According to an Instagram photo posted by daughter Vanessa Simmons, it is going to be a great new year for Run DMC rapper Joseph Simmons (Rev.Run). Vanessa announced in a very public way that she is five months pregnant with a baby girl! Her boyfriend, Mike Wayans, is the son of actor Damon Wayans. Simmons posted a sonogram photo on Instagram with the caption “a little princess is on the way”.
Simmons (Rev. Run) says that both families are extremely excited and the baby is lucky to be coming into two very large and very supportive families who could not be happier. Angela Simmons, Vanessa’s younger sister, shared the photo on her Instagram and captioned it with “I’m going to be an aunty”, clearly showing her excitement.
Vanessa Simmons is the oldest of Joseph Simmons’ 7 children. She is an aspiring actress. She appeared briefly on Guiding Light and has also had a role in the movie Speed Dating. She entered the Miss California pageant in 2008 but didn’t tell family members that she was entering. She has also held roles in Boogie Town and Dysfunctional Friends.
Mike Wayans is an actor and son of famed actor and comedian Damon Wayans. He has appeared in the movie Blankman and also Dance Flick. He has one brother and two sisters. His first television appearance was on HBO’s One Night Stand with his father. He also had a role for two years on his father’s show My Wife and Kids as John.
Vanessa and Mike have reportedly been dating off and on for the last eight years. They are extremely excited to be bringing this new bundle of joy into the world!