Gabriel Elijah Simon: A Glimpse into the Life of Paul Simon’s Son

Gabriel Elijah Simon is the son of Paul Simon. Gabriel Elijah Simon’s father, Paul is an American musician, singer, songwriter, actor, and producer. His musical career has spanned over six decades where he has twice been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and has been the recipient of sixteen Grammy Awards, including three for Album of the Year.. He is widely considered as one of the most acclaimed songwriters in history. Simon formed the duo, Simon & Garfunkel, with his school friend Art Garfunkel in 1956.

Gabriel Elijah Simon: Bio Summary

Full Name Gabriel Elijah Simon
Famous asSon of Paul Simon
Date of BirthMay 1998
Age26 years old as of 2024
Place of BirthUnited States of America
ParentsFather- Paul Simon
Mother- Edie Brickell
SiblingsAdrian Edward SimonLulu SimonHarper Simon

How old is Paul Simon’s Son?

Gabriel Elijah Simon was born in May 1998 in the United States of America. He is 26 years old as of 2024. Gabriel is the son of Paul Simon and his wife Edie Brickell. He is not the only child of the couple- He has three siblings, they are Adrian Edward SimonLulu Simon, and Harper Simon.

Gabriel Elijah Simon’s mother is also a singer

Gabriel’s mother, Edie is also a singer-songwriter. She is widely known for 1988’s Shooting Rubberbands at the Stars, the debut album by Edie Brickell & New Bohemians, which went to No. 4 on the Billboard Albums chart. As a solo artist, the video for her song Picture Perfect Morning’s “Good Times” was included as part of the multimedia samples featured on Microsoft’s Windows 95 Companion CD-ROM.

The siblings inherited an ear for music from their parents, with Gabriel Elijah Simon’s brother Adrian singing on their father’s Oscar-nominated song “Father and Daughter.” His sister Lulu opened up to PEOPLE MAGAZINE in 2019 about her experience growing up in a musical family. She said- “We used to make up songs as we were walking through Central Park, or in the bath,” she said. “We would always just write music.

His Parents met on Saturday Night Live

Gabriel Elijah Simon’s parents got married on May 30, 1992, in a beautiful wedding ceremony. How did they meet? His mother, Brickell was performing on NBC’s Saturday Night Live on November 5, 1988, when she noticed Simon standing in front of the cameraman.

“Even though I’d performed the song (“What I Am”) hundreds of times in clubs, he made me forget how the song went when I looked at him. We can show the kids the tape and say, ‘Look, that’s when we first laid eyes on each other.'”- Gabriel Elijah Simon’s mother told The Mirror in 2014. They have been together for more than three decades years now.

There isn’t much public information about Gabriel, Unlike other celebrity kids, He has been living a private. His parents on the other hand have always made the news.

Gabriel Elijah Simon

Gabriel Elijah Simon’s parents have been through some tough times in their marriage. In 2014, the couple were both arrested and charged with misdemeanor domestic disturbance after engaging in what was described as a minor altercation. Brickell later admitted to picking a fight with Paul, though it was Brickell’s mother who called 911. They later appeared in court together and made it clear that neither was pressing charges and that their relationship was still extremely strong.

ALSO, READ: Adrian Edward Simon: Inside The Life Of Paul Simon and Edie Brickell’s Son

On April 1, 2021, it was revealed that Paul Simon had sold his entire music catalog to Sony Music Publishing. The exact dollar amount of the deal was not disclosed reports disclose it was likely to be in the $100-200 million range.

The sale included 100% of Simon’s rights as both a songwriter and publisher so all future royalty income goes to Sony. Approximately 400 songs were included in the sale, including hits released when he was a member of Simon & Garfunkel. Notable songs include “The Boxer”, “50 Ways to Leave Your Lover”, “Graceland”, “Bridge Over Troubled Water” and “Mrs. Robinson”.

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