Paul Simon has been a music industry fixture for almost six decades, rising to fame as one half of the folk-rock duo Simon & Garfunkel. The now 81-year-old has achieved enormous success as a solo artist and as a member of Simon & Garfunkel, enthralling listeners with timeless tunes like ‘Bridge Over Troubled Water,’ ‘Still Crazy After All These Years,’ and ‘Graceland.’
Simon has accumulated a large wealth, with his current net worth believed to be $200 million, in addition to countless honours, including the uncommon distinction of being inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame twice.
Unfortunately, the now 81-year-old has had a few health setbacks recently, the most recent being the abrupt and inexplicable loss of hearing in his left ear. Here’s how this unforeseen development has impacted the Rock and Roll legend’s capacity to create music and increase his musician net worth.
How Much Money Is Paul Simon Worth?
Paul Simon is one of the most recognized musicians of his time, with a six-decade career. Simon began his career as one half of the folk-rock duo Simon & Garfunkel, and went on to create numerous famous hits such as ‘The Sound of Silence,’ ‘Bridge over Troubled Water,’ and ‘Mrs. Robinson.’
Even after Simon & Garfunkel’s final separation in 1970, the now 81-year-old’s career continued to rise. His solo discography includes songs like ‘Still Crazy After All These Years’ from 1975 and the breakthrough, if extremely controversial, 1986 album ‘Graceland,’ which expertly combined folk and African music influences.