David Simon
David Simon
Celebrated Name: David Simon
Real Name/Full Name: David Judah Simon
Gender: Male
Age: 64 years old
Birth Date: 9 February 1960
Birth Place: Washington, DC, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 1.75 m
Weight: 76 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Laura Lippman (m. 2008), Kayle Tucker (m. 1991–1998)
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes (Georgia Ray Simon, Ethan Simon)
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): N/A
Is David Simon Gay?: No
Profession: Author, Journalist, television writer, producer
Salary: N/A
Net Worth in 2024: $18 million
Last Updated: June 2024

David Judah Simon, popularly known as David Judah Simon, is one of the most famous journalists, television writers, authors, and producers. He shot to fame with his work The Wire, which was released in the year 2002-2008. He holds American Nationality. he has been working for several years and entertaining the audience with his spectacular performance throughout.

Maybe you know about David Simon very well But do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2024? If you do not know, We have prepared this article about details of David Simon’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, wife, girlfriend, dating, divorce, kids, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life & Biography

David Simon was born in 1960 on the 9th of February in Washington DC, United States. His mother’s name is Dorothy Simon, who is a homemaker, and the name of his father is Bernard Simon, who is professionally a former journalist. He is also a director of Public Relations for B’nai B’rith, and he has been a director for 20 years.

Simon has a ceremony of Bar Mitzvah. His family has their roots in Russia, Belarus, Hungary and Slovakia. He was brought up in a Jewish family. Simon has siblings too. He has a brother whose name is Gary Simon, and he also has a sister whose name is Linda Evans. Unfortunately, her sister died in the year 1990.

He completed his schooling education from a school named Bethesda- Chevy Chase High School. It was located in the city of Bethesda, Maryland. He wrote an article for his school newspaper that was titled The Tattler.

After completing high school, he attended the University of Maryland that was located in College Park. During his college days, he was the editor and writer for Diamondback.

Age, Height, Weight and Body Measurements

Being born on 9 February 1960, David Simon is 64 years old as of today’s date 15th June 2024. His height is 1.75 m tall, and weight is 76 kg.

Personal Life: wife, girlfriend, dating, divorce, kids

Simon got married to Kayle Tucker, who is professionally a graphic artist. The couple dated for a while and then they got married in the year 1991. The couple were blessed with a son after some years of marriage.

The name of their child is not known. However, things did not go well between the couple, and they decided to part ways from each other. The couple soon got divorced. After that, Simon dated Laura Lippman, a former Sun Reporter. She is also the novelist of a best-selling novel named Baltimore.

In 2006, the couple decided to get married. After a few years in 2010, they were blessed with a baby daughter. The couple seems to share a lovely bond, and there have been no speculations or rumours about his personal life.


Simon shot to fame with his work on The Wire, which was aired from 2002 to 2008. He has worked for twelve long years for the Baltimore Sun City Desk from the year 1982 to 1995. He also co-[wrote along with Ed Burns in the year 1997. He worked for the five seasons of television series by HBO as a creator, head writer, showrunner and executive producer.

He adapted a book named Generation Kill and produced a television mini-series by HBO titled The Corner that got released in the year 2000. He was the showrunner of this particular project. His most notable works are The Wire, Theme and The Deuce.

Awards & Achievements

He has not received any award for all the work that he has done over the years. Having said that, he has always been appreciated by the audience for all the shows that he has been a part of. He comes across as a multi-talented person who has excelled in various departments and garnered a lot of love and affection from the audience.

Net Worth & Salary of David Simon in 2024

David Simon Net Worth
David Simon Net Worth

As of June 2024, the net worth of David Simon could be estimated at around $18 million, and his primary source of income is through writing and production as he is professionally an author and producer. He has been a part of several successful TV shows such as The Wire and The Deuce, which adds to his wealth.

David Simon comes across as one of the most exceptionally talented persons who has been working so hard for so many years and has successfully impressed the audience with his performance.

He is a very hardworking person and is currently 64 years old. He is the most significant source of inspiration for everyone out there. He is a multi-talented person who can manage all his professions very well. He is exceptionally talented and has a charming personality.


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