Simon Cowell Net Worth

Simon Cowell Net Worth $400 Million

Famed for his experience in the music and television industries, Simon Cowell has an estimated net worth of $400 million. Over the years, he has worked as a music executive and produced television shows. He was born in the Lambeth area of London, England on October 7, 1959. On average, Simon Cowell makes an estimated $95 million every year. When he was a young adult, Cowell began to work odd jobs with his father. 

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Since his father was an executive at EMI Music Publishing, Simon Cowell was able to get his foot in the door in the music industry. Before long, he managed to work his way up through the ranks at EMI Music Publishing. 

Through this early experience, Simon Cowell laid the foundation for his future endeavors. He branched out on his own and started the label, E&S Music. Afterward, he began to work at a company known as Fanfare Records for a duration of eight years. After this record label was sold to BMG, Cowell created another label and named it S-Records. Despite his work with musicians, his first successes were actually based on novelty releases. He earned a significant profit from shows like the Power Rangers and the Wiggles. Later on in 2001, Simon Cowell was hired as a judge on the British show, Pop Idol. This reality show featured a competition between different musicians. From this early start, the show branched off into a franchise that spans 100 different countries. After starting the British version, Simon Cowell became a judge on American Idol. At the peak of American Idol's popularity, Simon Cowell earned $33 million per season. In addition to this television show, Cowell has been involved with America's Got Talent, the X Factor and Britain's Got Talent. His last year with American Idol was in 2010. 

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