Simon Cowell Biography

Published On Oct 01, 2015
Facts of Simon Cowell
Date of Birth: 1959 , October-7
Birth Nation: United Kingdom
Height: 5 Feet 9 Inch
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Simon Cowell is not married yet, however, there is information about his love affairs and also about his engagement. He was once engaged to Mezhgan Hussainy, she is a well known personal in fashion world. He got engaged with her in 2010 and this engaged was about to end in the married life but instead it lead to their separation. They called off their engagement in 2011 after being engaged for a year. There was no any information about his love affairs till the start of 2013 but soon after that news came out that he is in relation with Lauren Silverman, at that time she recently got divorced with her husband with whom she also had a child. They began dating each other publicly and after a year in 2014, they welcomed their first child. In 2014, it was announced that his net worth is about £300 million.

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Born in Lambeth, London

1959

Simon Cowell was from the upper class family born as Simon Phillip Cowell in Lambeth, London, United Kingdom to Julie Brett and Eric Philip Cowell. He is English and is of diverse descent and that is of Polish and English. He received his formal education from Radlett Preparatory School.

Engaged with Mezhgan Hussainy

2010

Simon Cowell is not married yet, however, there is information about his love affairs and also about his engagement. He was once engaged to Mezhgan Hussainy, she is a well known personal in fashion world. He got engaged with her in 2010.

Called off his engagement

2011

He was once engaged with Mezhgan Hussainy, who is a well known personal in fashion world. He got engaged with her in 2010 and this engaged was about to end in the married life but instead it lead to their separation. They called off their engagement in 2011 after being engaged for a year.

Began dating Lauren Silverman

2013

There was no any information about his love affairs till the start of 2013 but soon after that news came out that he is in relation with Lauren Silverman, at that time she recently got divorced with her husband with whom she also had a child.

First child, Eric

2014

After dating Lauren Silverman for about a year he became father for the first time in 2014. At the start of 2014 they together announced that they are expecting their first child together and she gave birth to their first child a boy, Eric on February 14th.

Began his judging career

2001

Simon Cowell full name Simon Phillip Cowell is a well renowned television Judge from United Kingdom. He began his career from 2001 and that was in Pop Idol. He became the judge of this program for a session but he didn't continue this position there in the second session.

Joined American Idol

2002

After being a judge in Pop Idol for about a year, he was called in the American Idol to be the judge of this television show. He accepted that offer and joined them in 2002. He became the judge there till 2010. He became known to the world from there.

Joined The X Factor UK

2004

After gaining a huge experience being a judge in the American Idol, he was also offered a Judge role in The X Factor UK. He joined this team in 2004 and he continued his service there till 2010. But form 2014 he again joined this team as a judge.

Listed in Telegraph's list

2008

Besides being nominated in lots of prestigious awards and being honored with them, he has also been included in several magazines list and he was also honored by them. In 2008, he was listed in Telegraph's list as the 100 most powerful people in British culture.

Nominated in Primetime Emmy Awards

2003

He has been nominated in Primetime Emmy Awards for five different times in his life. He was first nominated in this award in 2003 for Outstanding Reality/Competition Program. He also got his nomination in this award the following year from the same category.

Won National Television Awards, UK

2008

Simon Cowell has also been honored by the National Television Awards, UK once in his life and that was in 2008. He got his first nomination in this award in 2005 for Most Popular TV Expert but it was 2008 when he was honored by this award.

Won Teen Choice Awards

2003

Teen Choice Awards is also one of the prestigious awards in Hollywood. He has also been honored with this award not once but three times. He first won this award back in 2003 for Favorite TV Personality. He was also honored the following year.

Won Kids' Choice Awards, USA

2013

2013 was also a big year for him. That year he was honored by several prestigious awards like Kids' Choice Awards, USA, ASCAP Film and Television Music Awards. He won those awards for Favorite Villain and Top Television Series respectively.

Won Florida Film Critics Circle Awards

2001

He has also been honored with the awards like Florida Film Critics Circle Awards, Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards, Gemini Awards and many more. He won Florida Film Critics Circle Awards back in 2001 and that is also his only nomination in this award.