Russell Simmons

Russell Wendell Simmons (born October 4, 1957)[2] is an American entrepreneurproducer and author. The Chairman and CEO of Rush Communications, he cofounded the hip-hop music label Def Jam Recordings[3]and created the clothing fashion lines Phat Farm, Argyleculture, and Tantris. Simmons had a net-worth estimate of $340 million in 2011.