name: Simon Cowell
birth name: Simon Phillip Cowell
birth date: 7/10/1959, 54 years
birth place: Lambeth, London, England, UK
As a judge, Cowell is known for his blunt and often controversial criticisms, insults and wisecracks about contestants and their abilities. He is also known for combining activities in both the television and music industries, having promoted singles and records for various artists, including television personalities. He was most recently featured on the seventh series of Britain’s Got Talent and the third season of The X Factor USA.