Carly Simon is a phenomenal American actress, musician, a songwriter, and a solo actress. As a songwriter she had written hit songs like “Anticipation”, “You Belong To Me”, “Coming Around Again”, “Jesse”, “Mockingbird”, etc. She got the fame as a solo artist due to her first album, “Carly Simon”. Carly Simon is mostly known as a songwriter and a singer. Let’s have a close look at the net worth of Carly Simon in 2018.
Early life and biography:
Carly Simon was born on 25 June 1945 in The Bronx, New York. Her father, Richard Simon was a co-founder of Simon and Schuster. Her mother, Andrea Simon was a singer. She did her primary schooling from Riverdale Country School and attended Sarah Lawrence College. She enjoyed her childhood with her two sisters, a younger brother, and her parents. From her childhood, she loved to sing, hence she dropped out of college to pursue his career in singing.
Carly Simon got engaged with James Taylor, a famous singer on 3 November 1972. This couple had two children, Sally Taylor and Ben Taylor. Later, Carly and James separated in 1983. Both Sally and Ben are singers as well as songwriters. On 23 December 1987, Simon married James Hart but again this duo divorced in 2007.
Career, Awards, and Nominations:
Carly Simon started her career with her sister, Lucy Simon and released their first album, “The Simon Sisters”. After that, she starred in the film “Taking Off” and sang the song “Long-term Physical Effects.” She released her first individual album in the year 1971 which is named as “Carly Simon”. In this album song, “Anticipation” was a very hit and gone viral in several days. The Simon’s career-best song is “You’re So Vain” and this song ranked at a no.1 position on the U.S. Pop and Adult Contemporary Charts and sold over millions of copies in the United States.
At this time, her singing is at the topmost level and after some days, her album, “No Secrets” launched and again ranked at a no.1 position on the U.S. album charts. This album achieved Gold status at that time and attained Platinum status after 25 years.
She is also an excellent writer and in her entire career as a writer, she wrote about six books and her recent book “Boys in the Trees: A Memoir” has sold thousands of copies across the world. In 1989, she was honoured with Best Original Song award. She won Grammy Awards in the year 1972 under the category Best New Artist and in 1990 under the category Best Song Written Specifically for a Motion Picture and Television. She is the only actress to win Oscar, Golden Globe and Grammy awards for the same song. Simon was also inducted in the Grammy Hall Of fame for her song “You’re So Vain”.
Net Worth and Earnings:
How much net worth do you expect from an Oscar award-winning, two times Grammy award-winning actress? Obviously, a huge amount of wealth, Right? Well, right now, Carly Simon has an estimated net worth of around $80 million. That’s quite amazing. Most of her wealth come through singing and acting. As previously stated, she earns a small amount of wealth as a writer. She has a website carlysimon.com which also adds some revenue in her net worth.
Due to her extraordinary singing skills, she has influenced artists such as Taylor Swift, Carly Jepsen, etc. She undoubtedly won the hearts of millions of people through her hit songs and has emerged as a successful singer, songwriter. Her song “Anticipation” made her a superstar. Today, she is an inspiration to hundreds of singers, songwriters. Also, she is one of the most followed personalities in her industry.