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Bob Simon net worth is
$2 Million

Bob Simon Wiki/Biography

Robert David Simon was born on the 29th May 1941, in the Manhattan, New York City USA, and was a television correspondent for CBS News, who during his career covered many major wars, political events and other crisis in more than 60 countries around the world. His career was active from 1969 until his passing in February 2015.

Have you ever wondered how rich Bob Simon was, at the time of his death? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Bob Simon`s net worth was as high as $2 million, an amount he acquired through his career as a journalist and broadcaster.

Bob Simon Net Worth $2 Million

Bob received a degree in history form Brandeis University in Waltham, Massachusetts in 1962. Two years later, Bob joined the American Foreign Service, and was a part of the program until 1967, becoming a Fullbright scholar in France and a Woodrow Wilson scholar. In 1969 he joined CBS, and was stationed at the London Bureau until 1971. He was then transferred to Ho Chi Min until 1977, covering the Vietnam War. Between 1977 and 1981, he was a part of the Tel Aviv bureau of CBS News. These early works, only encouraged him to continue to climb his way up the ladder, and also increased his net worth.

His next stop was the American capitol, Washington D.C, being the State Department correspondent, but that lasted only a year, after which he moved to New York, and was CBS`s correspondent for New York until 1987.

After that, Bob was sent to Middle East again, as the chief correspondent for the region. He was captured and held for 40 days in prison by the Iraqi people, but luckily all ended well for him and his news team.

In 1996, Bob was named as the correspondent for the documentary show “60 Minutes”. Until his death he was the lead correspondent for the show, and also contributed to a couple of episodes of “60 Minutes II”.

Thanks to his skills, and the show “60 Minutes” in particular, Bob won a record number of 27 Emmy awards; he also won three Peabody awards, and held the President Award, given by the Overseas Press Club. Furthermore, he received the Edward Weintal Prize awarded by Georgetown University’s Institute for the Study of Diplomacy, for his contribution to foreign policy and diplomacy, and also received the Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Award for his story “Shame Of Srebrenica”, focused on genocide committed on Bosnian people during the civil war in Yugoslavia.

During his long and successful career, Bob reported from other countries such as the Falkland Islands, Portugal, Haiti, Somalia and Iraq, among many other countries, the number of which exceeds 60.

Bob died after involved in a car crash in Manhattan on the 11th February 2015; he suffered a broken neck and head trauma, and was brought to hospital, however, the doctors only pronounced the time of death.

Bob left behind his wife Françoise Simon, and their daughter Tanya.


Full NameBob Simon
Net Worth$2 Million
Date Of BirthMay 29, 1941, The Bronx, New York City, New York, United States
DiedFebruary 11, 2015, Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States
Place Of BirthThe Bronx, New York City, New York, United States
ProfessionTV Journalist, Journalist, Television Producer
EducationBrandeis University
NationalityAmerican
SpouseFrançoise Simon (m. ?–2015)
ChildrenTanya Simon
NicknamesRobert D. Simon
IMDBhttp://www.imdb.com/name/nm0800082/
AwardsPeabody Award, News & Documentary Emmy Award for Outstanding Interview, News & Documentary Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing, News & Documentary Emmy Award for Outstanding Investigative Journalism in a News Magazine, News & Documentary Emmy Award for Outstanding Investigative Journalism - Segments,...
Music GroupsCorrosion of Conformity
NominationsNews & Documentary Emmy Award for Outstanding Coverage of a Continuing News Story - Segments, News & Documentary Emmy Award for Outstanding Continuing Coverage of a News Story in a News Magazine
TV Shows60 Minutes II, 60 Minutes

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
CSI: NY2004TV Series producer - 2 episodes

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Containment2015/Ispecial thanks: Whitecross

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
60 Minutes Sports2013-2015TV Series documentaryHimself - Correspondent (segment "Messi") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "The Deepest Dive") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Barca") / ...
The Vietnam War2015TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
60 Minutes1998-2015TV Series documentaryHimself - Host / Himself - Correspondent (segment "The Secret Language of Elephants") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Swimming with Sharks") / ...
Rosewater2014Himself (uncredited)
CBS This Morning2013TV SeriesHimself - Correspondent
CBS News Sunday Morning2012TV Series documentaryHimself - Correspondent (segment "World of Pain")
Charlie Rose2001-2011TV SeriesHimself - Guest Host / Himself Guest
P.O.V.2010TV Series documentary
Entertainment Tonight2008TV SeriesHimself
Bill Moyers' Journal2007TV Series documentaryHimself
60 Minutes Wednesday1999-2005TV Series documentaryHimself - Correspondent / Himself - Correspondent (segment "The Delinquents") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Nerd of the Amazon") / ...
Larry King Live2004TV SeriesHimself
CBS Evening News with Dan Rather2004TV SeriesHimself - Reporter
Without Fear or Favor: The Best in Broadcast Journalism2004TV Special documentaryHimself - Correspondent, CBS News
Breaking the News2001TV Movie documentaryHimself
CBS Evening News with Walter Cronkite1973TV SeriesHimself

