Valerie Vaughn is the first wife of the famous producer and disc jockey, Joseph Simmons. Since her divorce from the American rapper, she has moved on in her life and married a new partner. 

Here's an insight into her life with details on children and family!

Valerie Vaughn's Parents

Valerie Vaughn was born to Danny Vaughn and June A. Taylor. She celebrates her birthday every May 17.

Her father passed away on June 8, 2013, and her mother passed away on November 21, 2019. The mother-of-five actively posts pictures of her parents on their death anniversary and birthdays. 


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Married Joseph Simmons in 1983

Vaughn married American rapper Joseph Simmons in 1983.

Mostly known by his stage name Rev Run, Simmons was born on November 14, 1964, in Queens, New York, USA. He is the youngest member of the Run-D.M.C. band. He co-founded Run-D.M.C. with DJ Jason "Jam-Master Jay" Mizell and Darryl "DMC" McDaniels in 1981.

Simmons and Vaughn welcomed three kids during their marriage and parted ways in 1992. Both of them moved on in their life with a second marriage. Joseph Simmons tied the wedding knots with Justine Simmons in 1994 and welcomed four kids, while Vaughn married Alfonzy.

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Her Second Wedding

Vaughn moved on after the divorce with her first husband and started dating fitness and martial arts enthusiast The Alfonz Vaughn III in late 1997. After three years of dating, they tied the wedding knots on March 19, 2020. 

Valerie Vaughn tied the wedding knots with her second husband on March 19, 2000

Valerie Vaughn tied the wedding knots with her second husband on March 19, 2000 (Picture: Valerie's Facebook)

Two years after the wedding, on May 3, 2002, the couple welcomed a daughter named Tiffany Monet Vaughn.

Today, Vaughn and her husband relish their marriage of 20 years.


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Valerie Vaughn's Kids

Vaughn is a mother of five. She gave birth to three children: Vanessa Simmons, Angela Simmons, and Joseph Simmons Jr. during her first marriage with Joseph Simmons.


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Her first child Vanessa was born on August 5, 1983. Four years later, on September 18, 1987, her second daughter Angela Simmons was born. She gave birth to her third child and her only son, Joseph Simmons Jr., on September 29, 1989. 

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Then on January 25, 1994, she welcomed her fourth kid, Daryan Dani. She has never disclosed the identity of Dani's father.


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Eight years after, she gave birth to her fifth child, Tiffany Monet Vaughn, from her second marriage. Tiffany is a cosmetologist and an aspiring model. She graduated from the Queens High School of Teaching in June 2020.