Quick Facts of Milton Teagle Richard Simmons

  • Full NameMilton Teagle Richard Simmons
  • Net Worth$20 Million
  • Date of Birth12 July, 1948
  • Nickname Richard Simmons
  • Marital Status Single
  • Birthplace in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
  • Ethnicity White
  • Religion Christianity
  • Professionfitness personality, actor, and video producer
  • Nationality American
  • Active Year1966-2016
  • Eye colour Dark Brown
  • Hair colour Blonde
  • Height5ft 7 inch
  • Weight76kg
  • Educationearned a bachelor's degree in arts from Florida State University
  • Online PresenceFacebook, Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube
  • Horoscope Cancer

Milton Teagle Richard Simmons, aka Richard Simmons, is a semi-retired American fitness personality, actor, and video producer known for his eccentric, unique dressing style and vivid and active performance.

Also, he’s been supporting weight-loss programs, most notably through his Sweatin to the Oldies aerobics videos.

Furthermore, Simmons has hosted several weight loss programs on television and has collaborated with well-known celebrities like David Letterman and Ward Tern.

After returning from Beverly Hills, he started his career in fitness and engaged in many weight loss programs.

Who Is Richard Simmons? 

The TV personality Richardwas born Milton Teagle Simmons on July 12, 1948, in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States, under Cancer birth sign to his mother Leonard Douglas Simmons, Sr. and his father Shirley May.

And, he belongs to American nationality with white ethnicity.

Richard Simmons with his brother and mother. Image Credit: @theweightsaint

His father is a retired master of ceremonies and thrift shop team part, whereas his mom is a former traveling fan dancer and toiletries shop saleswoman.

Further, he grew up by sharing his childhood with his elder brother, Leonard Douglas Simmons, Jr.

Additionally, he attended and graduated from New Orleans’ Cor Jeju High School, renamed Brother Martin High School, and then enrolled at Southwestern Louisiana.

But, he didn’t complete his studies there, though, and instead transferred to Florida State Institution. After that, the fitness guru traveled to Florence, Italy, as a transaction student and earned a baccalaureate in arts from Florida State Educational Institution.

His Relationship Status

The 48 years old, Fitness freak has not married yet, neither has a girlfriend. And there is no clue also keying out his present affairs.

Besides, Simmons is currently undergoing a low-key profile in Beverly Hills, California.

Richard is single and ready for the show. Image Credit: Instagram

But before, rumors were surfaced on the internet that the star was in a love relationship with Bruce Headrick.

He is a gay hustler to whom he first met upstairs at his residency while his mother was sleeping. Although these scandals were never approved, Simmons has never denied them.

Later, Richar was romantically involved with Daniel Holt, a porn star, in 1992. But sadly, after a year of dating, in 1993, Holt passed away. It is still unknown what is the reason behind his death.

His Net Worth

The 5ft 7 inches tall hunk gathered a net worth of $20 M in 2021, which he earned from his career as a fitness trainer and video producer.

Moreover, he owns three Dalmatians and is presently placed in Beverly Hills, California.

Richard is a famous fitness guru. Image Credit: Instagram

More than that, he also collected a handsome amount of money from movies and television series. Plus, he debuted in 1969 as Nymphomaniac’s Slave in the film Fellini Satyricon.

Also, in a March 2, 1979 episode of every day, he made his first television appearance.

In addition to this, he has gathered a big chunk of money from his fitness-related promotions like ESPN’s Sports Center, Sprint, Fruit of the Loom Underwear, Deal-A-Meal, Citibank, GEICO, Yoplait, and Bridgestone.

Also, he makes money from his studio, Projects Me, later renamed Simmons.

Richard co-hosted an infomercial for Project Hope. Image Credit: Instagram

Furthermore, the star gained wealth from co-hosting an infomercial for Project Hope, which contended a progressive fitness system and popped up in GIFs.

And, he bought a mansion in 1982 for $670,000, and it’s worth an estimated $6.07 million in 2021. 

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