Simon Fuller

Artist Manager and Television Producer
Born May 17, 1960
Age 56
Hometown *
Net Worth $570 Million

Simon Fuller is a British entrepreneur, artist manager, television producer and creator of the Idol franchise, first seen as Pop Idol in the UK. Fuller is also the co-creator and executive producer of the Fox TV reality shows So You Think You Can Dance, Q'Viva, and other U.S. and European TV shows. Fuller first came to significance through managing the female pop group the Spice Girls.… Read More

related links

News + Updates

Browse recent news and stories about Simon Fuller.


Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Simon Fuller.


1960 Birth Born on May 17, 1960.


1981 21 Years Old Fuller began his career in 1981 at Chrysalis in A&R (Chrysalis Records) in the UK, where he signed Madonna's first hit 'Holiday' to the company.
1985 25 Years Old He discovered Paul Hardcastle in 1985 and started his own management company in London, 19 Entertainment, naming it after Hardcastle's first hit song "19". … Read More


1999 39 Years Old Fuller's first TV venture took place in 1999, when he created S Club 7, a pop group and BBC/Fox Kids television show, which was broadcast in over 100 territories around the world.


2000 40 Years Old Fuller created an offspring of the show 'S Club Juniors' called S Club 8, a spinoff TV drama series, I Dream, and a magazine show in 2000 starring 7 TV hosts called 'S Club TV'. … Read More
2001 41 Years Old In 2001, Fuller created the British television show Pop Idol. … Read More
2005 45 Years Old In 2005 Fuller, along with co-creator Nigel Lythgoe, launched So You Think You Can Dance on the Fox network in the USA. … Read More
In 2007 Fuller signed a deal to represent comedians Matt Lucas and David Walliams with regard to developing their award winning BBC TV show Little Britain for the United States, called Little Britain USA. … Read More
2008 48 Years Old …  He married his long term girlfriend Natalie Swanston in May 2008, and they have one child.
2009 49 Years Old In 2009, he took on personal representation of tennis player Andy Murray, guiding him to Grand Slam and Wimbledon wins and later helping the player to establish his own business.


2011 51 Years Old In March 2011, Simon Fuller was announced as the manager of British F1 driver Lewis Hamilton and surprised many when he moved Hamilton from McLaren and signed him to a long term contract with the MercedesAMG team.
2013 53 Years Old In 2013 it was announced that Fuller was managing 2012 Tour De France winner, Bradley Wiggins.
…  In 2014, Fuller and David Beckham announced a new joint venture with Hong Kong-based Global Brands Group Holding Ltd (787) to develop David Beckham and other icon branded consumer products.
Original Authors of this text are noted on
Text is made available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License.