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.

Awards

  • 2006, Emmy — Outstanding Reality/Competition Program: Nominee
  • 2012, Emmy — Outstanding Reality/Competition Program: Nominee
  • 2005, Emmy — Outstanding Reality/Competition Program: Nominee
  • 2014, Emmy — Outstanding Reality-Competition Program: Nominee
  • 2004, Emmy — Outstanding Reality/Competition Program: Nominee
  • 2003, Emmy — Outstanding Reality/Competition Program: Nominee
  • 2013, Emmy — Outstanding Reality/Competition Program: Nominee
  • 2007, Emmy — Outstanding Reality/Competition Program: Nominee
  • 2011, Emmy — Outstanding Reality/Competition Program: Nominee
  • 2010, Emmy — Outstanding Reality/Competition Program: Nominee
  • 2008, Emmy — Outstanding Reality/Competition Program: Nominee
  • 2009, Emmy — Outstanding Reality/Competition Program: Nominee

Relationships

  • Mark Fuller — Brother
  • Natalie Swanston — Wife
  • Kim Fuller — Brother

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Details

  • Birth Place: Cyprus
  • Birthday: May 17, 1960, Taurus
  • Profession: Producer, Entertainment CEO, Manager
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