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|
|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)|
|Relatives:||Nicholas Cowell (brother), Tony Cowell (half-brother)|
|Twitter:||Simon Cowell's Twitter profile|
|Instagram:||Simon Cowell's Instagram profile|
|Facebook:||Simon Cowell's Facebook profile|
|IMDb:||Simon Cowell's IMDb|
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.
He was unable to hold a steady job, so his father got him a mailroom job at his company EMI Music Publishing.
He received a Hollywood Walk of Fame Star in August of 2018. He is responsible for signing the hit boyband One Direction.
He broke off his engagement to Mezhgan Hussainy in 2012. He had a son named Eric with Lauren Silverman on February 14, 2014.
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