Following some success as a record producer, talent scout, and consultant in the UK music industry in the 1980s and 1990s, Cowell gained notoriety in 2001 as a judge on the talent competition television program pop idol. He and the show’s creator, Simon Fuller, successfully pitched the idea to ITV Controller of Entertainment Claudia Rosencrantz. In 2004 and 2010, Time named Cowell one of the 100 most influential people in the world. In 2008, the daily Telegraph ranked him sixth on their list of the In recognition of his great contributions to the entertainment business, Awards Cowell won the BAFTA Special Award at the British Academy, and in 2018 he was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the television category.
Simon Phillip Cowell is an English television personality, businessman, and record executive. He created the X factor and Got talent franchises, which have been sold all over the world. Cowell has also served as a judge on the American version of American’s Got Talent and the British version of Pop Idol. Cowell founded and is the only shareholder of the British entertainment business Syco.
Simon Phillip Cowell is an English Television personality entrepreneur and record executive he is the creator of the X factor and Got talent franchise which have been sold around the world he has judge on the British television talent competition series pop idol and the American television talent competition series American’s got talent Cowell is the founder and sole owner of the British entertainment company Syco.
Following some success as a record producer, talent scout, and consultant in the UK music industry in the 1980s and 1990s, Cowell gained notoriety in 2001 as a judge on the talent competition television program Pop Idol, which he and its creator Simon Fuller had successfully pitched to Claudia Rosencrantz, the ITV controller of entertainment. Cowell was named one of the 100 most important persons in the world by Time in 2004 and 2010; in 2008, he was rated sixth on the Daily Telegraph’s list of the 100 most influential people in British culture.
In the same year, he was given a special recognition award at the 2010 British Academy Television Awards’ National Television Awards. In 2018, Cowell received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category for television after receiving the BAFTA Special Award for his excellent work in the industry and for the development of fresh talent.