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  • Category: Television
  • Unveiled: 23 May 2011
  • Address:
    6266 Hollywood Blvd
  • HWOF Popularity:
    Today: 766th
    Monthly Average: 863rd
  • Notes: The 2,441st star.

Simon Fuller

Next star: Mitzi Gaynor
Previous star: Pat Boone

Biography

Simon Fuller (born 17 May 1960) is a British entrepreneur, artist manager, film and television producer. He is best known for being the creator of the Idol franchise, which was first seen in the UK under the name Pop Idol, and includes American Idol in the U.S.1 Fuller is also the executive producer of several shows including So You Think You Can Dance and Q'Viva.

Fact file

  • Born: 17 May 1960 (age 59)British Cyprus
  • Origin: Hastings, East Sussex, England
  • Occupation(s): Talent manager, A&R representative, television producer, creator of the Idol franchise
  • Years active: 1981–present
  • Labels: 19 Entertainment (1985–2010)XIX Entertainment (2010–)
  • Associated acts: David and Victoria Beckham, Sir Bradley Wiggins, Andy Murray, Annie Lennox, Spice Girls, Jennifer Lopez, Abba, Amy Winehouse, Cathy Dennis, Carrie Underwood, Will Young, Lisa Marie Presley, Steven Tyler, S Club 7, Lewis Hamilton and others
  • Website: xixentertainment.com

Read more about Simon Fuller at Wikipedia

In the news

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Variety, 2019-04-03 13:34:36
A year ago, Abba fans received a totally unexpected surprise when the group announced that they had recorded two new songs for a “Virtual Abba” experience in collaboration with “American Idol” creator Simon Fuller. The project first announced in 2016, and was scheduled to premiere, via digital versions of band ...

jaswadvar
Variety, 2019-01-21 17:05:37
Abba fans rejoiced last April when the group, which split up 35 years ago, announced that they had recorded two new songs for a “Virtual Abba” experience in collaboration with “American Idol” creator Simon Fuller. The project first announced in 2016, and was scheduled to premiere, via digital versions of ...

Spice Girls Manager Simon Fuller Q&A: 'The Music Industry Is An Utter Mess'
Billboard, 2019-01-09 17:40:00
Having begun his career as a record label talent scout and artist manager in the early to mid-1980s, Simon Fuller rapidly rose through the ranks to...

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