Simon Fuller

Celebrity

Biography

simon fuller
  • Birth Place: Cyprus
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 05/17/1960, Taurus
  • Profession: Producer; entertainment CEO; manager
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Simon Fuller Fast Facts:
  • Born in Cyprus, where his father, a Royal Air Force pilot, had established a school; lived in Ghana and England later in his childhood.
  • Started his entertainment career as a talent scout for Chrysalis Records.
  • Founded 19 Entertainment, a multifaceted talent agency with clients from the worlds of music, television, film and sports; the company is named after Paul Hardcastle's single "19," the first No. 1 Fuller was involved with.
  • Managed British pop sensations the Spice Girls and S Club 7 at the peaks of their popularity.
  • Created and produced the American Idol franchise, which started in the United Kingdom as Pop Idol; the series has spawned more than 50 variations around the world.
  • In 2005, sold 19 Entertainment to CKX, Inc., for nearly $200 million.
  • In 2010, started a new firm, XIX Entertainment.
  • Has had a role in more than 100 No. 1 hit songs in the UK.
  • Simon Fuller Relationships:
  • Kim Fuller - Brother
  • Mark Fuller - Brother
  • Natalie Swanston - Wife
  • Simon Fuller Awards:
  • 2006 Emmy: Outstanding Reality/Competition Program - Nominee
  • 2004 Emmy: Outstanding Reality/Competition Program - Nominee
  • 2005 Emmy: Outstanding Reality/Competition Program - Nominee
  • 2009 Emmy: Outstanding Reality/Competition Program - Nominee
  • 2008 Emmy: Outstanding Reality/Competition Program - Nominee
  • 2007 Emmy: Outstanding Reality/Competition Program - Nominee
  • 2010 Emmy: Outstanding Reality/Competition Program - Nominee
  • 2011 Emmy: Outstanding Reality/Competition Program - Nominee
  • 2013 Emmy: Outstanding Reality/Competition Program - Nominee
  • 2012 Emmy: Outstanding Reality/Competition Program - Nominee
  • 2014 Emmy: Outstanding Reality-Competition Program - Nominee
  • 2003 Emmy: Outstanding Reality/Competition Program - Nominee

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