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Simon Cowell

Simon Phillip Cowell is an English television personality, entrepreneur, and record executive. In 2022, Simon Cowell's net worth is estimated to be $600 million dollars.

March 29, 2022

Words by Matthew Taylor

Simon Cowell Net Worth

$600 million

Est. Range $465M - $735M

Medium Confidence

Simon Cowell is a famous English TV personality, entrepreneur, and record executive. He is most well-known for being a judge on talent competition shows like Pop Idol, The X Factor, and Britain's Got Talent. Cowell is also the founder and owner of the British entertainment company Syco. He is known for his blunt and sometimes controversial comments as a judge, as well as his work in the music industry promoting successful singles and albums for various recording artists.

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