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Art Garfunkel Net Worth

Art Garfunkel Net Worth is
$45 Million

Art Garfunkel Bio/Wiki 2018

Art Garfunkel is a NYC singer and musician that has and estimated net worth of $45 million dollars. Part of the eponymous musical duo Simon and Garfunkel, his work with Paul Simon has cemented Art Garfunkel among the top folk musicians of the 20th century. Though Simon and Garfunkel disbanded in 1970, the two have often reunited to perform concerts and go on tour, most notably in their 1984 concert in Central Park that brought over 500,000 people.

Art Garfunkel Net Worth $45 Million

Garfunkel has managed to stay relevant after Simon and Garfunkel, with the singer earning $75 million in 2012 13 alone. This earned Garfunkel recognition among the highest paid musicians alive. Along with his music, Garfunkel has successfully managed his wealth through wise investments, business ventures, plus a number of product starts, including a brand of vodka called Pure Wondergarfunkel plus a fashion line named the Art Garfunkel Seduction.

Full NameArt Garfunkel
Net Worth$45 Million
Date Of BirthNovember 5, 1941
Place Of BirthForest Hills, Queens, New York City, USA
Height5' 9" (1.75 m)
ProfessionMusician, singer, actor
EducationForest Hills High School, Columbia University
SpouseKim Garfunkel (m. 1988), Linda Marie Grossman (m. 1972 - 1975)
ChildrenJames Garfunkel, Beau Daniel Garfunkel, The Sound of Silence, Bridge over Troubled Water, Mrs. Robinson, Lyon, France, Niagara Falls, ON, Canada, Kansas City, MO, United States
ParentsJacob Garfunkel, Rose Garfunkel
SiblingsJerome Garfunkel, Jules B. Garfunkel, The Sound of Silence, Bridge over Troubled Water, Mrs. Robinson, Lyon, France, Niagara Falls, ON, Canada, Kansas City, MO, United States
NicknamesGarfunkel Art , アート・ガーファンクル , アート ガーファンクル , Art Garfunkle , Garfunkel, Art , Arthur Ira Garfunkel , Arthur Ira "Art" Garfunkel , Artie Garr , Tom Graph , Simon & Garfunkel
AwardsGrammy Award for Album of the Year (1971), Grammy Award for Record of the Year (1971, 1969), Grammy Award for Best Arrangement, Instrumental and Vocals (1971), TV Land Most Memorable SNL Musical Guest Award (2008)
Music GroupsSimon & Garfunkel, Tom & Jerry
NominationsGolden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture, Grammy Award for Best Musical Album for Children, The Sound of Silence, Bridge over Troubled Water, Mrs. Robinson, Lyon, France, Niagara Falls, ON, Canada, Kansas City, MO, United States
MoviesLyon, France, Niagara Falls, ON, Canada, Kansas City, MO, United States, Catch-22, Carnal Knowledge, Bad Timing, Good to Go, Mother Goose Rock 'n' Rhyme, Boxing Helena, Paul Simon and Friends, The Rebound, Simon and Garfunkel: Songs of America, Simon and Garfunkel: Concert in Central Park
1[on guitarist Dean Parks] His nuancy guitar support and the loving, caressing guitar work that Paul Simon does on a Martin acoustic guitar, just kills me and makes me sing lovely. I ride that guitar like a jockey on a horse that is having a fabulous little spring.
2I really got a kick out of some of my performances. I did my job good. I don't listen to past work often. When I'm making it I play 'em hundreds of times, stroking the record and finessing the mix. When it's over, it's gone for years.
3I thought I was going to go to college and pick one of the more reputable professions and be an upright citizen. All of that seems like so much nonsense now. I guess it doesn't do too well to envision these projected scenarios of the future. What happens in just about every case is you fall into whatever you fall into. The next thing you know, you're looking back in retrospect at what it is you've now been doing for the last how many years.
4I have a very sure-footed sense of what I like, and exactly how much I like it. Give me two listenings of a song, and I can tell you exactly how it sits with me, and...I know my musical taste. I know my ears, I know what I respond to.
5I asked myself constantly why I didn't marry her, because surely she was the apple of my eye. She was everything I was looking for in a woman. But I was very hurt by my first marriage, so as far as marriage to Laurie was concerned, I was extra scared. I was heartbroken. It laid me low. I used to get very sad when the sun went down. The nights were very lonely for me. [About his relationship with Laurie Bird]
1Cousin of former boy band manager, Louis J. Pearlman, who helped launched the careers of the Backstreet Boys and *NSYNC.
2Took 40 excursions on his walk across America to complete the route from New York to Los Angeles from 1983 to 1997.
3Is mentioned in the Barenaked Ladies' song "If I Had $1000000" (1993).
4His paternal grandparents were Romanian Jewish immigrants. His maternal grandparents were Jewish immigrants from Russia/Poland.
5Has a Masters of Science in Mathematics. Was going to pursue his PhD, but his career took off before that happened.
6Garfunkel became a father again via surrogate mother, Beau Daniel arrived October 2005.
7Reunited with Paul Simon in a nostalgia tour for the first time in two decades in 2003.
8Father, with Kim Garfunkel, of a son, James Garfunkel.
9His all-time favorite pop song is Paul McCartney's "Here, There and Everywhere" and his all-time favorite album is Fleetwood Mac's "Rumours".
10He was elected to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (as a member of Simon & Garfunkel) in 1990.
11Dated Penny Marshall at the same time that Carrie Fisher was dating his musical partner, Paul Simon.
12Was living with actress Laurie Bird at the time of her suicide in 1979.
13Between his stints with musical duos "Tom and Jerry" and Simon & Garfunkel, released some non-charting solo material as "Artie Garr".
14Also sang with Paul Simon in the late 50s. As the duo "Tom and Jerry", they had a top 50 hit in 1957 with "Hey, Schoolgirl". (Garfunkel used the stage name "Tom Graph"; Simon was "Jerry Landis".) The duo broke up at the end of the 50s after a string of flop follow-ups, only to reunite a few years later under their real names.

