How rich is Paul Simon?
Paul Simon Net Worth:
Paul Simon Net Worth:Paul Frederic Simon (born October 13, 1941) is an American musician, actor and singer-songwriter. Simon's fame, influence, and commercial success began as part of the duo Simon & Garfunkel, formed in 1964 with musical partner Art Garfunkel. Simon wrote nearly all of the pair's songs, including three that reached No. 1 on the U.S. singles charts: "The Sound of Silence", "Mrs. Robinson", and "Bridge Over Troubled Water". The duo split up in 1970 at the height of their popularity, and Simon began a successful solo career as a guitarist and singer-songwriter, recording three highly acclaimed albums over the next five years. In 1986, he released Graceland, an album inspired by South African township music. Simon also wrote and starred in the film One-Trick Pony (1980) and co-wrote the Broadway musical The Capeman (1998) with the poet Derek Walcott.Simon has earned 12 Grammys for his solo and collaborative work, including the Lifetime Achievement Award. In 2001, he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and in 2006 was selected as one of the "100 People Who Shaped the World" by Time magazine. In 2011, Rolling Stone magazine named Simon as one of the 100 Greatest Guitarists. Among many other honors, Simon was the first recipient of the Library of Congress's Gershwin Prize for Popular Song in 2007. In 1986, Simon was awarded an Honorary Doctor of Music degree from Berklee College of Music, where he currently serves on the Board of Trustees.
|Birth date:||October 13, 1941|
|Birth place:||Newark, New Jersey, United States|
|Profession:||Guitarist, Keyboard Player, Musician, Percussionist, Record producer, Singer, Songwriter, Artist, Actor, Film Score Composer|
|Education:||Brooklyn Law School, Queens College, City University of New York, The Sound of Silence, You Can Call Me Al, 50 Ways to Leave Your Lover|
|Nationality:||United States of America|
|Spouse:||Edie Brickell (m. 1992), Carrie Fisher (m. 1983–1984), Peggy Harper (m. 1969–1975)|
|Children:||Harper Simon, Gabriel Elijah Simon, Lulu Belle Simon, Adrian Edward Simon|
|Parents:||Belle Simon, Louis Simon, The Sound of Silence, You Can Call Me Al, 50 Ways to Leave Your Lover|
|Awards:||, Grammy Award for Album of the Year (1987 (1987), 1976, 1971), for Record of the Year (1988 (1988), 1971, 1969), Grammy Award for Song of the Year (1971), Grammy Award for Best Male Pop Vocal Performance (1976)|
|Music groups:||Simon & Garfunkel|
|Nominations:||Academy Award for Best Original Song, MTV Video Music Award for Video of the Year, MTV Video Music Award for Best Male Video, Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song, MTV Video Music Award for Viewer's Choice, MTV Video Music Award for Best Visual Effects, Tony Award for Best Original Score, MTV Video Music Award for Best Art Direction, Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Song, Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Original Song, Brit Award for International Male Solo Artist, Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Music, MTV Video Music Award for Most Experimental Video, The Sound of Silence, You Can Call Me Al, 50 Ways to Leave Your Lover|
|Movies:||One-Trick Pony, Annie Hall, Paul Simon, Graceland: The African Concert, The Rutles, Mother Goose Rock 'n' Rhyme, Paul Simon and Friends, Henry and Me, Paul Simon: Graceland, Simon and Garfunkel: Songs of America, Paul Simon: Live at the Tower Theatre, An All-Star Tribute to Brian Wilson, Simon and Garfunkel: Concert in Central Park, On Tiptoe: Gentle Steps to Freedom, MTV Unplugged: Ballads, Paul Simon & Friends: A Night of Gospel Glory, Paul Simon: You're the One: In Concert from Paris, Ladysmith Black Mambazo: On Tip Toe, Shelter from the Storm: A Concert for the Gulf Coast, MTV Unplugged: Superstars, Steve Gadd: In Session, Fred Sokolow: The Music of Paul Simon|
|TV shows:||America: A Tribute to Heroes|