Vanessa in her St. John's university days. had affair with rap singer and record producer J. Cole while but the couple separated without showing any signs of getting together again.
Simmons then started dating actor Michael Wayans. Though the couple is not married yet, Vanessa is in a living relationship with Wayans. The couple has been together for quite a long time now and has invited their only daughter is a mother to her only child Ava Marie Jean Wayans. Michael Wayans is the father of the child. Ava Marie Jean Wayans was born on February 13, 2014. Her daughter Ava recently celebrated her fourth birthday this year. Vanessa Simmons was thirty years old when she gave birth to her first child.
Vanessa other than being an actress and TV celebrity is also an entrepreneur designer. She along with her sister Angela own a shoe brand called Pastry. Vanessa Simmons has a total net worth of $ 8 million. She was recently seen as a judge and host on Project Runway: Threats in 2014.