Simon's love affairs, married life and sexuality was a matter of secret in the media till the last few years but all these secrecy became opened after he revealed himself to be gay. His nationality is English and he is has white ethnicity.
As a child, Simon was enrolled at Beal High School. He has been active in the television since the early 1990s. In 1993, he appeared on the game show GamesMaster where he appeared as one of its contestants. The following year, he was seen in a British daytime television show Good Morning with Anne and Nick. That year he also performed in a family game show Family Catchphrase. He got his rise in fame with the turn of 21st century. His popularity rose to prominence after he began hosting the show Popworld. He hosted this show till 2006. He is also critically acclaimed for being the former host of a British comedy panel game show Never Mind the Buzzcocks. He is best known for being a stand-up comedian. He is also famous for his performance at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. In 2014, he did a tour of UK and North America, titled 'TO BE FREE'. He is now aged 36 years old and his net worth is unknown.