Art Garfunkel net worth

Art Garfunkel net worth

Net Worth: $35 Million

About Art Garfunkel

Art Garfunkel net worth

It has been announced that the overall amount of Art Garfunkel net worth today is as high as 35 million dollars. Art Garfunkel is a Grammy award winning singer. He is also a poet and an actor. Moreover, he is mostly known to many people because of his performances with the duo called “Simon and Garfunkel”, where he is joined by Paul Simon. In addition, Art Garfunkel is a successful solo artist, which is also an important source of Art Garfunkel net worth.

As a solo singer, he has released 1 hit which entered top 10, three songs which landed in top 20, six songs which placed in top 40 and 14 songs of Adult Contemporary music, which placed in top 30.

During his career as a musician, Art Garfunkel became a winner of 6 Grammy awards, one of which was given to him for his Lifetime Achievement. In 1990, his name was inducted into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and so was the name of his partner in music, Paul Simon.

The musician was born in 1941 in New York City. He has two brothers, one older than him and one younger. When he was 6 or 7 years old, Art Garfunkel got interested into music.

This career has also eventually become one of the main sources of Art Garfunkel net worth. Thus, his father bought him a wire recorder. Art Garfunkel used to record his voice using this recorder and later listen to it again so he could recognize his flaws and improve.

However, when he was a teenager, he suffered a lung infection. Therefore, he changed his focus and got involved into playing basketball.

When he was studying in the 6th grade Art Garfunkel made friends with Paul Simon, which later became his partner in music industry. It is also known that Paul Simon was inspired by Art Garfunkel to get interested into singing, as well. He was impressed by Art Garfunkel’s abilities to sing when he competed in school’s competition where he performed a song called “Too Young” by Nat King Cole.

In the period of 1956-1962, the duo was titled as “Tom and Jerry”. The duo also performed at school dances. In 1957, when they were signed to Big Records, the duo released their single called “Hey, Schoolgirl”, which was one of the first songs of theirs. Later, the duo was renamed to “Simon and Garfunkel” and it also began to add bigger sums of money to Art Garfunkel net worth.

Now you have an idea why Art Garfunkel net worth is this huge

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