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Also known as Milton Teagle Richard Simmons, Richard Simmons is a semi-retired American fitness figure, actor, and video producer known for his eccentric, unique dressing style, vivid and energetic behavior. He's also been supporting weight-loss programs, most notably through his Sweatin to the Oldies aerobics videos.
Aside from that, Richard has hosted several weight loss programs on television and has collaborated with well-known personalities such as David Letterman and Ward Tern. He began his career in fitness after returning from Beverly Hills and engaging in many weight loss programs.
Who is Richard Simmons Wife? Know His Relationships
Richard Simmons has not married yet, neither has a girlfriend. And there are no rumors also about his present affairs. Moreover, he is currently residing low-key profile in Beverly Hills, California, where Ever Carradine resides.
But previously, rumors were surfaced on the internet that he was in a love relationship with Bruce Headrick, a gay hustler. Their first meeting took place upstairs at Richard's residence while his mother was sleeping. Although these rumors were never confirmed, Richard has never denied them.
Then, later Simmons, who is 73 years old, was in a love relationship with Daniel Holt, a porn star, in 1992. But unfortunately, after a year of dating, in 1993, Daniel passed away. It is unknown what caused her death.
Richard Simmons's Net Worth in 2021
Richard Simmons gathered a net worth of $20 Million as of early 2021, earned from his profession as a fitness trainer and video producer. In contrast, a fitness trainer, Jenny West, has a net worth of $800,000.
Moreover, he also earned a hefty amount of wealth from movies and television series. He debuted in 1969 as Nymphomaniac's Slave in the film Fellini Satyricon and in a March 2, 1979 episode of Everyday, he made his first television appearance.
Besides this, he has also gathered a handsome amount of money from his fitness-related endorsements deals. Some of his endorsements include ESPN's Sports Center, Citibank, GEICO, Yoplait, Sprint, Fruit of the Loom Underwear, Deal-A-Meal, and Bridgestone.
Moreover, the fitness trainer also earns money from his studio, Project Me, later renamed Simmons. Apart from this, he earned wealth from co-hosting an infomercial for Project Hope, which offered a progressive fitness system.
He also appeared in GIFs. Besides this, he bought a mansion in 1982 for $670,000, and it's worth an estimated $6.07 million in 2020.
Bio And Wiki
Richard Simmons was born Milton Teagle Simmons on July 12, 1948, in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States, to Leonard Douglas Simmons, Sr.(mother) and Shirley May (father). He belongs to American nationality with white ethnicity.
His father is a Retired master of ceremonies and thrift shop team member by profession, whereas his mom is a former traveling fan dancer and cosmetics store saleswoman. Moreover, he grew up by sharing his childhood with his elder brother, Leonard Douglas Simmons, Jr.
Talking about his education, the fitness trainer went to New Orleans' Cor Jesu High School, renamed Brother Martin High School, after he graduated. Then, he joined the University of Southwestern Louisiana.
He didn't finish his studies there, though, and instead transferred to Florida State University. He traveled to Florence, Italy as an exchange student while studying there. He earned a bachelor's degree in arts from Florida State University.
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