The British TV personality and entrepreneur and record managing director is Simon Phillip Cowell. He has judged the series of British talent television series Pop Idol, The X Factor UK, Britain’s Got Talent, and America’s Got Talent and American Idol. In 2021, he is going to judge of Israel’s X Factor. Cowell is head of the British entertainment company Syco, founded and headed by it.
Quick facts about Simon Cowell
- His full name is Simon Phillip Cowell.
- Simon was born on October 7, 1959.
- He is from Lambeth, London, United Kingdom.
Simon Cowell’s Career
At the beginning of the 1980’s, Cowell left the EMI and joined E&S Music at the EMI. In 1986, he had his first hit song with Sinitta’s “So Macho”. Some early successes of Cowell were attributed to Stock Aitken Waterman, who in the 1980s had a number of successes. After that, in 2001, he and show designer Simón Fuller were successfully placed on the ITV Controller of Entertainment Claudia Rosencrantz as a judge in the first series of Pop Idol. In the first season of American Idol, he also became a judge.
Later in 2004, Cowell, was judge of the first series of the UK TV competition The X Factor that he produced with the use of his production company Syco TV, with the help of Sharon Osbourne and Louis Walsh.
Simon Cowell Personal Life
From 2002 to 2008, Cowell dated Terri Seymour. Subsequently, from 2010 to 2011, Cowell was committed to the designer Mezhgan Hussainy. Later, Cowell reportedly started dating an American woman Lauren Silverman in 2013. As a result, Silverman’s husband and his friend Andrew Silverman filed a default divorce in July 2013. Besides, Andrew put the blame on his wife’s adultery and appointing Cowell as his co-correspondent.
How much is his Net Worth?
Simon Cowell has an estimated net worth of 600 million dollars. For over two decades, he has been one of the world’s highest paying actors. He also raises $50-100 million in a typical year from his various activities. For instance, he received 50 million dollars from June 2019 to June 2020. The vast majority of his income comes from three spectacles: “America’s Got Talent,” “Britain’s Got Talent” and “The X-Factor.”