Music Department

The American Red Cross Holiday Music Spectacular1999TV Movie song performer
Wo ai chu fang1997soundtrack
Brooklyn BridgeTV Series singer - 33 episodes, 1991 - 1993 theme song - 20 episodes, 1991 - 1992


Joshy2016performer: "99 Miles from L.A."
Skam2015TV Series performer - 1 episode
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon2015TV Series performer - 1 episode
No me la puc treure del cap2012TV Series writer - 1 episode
Dancing Stars2011TV Series writer - 1 episode
Nip/Tuck2010TV Series 1 episode
Schlaflos in Oldenburg2008TV Movie performer: "Daydream"
Yu-Gi-Oh! The Abridged Series2007TV Series performer - 1 episode
The Curse of the Were-Rabbit2005performer: "Bright Eyes"
Delphinsommer2004TV Movie writer: "Scarborough Fair/ Canticle"
Simon and Garfunkel: Old Friends - Live on Stage2004Video performer: "Cathy's Song", "Hey, Schoolgirl In the Second Row", "Bye Bye Love"
Lost in Translation2003writer: "Scarborough Fair/Canticle" 1966 - as Arthur Garfunkel
Brown Eyed Girl2001Short writer: "The 59th Street Bridge Song Feelin' Groovy"
Barend en Van Dorp2001TV Series performer - 1 episode
Loser2000writer: "Scarborough Fair/Canticle"
Nagoya senkyaku banrai2000TV Series performer: "Wonderful World"
Arthur1998TV Series performer - 1 episode
As Good as It Gets1997performer: "ALWAYS LOOK ON THE BRIGHT SIDE OF LIFE"
Mystery Science Theater 30001995TV Series writer - 1 episode
Daai foo ji ga1994performer: "April Come She Will"
Florida Lady1994TV Series performer - 1 episode
A League of Their Own1992performer: "Two Sleepy People"
The Wonder YearsTV Series writer - 1 episode, 1989 performer - 1 episode, 1989
Sing1989performer: "We'll Never Say Goodbye"
Headin' Home for the Holidays1986TV Movie performer: "Words from an Old Spanish Carol" from "The Animals' Christmas", "Carol of the Birds" from "The Animals' Christmas"
Top of the Pops1975-1979TV Series performer - 9 episodes
Promises in the Dark1979performer: "WHAT A WONDERFUL WORLD"
Watership Down1978performer: "Bright Eyes"
Saturday Night Live1975-1978TV Series performer - 2 episodes
DerrickTV Series performer - 1 episode, 1974 writer - 1 episode, 1974
Heavy Traffic1973"Scarborough Fair"
The Graduate1967writer: "Scarborough Fair/Canticle" - uncredited


The Rebound2009Harry Finklestein
American Dreams2003TV SeriesMr. Greenwood
541998Elaine's Patron
Frasier1994TV SeriesChester
Boxing Helena1993Dr. Lawrence Augustine
Mother Goose Rock 'n' Rhyme1990TV MovieGeorgie Porgie
Good to Go1986S. D. Blass
Bad Timing1980Alex Linden
Laverne & Shirley1980TV SeriesThe Mighty Oak
Acts of Love and Other Comedies1973TV MovieNicky
Carnal Knowledge1971Sandy (as Arthur Garfunkel)
Catch-221970Capt. Nately (as Arthur Garfunkel)


The Harmony Game2011Documentary executive producer
Simon and Garfunkel: Songs of America1969TV Movie producer


