- Name: Richard Simmons
- Age: 68 years old
- Height: 5ft 7in (171 cm)
- Occupation: Fitness Guru
- Net Worth: US $15 Million
- Status: Alive
Richard Simmons is an American fitness guru and television personality. He’s probably best known for his high-energy workout videos. He was born Milton Teagle Simmons on July 12, 1948 in New Orleans, Louisiana. He attended Cor Jesu High School followed by the University of Southwestern Louisiana. Simmons later transferred to Florida State University and graduated with a degree in Art. He worked briefly as a waiter, and advertiser.
Simmons struggled with obesity as a young man. His new found interest in fitness helped him to lose over 100 pounds. He created his own Beverly Hills gym, The Anatomy Asylum, which was later renamed ‘Slimmons’. Simmons early success landed him television appearance on Real People, Whose Line Is It Anyway?, and recurring role on General Hospital. He’s also know for hosting Slim Cookin, The Richard Simmons Show, and was a frequent guest on The Howard Stern Show. Simmons line of product include the ‘Deal-A-Meal’ food program and the ‘Sweatin to the Oldies’ videos. He’s also released several fitness books, cookbooks and self-help guides.
Richard Simmons is 5ft 7in tall and has a net worth of $15 million. He owns three Dalmatians and currently resides in Beverly Hills, California. Simmons has never been married and has no children. His sexual orientation has been kept secret and many have speculated on whether or not he’s gay. In March 2016, rumors spread that he was being held hostage by his housekeeper.
Richard Simmons Age, Birthday, Wiki
- Birth Name: Milton Teagle Simmons
- Birthday: July 12, 1948
- How Old : Age: 68 years old
- Place of Birth: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
- Zodiac Sign: Cancer
- How Tall : Height: 5ft 7in (171 cm)
- Occupation: Fitness Guru, Television Personality
- Years Active: 1966-2016
- Net Worth 2017: US $15 Million
- Death-O-Meter: Alive
- Official Site: richardsimmons.com