Simon Cowell Tv Producer/talent scout

He was born on October 7 1959 in London England
He attended Dover College, but dropped out when he was 16

After sabotaging many interviews set up by his father, who was a music industry executive, he started working in the mail room of his fathers company. Soon after he was promoted to be a talent scout.

Eventually he left EMI Music Publishing to start his own independent label which ended up being a financial disaster. He then went back to live with his family.

His success began working for BMG Records where he sold 150 million records, and had 70 top charting singles.
In 2001 Cowell produced his first television show called "Pop Idol" which aired in the UK. Thousands of people auditioned to be the winner of a record deal.
A year later he made an American version called "American Idol" where he became a popular TV personality for his brutally honest comments as a judge.
Soon after he started his own TV production company called SYCO TV where he also produced shows like "American Inventor", "America's Got Talent", and "X Factor"

Through out his career Simon Cowell created many famous musicians, and entertainers.

A few of these artists are Little mix, Kelly Clarkson, One Direction, Carrie Underwood, and Fifth Harmony
Cowell's current net worth is 550 million dollars
He has created many famous musicians, TV shows, and made the top 100 on the Forbes list multiple years.

Although he had some rough patches throughout his career, Simon Cowell has proven to be one of the most successful and well respected talent scouts, with many hit TV shows that have been running for over 10 years.

Because of this Cowell has become one the the most successful entrepreneurs in the US and the UK, as well as a popular celebrity for his humorous comments as a judge.

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