Simon Cowell BioReal Name:
Simon Phillip CowellShortname :
Talent show judge, A&R executiveFamous For :
For his controversial and occasionally funny commentsDebut Movie:
Personal LifeDate of Birth :
Oct 7, 1959Age (as in 2019) :
59 Years Birthplace :
Lambeth, London, England Zodiac sign :
English School :
Radlett Preparatory SchoolUniversity:
Windsor Technical CollegeReligion:
Christianity Ethnicity :
Eric Selig Phillip CowellMother:
June Cowell (half sister)Brothers:
Cowell (Younger brother), John, Tony, and Michael Cowell (three half-brothers)Marital Status :
Lauren Silverman (EX.)Children:
Physical Stats & MoreHeight (approx.) :
174 cm (in centimeters), 1.74 m, 5’ 7” (in feet inches)Weight (approx.):
84 kg, 184 lbs(in pounds)Body Measurements (approx.):
Chest: 44 inches
- Waist: 35.8 inches - Biceps: 14.9 inchesEye Colour:
Dark BrownHair Colour:
Simon Cowell Wiki
Simon Cowell is a 59 years old, English television personality and entrepreneur. He is also a famous talent show judge and hosted shows like, ‘Pop Idol’, ‘American Idol’ and ‘The X factor’. Being an entrepreneur, Cowell has also founded music and television production house ‘Syco’, and is famously broadcasted shows like ‘Got Talent’.
Simon Phillip Cowell was born on October 7, 1959 in Lambeth, London to his parents Eric Philip Cowell and Julie Brett. Simon grew up in Elstree, Hertfordshire. His father was an estate agent and music industry executive and his mother worked as ballet dancer. Simon attended ‘Radlett Preparatory School’ and ‘Dover College’. Cowell was not great in studies and didn’t develop much interest in academics, and later dropped out. Simon Cowell had a fine interest in music and films, he always wanted to do something great in that area.
Simon Cowell started his career as a runner on the sets of movie ‘The Shining’. In year 1979, Cowell became an assistant to A&R executive. In early 1980s, he formed E&S Music Company, but soon it was shut off. In year 1985, Cowell created Fanfare records named company and released songs like ‘So Macho’ and ‘Toyboy’, they were declared a massive success, but the company aagai closed down in year 1989. He was offered the position of an A&R Consultant by BMG in 1989. His responsibility was to scout for talent and find new artists for the company. He did well and introduced artists like Robson & Jerome to the music industry. From year 2001 to 2003, Cowell hosted show ‘Pop Idol’ and was famous for his extra straight forward comments and extreme blunt comments on contestants. In year 2002, he founded ‘Syco’ and entered into joint venture with Sony entertainment and produced hit shows like ‘The X Factor’ and ‘Got Talent’. Simon also hosted the show ‘American Idol’ and also created the show ‘The X. factor’. In recent years, Cowell has produced shows like ‘American Inventor’, ‘Rock Rivals’ and ‘Red or Black’.
Simon Cowell had many relationships in his life, but he was determined to never get married. His name has been liked to many like Terri Seymour, MezhganHussainy, Lauren Silverman etc.
Simon Cowell also supports various charities for the welfare of children.
According to media resources, Simon Cowell’s net worth is estimated to be approx. $600 million.
Awards & Achievements
In year 2004 and 2010, Cowell was named as one of the most 100 influential people in the world. He also received a star on ‘Hollywood walk of fame’ in 2018. In 2010, Simon also won ‘BAFTA Special Award’ for his contribution towards television industry and finding new talent.