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David Scott Simon Biography

Updated On 14 Aug, 2018 Published On 12 Dec, 2016
David Scott Simon

Facts of David Scott Simon

Date of Birth :
Age : 67 years old
Family Name : Simon
Birth Place : United States
Birth Sign : Aries

Relationship short Statistics of David Scott Simon

What is David Scott Simon marital status ? ( married,single, in relation or divorce): Married
How many children does David Scott Simon have ? (name): 0 Children
Is David Scott Simon having any relationship affair ?: No
Is David Scott Simon Gay ? No

Scott Simon is an American journalist and the host of Weekend Edition Saturday on NPR. He is the son of comedian Ernie Simon and actress Patricia Lyons. His father died when Scott was 16, and his mother later married former minor league baseball player Ralph G. Newman. Simon has been with NPR for over three decades, beginning in 1977 as Chicago bureau chief, and his career encompasses other types of media as well. Simon has won every major award in broadcasting, including the Peabody and the Emmy.

Simon has been happily married to French documentary filmmaker Caroline Richard. In 2006 Simon and his wife were contacted by police as part of the Alexander Litvinenko poisoning investigation. The family was staying at a hotel near the restaurant at the center of the poisoning incident, and had twice bought food there for their daughter Elise. The health of the family was not affected.

Early Life of Scott Simon

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David Scott Simon Married

Marriage with Caroline Richard

Simon met French documentary filmmaker Caroline Richard during an NPR interview in 2000. They married in a mixed-faith (Methodist, Quaker, and Jewish) service in Ridgefield, Connecticut, at the home of fashion designer Alexander Julian. They have two daughters, both adopted as babies from China: Elise, in 2004, and Lina, in 2007. They consider themselves a Jewish family.

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