Richard Simmons Wiki, Age, Bio, Height, Wife, Career, and Net Worth 

Richard Simmons

Richard Simmons is a fitness expert, comedian, and actor. He is well-known for his vivacious and flamboyant personality.

Wiki, Bio, Family, Siblings, Childhood & Education

Leonard Douglas and Shirley May raised their son Milton Teagle “Richard” Simmons. On July 12, 1948, he was born in New Orleans, Louisiana. His childhood was spent in New Orleans.

He was an obese child who graduated from Brother Martin High School. He went to Florida State University as well as the University of Louisiana. When he was 15, he weighed 182 pounds. His weight eventually reached 268 pounds.

Richard Simmons’s Age, Height, Weight, and Body Dimensions

Richard Simmons, who was born on July 12, 1948, is 73 years old as of today, June 29, 2022. His height is 1.69 m, and he weighs 83 kg.

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Richard Simmons posing for a photograph(source Instagram)

Richard Simmons’s Profession & Career

He used to work at a Beverly Hills restaurant. Soon after, he became interested in fitness and went on to lose 56 kilograms. Later, he opened a number of gyms and the exercise studio ‘The Anatomy Asylum.’ The gym was later renamed “Simmons,” and it also had a restaurant with a salad bar.

His gym remained open for many years. It was decommissioned in 2016. Richard has appeared on numerous television shows, including ‘Match Game,’ ‘Super Password,’ ‘Lose or Draw,’ ‘Body Language,’ ‘Battlestar,’ ‘Win,’ and ‘Figure It Out.’

He has also appeared on ‘Saturday Night Live,’ ‘ChiPs,’ ‘Whose Line Is It Anyway?,’ ‘Arrested Development,’ and ‘The Larry Sanders Show.’ Simmons has voiced Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer in the film ‘Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Movie’ and was the host of ‘DreamMaker.’

He has appeared as a guest on numerous other TV shows and was the Sirius Satellite Radio host of ‘Lighten Up with Richard Simmons.’ The fitness expert has also appeared in commercials for Sprint, Herbal Essence shampoos, and Yoplait.

Richard Simmons is the author of numerous books, including “Farewell to Fat,” “Cookin’ on Broadway,” “The Better Body Book,” “Never Say Diet,” and “Steam Away the Pounds.” Among his analog compact cassette releases are ‘Walk Across America,’ ‘Country Cardio,’ ‘Classical Chillout,’ and ‘Oh Happy Day.’

Achievements and Awards

Richard Simmons’ most notable professional achievement is his success as a fitness expert and owner of “Simmons.” Because of his success in the television industry, he received two Daytime Emmy Awards in various categories. He has also been nominated twice previously.

Richard Simmons’s Salary and Net Worth

Richard Simmons’ net worth is estimated to be more than $20 million as of June 2022. His wealth has come from a variety of sources. He has been in the business for a long time and has successfully released a number of books and audios. He has three musicals out: “Reach,” “This Time,” and “Colors of Your Life.” Several DVDs and video cassettes have been released by Simmons, including ‘Blast and Tone,’ ‘Love Yourself and Win,’ ‘Get Started,’ ‘Tonin’ Uptown,’ ‘Disco Blass Off,’ ‘Blass Off,’ ‘Platinum Sweat,’ and ‘Love to Stretch.’

Quick Facts

Celebrated NameRichard Simmons
Real Name/Full NameMilton Teagle “Richard” Simmons
Age73 years old
Birth DateJuly 12, 1948
Birth PlaceNew Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Height1.69 m
Weight83 kg
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusSingle
Wife/Spouse (Name)N/A
ProfessionFitness expert, comedian, and actor
Net Worth$20 million