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Simon Cowell

Simon Cowell

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About Simon Cowell

Simon Cowell (Birth: October 7) is a music mogul and is judge for various British and American television reality shows such as the X Factor, Britain's Got Talent and American Idol. In February 2010, he pulled out of Britain's Got Talent after struggling with a bad bout of flu.

Personal Biography


Cowell may not be known for his sensitive side but the music mogul had to hold back his tears when he re-lived the moment he discovered his father had died. Julie is his mother.

Relationship with Terri Seymour

Simon was close with British TV host Terri Seymour for a long time but they split in late 2008. Reports say Cowell dosent want to marry or have children and hence the split.

Relationship with Paula Abdul

In April 09, Simon revealed that he and co-judge Paula Abdul are secretly in love with each other.

Relationship with Mezhgan Hussainy

Cowell and makeup artist Mezhgan Hussainy are reportedly dating. For more information on their relationship, read Simon Cowell & Mezhgan Hussainy.

Relationship with Dannii Minogue

In April 2012, reports surfaced that Simon Cowell has confessed that he had a secret affair with former X Factor judge Dannii Minogue. Former BBC journalist Tom Bower has detailed the affair in a book entitled 'The Intimate Life Of Simon Cowell'. Simon Cowell reportedly said that he started sleeping with the Australian actor after she joined the X Factor panel alongside him in 2007. It was reported that Danii Minouge was left devastated after her affair with Simon Cowell was revealed. In a survey by a dating website, Simon Cowell has been voted the world's best boyfriend. He beat Prince Harry and TV host Ant McPartlin in the survey.

Beauty and Makeup

In October 09, Cowell has reportedly been gifted 179 mirrors for his birthday on October 7.

Botox and Cosmetics

In November 07, he admitted using Botox to look younger. He said he is not a gay and denied undergoing any cosmetic surgery. In Setember 08, Cowell is said to have had so many wrinkle-busting Botox jabs that he struggles to display emotion, according to American Idol host Ryan Seacrest. In August 09, Cowell admitted to having had Botox for wrinkle fighting. In March 2010, it is reported that Cowell is happy to resort to Botox and considers them as normal as cleaning your teeth.


In a tell-all interview with chat queen Oprah Winfrey in May 2010, Cowell revealed he suffers deep depression.

Other Personal Information

Professional Biography

Media Empire

Pal-judge Bruno Tonioli revealed in November 08 that Simon wants to buy Strictly Come Dancing.

In November 09, Cowell produced a documentary titled I Dreamed a Dream: The Susan Boyle Story based on Scottish singing sensation Susan Boyle.

Television appearance

As The X Factor Judge

As judge and the supremo of The X Factor, Cowell is often seen sitting on pillows to look taller on television. He got the distinction of being a leading contender for the Outstanding Contribution Brit award next year.

In November 07, Cowell said he would recruit Joan Collins in order to perk-up glamour quotient for the show.

In December 08, reports came out that Cowell is planning Kate Moss as the X Factors new judge.

In June 09, it was revaled that Cowell has decided to quit X Factor to launch a billion-pound global TV and entertainment empire with Topshop tycoon Sir Philip Green

In August 09, Cowell has spent 50,000 pounds on getting the top floor of the X Factor studios transformed into his private haven of calm.

In December 09, the name of Robbie Williams was out that Cowell wanted him to be the fifth judge on the X Factor. Also on the list was Eminem. Cowell has expressed wishes that he would like to have singer Mariah Carey's ex-husband Tommy Mottola for The X Factor in America.

As American Idol Judge

Cowell serves as a judge on the television show American Idol.

In October 08, he paid condolence to season three contestant Jennifer Hudson's mother, brother and nephew, who were brutally murdered by an unidentified assailant.

Known for his acid comments and taunts, Cowell in January 2009, crossed all the lines when he compared a contestant to a hooker.

In February 2010, Cowell has hinted that Oasis star Noel Gallagher may replace him as judge on the next American Idol.

Reports in May 2010 suggests that Michaels may replace Simon Cowell in the next edition of American Idol.

Other Businesses

In October 09, it is reorted Cowell is all set to launch his own aftershave.


Simon Cowell in an interview in 2007 said he will retire when he turns 50 but in October 2008, he said he has no plans to retire soon after fellow X Factor judge Louis Walsh said that he's losing the plot.

Speaking about Britney Spears, Cowell said the come back from a very dark place is a welcome return. Cowell confirmed that Britney will be on X Factor on November 15, 2008.

Networth and properties

In January 09, reports are out that Cowell is building a bachelor pad in Barbados at a cost of £10m. In February 2010, it is reported that his TV company amassed more than 21 million pounds last year, thanks to reality shows The X Factor and Britains Got Talent. Cowell is said to have been raking in 250,000 pounds a day from 2008 Christmas chart-toppers.

Ranking / Recognition / Awards / Nominations / Postive comments

Comments / Negative criticism

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