Simon Cowell and Paula Abdul help make American Idol what it is. That and the superstar singers and Sanjayas of the world.
Rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Welcome to the world's most popular show, Joe Jonas. The cute singer guest judges an episode of American Idol.
Rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Welcome to American Idol, Neil Patrick Harris. The hilarious actor serves as a season nine guest judge.
Rating: 5.0 / 5.0
We give Simon Cowell a thumbs-up on his persona. His chest hair? Not so much.
Rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Britney Spears, Simon Cowell, Demi Lovato and L.A. Reid pose for this X Factor publicity photo. Will you be tuning in for Season 2?
Rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Paulina Rubio, Demi Lovato, Kelly Rowland and Simon Cowell sit around here and judge X Factor contestants on their first night of auditions.
Rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Simon Cowell, Britney Spears and Demi Lovato, with L.A. Reid. This is your X Factor panel for next season!
Rating: 5.0 / 5.0
We love Kristin Chenoweth. She guest judges an episode of American Idol, prior to the season's Hollywood round.
Rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Simon Cowell is hilarious, honest and really pretty handsome. He's one of our favorite TV personalities.
Rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Simon Cowell is banking heavily on The X-Factor. He left American Idol in order to bring this competition to the States.
Rating: 5.0 / 5.0
The X Factor crew poses for a promotional photo for Fox here. Which is your favorite judge?
Rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Don't expect Simon Cowell to go anywhere any time soon. The judge is too important to the ratings of American Idol.
Rating: 5.0 / 5.0

Simon Cowell Biography

New American Idol Judges Simon Cowell is our favorite American Idol judge. He's sometimes mean, but always honest and entertaining. He also knows how to put Paula... More »
Born
Birthplace
Simon Phillip Cowell
Full Name
Brighton, East Sussex, England

Simon Cowell Quotes

It was a little bit like Chihuahua trying to be a tiger.

Simon Cowell [following David Archuleta's attempt to sing a Chris Brown song]

I’d pack your suitcase.

Simon Cowell [to Jason Castro, after the former sung "I Shot the Sheriff"]