Simon Cowell Age, Height, Son, Net Worth and More

Vrinda Gupta
Vrinda Gupta

His Early Life and Career

Simon Phillip Cowell is an English television producer, entrepreneur, and record executive. Born on 7 October 1959 in London, England, Simon Cowell’s age is 62 years old. His mother, Julie Brett was a ballet dancer and socialite. His father, Eric Selig Phillip Cowell was an estate agent, property developer, and music industry executive

Simon Cowell attended Radlett Preparatory School and the independent Dover College. But, he left that college after taking GCE O levels. After passing in English Language and Literature, he then attended Windsor Technical College. At this college, he gained another GCE in Sociology. Initially, Cowell took a few menial jobs like working as a runner. However, soon after his father got him a job in the mailroom at EMI Music Publishing.

A few years later, in 1985 he along with a partner formed Fanfare Records. Their venture enjoyed some success before finally wrapping up four years later in 1989. In the same year, BMG Records hired Cowell as an artist and repertoire consultant. Cowell’s acts that he signed for BMG were a huge success. As a result, it established him as an increasingly powerful influence in popular music.

Pop Idol Journey

Simon Phillip Cowell along with British music and television producer Simon Fuller developed Pop Idol. They changed the show’s format by allowing viewers to choose the winners in the final rounds. From 2001-2003, the show flourished. Later,  the Fox Broadcasting Company imported the show, along with Cowell as judge, to the United States. The show premiered in 2002 as American Idol and became an immediate hit.

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Simon Cowell Son

44-year-old, Lauren Silverman is a New York socialite and Simon Cowell’s girlfriend. In the year 2013, she shot to global fame when details of her affair surfaced with Simon Cowell. At that time,  she was married to one of his good friends Andrew Silverman. He is a real-estate mogul and he introduced Lauren and Simon in 2006. Post that, the trio used to holiday together.

When the news started surfacing,  Andrew filed for divorce from Lauren. In the divorce papers, the reason was mentioned as adultery. Lauren was pregnant with Simon’s child. Simon and Lauren had a child whom they named Eric. The duo has remained together ever since.

Simon Cowell Net Worth

As of 2021, Simon Cowell Net Worth is approximately calculated to be $600 million. His annual salary is somewhere around $95 million. Simon is one of the most famous TV personalities who has made a name for himself with his wit and sarcasm.

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