Twelve times Grammy Awards winner Paul Simon is an American musician, singer, songwriter, and actor who has been in the music industry for over seven decades. He is best known for the duo group Simon & Garfunkel with Art Garfunkel with whom he released hit singles like The Sound of Silence, Bridge over Troubled Water, and Mrs. Robinson.
Besides that he has released several studio albums like Still Crazy After All These Years, The Rhythm of the Saints, The Paul Simon Songbook, and So Beautiful or So What, to name some.
The Brit Award-winning singer has an estimated net worth of $75 million, a fortune which he accumulated from his career in music which started in 1956.
The American singer put his 8,500 sq ft house in New Canaan, Connecticut for sale in 2019 for $13.9 million. He previously bought the house in 2002 for $16 million.
His second album Paul Simon (1972) earned over $1 million and was certified platinum. The 1973 album There Goes Rhymin' Simon grossed almost $1.2 million.
Graceland(1986), Simon's seventh album was certified 5 times platinum and had estimated earnings of $8.46 million and The Rhythm of the Saints(1990) earned $3.16 million.
His other albums You're the One, Surprise, and So Beautiful or So What, were $560,000, $407,500, and $320,000 respectively.
His YouTube channel has over 175k subscribers where he uploaded six music videos. The estimated monthly earnings of the channel are $0.58 - $9 whereas the yearly earnings are $7 - $111.
His Vevo channel PaulSimonVEVO boasts of 95.6k subscribers and earns midway between $700 - $11.2K a month and $8.4K - $134.3K a year.
As an actor he has appeared in Woody Allen's Annie Hall, Mother Goose Rock 'n' Rhyme, and One-Trick Pony.
He has also acted in movies like Millenium, The Great Buck Howard, Henry & Me, and Welcome To Sweden, to name a few.
He was born Paul Frederic Simon on 13th October 1941 in Newark, New Jersey in the United States to Louis Simon and Belle Simon. He has a brother named Eddie Simon.
He graduated from Forest Hills High School whereupon he enrolled in Queens College and graduated from there with a major in English in 1963. After his graduation, he briefly attended Brooklyn Law School.
The 78-years-old singer is married to Edie Brickell since 30th May 1992. The couple has three children together; Adrian, Lulu, and Gabriel.
Before this relationship, he was married to Peggy Harper from 1972 to 1975 and have a son named Harper Simon. He was also married to late actress Carrie Fisher from 1983 to 1984.