About Simon Cowell
Simon Cowell net worth has been claimed to have an estimate of 320 million dollars. In addition, he has been stated to reach a yearly salary of 75 million dollars. A huge part of Simon Cowell net worth comes from his careers as a television producer and also music executive.
The star was born in England, where he also grew up. During his youth years, he was involved in various jobs which had nothing to do with his current careers. His first involvement into music industry was because of his father, Eric Phillip Cowell. He was the one who gave his son the job in music. Simon Cowell got a chance to work as a music executive in the company called EMI Music Publishing. At the beginning his job was established in mail room and only later he got a position as a music publisher.
Seeing that he is quite talented at what he is doing, Simon Cowell decided to establish his own label which was named E&S Music. Later, he started working at Fanfare Records where he signed a contract deal with a popular singer Sinitta. He worked in Fanfare Records for eight years and it increased Simon Cowell net worth by a mile. Some years later, Simon Cowell established another company which was called S-Records.
Simon Cowell is successful not only in music industry but also in film productions such as The Wiggles and Mighty Morphine Power Rangers. To the public, he is also known as a judge on various television shows such as American Idol or Britain’s Got Talent. He became a member of the judge panel in the TV series Pop Idol which is a British TV show in 2001. The show turned out to be a very popular franchise which can be seen in over one hundred countries. Later Simon Cowell joined the judge panel of American Idol and is said to get around 33 million dollars for every season of it since 2006.
The executive launched his newest label called Syco in order to produce new talents found on the TV shows The X Factor and Britain’s Got Talent. Between the years 2008 and 2009 Simon Cowell was considered to be the biggest money earner in the United States on primetime television, according to Forbes. With his involvement into so many projects and labels, it is no surprise that Simon Cowell net worth is so high and his yearly salary is growing year after year.