Simon Cowell the richest man on Tv

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Simon Cowell is about to become a father for the first time and he should be able to take good care of his new son or daughter after he was named the richest man on Americantelevision according to Forbes Magazine.

Cowell and radio jock Howard Stern tied at the top of the list earning £61 million in the 12 months leading up to June 2013.

Cowell was a judge on American Idol until 2010 and is still a judge on X-Factor. It is his ownership in the Got Talent and X-Factor franchises which earn him most of his dough.

X-Factor airs in 41 countries while Got Talent is the biggest selling television franchise in the world.

Cowell also makes money from his Syco music label which is behind acts such as One Direction, Il Divo, and Leona Lewis.

Stern makes some of his earnings from hosting the Cowell-produced America’s Got TalentThe rest of the top ten includes commentator Glenn Beck who came in third with $90 million, Oprah Winfrey who drew in $77 million, Dr. Phil McGraw who came in fifth with $72 million, political commentator Rush Limbaugh who made $66 million, Donald Trump with $63 million, Idol host Ryan Sea crest with $61 million, talk show host Ellen DeGeneres with $56 million and Judge Judy Sheindlin with $47 million.

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Cowell to give pregnant lover house

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Simon Cowell is to give his pregnant lover Lauren Silverman a house in Los Angeles worth £10 million pounds so she can raise their child near to him.

 

Cowell has several homes around the world but is based in LA while the 36 year old Silverman currently lives in The Hamptons in New York. It is understood that the producer of X Factor,Pop Idol, and American Idol, who is about to become a father for the first time at age 52, will visit the child whenever he can. Silverman is due to give birth in February.

 

Cowell has decided to give Silverman mansion he has on the Trousdale Estate in Beverly Hillsonce she is divorced from husband Andrew. This isn’t the first time that Cowell has given a house to a girlfriend. In fact, it is the method he usually uses to ditch them.

 

The house is said to have four bedrooms with ocean views, a digital screening room, and swimming pool. British musicians Elton John and Ringo Starr are among the neighbours. Silverman has a seven year old son, Adam, and it is expected that she and Andrew will share custody.

 

Andrew Silverman filed for divorce in July and has named Cowell as a co-respondent in his suit. Cowell is reportedly excited about the prospect of becoming a father for the first time.

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J-Lo returns to American Idol

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Jennifer Lopez is in talks to return as a judge on the popular FOX network show that displays some of the best of the USA’s rising singing talentAmerican Idol for the upcoming season.

Lopez has apparently reached an agreement to be a judge on the thirteenth season of the programme. She will judge alongside another returnee Australian country crooner Keith Urban, and host Ryan Seacrest on the Simon Cowell production.

A third slot is said to still be unfilled and no word yet on who will fill the position though it is being rumoured that the Black Eyed Peas’ will.i.am will do the gig.

Other names being suggested are former Idol’s Jennifer Hudson, Kelly Clarkson, and Carrie Underwood. Former judges Mariah Carey, Nicky MInaj, and Randy Jackson left the show after the last season.

Jackson will be returning next season but not as a judge though he has not yet stated his specific sole.  Lopez first became a judge on American Idol in 2010 and left in May 2012. The show’s ratings have been declining since Cowell left as a judge in 2010. Australia recently cancelled its version of the show.

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Simon Cowell impregnates friends wife

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Simon Cowell is about to become a father for the first time at age 52 but what should be a happy occasion is quickly turning into one of the biggest scandals of the year.

The superstar producer of the X-Factor, Pop Idol, and American Idol has become embroiled in a love triangle involving his friend Andrew Silverman and his wife New York socialite Lauren Silverman.

Cowell is said to have had an affair with Lauren while she and her husband were going through a rough patch in their marriage. The 36 year old Silverman is now pregnant. Her husband has filed for divorce and has cited Cowell in his divorce petition.

He claims that he and his wife had not yet split when she started the affair with Cowell. Lauren was photographed walking in New York recently with a slight baby bump. Meanwhile, Cowell’s ex-girlfriend 80’s singer Sinitta is said to have burst into tears when the news broke. Sinitta is reported to have said “It should have been me.”

Simon Cowell has gained notoriety on both sides of the pond in the last decade. After popularising Britain’s Got Talent, Pop Idol, and X-Factor Cowell moved to the United States where the developed the US version of American Idol as well as the X-Factor.

He also helped develop such talents as Il DivoCowell is known for his love of dark-skinned or mixed race women.

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