Paul Simon

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Full Name Paul Simon
Age 78 Years Old
Nick Name Simon
Gender Male
Famous As Singer
Birth Date October 13, 1941
Birth Place Newark, New Jersey, USA

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Paul Frederic Simon famed as Paul Simon is a well-known American singer-songwriter and actor whose musical career has spanned seven decades with his fame and commercial success beginning as half of the duo Simon & Garfunkel also known as Tom & Jerry which was formed in the year 1956. He also wrote and starred in the film One-Trick Pony (1980) and co-wrote the Broadway musical The Capeman (1998). In 2011, Rolling Stone named Simon one of the 100 greatest guitarists. He announced his return to the live stage to close San Francisco's Outside Lands festival on Sunday, August 11, 2019.

Childish Gambino, Paul Simon, Kacey Musgraves, And More: Outside Lands 2019

Childish Gambino and Twenty One Pilots will join the already-announced Paul Simon as headlining acts at the 2019 Outside Lands Festival, taking place at San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park on August 9 to 11. Another Planet Entertainment, Superfly, and Starr Hill made the announcement on Monday, releasing the festival’s lineup as key part of a different sort, with the marquee names positioned along the side as opposed to in the biggest font towards the top. The three-day event will also feature performances by artists spanning multiple genres, including Flume, Kacey Musgraves, the Lumineers, Ella Mai, Kygo, Anderson, Lil Wayne, Hozier, Bebe Rexha and more. 

Early Life, Birth Facts, Parents, Brother, Childhood, Education, Birthday, Wiki, Ethnicity of Paul Simon

On 13th October 1941, Paul Simon was born in Newark, New Jersey, the USA with the birth name of Paul Frederic Simon. His nationality is American and his ethnicity is White. At present, his age is 77 but his age will be 78 on his upcoming birthday in October as of 2019. His sun sign is Libra. He was born to Louis, his father, and Belle, his mother. He also has a sibling named Eddie Simon (Brother). He was the first born child of his parents. While his father Louis Simon was an educator, his mother Belle Simon taught English at an elementary school. When Simon was a few months old, they moved to Flushing, Queens in New York. Concerning his education, he was graduated from Forest Hills High School and he majored in English at Queens College and graduated in 1963. When Simon was 11 years old, he met Art Garfunkel, and the two soon became friends and later discovered that they shared a common interest in music. They both formed a harmony duo, much like their favorite duo, The Everly Brothers. He earned a degree in English literature, and briefly attended Brooklyn Law School for one semester after graduation in 1963, but his real passion was rock and roll.

Body Measurement: Height, Weight And More

Paul Simon is a very handsome guitarist and singer with cool body features. He has a tall height of 5 ft 3 in or 160 cm. His other body measurement such as weight, waist size, bicep size, shoe size, eye color and more has not been revealed yet but once we get the information we'll update it very quickly. He has got a very glowing and happy face. 

Career (Beginning-Present) of Paul Simon

  • Paul stepped into the career of music at the age of 11 with Garfunkel by performing for an 'Alice in Wonderland' production. 
  • Their hit songs include 'Our Song' and 'That's My Story'. 
  • In 1964, the duo impressed the executive of Columbia Records, Clive Davis, who immediately signed them for an album.
  • Their first LP, Wednesday Morning, 3 A.M., was released on October 19, 1964.
  • The album consists of 12 songs in the folk vein, five written by Simon but the album flopped. 
  • He then co-wrote several songs with Bruce Woodley of the Australian pop group the Seekers, including "I Wish You Could Be Here," "Cloudy", and "Red Rubber Ball".
  • Their producer, Tom Wilson, overdubbed the track with electric guitar, bass guitar and drums, releasing it as a single under the title, ‘The Sound of Silence’ that eventually went to No. 1 on the U.S. pop charts.
  • The duo released numerous chartbusters right after their second LP.
  • They contributed to the soundtrack of the iconic film by Mike Nichols, ‘The Graduate’, which was a smash hit.
  • They gave their fans their last album, ‘Bridge Over Troubled Water’ in 1970. 
  • He recorded a self-titled solo album that included songs like ‘Mother and Child Reunion’ and 'Me and Julio Down by the Schoolyard' in 1972. 
  • In 1981, he reunited with Garfunkel for a free concert in New York’s Central Park. 
  • The concert album was released in 1982 and was so successful that the duo decided to record another album together. 
  • The album ‘Hearts and Bones’ would have marked their reunion but eventually became Simon's solo album but it flopped. 
  • He performed back-to-back shows in New York City at the Beacon Theatre in 2009. 
  • He surprised Oprah and the audience with a song dedicated to Oprah and her show lasting 25 years in premiere show of the final season of The Oprah Winfrey Show in 2010. 
  • His album So Beautiful or So What was released on the Concord Music Group label on April 12, 2011.
  • He performed "The Sound of Silence" at the National September 11 Memorial & Museum in 2011. 
  • He released a 25th-anniversary box set of Graceland in 2012. 
  • He performed at the funeral of Victoria Leigh Soto, a teacher killed in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting on 19th December 2012. 
  • He delivered the Richard Ellmann Lecture in Modern Literature at Emory University in 2013. 
  • He performed "Me and Julio Down by the Schoolyard", "Homeward Bound", and "Late in the Evening" on 4th August 2015. 
  • He released his thirteenth solo studio album, Stranger to Stranger on 3rd June 2016. 
  • He performed "Bridge over Troubled Water" at the 2016 Democratic National Convention on 25th July 2016. 
  • He debuted a new version of "Questions for the Angels" with jazz guitarist Bill Frisell on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert on 24th May 2017. 
  • He released his fourteenth album, In the Blue Light in 7th September 2018. 
  • He announced his return to the live stage to close San Francisco's Outside Lands festival on Sunday, August 11, 2019, with an appearance at the Golden Gate Park event and donate his net proceeds to the local environmental non-profit organization. 

With Whom Paul Is Married With? Know More About His Wife, Children, Divorced:

Paul is a married person. He was married thrice in his lifetime. At first, he married Peggy Harper in 1969. They had a son Harper Simon in 1972 and divorced in 1975. His second marriage, from 1983 to 1984, was to actress and author Carrie Fisher to whom he proposed after a New York Yankees game. Later, the couple got separated. He then married singer Edie Brickell on May 30, 1992. They have three children: Adrian, Lulu, and Gabriel. As of today, the couple is living a happy life without any kind of disturbances. His sexual orientation is straight. 

Previously, he was in a relationship with Kathy Kathleen Mary, whom he met during his days in Europe. She was 16, and he was 22 when they began a relationship. Later, they split up. 

Net Worth ($45 Million), Salary And Source of Wealth

The net worth of this famous singer is estimated to have $45 Million and his major source of wealth is from his music career. His exact salary has not been revealed yet but it will be updated soon but there is no doubt in the mind of his follower that he is earning a considerable amount of salary from his present work. He is satisfied with his earnings. 

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