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Carly Simon

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Net worth 2018: $65 Million
Industry: Writers
Residence: New York City
Country: United States
BirthDay: 25 June 1945
Sigh: Cancer
Height: 1.79 m

Carly Simon was bornon 25 June 1945 in New York City, American. Carly Simon is an American singer who rose to fame in the 1970’s with back-to-back hit records. She has written many of her own songs and has authored a number of children’s books. She had a deep interest in music from childhood and taught herself to play the guitar. She began a music group THe Simon Sisters’ with her sister Lucy. The group enjoyed minor success and made three albums together before Lucy left the band to start a family. Carly went solo in 1971 with her self-titled album ‘Carly Simon.’ She had her first big hit with her single ‘You’re so vain’, which till date remains one of her most successful songs generally regarded as her “signature song.” A Grammy Award followed and she became one of the most famous singers of the 1970’s decade. Her trail of success continued well into the next decade though the 1970’s are considered her golden period. After becoming a mother she recorded a children’s album that was very well received by the public. She followed it up by publishing a series of children’s books, thus making a foray into writing. In addition to singing and writing, Simon has also made a few film and television appearances. She is cancer survivor who fought and won a tough battle against breast cancer in the late 1990’s.


$65 Million


Some of her other albums during that decade were ‘Moonlight Serenade’ (2005), ‘Into white’ (2007), ‘Never been Gone’ (2009)


In 2004, her second compilation album ‘Reflections: Carly Simon's Greatest Hits’ was released


She tried to make a comeback in the new millennium with ‘Bedroom Tapes’ (2000) and ‘Christmas is Almost Here’ (2002)


She is a breast cancer survivor who was diagnosed with the disease in late 1997


Her fourth book ‘The Nighttime Chauffeur’ was published in 1993


She followed it with ‘The Boy of the Bells’ (1990) and ‘The Fisherman’s Song’ (1991)


Simon made her debut as an author with her first children’s book ‘Amy the Dancing Bear’ in 1989


Simon was nominated for the Grammy in Best Pop Female Vocalist category in 1988


Her album ‘Coming around Again’ (1987) was her first big hit after a number of years


She was not as prolific during the later part of 1980’s and the 1990’s in her music career as she was concentrating more on her writing


The album ‘Boys in the Trees’, released in 1978 included the hit single ‘You Belong to Me’ for which Simon received a Grammy Nomination for Best Pop Female Vocalist


’She released a compilation album, ‘The Best of Carly Simon’ in 1975 which included her greatest hits from her previous albums


Simon’s album ‘Hotcakes’ (1974) was one of her best selling albums, accredited Gold in the U


’Her 1972 album ‘No Secrets’ was a huge commercial success


Simon’s second album, ‘Anticipation’, released in 1971 was her first major hit

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