Born in Tyron, North Carolina in February 1933. Late American singer, songwriter, arranger, pianist, and civil rights activist Nina Simone had an estimated net worth of $5 million. She was widely recognized for her genre of music including gospel, jazz, classical, folk, blues, pop, and R&B. Throughout her career, Simone recorded over 40 albums, with her very first album Little Girl Blue released in 1958. A Single Woman, which was released in 1993, peaked at #3 on the Top Jazz charts, while her 2006 album Remixed and Reimagined hit #5 on the Contemporary Jazz charts. Simone’s hit singles included “To Be Young, Gifted and Black”, “Nobody Knows You When You’re Down and Out”,”Ain’t Got No, I Got Life”, “I Loves You, Porgy”, “Trouble In Mind”, “I Put a Spell on You”, “Do What You Gotta Do”, “To Love Somebody”, “I Put A Spell On You”, “Revolution (Part 1)”, “My Baby Just Cares for Me”, and “Feeling Good”. The entertainer was recipient of the 2000 Grammy Hall of Fame Award for “I Loves You, Porgy”. At 70 years old, Nina Simone died on April 21, 2003.