Carly Simon Net Worth,Wiki,Biography, Songs, Age, Instagram

Published Date   29th Sep. 2017, 00:13 am
Carly Simon Net Worth,Wiki,Biography, Songs, Age, Instagram
Quick Info
Birth Name: Carly Simon
Nationality: American
Net Worth: $ 45 million

Carly Simon is a well-known American singer-songwriter, musician and children’s author who is known best for her noteworthy musical career with more than a dozen studio albums to date. Carly Simon net worth has been sourced from her various books and her albums over the years. Carly Simon songs like Anticipation, Coming Around Again, You’re So Vain, and more have charted on top of U.S. Billboard and has received many certifications.


The American born respected and renowned singer-songwriter, musician and children’s author, Carly Simon is known best to the world for her pop rock, soft rock, and folk songs. Carly Simon is known to be a two-time Grammy Award winner and one of the best quintessential singer-songwriters of the 70’s. Carly Simon net worth is known to have been massed from her successful and hit albums, concerts, and books. Carly Simon Instagram account has

Early Life

Carly Simon was born Carly Elisabeth Simon on June 25, 1945 in The Bronx, New York City, New York, U.S. Carly Simon was born to parents Richard L. Simon and Andrea Louise Simon. Her father was the co-founder of Simon & Schuster while her mother was a civil rights activist as well as a singer. Carly Simon suffered from Stuttering at the age of 8 after which she turned to singing and songwriting. She spent most of her childhood days in Riverdale with her sisters Joanna and Lucy and brother Peter.


Carly Simon received her education from Riverdale Country School. She then joined Sarah Lawrence College. However, to pursue her career as a singer, Carly Simon dropped out from college.

Film and TV Career

Carly Simon has appeared in the 1971 film Taking Off. Since then Carly Simon has starred in movies like the 1985 film titled Perfect, 2004 film Little Black Book, and more. She has appeared in a few TV series like Thirtysomething, Fraiser, Family Guy and Bob’s Burgers.


Carly Simon began her career with a music group named the Simon Sister along with her sister Lucy. Then she went on to work with eclectic New York rockers Elephant’s Memory. She eventually decided to work as a solo artist. Carly Simon first studio album was titled in her name in 1971. A year later she went on to find success with the song You’re So Vain which went on to reach number 1 on the U.S. Pop and Adult Contemporary charts. Her album No Secrets went on to reach number 1 on the U.S. album charts. Carly Simon published 8 albums in the 1970s which included Hotcakes, Playing Possum, Another Passenger, Boys in the Trees and more. In the 1980s she released Come Upstairs after which followed Spoiled Girl, Coming Around Again, and more. Then in 1990’s she had album hits like Film Noir, Romulus Hunt: A Family Opera, and more. In the 2000s she has released many albums like Moonlight Serenade, The Kind of Love, Never Been Gone, and more.

Carly Simon songs have gone to chart in the US Billboards. Her song Anticipation was on top 13 in U.S. hits. Similarly, songs like Mockingbird has reached number 5, Jesse in number 11, Nobody Does It Better in number 2, Coming Around Again in number 18 and You Belong To Me in number 6. Carly Simon 24 songs have gone on the Billboard Ho 100 charts and 28 songs have gone of Billboard Adult Contemporary.


Carly Simon published her first book titled Amy the Dancing Bear in 1989. Since then she has written 5 more books which have all been successful. She has written books like The Boy of the Bells, The Fisherman’s Song, The Nighttime Chauffeur and midnight Farm. More recently in 2015, she published the Book titled Boys in the Tree-A Memoir.

Net Worth and Career

Carly Simon net worth is estimated to be $ 45 million. Carly Simon net worth was affected when she invested millions to the Ponzi scheme of the financial advisor Bernie Madoff. She lost most of her money. Carly Simon net worth is known to have been amassed from the success of her children’s books and also from her various studio albums which have been highly successful. Carly Simon net worth saw heights when she was in her youths and selling millions of copies of her album.

Body Measurements

Carly Simon age at present is 72. Carly Simon age has not stopped her from being as legendary and as charming as she was in her youths. She has a shoe size of 10. Simon has grey eyes and blonde hair that she mostly likes putting long now. Carly Simon stands tall at the height of 5 feet 10 inches. She has a dress size of 4. Carly weighs 128 lbs. She has maintained her body even at this age. Simon was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1997 and had to undergo chemotherapy and mastectomy.

Personal life

Carly Simon was married to James Taylor. Her ex-husband James Taylor is a well-known folk-rock musician. Simon and Taylor got married on 3rd November 1972. The couple together went on to have a daughter named Sarah Sally Maria Taylor who was born in 1974 and a son named Benjamin Ben Simon Taylor who was born in 1977. Their children are musicians and are also involved in politics. Carly got divorced with James in 1983. The two did not speak to each other for many years. Simon is a grandmother to Sally’s son Bodhi Taylor.

Carly Simon was previously known to be in a relationship with William Donaldson with whom she got engaged in the 1960s. After having divorced Taylor, Simon went on to get engaged to musician Russ Kunkel but it only lasted a year. She then got married to a writer, poet and businessman James Hart with whom she had a divorce in 2007.

Awards and Recognition

Carly Simon has been honored many times for her remarkable career as a singer and songwriter. Carly Simon has won an Academy Award for Best Original Song in 1989. Carly has also won a Boston Music Award, CableACE Awards, a Golden Globe Award, ASCAP Founders Award, and more. Simon won her First Grammy Award in 1972 for Best New Artist for her album Carly Simon. She won her second Grammy Award in 1990 for Best Song Written Specifically for a Motion Picture or Television for the song Let the River Run. Simon has also been inducted in the Grammy Hall of Fame for her son You’re So Vain. Moreover, she has been nominated for a dozen Grammy Awards. Her album Boys in the Trees also won the Grammy Award for Best Album Package in 1979. Simon has been inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1994 and has also received the Honorary Doctor of Music Degree from Berklee College of Music. Carly Simon has also been named as one of the 100 Greatest Women in Rock & Roll by VH1.

Carly Simon Instagram account has more than 27 thousand followers who keep track of her personal and professional life through the pictures that she posts. Carly Simon bio and information can be found on numerous social media sites like Wikipedia, IMDB, twitter, and more.

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