Carly Simon
Carly Simon
Real Name/Full Name Carly Elisabeth Simon
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Carly Simon
Birth Place: The Bronx, New York City, U.S.
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 25 June 1945
Age/How Old: 79 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 179 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 10″
Weight: In Kilograms – 58 Kg
In Pounds – 128 lbs
Eye Color: Grey
Hair Color: Dark brown
Parents Name: Father –Richard L. Simon
Mother –Andrea Heinemann Simon
Siblings: Joanna Simon and Lucy Simon
School: Riverdale Country School
College: Sarah Lawrence College
Religion: Christian
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Cancer
Gender: Female
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Divorced
Boyfriend: Richard Koehler
Husband/Spouse Name: James Hart (m. 1987–2007), James Taylor (m. 1972–1983)
Kids/Children Name: Sally and Ben Taylor
Profession: Singer, actress, and writer
Net Worth: $90 million
Last Updated: July 2024

Carly Elisabeth Simon is an American singer-songwriter, musician, actress, and author, especially children’s books. She popularly goes by her two names, Carly Simon, and having started her career in 1964, and she rose to fame in 1970. Over the years, she has done so many songs, and her songs have ranked high and won several awards.

Well, how well do you know about Carly Simon? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Carly Simon’s net worth in 2024, her age, height, weight, boyfriend, husband, kids, biography and complete details about her life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Carly Simon to date.

Biography and Early Life

Carly Simon was born on 25 June 1945 in The Bronx, New York City. She is a daughter to Richard L. Simon, the co-founder of Simon & Schuster and a classical pianist. Her mother, Andrea Heinemann Simon, was a civil rights activist and a singer. She was raised up in Riverdale with her two elder sisters, Joanna and Lucy, and her younger brother, Peter. Her brother died in 2018.

She says that she was sexually assaulted by a family friend when she was seven years which caused her to start stuttering. A psychiatrist tried to help her, but the condition did not change, and she turned to sing and songwriting as she did not stammer while singing.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Carly Simon in 2024 and what is her height and weight? Well, Carly Simon’s age is 79 years old as of today’s date 13th July 2024 having been born on 25 June 1945. Though, she is 5′ 10″ in feet and inches and 179 cm in Centimetres tall, she weighs about 128 lbs in Pound and 58 kg in Kilograms. Her eye color is Grey and hair color is dark brown.


Not much is known about Carly’s educational background, but it is clear that she attended school while still staying in Riverdale. She attended Riverdale Country School before joining Sarah Lawrence College. She later dropped out of college to pursue a career in music.

Personal Life: Dating, Boyfriends, Husband, Kids

Carly has been married twice in her life and has two children. In early 1960, she was engaged to William Donaldson, who abandoned her fiancée, Sarah Miles, for her. They never got married. On 3 November 1972, she married James Taylor and had two children, Sarah Maria Taylor “Sally,” and Benjamin Simon Taylor “Ben.” They divorced in 1983. Both of her children are musicians and political activists. Later, she got engaged to Russ Kunkel from 1985 to 1986 but later married James Hart in December 1987. They divorced in 2007.

Carly underwent mastectomy and chemotherapy after having surgery for breast cancer between 1997 and 1998. She has suffered Osteopenia since she was 61, which has made her avoid high heels to avoid discomfort.

Is Carly Simon Lesbian?

No. Carly Simon is neither lesbian nor gay. She has a straight sexual orientation and has had several relationships, and even got married. She has two children, a son and a daughter. Since 2015, she is said to be living with Richard Koehler after dating him since 2006.

Professional Career

Carly started her professional career in 1960, where she had formed a duo with her sister Lucy, the Simon Sisters. Together they produced some albums, Meet the Simon Sisters and Cuddlebug. Lucy later left after she got married and Carly started her solo and her first album in 1971 was Carly Simon. Her second album, Anticipation, followed the same year. Next was a single release, Legend in Your Own Time. She achieved her international fame through her third album, No Secret, which reached no. 1 on the Billboard 200.

Carly’s success came between 1972 and 1973 with her song, You’re So Vain. She continued to release more songs, and by 1980, she was in her ninth album, Come Upstairs. Over the years, she has released many singles and albums, which have always ranked high. She has also collaborated with her children, Sally and Ben, in some music productions.


Carly has been successful in her career and has received quite a number of awards and recognitions. In 1971, she was awarded Grammy Award for Best New Artist. Her song, You are So Vain, attracted three Grammy nominations for Record of the Year and Song of the Year.

In 1988, she hit song, Let the River Run, won a Grammy Award, Academy Award, and Golden Globe Award, becoming the first artist to win for a song composed by a single artist. In 1994, she was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame. She has also received Boston Music Awards IN 1994. She was inducted to the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2004, and in 2012, she won ASCAP Founders Award.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Carly Simon in 2024

Carly Simon Net Worth
Carly Simon Net Worth

As of 2024, Carly Simon has an estimated net worth of $90 million. She acquired her wealth mainly from her music career. She is also an actress and has appeared in a number of films and movies, which have contributed to her current net worth. She has as well authored a number of children’s books and still has added a good amount of income to her total earnings.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • Carly and James Taylor’s younger brother, Livingston Taylor, have been close friends and worked on a musical duo.
  • She lost millions of dollars she had invested in the Ponzi Scheme under financial advisor, Kenneth I. Starr

Carly Simon is very successful and has proven that determination and hard work plus effort to your talent can take you to high places. She has influenced and inspired many artists such as Tylor Swift and Carly Jepsen with her music.


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