Gabriel Elijah Simon is the son of Paul Simon. Gabriel’s father, Paul is an American musician, singer, songwriter, actor, and producer. Simon’s musical career has spanned over six decades. He is widely regarded as one of the most acclaimed songwriters in popular music history. Simon formed the duo, Simon & Garfunkel, with his school friend Art Garfunkel in 1956.
Gabriel Elijah Simon: Profile Summary
|Full Name||Gabriel Elijah Simon|
|Famous as||Son of Paul Simon|
|Date of Birth||May 1998|
|Place of Birth||United States of America|
|Parents||Father- Paul Simon |
Mother- Edie Brickell
|Siblings||Adrian Edward Simon, Lulu Simon, Harper Simon|
Gabriel Elijah Simon is the son of Paul Simon, he was born in May 1998, Which makes him 23 years old as of 2021. Gabriel has three siblings, they are Adrian Edward Simon, Lulu Simon and, Harper Simon.
Gabriel’s mother, Edie is an American singer-songwriter 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. She is married to Paul Simon.
Gabriel Elijah’s parents got married on May 30, 1992. 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 revealed. They have been married for 29 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’s parents have had a somewhat tumultuous relationship at times. In 2014, they 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 actually 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.
On April 1, 2021, it was revealed that Gabriel’s father, Paul Simon had sold his entire music catalog to Sony Music Publishing. The exact dollar amount of the deal was not disclosed but based on comparable sales around the same time period, it was likely 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”.