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Full NameEric Philip Cowell
First NameEric
Middle NamePhilip
Last NameCowell
ProfessionCelebrity Father
Birth CountryUnited Kingdom
Gender IdentityMale
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseJulie Brett
No Of Children5
Date of Birth1918

Eric Philip Cowell is the father of a great television personality Simon Cowell. 

Simon is also counted as an entrepreneur, entertainment manager, and record executive.

Eric Philip Cowell Young
Eric Philip Cowell Young Source: Pinterest
Eric Philip Cowell with his son Simon Cowell.
Eric Philip Cowell with his son Simon Cowell. Source: Pinterest

Simon had faced both the Worst and the best thing in one day

Simon is a well-known face in the television industry. If we take a sneak peek into his life, we can see the influence of Eric, his father. 

His father, Eric, was counted as a wealthy person by then who could take his family to Europe for a holiday. 

EMI property was managed by Eric. His great father Eric gave him an entrée to showbiz through a job at EMI

Simon had always mentioned whenever anything good happened, and he always called his father. 

Likewise, just on a regular day, he called home to inform his father, saying West life, signing to RCA, were at Number one position. 

But his dad Eric had already passed away. He added, it was the worst and the best thing all in one day.

Eric Philip Cowell son Simon Cowell.
Eric Philip Cowell son Simon Cowell. Source: Instagram

Whom had Eric married to?

Before being a father, he was an executive in the music industry and a real estate agent. 

Eric has had a marriage history. He was with Enid Proudfoot in 1943, granddaughter of an Indian

After the unsuccessful relationship with Enid, he was interested in a brunette part-time model Jeanette Sevier

They moved in together in a rented flat in West London. But within a year, he fell in love with Julie Brett

Professionally, she was a ballet dancer and a socialite. The lady used to be a very popular ballet dancer then. 

The pair had met on the train, and then their friendship journey began, which later turned into love. 

They had three kids together. 

Backside story of the train and his wife, Julie Brett

Eric Philip Cowell wife Julie Brett.
Eric Philip Cowell wife Julie Brett. Source: YouTube

Julie Brett worked in the West End. The artist had danced with Joe Loss's Big Band in Pigalle

In her early twenties, she fell for an actor and a singer by profession, Bertram Scrase, a married rogue. 

She had two children with him, but Scrase never left his wife. It was almost the end of their romance when their second child was born. 

The kids were in Birmingham with Julie's parents, where she would go every weekend from London to visit them. 

One of those times when she traveled by train to visit her sons and had met Eric

On the other hand, Eric was traveling to the Northampton headquarters of Barratts Shoes, where he was in the post of the property manager.

How many children does Mr. and Mrs. Cowells have?

Well, they both have children from their past relationships. 

Starting with Mr. Eric Philip Cowell, in 1948, he had his first son Anthony John and after a year or two had a daughter named June

Both of their mothers were Jeanette Sevier. After they got divorced in 1961, Eric and Julie got married. 

Before they got married, they had already given birth to their kids. 

In 1958, Stephen then in 1959 Simon and Nicholas the younger one in 1961

Moving on with Mrs. Cowells, She also has two kids with Bertram Scrase, Michael, and Tony.

Eric first son with Julie "Stephen" gone too soon

Eric and Julie gave birth to Stephen first. But the sad moment is that he left this world when he was just three weeks born. 

The reason for his early death is still unknown. It is a tragic moment. 

But the pair gave birth to Simon and Nicholas later. 

Simon, as we know him, a great personality of television, and Nicholas, real name Nicholas Andrew Cowell is a British property developer, director, and a co-founder of estate office property consultants by profession

Both of them are very successful people.

Net worth

Eric Philip Cowell's financial information hasn't been public yet. Instead, his son, Simon Cowell, has a net worth of $51 million.

Net worth$51 million
Income Source"The X-factor," "America's Got Talent," 


  1. He was 81 years old.

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