Diggy Simmons Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Diggy Simmons Quick Info
Height5 ft 8½ in
Weight72 kg
Date of BirthMarch 21, 1995
Zodiac SignAries
Eye ColorDark Brown

Diggy Simmons is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, model, actor, and producer who is known for having been a part of the MTV reality television show titled Run’s House, alongside his family members, as well as for having released several albums, tracks, and mixtapes which include the likes of Unexpected ArrivalPast, Present(s), FutureThe First FlightDo It Like YouIt Is What It Is, and Text Me. Moreover, Diggy Simmons has also garnered an impressive fan base on social media with more than 2.5 million followers on Instagram, more than 2 million followers on Twitter, and more than 500k subscribers on YouTube.

Born Name

Daniel Dwayne Simmons III

Nick Name

Diggy, Diggy Simmons, Digg

Diggy Simmons as seen in September 2018
Diggy Simmons as seen in September 2018 (Diggy Simmons / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Aries

Born Place

Queens, New York City, New York, United States

Nationality

American

 

Occupation

Rapper, Singer, Songwriter, Model, Actor, Producer

Family

  • Father – Joseph Simmons (Musician, Rapper, Actor) (One of the founding members of the hip hop group Run–D.M.C.)
  • Mother – Justine Jones (TV Personality)
  • Siblings – Russell “Russy” Simmons II (Younger Brother) (TV Personality), Victoria Anne Simmons (Late Younger Sister) (Died due to omphalocele)
  • Others – Russell Simmons (Uncle) (Producer), Daniel J. Simmons (Uncle), Vanessa Simmons (Paternal Older Half-Sister) (TV Personality), Angela Simmons (Paternal Older Half-Sister) (Fashion Designer), Joseph “JoJo” Ward Simmons, Jr. (Paternal Older Half-Brother) (Rapper), Daniel “Danny” Dwayne Simmons, Sr. (Paternal Grandfather), Alfred Lewis Simmons, Sr. (Paternal Great Grandfather), Loveleen Arvin (Paternal Great Grandmother), Evelyn Penn (Paternal Grandmother), Joseph Penn (Paternal Great Grandfather), Bertha Ward (Paternal Great Grandmother), Willie Lee Jones, Jr. (Maternal Great Grandfather), Willie Lee Jones (Maternal Great Great Grandfather), Mattie L (Maternal Great Grandmother)
Diggy Simmons (Right) as seen while posing for a picture in June 2013
Diggy Simmons (Right) as seen while posing for a picture in June 2013 (Ivan Nemorin / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0)

Genre

Hip Hop, R&B

Instruments

Vocals

Labels

Atlantic Records, EMPIRE Born Art Music Group

Build

Athletic

Height

5 ft 8½ in or 174 cm

Weight

72 kg or 158.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Diggy Simmons has dated –

  1. Young Lyric – It was rumored that he had a short-termed romance with rapper Young Lyric in the past.
  2. Destiny Thompson (2010) – In 2010, he went out with Destiny Thompson.
  3. Jessica Jarrell (2011) – Diggy Simmons dated singer-songwriter Jessica Jarrell in the year 2011.
Diggy Simmons as seen while posing for the camera in August 2018
Diggy Simmons as seen while posing for the camera in August 2018 (Diggy Simmons / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity

Black

Diggy Simmons is of African-American descent.

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Toned physique
  • Often sports a mustache

Brand Endorsements

He has either endorsed or promoted a couple of brands through social media which include the likes of CALVIN KLEINDries Van NotenBODE, and Salvatore Ferragamo.

Diggy Simmons as seen while posing for the camera in June 2018
Diggy Simmons as seen while posing for the camera in June 2018 (Diggy Simmons / Instagram)

Diggy Simmons Facts

  1. ‘Chivalrous Culture’ is the name of his line of urban sneakers which was launched in 2010.
  2. Diggy Simmons released his debut album, Unexpected Arrival, on March 20, 2012, via Atlantic Records and it comprised of songs like Hello WorldI Need to KnowUnforgivable BlacknessGlow in the Dark, and Do It Like You. Also, the album was ranked at number #2 in the US Rap Albums (Billboard) weekly chart and at number #3 in the US R&B /Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard) weekly chart.
  3. His influences include artists like Jay Z, Nas, Kanye West, Lupe Fiasco, A Tribe Called Quest, and Wu-Tang Clan.
  4. Diggy Simmons has starred as Douglas Frederick “Doug” Edwards in the teen comedy-drama sitcom, Grown-ish.
  5. He has also done a couple more acting projects like The Start UpAbout The PeopleThe Plug, etc.

Featured Image by Diggy Simmons / Instagram

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