The Everly Brothers: Harmonies from Heaven2016TV Movie documentaryHimself
Tavis Smiley2015TV SeriesHimself
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon2015TV SeriesHimself - Surprise Appearance
The Best Hit USA2014TV SeriesHimself
This Morning2012TV SeriesHimself
Beatles Stories2011DocumentaryHimself
The Harmony Game2011DocumentaryHimself
AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Mike Nichols2010TV MovieHimself (as Simon & Garfunkel)
The 25th Anniversary Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Concert2009TV SpecialHimself
Explosiv - Das Magazin2009TV Series documentaryHimself
Flight of the Conchords2009TV SeriesHimself
AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Warren Beatty2008TV SpecialHimself
The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts2007TV SpecialHimself
Summer of Love2007TV Series documentaryHimself
Paul Simon: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song2007TV SpecialPerformer
Breakfast2003-2007TV SeriesHimself
Breakfast with the Arts2007TV SeriesHimself
Sunday AM2007TV SeriesHimself
Mississippi Rising2005TV Movie documentaryHimself
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Songs: America's Greatest Music in the Movies2004TV Movie documentaryHimself
Simon and Garfunkel: Old Friends - Live on Stage2004VideoHimself - Vocals
Late Show with David Letterman1993-2003TV SeriesHimself
Intimate Portrait2003TV Series documentaryHimself
The 45th Annual Grammy Awards2003TV SpecialHimself
Arthur1998-2002TV SeriesHimself
Biography2002TV Series documentaryHimself
The Howard Stern Radio Show1999TV SeriesHimself
The Annual Film Society of Lincoln Center Honors Mike Nichols1999TV MovieHimself
The American Red Cross Holiday Music Spectacular1999TV MovieHimself
Behind the Music1998TV Series documentaryHimself
Día a día1997TV SeriesHimself
Lo + plus1997TV SeriesHimself
AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Jack Nicholson1994TV SpecialHimself
John & Leeza from Hollywood1993TV SeriesHimself
American Masters1993TV Series documentaryHimself
The Howard Stern Show1992TV SeriesHimself
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson1967-1989TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest / Himself / Himself - Guest
Saturday Night Live: 15th Anniversary1989TV SpecialHimself
Good Morning America1989TV SeriesHimself
ABC Presents: A Royal Gala1988TV MovieHimself - Singer
Sábado noche1987TV SeriesHimself
Headin' Home for the Holidays1986TV MovieHimself
Saturday Night Live1975-1986TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Host / Musical Guest / ...
Today1986TV SeriesHimself
The Concert in Central Park1982TV Movie documentaryHimself
The Paul Simon Special1977TV SpecialHimself
Rolling Stone Magazine: The 10th Anniversary1977TV MovieHimself - Performer
Top of the Pops1975-1976TV SeriesHimself
The 17th Annual Grammy Awards1975TV SpecialHimself
The David Frost Show1971TV SeriesHimself
The Dick Cavett Show1970TV SeriesGuest
Simon and Garfunkel: Songs of America1969TV MovieHimself
Monterey Pop1968DocumentaryPerformers (as Simon and Garfunkel)
Andy Williams' Kaleidoscope Company1968TV MovieHimself (as Simon & Garfunkel)
The Fred Astaire Show1968TV MovieHimself (as Simon & Garfunkel)
The Kraft Music Hall1968TV SeriesHimself
The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour1967TV SeriesHimself
Paul Simon & Art Garfunkel1967TV MovieHimself
The Red Skelton Hour1966TV SeriesHimself - Guest Vocalist
The Ed Sullivan Show1966TV SeriesHimself - Singer
Shivaree1966TV SeriesHimself
Ready, Steady, Go!1965TV SeriesHimself

Archive Footage

Biggest Band Breakups and Make Ups2015TV Movie documentaryHimself
Welcome to the Basement2015TV SeriesCapt. Nately / Himself
Alexandra - Stimme der Sehnsucht: Der rätselhafte Tod eines Stars2012TV Movie documentaryHimself (uncredited)
The 2012 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony2012TV MovieHimself
No me la puc treure del cap2012TV SeriesHimself
Banda sonora2009TV SeriesHimself
60/902008TV SeriesHimself
The O'Reilly Factor2008TV SeriesHimself
20 to 12006TV Series documentaryHimself
Andy Williams: My Favorite Duets2004TV Movie documentaryHimself (as Simon and Garfunkel)
I Love the '80s Strikes Back2003TV Series documentaryHimself
American Bandstand's 50th Anniversary Celebration2002TV MovieHimself
Biography2001TV Series documentaryHimself
SNL: 25 Years of Music1999TV MovieHimself
Rock & Roll1995TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
Joe Bob's Drive-In Theater1995TV Series
Saturday Night Live: The Best of Robin Williams1991Video documentaryHimself (uncredited)
America at the Movies1976DocumentarySandy
Beat! Beat! Beat!1967TV SeriesHimself - Musician
Beat-Club1966TV SeriesHimself - Musician

Won Awards

2008TV Land AwardTV Land AwardsMost Memorable SNL Musical GuestSaturday Night Live (1975)

Nominated Awards

1972Golden GlobeGolden Globes, USABest Supporting Actor - Motion PictureCarnal Knowledge (1971)

Known for movies

IMDB Wikipedia

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