Who Is Peggy Harper? Harper Simon’s Mother

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Peggy Harper is the mother of Harper Simon, an American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer. She lived in New York City who has been described as Simon’s “best friend” during the his rising career. She is the mother of a talented musician but also as the former spouse of a legendary twentieth century singer-songwriter, Paul Simon. Her role in supporting Harper Simon’s musical journey is very much seen during his rising career but her own experiences and relationship with Paul Simon have undoubtedly shaped her perspective on the industry. Her son gives famous hits such as Harper Simon (2010) and Division Street (2013).

She currently resides in the vibrant hub of New York City, Peggy behold firsthand the highs and lows of Simon’s career standing by his side as his confidante and closest companion. She always prioritize her son’s career rather than anything else.

Peggy Harper Husband

Peggy Harper’s ex-husband, Paul Harper has been married three times. In 1969, they tied the knot. In 1972, they had a son, Harper Simon and divorced in 1975, inspiring the song “50 Ways to Leave Your Lover”. Simon wrote about this relationship in the song “Train in the Distance” from his 1983 album Hearts and Bones.

Peggy HarperProfile
Real NamePeggy Harper
Nick NamePeggy
Age80 years old (in 2023)
Famous ForHarper Simon’s mother
Paul Simon ex-wife
BirthplaceNewark, New Jersey, U.S.
Eye ColorLight Brown
Martial Status?Divorced
Children?Harper Simon
Net Worth$20 million

Where Is Peggy Harper Now?

Peggy Harper is spending a private life. She is in her early 80s. She has not provided her exact birth detail. Her ex-husband, Paul Simon was born on October 13, 1941 in Newark, New Jersey, U.S. He is 81 years old, as of 2023.

Peggy Harper Net Worth

Peggy Harper is a millionaire like her ex-husband. Simon and his wife paid $16 million to own a 32-acre property in New Canaan, Connecticut, in 2012. In April 2019, couple together listed the property for $14 million but sold it in June 2022 for $10.8 million.


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Paul Simon is an avid fan of the New York Rangers ice hockey team. He has invested in several commercial properties across the country. He owns a duplex in New York City in the Upper West Side. He also owns a 30-acre oceanfront property in the Hamptons town of Montauk, and a 10-acre ranch in Allen, Texas.

These include a high-rise office building in downtown Chicago, a shopping center in Los Angeles and a luxury hotel in Miami Beach. His net worth is $200 million. Simon was awarded the Polar Music Prize, in 2012.


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