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Simon Cowell was born in Lambeth, London and brought up in Elstree, Hertfordshire. He is the son of Julie Cowell (née Josie Dalglish), a ballet dancer, and Eric Selig Phillip Cowell, a music industry executive. Simon started his career in the music industry working in the mailroom at EMI Music Publishing. He worked as a record producer, talent scout and consultant within the music industry before becoming a judge on the hit British TV show Pop Idol and its U.S. counterpart, American Idol. Cowell's scathing comments were famous during his 10 seasons as a judge on American Idol.  See full bio on IMDb »

Mel B's 'America's Got Talent' Days Numbered, Queen Latifah Waiting in Wings

'America's Got Talent'
Fed up with Mel B Eyeing Queen Latifah!!!

Mel B's become a major thorn in the side of "America's Got Talent" producers, who now want to kick her to the curb ... and Queen Latifah's their first option to replace her. 'AGT' production… READ MORE >

Simon Cowell and GF Lauren Silverman Living it up in Barbados

Simon Cowell
Enjoys Shades of Barbados for Xmas

Simon Cowell's one major requirement for vacationing with him ... sunglasses, apparently. Simon and his gorgeous GF Lauren Silverman hit up Barbados for the holidays. They were joined by… READ MORE >

- 62 days ago
Simon Cowell's Neighbor Goes Nuts On Mogul about Parking, Threats Caught on Video

Simon Cowell's Neighbor
Goes Crazy on Mogul for Blocking House Threats Caught on Video

Simon Cowell's London neighbor went ballistic outside Simon's home Tuesday night, threatening to smash cars with a golf club. The neighbor was apparently pissed off at Simon for parking in front… READ MORE >

- 79 days ago
Simon Cowell Drops $25 Mil on Malibu Estate

Simon Cowell
I'm Now a Malibu Dude ... It Only Cost Me $25 Mil!!!

Simon Cowell is continuing his baronial ways ... this time dropping $25 million on an amazing Malibu pad. Our real estate sources tell us Simon is in escrow on a 10,000 square foot, 7 bedroom home… READ MORE >

- 89 days ago
Simon Cowell Gets Out of the Hospital After Nasty Fall

Simon Cowell
I'm Gonna Be Okay After Staircase Tumble

If Simon Cowell's being honest ... he's going to recover just fine from that nasty fall down a flight of stairs. Simon was driven back to his London home Friday after spending a few hours in the… READ MORE >

- 120 days ago
Simon Cowell Rushed to Hospital After Bad Fall (UPDATE)

Simon Cowell
Rushed to Hospital ... After Bad Fall

7:50 AM PT -- Simon actually fell backwards down the stairs. We're told he had already gone to the kitchen, and was on his way back upstairs when he fainted and tumbled. Simon Cowell was rushed… READ MORE >

- 120 days ago
Nigel Lythgoe Gives Props to Katy Perry, What Hits Has Simon Had?

Nigel Lythgoe
Props to Katy, Luke and Lionel What Hits Has Simon Had?

Nigel Lythgoe took a fun shot at Simon Cowell ... the same Simon who went after the "American Idol" reboot. We got the longtime EP of the OG "Idol" Friday on his way to E Baldi in… READ MORE >

- 147 days ago
Simon Cowell & GF Lauren Silverman Hit Up Lemonade Stand

Simon Cowell
When Life Gives You Lemons...

Dream scenario for a bunch of kids pouring cups of lemonade ... Simon Cowell rolling up in his Bronco with a bunch of dough! Simon and girlfriend Lauren Silverman stopped at the makeshift stand… READ MORE >

- 157 days ago
Simon Cowell's PRETTYMUCH Debuts New Single, One Direction 2.0?

Simon Cowell
One Direction 2.0? PRETTYMUCH Drops Music Vid

Simon Cowell's a boy band magician ... the question, does he have lightning in a bottle yet again? PRETTYMUCH dropped the official music video for its debut single, "Would You Mind" ... it's… READ MORE >

- 161 days ago
Mel B Storms Off 'AGT' After Simon Cowell's Insult

Mel B
Storms Off 'AGT' After Simon Cowell's Insult

Mel B hurled a cup of water at fellow 'AGT' judge Simon Cowell and then stormed off the set in the middle of a live show, after he made a reference to a very sensitive subject ... her… READ MORE >

- 185 days ago
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