Johnny Simmons is one of the late husbands of Madea Simmons. He and Madea have two children together; Michelle Simmons- Griffin and William Simmons. It is shown that he had a father-daughter relationship with Cora while she was growing up as well as she takes on his surname. He was never shown in the movies or plays, but he was mention periodically by Madea throughout. He has a large family from his two biological children alone.