Shawn Simmons Biography
Born in the USA, Shawn Simmons is the son of the later American rapper DMX and his ex-wife, Tashera Simmons.
His mother describes him in an Instagram post as one amazing young man. “You have been making me proud all your life! Your kindness and good heart has captured my soul! Thank you for your selflessness. Thank you for always being about family!”
Shawn Simmons Age
Simmons is 18 years old as of 2020. He celebrates his birthday every June 10.
Shawn Simmons Parents
Simmons was born to the late Earl Simmons, popularly known as DMX and Tashera Simmons. His father was an American rapper, songwriter, and actor.
His mother, on the other hand, hosts a podcast called Freedom of Truth where she and guests share inspirational stories about their lives.
Xavier’s parents were childhood friends and they got married in 1998. They stayed married for 11 years until 2010 when they separated and eventually got divorced in 2014.
Shawn Simmons Siblings
Simmons has three biological siblings and 11 other step-siblings. The three siblings are named; Praise Mary Ella Simmons, Tacoma Simmons, and Xavier Simmons. There is no much information available about his other 11 siblings at the moment.
Shawn Simmons Father’s Death
Shawn’s father, DMX, died on April 9, 2021, at the age of 50 years. His death came after he was rushed to a hospital in White Plains, New York on April 2, 2021.
At the hospital, he was reported to be in critical condition following a heart attack at his home possibly resulting from an overdose. He was pronounced dead at age 50 on the morning of April 9, 2021, according to a statement released by his family.
“We are deeply saddened to announce today that our loved one, DMX, birth name of Earl Simmons, passed away at 50-years-old at White Plains Hospital with his family by his side after being placed on life support for the past few days,” the family’s statement read in part.