Diggy Simmons

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Simmons in 2012, photo by Prphotos.com

Birth Name: Daniel Dwayne Simmons III

Place of Birth: Queens, New York City, New York, U.S.

Date of Birth: March 21, 1995

Ethnicity: African-American

Diggy Simmons is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, model, and actor. He has starred on the show Grown-ish.

He is the son of Justine Jones and musician Joseph Simmons, one of the founders of hip-hop group Run–D.M.C. His parents are both African-American. His uncles are businessperson Russell Simmons and artist Danny Simmons.

Diggy’s paternal grandfather was Daniel Dwayne “Danny” Simmons, Sr. (the son of Alfred Lewis Simmons, Sr. and Loveleen Arvin). Daniel was born in Virginia. Alfred was the son of Robert George Simmons and Sara Louise Harper.

Diggy’s paternal grandmother was Evelyn Penn (the daughter of Joseph Penn and Bertha Ward). Evelyn was born in New York. Joseph was the son of Lafeyette Penn and Laura.

Diggy’s maternal grandfather is the son of Willie Lee Jones, Jr. and Mattie L. Willie is the son of Willie Lee Jones.

Source: Genealogy of Diggy Simmons – https://www.geni.com

10 Responses

  1. bablah says:

    Can’t believe we have Rev Run’s son here, but no Rev Run :-/

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