Simon Cowell

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Date of Birth October 7, 1959
Place of Birth London, England
Age 61 years old
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Simon Cowell

Simon Phillip Cowell is an English television personality, entrepreneur, producer, and record executive. He has judged on the British television talent competition series Pop Idol, The X Factor and Britain's Got Talent, and the American television talent competition series American Idol, The X Factor, and America's Got Talent. Cowell is the principal, founder and chief executive of the British entertainment company Syco. After some success in the 1980s and 1990s as a record producer, talent scout and a consultant in the UK music industry, Cowell came to public prominence in 2001 as a judge on Pop Idol, a show which he and its creator Simon Fuller successfully pitched to ITV Controller of Entertainment Claudia Rosencrantz. Cowell subsequently created The X Factor and Got Talent, shows which have been sold around the world. In 2004 and 2010, Time named Cowell one of the 100 most influential people in the world.

Born: Simon Phillip Cowell, October 7, 1959, Lambeth, London, England
Residence: London, England, Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Education: Windsor Technical College
Occupation: Television personality, entrepreneur, businessman, record executive, producer
Years active: 1980–present
Net worth: £385 million (May 2019)
Television: Pop Idol, The X Factor, Britain's Got Talent, American Idol, America's Got Talent
Partner(s): Lauren Silverman, (2013–present)
Children: 1
Relatives: Nicholas Cowell (brother), Tony Cowell (half-brother)
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About Simon Cowell

Television producer, executive, and talent manager who served as a judge on American Idol, Britain's Got Talent and The X Factor. He also produced America's Got Talent and served as the CEO of the entertainment company Syco.

Before Fame

He was unable to hold a steady job, so his father got him a mailroom job at his company EMI Music Publishing.

Achievement

He received a Hollywood Walk of Fame Star in August of 2018. He is responsible for signing the hit boyband One Direction.

Family Life

He broke off his engagement to Mezhgan Hussainy in 2012. He had a son named Eric with Lauren Silverman on February 14, 2014.

Associations

He was a judge on American Idol along with pop star Paula Abdul and music mogul Randy Jackson.

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Latest information about Simon Cowell updated on January 24, 2021.

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