Peggy Harper Biography

Who is the former-husband of Peggy Harper?

As per the source, Peggy Harper is currently single and is not seeing anyone.

But, she is famous for being the ex-wife of American singer-songwriter and actor, Paul Simon. Previously, she was married to him in 1969 at a private wedding destination.

During their togetherness, they became parents to a son named, Harper James, who was born on 7 September 1972.

Later, they ended their marriage through a divorce in 1975 due to personal issues, which have not been disclosed to the media yet.

Relationship Facts of Peggy Harper

  • Peggy Harper is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • Her sexual orientation is straight.

Who is Peggy Harper?

Peggy Harper is a celebrity ex-wife. Harper is famous for being the former wife of an American singer, songwriter, and actor, Paul Simon.

Peggy Harper- Age, Parents, Siblings, Ethnicity, Education

The former celebrity wife was born in the United States of America. Harper has maintained her personal background as low as she can. She has not shared the details related to her birthdate, age, parents siblings, and education.

Being the former wife of an American actor, it can be assumed she is American by nationality and belongs to the  Caucasian ethnicity too.

Peggy Harper- Professional Life, Careers

Peggy Harper has maintained low-profile personal as well as professional life. She has not given any info nor there are social media activities that hint about her career. Though, we can believe that she is an independent woman, who prefers to live on her own.

On the other hand, her former husband, Paul Simon is able to accumulate a successful career as a singer, songwriter, and actor.

Paul Simon

Paul Simon’s career in music took off at the tender age of eleven when he performed along with Garfunkel for an ‘Alice in Wonderland production. From then on they started performing as a rock duo under the name, ‘Tom and Jerry‘.

Some of the initial hits of the duo include ‘Our Song’ and ‘That’s My Story. In the year 1964, the duo impressed the executive of Columbia Records, Clive Davis, who immediately signed them for an album.

Columbia Records registered the duo by their real name and released their first long play, ‘Wednesday Morning, 3 A.M’. Unfortunately, the album did not perform well on the music charts. Dismayed by the failure of his debut album, Simon headed to Europe.

There he collaborated with Bruce Woodley, a member of the Australian rock band, ‘The Seekers’. Together they composed a few songs like ‘Red Rubber Ball’, ‘I Wish You Could Be Here, and ‘Cloudy’.

After he returned to the US, a producer named Tom Wilson reworked his debut album and released it as a single under the title, ‘The Sound of Silence’. The album became a massive hit. Its second volume was released as ‘The Sounds of Silence’, on which Simon once again worked with Garfunkel.

The duo released numerous chartbusters right after their second LP. Meanwhile, they contributed to the soundtrack of the iconic film by Mike Nichols, ‘The Graduate’, which was a smash hit.

Simon-Garfunkel duo parted ways and moved on to build their respective career in different fields. Simon stuck to his music career and began working to impart new dimensions to rock music.

In the year 1972, Simon recorded a self-titled solo album that included songs like ‘Mother and Child Reunion and ‘Me and Julio Down by the Schoolyard’. The tracks gave birth to a new style of music that was quite distinct from his previous works and earned rave reviews from the initially skeptical critics.

In the year 1980, Simon stepped into the field of filmmaking. Inspired by the appearance of Woody Allen in the film ‘Annie Hall’, Simon wrote and starred in his movie, ‘One-Trick Pony’. He also recorded a soundtrack for the film. The movie tanked at the box office, but the soundtrack yielded the hit single, ‘Late in the Evening’.

Also, all of these were commercial successes. He also had a long-time association with the TV show ‘Saturday Night Live. He has so far appeared on the show about 15 times.

Sounds of Silence –This was the duo’s second album and it sounded soothing, unlike their first record. Released in 1965, the album included chartbuster tracks like ‘Kathy’s Song’, ‘The Sound of Silence’, ‘Richard Cory’, and ‘I Am a Rock’. Bridge Over Troubled Water – This was one of the biggest-selling albums of its decade.

Peggy Harper- Net worth, Salary

As the career life of Peggy Harper is not clear, it is not possible to calculate her net worth and salary as well.

Moreover, her former husband, Paul Simon, has an estimated net worth of around 200 million USD according to the Celebrity Net Worth.

Peggy Harper- Rumors, Controversy

The news of her divorce from her husband, Paul Simon, in 1975 had got her into rumors at that time.

Besides that, Peggy Harper has not been involved in any serious rumors and buzzes.

Body Features- Height, Weight

Talking about her body dimensions, Peggy Harper stands at an average height and weight. Her other body measurements like chest, waist, and hips size are unavailable at the moment.

In addition, she has a white skin tone along with hazel eyes and blonde hair.

Social Media

Maintaining a secretive and low-key profile, Peggy Harper does not own any social media accounts. She does not seem to be active on social media platforms like Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

 

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