Oct. 7th, 1959
Brighton, East Sussex, England, UK
Simon Cowell's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles2003 - Scary Movie 3
Guest TV Roles
Himself - Judge
Simon Cowell (Voiced)
Himself - Creator & The X Factor Judge
Simon was born in Brighton, England. His parents' names are Julie Cowell and Eric Cowell. First made a TV appearance on UK's Pop Idol. Then on America's American Idol.
- Dropped out of school at 16
- (2004) His former girlfriend is 'Terri Seymour' (qv).
- Has 3 half-brothers, John, Michael and Tony, a half sister, June, a biological sister, Lindsay Elizabeth and a younger brother 'Nicholas Cowell' (qv).
- He worked as a mail boy at EMI and eventually worked his way to become an A&R representative.
- Ranked #6 in the 2008 Telegraph's list "the 100 most powerful people in British culture".
- His sister's husband is the cousin of pop star 'Robbie Williams (I)' (qv).
- His father Eric Cowell was a record company executive with EMI. He died at home in 1999 of a massive heart attack on the very day that Simon got his first Number One with a then-unknown band called 'Westlife' (qv) who his dad had predicted would become big.
- In 2007, Forbes Magazine estimated his U.S. earnings at $45 million for the year.