Angela Simmons recently welcomed her firstborn, a little baby boy, but the reality star is more than just a new mom - she's a young mogul with a long list of successes at an early age. From Run's House to Growing Up Hip-Hop and sneaker designer to fashion darling, Miss Simmons is constantly making big moves.
A photo posted by Angela Simmons (@angelasimmons) on Sep 29, 2016 at 9:32am PDT
Here are some of the reasons the 29-year-old reality star and fashion designer has star power.
1. She hails from Run's House
Simmons first became a household name on the reality show, Run's House, following the life and times of she and her family. The second of three daughters born to Rev Run of Run D.M.C, Angela blossomed and matured right before the audience's eyes becoming a high school graduate, getting her first tatttoo and moving out on her own with her big sister Vanessa.
A photo posted by Rev Run (@revwon) on Jun 19, 2016 at 1:38pm PDT
2. She is a sneaker head.
Angela and Vanessa took notes from their uncle, Russell Simmons, and made a name for themselves as young moguls very early on. Together, the two launched a successful sneaker line called Pastry which specialized in fun and stylish designs for girls of all ages.
A photo posted by Angela Simmons (@angelasimmons) on Aug 10, 2016 at 2:07pm PDT
3. She's a dog lover.
Before welcoming her baby boy, Angela was a proud mama of two pups, Foofi and Bella. Her love for her animals was the inspiration behind the launch of her faux fur line named after her dogs.
A photo posted by Angela Simmons (@angelasimmons) on Aug 24, 2016 at 9:21am PDT
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4. She's a former magazine editor.
In 2006, Word Up! magazine launched a mini mag with Angela at the helm of her very own feature. Angela's Rundown was printed as a stand alone issue in 2007 with her, Bow Wow and Omarion on the cover.
5. She is all about love and hip-hop.
Growing up in the rap game, Simmons has akways had a love for music and its men. The 29-year-old formerly dated now retired rapper Bow Wow and rapper Yo Gotti professed his crush on the young beauty in his hit song, "Down in the D.M."
A photo posted by Angela Simmons (@angelasimmons) on Dec 17, 2015 at 7:16pm PST
6. She holds an Executive Producer title.
During her recent stint on reality show Growing Up Hip-Hop, she and castmate Romeo Miller both serve as execs on the series.
7. She's a bride-to-be.
Angela shared the news of her engagement via Instagram! Showing off her gorgeous ring, she posted a video showing that her Mr. Forever, Sutton Tennyson had popped the question.
YES!! I couldn't be more excited. This is only something I could of only dreamed of. I'm over the moon and feeling so blessed to be able to share my life with the one I truly love. Everything happened in the most perfect way. 💍💍😍😍❤️❤️
A video posted by Angela Simmons (@angelasimmons) on Apr 26, 2016 at 5:39am PDT
8. She's a fitness fanatic.
Ms. Simmons is not afraid to hit the gym. Angela well documents her yoga, strength training and other exercise habits on the 'gram.
A photo posted by Angela Simmons (@angelasimmons) on Jun 21, 2016 at 9:20am PDT
Working out is a constant journey and adjustment . I am extremely excited to have experts with me on this new journey. @thebestdamntrainer @fitness360nyc thank you for keeping me in line with the best strength training !!! Follow me on my fit mommy journey !!! 💪🏼❤️💪🏼
A video posted by Angela Simmons (@angelasimmons) on Jun 6, 2016 at 8:48am PDT
A video posted by Angela Simmons (@angelasimmons) on Jul 9, 2016 at 6:13am PDT
9. She's a certified fashion killer.
Embracing her baby bump, Angela slayed the maternity style game. Don't believe us, check out her amazing pregnancy looks, here.