Simon Cowell

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Simon Cowell
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Simon Cowell
Born Simon Philip Cowell
(1959-10-07) October 7, 1959 (age 58)
Lambeth, London, England
Occupation Reality television judge, entrepreneur, television producer
Years active 1979-present
Partner(s) Lauren Silverman
Children 1 (Eric)
Parent(s) Eric Cowell, Sr. (1918-1999)
Julie Brett (1925-2015)

Simon Phillip Cowell (born 7 October 1959) is an English A&R executive for Syco in the United Kingdom. He was born in Lambeth, London and raised in Elstree, Hertfordshire. He is well known as a judge on television programmes Pop Idol, The X Factor, American Idol and Britain's Got Talent. On these shows, Cowell is known for saying that most of the contestants on the shows are not talented. He is known for joining activities in the television and music industries, having made singles and records for many television characters.

Cowell has been in a relationship with Lauren Silverman since 2013. The couple's son, Eric, was born in February 2014. Silverman's husband divorced her for adultery with Cowell.

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