It’s been a rough few years for Simon Cowell

Simon Cowell, a prominent figure in the music industry, gained fame through talent shows like Pop Idol, X Factor, and Got Talent, discovering talents like One Direction and Kelly Clarkson. He was named one of the world’s most influential people in 2004 and 2010.

In recent years, Cowell faced adversity with two accidents, a fall down stairs and a severe electric scooter injury, leading to back surgery. He warned about the dangers of electric bikes.

In his personal life, he supports charities and loves animals. Since 2013, he’s been with Lauren Silverman, and they have a son named Eric. Cowell, with a net worth of $600 million, intends to leave his wealth to charity rather than passing it down to his son. He believes in providing opportunities to others.

Simon and Eric share a strong bond, enjoying Scooby Doo and Disney movies together. Eric was named after Cowell’s late father, Eric Selig Phillip Cowell, who passed away in 1999. Simon Cowell’s legacy lies not only in his empire but also in his commitment to giving back.