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Here's How Much Simon Le Bon Is Really Worth

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When Duran Duran formed in Birmingham, England in 1978, it was just Nick Rhodes and John Taylor. The duo soon added Roger Taylor on drums, and cycled through other musicians, trying to find their sound. But, by the end of 1980, the group found guitarist Andy Taylor from an ad and vocalist Simon Le Bon through a recommendation from Le Bon's ex-girlfriend, who worked at the club where Duran Duran rehearsed and performed. Le Bon went to the audition wearing a white evening jacket and his favorite pink leopard-print jeans, with a notebook full of his poetry under his arm, he told the Independent. Le Bon said it was immediately the perfect fit. "We dressed the same. We had the same kind of outlook. We were positive, happy people," he later told Billboard.