Dr Frederick Simeone is a vintage car owner revealed his net worth including his bio, family, education, source of wealth & wife. He seen in American Pickers show. Frederick Simeone is an American television star and the Director of a sports car museum in Philadelphia, United States.
|Full Name||Frederick Simeone|
|Net Worth||$150 Million (approx)|
|Source of Income||TV Star & Entrepreneur|
|Annual Salary||Under Review|
|Wife||Catherine E. Walsh (1975-90)|
Simeone was born and brought up in the Kensington region of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. His age is estimated to be in sixties. Simeone’s father who died in 2008 was a general doctor who practiced residing in his row house. Simeone took up medicine and procured a medical degree from the Temple University School of Medicine and interned in Philadelphia General Hospital. His specialization was in neurology which he studied from University of Pennsylvania and Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education. With 20 long years of experience in Pennsylvania Hospital, Simeone became a distinguished neurosurgeon.
Simeone’s inherited $8,000 and four vintage cars which he donated to the Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum located in Norwich drive, Philadelphia, PA founded by him. Since 1982, the cars were all kept safely in local garages of Lombard Street, PA and finally the museum was inaugurated in 2008 and since 1982; all the cars were stored in the garage in Lombard Street, Philadelphia. Twice in a month, the cars are displayed in a 3 acre open air area for demonstration via presentation and drive. Visitors are allowed to photograph and inspect the cars under the curator’s guidance. On one demo day, visitors vote on which car to drive. For Simeone, interaction with visitors and imparting the history of the cars are the most important and rewarding aspect of owning the cars. The museum boasts of 65 vintage racing cars and is worth millions of dollars! A good number of advertisements finds place in the museum as well featuring unique cars and dating back in time through the era of the 1890’s.
Simeone came in publicity through television series and documentaries like ‘What’s My Car’s Worth?’ (2011), ‘Chasing Classic Cars’ (2013) and ‘American Pickers Himself’ (2013-2014). He directed two of the documentaries and earned immense popularity. The shows surround details of car manufacturers, gold picking across the country and uncovering few of World’s most treasured and unique cars.
As per records Simeone was married to Catherine E. Walsh in 1975 and later started working as a nurse. The couple was later separated in 1990. Simeone has been a successful surgeon and an equally dedicated car lover and preserver.