Richard Simmons Net Worth

Richard Simmons Net Worth : $15 Million


An American Fitness Expert and Former Actor



Source of Wealth

Fitness Products, Fitness Training, Television

Date of Birth

July 12, 1948


B.A. from Florida State University

Marital Status


Richard Simmons’s Income & Total Net Worth

Richard Simmons is a fitness trainer with a net worth of $15 million. He is popularly known for his series named “Sweatin’ to the Oldies”, ailment featuring aerobic videos. He earned his net worth by promoting various weight-loss programs and appearing in various talk shows. He created numerous DVDs on aerobics and wrote several books, to help people in losing their weight.

Properties: Private Fortune

Richard owns a gym “Slimmons” in Beverly Hills, California.

Richard Simmons’s Career

Richard began his career as a fitness trainer by opening a gym called “Slimmons” in Beverly Hills, California. He became popular through exposures on television, and through his fitness products. Earlier, “Slimmons” was known as “The Anatomy Asylum”, which included a salad bar restaurant, called “Ruffage”. He hosted a show on Sirius Satellite Radio, called “Lighten Up with Richard Simmons”.

  • Richard and Media:  With the success of his health club, he began to draw attention of media. He worked in a television show “Real People”, in which he helped people to lose weight. He made guest appearances in various celebrity game shows, like:
  • Body Language
  • Nickelodeon’s Figure It Out
  • Super Password
  • Battlestars

He also made numerous TV shows. Some of them are:

  • Whose Line Is It Anyway?
  • The Larry Sanders Show
  • Saturday Night Live
  • CHiPs

He appeared in several TV commercials, which are as follows:

  • Sprint
  • Yoplait
  • Herbal Essence Shampoos
  • “This is Sports Center” add on ESPN
  • Books: He wrote many books. These are:
  • Never Say Diet
  • The Better Body Book
  • Reach For Fitness
  • Deal-A-Meal Cookbook
  • Sweetie Pie
  • The FoodMover Cookbook
  • Steam Away The Pounds
  • DVDs: His DVDs include:
  • Richard Simmons and Silver Foxes
  • Disco Sweat
  • 60’s Blast Off
  • 80’s Blast Off
  • Sit Tight
  • Sweatin’ to the Oldies (1,2,3,4,5)
  • Love Yourself and Win
  • Boogie Down the Pounds