Net Worth: $65 million*
Wealth Inherited From: Richard L. Simon
Carly Simon is a singer-songwriter and a published children’s book author. She became famous in the 1970s with her records. She has had thirteen Top 40 hits in the U.S. She is the daughter of Richard Simon, who co-founded the book company Simon & Schuster. He was also a classical pianist, sparking his daughter’s interest in music.
Carly Simon started out as part of a duet, The Simon Sisters, before trying her hand at a solo career. Her first album, Carly Simon, took off, and she received a Grammy for her work. She was also briefly married to James Taylor.