Richard Simmons (b. 1948) is a well-known fitness instructor and host of The Richard Simmons Show and the Sweatin' to the Oldies video series.
In 2011, Simmons appeared in an Air New Zealand advertising campaign focusing on the murder of its mascot, Rico. He was revealed to have been the murderer of Rico for doing more jumping jacks than him.
- Miss Piggy browses through one of Simmons' workout books in a Muppet comic strip by Guy and Brad Gilchrist.