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Simon Cowell Net Worth

Simon Cowell Net Worth

Net Worth: $550 Million

  • Source of Wealth Television, Music, Other Businesses
  • Birth Place Lambeth, London, England
  • Height 5' 9" (1.75 m)
  • Marital Status Single
  • Full Name Simon Phillip Cowell
  • Nationality United Kingdom
  • Date of Birth October 7, 1959
  • Ethnicity Jewish, Scottish, English
  • Weight 165 lbs (74 kg)
  • Occupation Television producer, Entrepreneur, A&R executive
  • Education GCE in Sociology from Windsor Technical College
  • Children N/A
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About Simon Cowell

British TV producer and music executive Simon Cowell has an estimated
net worth of $550 million. He is best recognized as one of the
judges of TV shows like The X Factor, American Idol, Britain’s Got
Talent, and Pop Idol. As an entrepreneur, he owns Syco, a music
publishing and TV production company.

As a TV show judge, he is noted to be very blunt in delivering
controversial insults, wisecracks and criticisms to the contestants.
Simon Cowell was named as among the 100 most influential people in the
world list of TIME Magazine in 2010 and 2004. Also, he ranked #41 on
“The World’s 50 Most Influential Figures 2010” list by  New Statesman
magazine. Furthermore, he ranked #10 on “The 60 Nastiest Villains of All Time” list by TV Guide.

Simon Phillip Cowell was born on October 7, 1959 in Lambeth, London,
England, UK. In July 2013, Cowell became a part of a controversy which
involved Andrew Silverman and his wife, Lauren Silverman. Andrew cited
that his wife committed adultery with Cowell as the co-respondent.
Reports of divorce became public after two weeks, and Cowell confirmed
that Lauren Silverman is pregnant of his child.

Earnings & Financial Data

The below financial data is gathered and compiled by TheRichest analysts team to give you a better understanding of Simon Cowell's net worth by breaking down the most relevant financial events such as yearly salaries, contracts, earn outs, endorsements, stock ownership and much more.

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Earnings 2014 $95 Million
Earnings 2013 $95 Million
Earnings 2012 $94 Million
Salary 2012

Annual salary with American Idol

Earnings 2011 $94 Million
Earnings 2010 $85 Million
Salary 2010

Annual salary with American Idol

Earnings 2009 $80 Million
Earnings 2009

Earnings from The X-Factor and America's Got Talent for nine months

Earnings 2008 $72 Million
Salary 2008

Annual salary with American Idol

Earnings 2007 $50 Million
Earnings 2006 $45 Million
Contract 2006

Deal with American Idol for 5 years

Earnings 2005 N/A
Sale of Asset 2005

Sales of his business, Syco Entertainment, to Sony BMG

Earnings 2004 N/A
Salary 2004

Annual salary with American Idol

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