Simon Cowell, 62, hit the purple carpet along with his mini-me son, Eric, 8, on the finale of America’s Got Talent on Sept. 13! The daddy-son duo have been joined by Simon’s beautiful fiancée and Eric’s mother, Lauren Silverman, 45, as they posed for a household photograph. Simon opted for his staple black t-shirt and denims, whereas Lauren shined in a maroon one-shoulder robe. Eric was informal like his dad in a blue polo by Lacoste, blue denims, and white Nike sneakers.
The proud father is understood for his daring persona, however when he spoke to American Idol alum, Kelly Clarkson, 40, about his son again in Could 2021, he revealed that fatherhood modified him. He instructed The Kelly Clarkson Present host, “After I misplaced my dad and mom, I genuinely felt, Kelly, I might by no means really feel that sort of love for anybody ever once more. I assumed that was it … till I noticed the scan of him for the primary time.” He added that he would name Eric “Tad” earlier than he was even born as a result of he seemed like “a bit of tadpole.” Simon additionally instructed Kelly that his life is now unimaginable with out his boy. “Now I simply can’t think about my life with out him. He’s probably the most superb factor that ever occurred to me. I am keen on him,” the AGT host stated.
Eric and his movie star dad are so shut that they’re even engaged on a collection of youngsters e book collectively! Simon took to Instagram on February 24, 2020, to reveal their book deal with Hachette Kids’s Group. He captioned the put up, “Whats up everybody. I needed to share one thing thrilling my son Eric and I’ve been engaged on. I want to introduce to you #WISHFITS. To start with, we’ve introduced a seven e book take care of @hachettekids in the present day.” Their e book collection will encompass animals which have “advanced in a extraordinary approach, combining two totally different species to type hybrid animals with very distinct traits!”
The daddy-and-son e book deal provides one other spectacular title to Simon’s resume, as he’s already the creator of The X Issue and Bought Expertise TV franchises. The 62-year-old is most recognized for being a choose on the hit TV competitors American Idol, which he appeared on from 2002 to 2010. After eight lengthy years, Simon determined to depart the present and deal with his different initiatives. Again in 2019, the well-known TV choose instructed HollywoodLife EXCLUSIVELY about his reasoning for leaving the hit TV present. “How will you say, ‘You may’t be a star [because of your age],’” Simon stated. “And I discovered the phrase ‘Idol’ obnoxious to be sincere with you. And why isn’t a 35-year-old as nice as an 18-year-old? I simply received to the purpose the place this isn’t actual, which is why I transfer on [to the United States’ version of The X Factor and then finally America’s Got Talent].”
Since then, Simon has been busy on his present, AGT, and different initiatives. However he has additionally been targeted on his loving household, which all began when he met his fiancée, Lauren, in 2004. Notably, Simon was buddies with Lauren’s ex-husband, Alexander Silverman, previous to their divorce in 2013. Simon and Lauren got engaged in January of this 12 months, 13 years after relationship. The 45-year-old welcomed her first child with Simon on February 14, 2014, a few 12 months after her cut up from Alexander. She can also be a mom to a son named Adam Silverman, 16, who she had together with her first husband.