout his career, showcasing his dedication, creativity, and business savvy. 

Diggy Simmons, a multi-talented American artist.
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Beyond his musical accomplishments, Diggy has diversified his portfolio by delving into entrepreneurial ventures, including the creation of a line of urban and hip-hop-influenced footwear. His multifaceted career and strategic endeavors contribute to his notable financial standing.

Diggy Simmons’s Career Highlights 

In late 2009, Diggy Simmons unveiled the mixtape "The First Flight," followed by "Airborne" in 2010 and "Past, Present(s), Future" in 2011. During the same year, he released the singles "Copy, Paste" and "Do It Like You", featuring Jeremih from his upcoming debut album. "Copy, Paste" succeeded, reaching #21 on the Hot Rap Songs chart and #24 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart. "Do It Like You" peaked at #80 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, #11 on the Hot Rap Songs, and Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs charts.

In 2011, Diggy contributed to the Dionne Bromfield single "Yeah Right," reaching #36 on the UK Singles Chart, and the Mindless Behavior single "Mrs. Right," which reached #72 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart and #8 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart. The album "Unexpected Arrival" was released on Atlantic Records in March 2012, attaining success by reaching #13 on the Billboard 200 chart, #2 on the Rap Albums chart, and #3 on the R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart. Apart from the previously mentioned singles, the album included hits like "88", featuring Jadakiss, "Two Up," and "4 Letter Word," with the latter reaching #61 on the R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart.

Diggy Simmons, the fourth child of Joseph "Rev. Run" Simmons.
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Before the release of his second album, "Lighten Up" in 2018, Diggy dropped non-album singles like "My Girl", featuring Trevor Jackson, "Aint Bout to Do", featuring French Montana, and "Fakin", featuring Ty Dolla Sign and Omarion. "Lighten Up" featured singles such as "It Is What It Is," "Anchors," "Text Me", featuring Leven Kali, and "Goin." In 2019, Diggy released the non-album single "Re-Up."

Starting in 2018, Diggy took on the role of Doug Edwards in the Freeform series "Grown-ish," a show that earned critical acclaim and nominations at prestigious awards, including an MTV Movie & TV Award nomination for Best Show, two Black Reel Award nominations for Outstanding Comedy Series, and two NAACP Image Award nominations for Outstanding Comedy Series. In early 2023, the series was renewed for its sixth and final season.

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Diggy Simmons’s Relationships

Diggy Simmons and Chloe Bailey, a singer from Chloe x Halle, were reported to have dated, likely meeting on the set of "Grown-ish" in January 2018. In the series, Diggy played the character Doug Jazlyn, the college-bound boyfriend of Chloe Bailey's character, based on Zoey Johnson. Their rumored relationship gained widespread attention, especially as they were seen kissing at Dave and Buster's during date nights until August. However, the rumored affair came to an end, and in June 2020, Chloe confirmed that she was single.

Diggy Simmons In a Photoshoot.
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Speculations about infidelity surfaced, suggesting that Diggy Simmons might have been involved in infidelity and fathered a child with a female friend. Chloe Bailey, responding to the rumors, released satirical songs like "Busy Boy," "Ungodly Hour," and "No Drama, No Baby Mamas." Interestingly, her song about Diggy did not explicitly mention her alleged cheating ex. Adding to the mix, Diggy's 2018 song "Momma Love," where he brags about getting his lady pregnant, contributed to the misconception surrounding their relationship.

Diggy Simmons’s Awards and Nominations 

Diggy Simmons, with a notable presence in the entertainment industry, earned recognition through various award nominations and wins. He secured three BET Award nominations, clinching the YoungStars Award in 2012 and another nomination in 2011. The BET Hip Hop Awards nominated him for Rookie of the Year in 2011. 

Diggy also received a Best New Artist nomination in 2012. His achievements include winning the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding New Artist in 2012. Notably, he earned a Teen Choice Award nomination in 2007 for his role in "Run's House." Diggy Simmons continues to be acknowledged for his contributions to the entertainment world.

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Diggy Simmons’s Personal Life

Diggy Simmons, born Daniel Dwayne Simmons III on March 21, 1995, in Queens, New York, is the son of Joseph "Rev. Run" Simmons and Justine Jones. Tragically, his younger sister, Victoria, passed away on the day of her birth due to the birth defect omphalocele. His family later adopted a baby girl, Miley

Diggy has a brother named Russell and three older half-siblings, Vanessa, Angela, and Joseph. From 2005 to 2009, he gained prominence starring in the reality series "Run's House" with his family, earning the show three NAACP Image Award nominations for Outstanding Reality – (Series) and a win in 2008.

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