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
60 Minutes2003-2015TV Series documentaryHimself - Correspondent (segment "Harry A. Radliffe II") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "Bob Simon") / Himself - Correspondent (segment "The Orphanage") / ...
The 67th Primetime Emmy Awards2015TV SpecialHimself - In Memoriam
The Seventies2015TV Series documentaryHimself - CBS News
Inside Edition2015TV Series documentaryHimself
60 Minutes Sports2015TV Series documentaryHimself - Correspondent (segment "Bob Simon")
Media Buzz2015TV SeriesHimself - CBS News Correspondent
Entertainment Tonight2015TV SeriesHimself - CBS News

Won Awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovie
2014EmmyNews & Documentary Emmy AwardsOutstanding Individual Achievement in a Craft: Writing60 Minutes (1968)
2013EmmyNews & Documentary Emmy AwardsOutstanding Feature Story in a News Magazine60 Minutes (1968)
2013Christopher AwardChristopher AwardsTelevision & Cable60 Minutes (1968)
2008EmmyNews & Documentary Emmy AwardsOutstanding Investigative Journalism in a News Magazine60 Minutes (1968)
2006EmmyNews & Documentary Emmy AwardsOutstanding Coverage of a Breaking News Story in a News Magazine60 Minutes (1968)
2006EmmyNews & Documentary Emmy AwardsOutstanding Feature Story in a News Magazine60 Minutes (1968)
2003Lifetime Achievement AwardNews & Documentary Emmy Awards
2001EmmyNews & Documentary Emmy AwardsOutstanding Historical Programming - Segments60 Minutes (1968)
2000EmmyNews & Documentary Emmy AwardsOutstanding Interview/Interviewers - Programs & Segments60 Minutes (1968)
2000Peabody AwardPeabody AwardsFor the international reporting for CBS News.

Nominated Awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovie
2015EmmyNews & Documentary Emmy AwardsOutstanding Continuing Coverage of a News Story in a News Magazine60 Minutes (1968)
2015EmmyNews & Documentary Emmy AwardsBest Report in a News Magazine60 Minutes (1968)
2015EmmyNews & Documentary Emmy AwardsOutstanding Writing60 Minutes (1968)
2015EmmyNews & Documentary Emmy AwardsOutstanding Continuing Coverage of a News Story in a News Magazine60 Minutes (1968)
2014EmmyNews & Documentary Emmy AwardsOutstanding Continuing Coverage of a News Story in a News Magazine60 Minutes (1968)
2014EmmyNews & Documentary Emmy AwardsOutstanding Feature Story in a News Magazine60 Minutes (1968)
2014EmmyNews & Documentary Emmy AwardsBest Report in a News Magazine60 Minutes (1968)
2013EmmyNews & Documentary Emmy AwardsOutstanding Individual Achievement in a Craft: Writing60 Minutes (1968)
2012EmmyNews & Documentary Emmy AwardsOutstanding Coverage of a Breaking News Story in a News Magazine60 Minutes (1968)
2012EmmyNews & Documentary Emmy AwardsOutstanding Individual Achievement in a Craft: Writing60 Minutes (1968)
2011EmmyNews & Documentary Emmy AwardsOutstanding Individual Achievement in a Craft: Writing60 Minutes (1968)
2010EmmyNews & Documentary Emmy AwardsOutstanding Interview60 Minutes (1968)
2007EmmyNews & Documentary Emmy AwardsOutstanding Continuing Coverage of a News Story in a News Magazine60 Minutes (1968)
2006EmmyNews & Documentary Emmy AwardsBest Report in a News Magazine60 Minutes (1968)
2003EmmyNews & Documentary Emmy AwardsOutstanding Coverage of a Continuing News Story in a News Magazine60 Minutes (1968)

Known for movies


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