Simon Cowell is a British producer, reality television judge, and entrepreneur. He is most well-known for being a judge on television shows The X Factor, American Idol, and America’s Got Talent. He is best known for being a harsh and critical judge which is why so many shows love to have him. He has even been named one of the top 100 Most Influential People in the world by Time Magazine in 2004 and 2010.
Cowell is not outspoken about his religious beliefs. His mother was raised as a Christian and also descended from England. But on the other side of his family, his father was Jewish through his mother. There was some discussion of him converting to that religion in 2014 when his son Eric was born but nothing has been confirmed.
In terms of political views, Cowell is a supporter of the British Conservative Party. He strongly backed Prime Minister David Cameron during his campaign. He has publicly shown his support through a newspaper article in The Sun and a political debate with fellow X-Factor judge Cheryl Cole.
Cowell’s hobbies include music, as evidenced by the television shows on which he acts as a judge, as well as cars. He owns a Ferrari and a Rolls Royce Phantom, which is his pride and joy.
Some interesting facts about Simon Cowell are that he dropped out of school at the age of 16, and that he started his music industry career by working in a mail room. He is also allergic to lamb’s wool and can only wear cashmere sweaters. Lastly, he is a huge fan of Frank Sinatra.
Simon Cowell was born on October 7, 1959. This makes him a libra.