British TV judge and entrepreneur Simon Cowell’s net worth is $550 million. Additionally his annual salary is of $95 million that he earned from his TV shows and business. Simon Phillip Cowell started his career in music industry at EMI which he left and started his own music company Fanfare Records. The music artists gave him little success and later the company went under and he started S Records. This was his career’s turning point and the song “Unchained Melody” which became hit in UK and best selling album of 1995.
|Name||Simon Phillip Cowell|
|Net Worth||$550 Million|
|Source of Income||Entrepreneur|
|DOB||7th of October 1959|
|Ethnicity||Ashkenazi Jewish, English, Scottish|
|Height||1.75 m / 5.7 feet|
Cowell is responsible for many famous and successful singers in US and UK because of his judging in UK television reality show Pop Idol and season 1 of American Idol. He is known for his blunt and straightforward remarks to the contestants. He even judged The X Factor USA, Britain Got Talent, The X Factor UK which is produced by his own company Syco TV. He will be seen judging America’s Got Talent which will be aired by 2016.
Cowell has numerous business such as he has collaborated with UK company which produces drama series similar to X Factor. Also he created his own game Red or Black? and has partnership with Youtube for video sharing competition The You Generation.
His fame and wealth named him as one of the 100 Most Influential People, 50 People Who Matter in 2010 and also was named as Nastiest Villain of All Time. He lives in his $15 million property in Los Angeles.