LL Cool J (real name James Todd Smith) and his beautiful wife Simone are celebrating their 24th wedding anniversary but everyday is a reason to celebrate life in (The Smith) household. Simone is a cancer survivor and over 15 years ago was diagnosed with a rare bone cancer that required her to undergo a 15 hour surgery. Her famous rapper turned actor husband was by her side every step of the way during the health crisis. Her recovery was two-and-a-half year, Simone even had to learn to walk again. Every day is a blessing of life and love. The Smith’s have had their share of ups and downs like any marriage but are committed to their love and their solid-close family is proof.
The couple met in 1987 when they were just teenagers. They dated for eight years and married August 1995 and are the proud parents of four gorgeous children Najee (29), Italia (28), Samaria (23) and Nina (18).
After 24 years of marriage The Smith’s share their rules for a successful, long-lasting marriage:
Putting God First