Paul Simon Net Worth is $75 Million (as of 2019)
It has been stated that the overall amount of the current Paul Simon net worth is as much as 45 million dollars, which makes him one of the richest musicians in the industry today. Paul Simon has earned most of his net worth through his career as a singer and song writer. Paul Simon was born in New Jersey in 1941. When he was studying at high school, Paul Simon became interested into music. This was also the time when he made friends with Art Garfunkle, who later became his partner in music. Soon, the duo started to play music together and as a duo performed in various school dances. The duo idolized musicians, such as The Everly Brothers and Woody Guthrie.
|Net Worth:||$75 Million|
|Age:||78 years old|
|Height:||5 ft 2 in (1.6 m)|
|Date of birth:||Oct 13, 1941|
|Nationality:||United States of America|
|Occupation:||Guitarist, Keyboard Player, Musician, Percussionist, Record producer, Singer, Songwriter, Artist, Actor, Film Score Composer|
In 1957, the duo was called Tom and Jerry and under this stage name they released a song called “Hey Schoolgirl”. In the seven next years, Paul Simon and Art Garfunkle recorded more than 30 songs. On some occasions, the duo also used their stage name Tom and Jerry. Thus, his career in this duo has made him more famous and also added up to the overall size of Paul Simon net worth. In 1964, Tom and Jerry released their first LP.
The next year, Paul Simon decided to move to England. He there continued to perform music and played in various bars. It was in one of them when he met his later to become wife, Kathy Chitty. She was also the one for whom the song called “Kathy’s Song” was created. Thus, he saw that he could achieve a lot on his own and decided to go on his career as a solo singer. At the same time, for some occasions he performed with Art Garfunkle. However, his solo career has also added up to the overall amount of Paul Simon net worth.
In 1965, both Paul Simon and Art Garfunkle’s names were inducted in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. In 2003, the duo became winners of a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award. Because of this award the duo decided to go on a tour in the United States. In 2007 it was stated that Paul Simon was living in New Canaan, Connecticut, where he also from time to time appears on stage with Art Garfunkle. Thus, the duo made his name very popular and also rich, as today he is one of the richest people in this industry.