Simon COWELL

Biography

Gender Male
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Birthdate 1959-10-07
Education Dover Coll, St Columba's Coll St Albans
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Recreations motor racing
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Style Simon Cowell, Esq
Career with EMI Music Publishing 1977-82 (started as post boy), fndr and co-owner Fanfare Records 1982-89, joined as A&R conslt BMG Records (now Sony Music Entertainment) 1989 (artists incl Curiosity Killed the Cat, Sonia, 5ive, Westlife, Paul Potts, Leona Lewis, Susan Boyle and Il Divo, artists sold over 200 million records and more than 100 number one singles in UK and US), fndr and co-owner S Records 2001-, fndr Syco Entertainment, fndr Syco Music 2002; judge: Pop Idol (ITV) 2001-02, American Idol (Fox) 2002-10; exec prodr X-Factor (ITV) 2004- (judge 2004-10; Best Entertainment Prog BAFTA Awards 2006 and 2007, Best Talent Show Nat TV Award 2012), creator and judge Britain's Got Talent (ITV) 2007-, creator and judge X-Factor USA 2011-; creator and exec prodr: American Inventor 2006-07, America's Got Talent 2006-, Celebrity Duets 2006; appearances on numerous other TV shows; Record Exec of the Year 1998 and 1999, A&R Man of the Year 1999, included in Top Entertainers of the Year Entertainment Weekly 2004, UK Personality of the Year Variety 2006, ranked 29th Forbes Celebrity 100 Power List 2006, Special Recognition Award Nat Television Awards 2008, named no 1 Hollywood Reporter's Top 50 Most Powerful in Reality TV 2009, Entertainment Weekly's Top Entertainer of the Year 2009, Variety Int's Humanitarian Award 2010, Rose d'Or Golden Jubilee Award 2010, Special Award BAFTA Television Awards 2010, Int Emmy Fndrs Award 2010; patron Children's Hospices UK 2009-
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