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Paul Simon Biography

Updated On 22 Jun, 2022 Published On 21 Jun, 2022
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Facts of Paul Simon

Date of Birth :
Age : 81 years old
Family Name : Simon
Birth Country : United Kingdom
Birth Sign : Libra
Height : 5 feet 5 inch

Relationship short Statistics of Paul Simon

What is Paul Simon marital status ? ( married,single, in relation or divorce): Married
How many children does Paul Simon have ? (name): 1 Children
Is Paul Simon having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Paul Simon Gay ? No

Paul Simon is an American singer, songwriter, musician, and actor who brought an intellectual sensibility to rock music. Paul is known for his work as a portion of Simon and Garfunkel's team and his long-running victory as a solo artist. He indeed featured in the film 'One-Trick Pony,' composed by Garfunkel.

How is Paul Simon's Married Life? Know About His Wife And Son

Paul Simon dated Kathleen Mary "Kathy" Chitty. On 12th April 1964, the couple met at the Railway Inn Folk Club in Brentwood, where Simon played the first English folk club. He was married to Peggy Harper in 1969.

Paul Simon married Peggy Harper in the 1970s. SOURCE: gettyimages

The couple shares a son named Harper Simon, born in 1972. In 1975, Paul and Peggy got divorced. He composed almost the relationship in the song "Train in the Distance" from his 1983 collections 'Heart and Bones'. He then married Carrie Fisher in 1983, which lasted just a year.

The song "Heart and Bones" was composed around their time together, and "Graceland" is accepted to be around looking for comfort from the relationship's conclusion by taking a road trip.

Paul Simon is married to Edie Brickell. SOURCE: youtube

On 30th May 1992, Paul Simon married singer Eddie Brickell. The duo has three children: Adrian, Lulu, and Gabriel. They are still together making beautiful music. Paul has been married to Eddie Brickell for nearly three decades.

Paul Simon's Net worth and Career

Paul Simon is one of the popular musicians of his times and has a mammoth net worth of $200 million. Together with his brother, Paul built The Guitar Study Center in New York City, which became a part of The New School in New York City. He spent around $16 million to secure a 32-acre property in New Canaan, Connecticut, in 2012. In April 2109, he recorded the home for sale for $14 million.

Paul Simon is an incredibly wealthy musician. SOURCE: Instagram

Simon started his career in music at the age of 11, performing with Garfunkel for the production of 'Alice in Wonderland and they both performed as a duo under the name 'Tom and Jerry .' Some of their early hits are 'That's My Story' and 'Our Song.

'Columbia Record enlisted the pair by their genuine name and released their first long-play, 'Wednesday Morning, 3 A.M.,' which didn't perform well, and he moved to Europe after the failure of his debut album. He composed a few songs such as 'Red Rubber Ball,' 'Cloudy,' and 'I wish You Could Be Here' in collaboration with Bruce Woodley.

Check out the clip of Paul Simon and Edie Brickell singing Remember Me!

He then returned to the U.S., and Tom Wilson, a producer reworked his debut album and released a song 'The Sound of Silence, and the second volume of the song was with Garfunkel. They together contributed to the soundtrack of the iconic movie 'The Graduate,' which got to be a gigantic hit. The last album of Simon and Garfunkel was 'Bridge Over Troubled Water,' which became the cultural anthem for the youth.

He recorded self-titled solo collections like 'Mother and Child Reunion, ad 'Me and Julio Down by the Schoolyard' in 1972. Simon ventured into the field of filmmaking in 1980. Motivated by Woody Allen's work in Annie Hall, he wrote and featured in his movie 'One Trick Pony .'Simon rejoined Garfunkel in 1981 for a free concert in New York's 'Central Park.'

The concert collection was released in 1982 and was so fruitful that the pair chose to record another collection together. Paul's career started with Grammy-nominated studio collections, a commercial success. He released his 13th solo studio album 'Stranger to Stranger, through 'Concord Records in June 2016, and his next album 'In the Blue Light' was released in September 2018.

Paul Simon's Quick Facts

  • Paul Simon was born on 13th October 1941 in Newark, New Jersey, U.S.
  • His father, Louis, was a college professor, and his mother, the Belle, was an elementary school teacher.
  • He holds American nationality.
  •  He graduated from Forest Hills High School, majored in English, and graduated in 1963 from Queens College.
  • Paul is an eager fan of the New York Rangers ice hockey team, the New York Knicks basketball team, and the New York Yankees baseball team.
  • Simon has 49.6k followers on Twitter and 100k followers on Instagram, respectively.

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Paul Simon Married

First Marriage with Kathleen Mary "Kathy" Chitty

Kathleen Mary "Kathy" Chitty is the first wife of Paul Simon; They were married for eleven years.

Second Marriage with Peggy Harper

Paul Simon married Peggy Harper in 1969 and divorced in 1975, citing personal issues. The have a son Harper.

Third Marriage with Carrie Fisher

Paul Simon and Carrie Fisher remained husband-wife for three years. They exchanged vows in1983 and split three years later.

Fourth Marriage with Edie Brickell

Edie Brickell tied a knot with Paul Simon in 1992. They are happily married for three decades till today.

Paul Simon Children

SON : Harper Simon

Mother: Peggy Harper

Harper Simon is the only child of Paul Simon; He welcomed a son Harper in 1972 with Peggy Harper.

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