Russell Simmons posed on the red carpet at the 24th Annual Producers Guild Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel with his daughters Ming Lee, 13, and Aoki Lee, 10, on Saturday (January 26). His girlfriend Hanna Nitsche was his date.
It was a special night for Russell for he received the Visionary Award.
“Throughout his career, Russell has accomplished the kinds of things that only a true visionary can,” said 2013 PGA Awards Chair Michael DeLuca. “He has seamlessly bridged the worlds of hip-hop music and filmed entertainment through poetry, comedy and music, offering viewers and music fans alike not just a reflection of themselves, but a hopeful glimpse of a world filled with art, joy and compassion.”
At the event Russell kept fans informed and Tweeted: “So many great producers and accomplished actors here ..l. Chris tucker was amazing jessica alba on now. LL giving me award soon”