SIMON Cowell has become one of the most powerful figures in showbiz, with the ability to launch careers and unearth new stars. Despite redefining Saturday night TV, the music mogul is worried he's been snubbed from the New Year's Honours list - here's everything you need to know... How did Simon Cowell become famous? He was already well known within the music industry as a successful producer, but Simon, 58, rose to wider fame when Pop Idol launched in 2001, with him as judge. He became known for his harsh verdicts on talent show acts and his clashes with 2001 Pop Idol winner Will Young, who he famously hated and found “arrogant”. He was then asked to judge American Idol from 2002, staying in the role until 2010 and becoming famous for his controversially harsh comments. In the UK, Simon’s fame became truly meteoric with the launch of The X Factor in 2004. The first series was watched by 7.4 million people per episode on average, but at the show’s peak in … [Read more...] about What’s Simon Cowell’s net worth, how old is his son Eric and who is The X Factor judge’s partner Lauren Silverman?
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American actress Hailee Steinfeld (22) and Niall Horan (25) have ended their relationship after a year of dating, months after Niall said his job "can be quite demanding on your personal life" as the pair have bases in Dublin, London, New York and Los Angeles, in between their respective touring and promotional schedules. "They really tried to make it work. It definitely was young love," a source told E! News. The Pitch Perfect star, who is starring in Bumblee, the new Transformers spin-off, is taking her split in her stride and expressing herself through her wardrobe. Earlier this year, the duo behind her red carpet attire, Rob Zangardi and Mariel Haenn, explained that they are trying to push the boundaries for every appearance. "Stylists are making bolder choices not only for the talent to make a statement but also for themselves," Haenn told the Hollywood Reporter. December 9 First, it was the Kardashian-approved Balmain mini-dress for the movie's Los Angeles premiere, a … [Read more...] about Hailee Steinfeld masters better-after-breakup style following Niall Horan split
HAILEE Steinfeld's career is on the up, with the actress becoming a famous face in film. Here is everything you need to know about the star who's bagged a role in the Transformers movie Bumblebee... Who is Hailee Steinfeld? Hailee Steinfeld, 21, is a US actress, model and singer from LA. Her paternal uncle is fitness trainer Jake Steinfeld, and her maternal grand-uncle is former child actor Larry Domasin She began acting at the age of ten and appeared in several short films, including in the role of Talia Alden in the award-winning She's a Fox. What films has Hailee Steinfeld been in? Hailee first became known for her portrayal of Mattie Ross in True Grit in 2010 - the role earned her an Academy Award nomination. After that she went on to star as Petra Arkanian in Ender's Game (2013), Juliet Capulet in Romeo & Juliet (2013), Violet Mulligan in Begin Again (2013) and Zooey Renner in 3 Days to Kill (2014). In 2016 Hailee received a Golden Globe Award nomination for the … [Read more...] about Who is Hailee Steinfeld? Bumblebee and Pitch Perfect 2 and 3 star dating Niall Horan
DAN Wootton is never far from our TV screens discussing celebrities and bringing us all the latest happenings in telly, film and music plus reality TV gossip. Here is what you need to know about the award-winning journalist who's gone from a small city in New Zealand to the centre of the showbiz world, including how you can listen to his new radio show... Who is Dan Wootton and where is he from? Dan Wootton was born in Lower Hutt, the seventh most populous city in New Zealand, on March 2, 1983. He obtained a degree in Media Studies and Political Science from Victoria University. Dan began his career as a showbiz journalist at local paper The Dominion Post, writing an entertainment column and also working as a reporter on daily TV show, Good Morning. He moved to the UK aged 21 and carved up an impressive career on Fleet Street. Dan joined The News Of The World team in 2007 and soon became the showbiz editor. He then went on to become the editor-at-large for Now magazine in … [Read more...] about Who is Dan Wootton? Lorraine presenter, guest on Celebrity Big Brother’s Bit On The Side and Executive Editor of The Sun
LOUIS Tomlinson made his name on The X Factor as he and One Direction became the biggest boyband in the world. And in 2018 Louis returned to the show where it all started for him - this time as one of the four judges. What is Louis Tomlinson's background? Louis Tomlinson is a 26-year-old singer and member of the boy band phenomenon One Direction, formed on The X Factor. The Robbie Williams fan was born in Doncaster and used to work as a waiter and a cinema assistant while re-taking his A-levels. After performing in Sixth Form shows, Louis turned to acting and had roles in James Corden drama Fat Friends and school-set soap Waterloo Road, as well as ITV movie If I Had You. In 2009 he auditioned for The X Factor but did not make it past the off-screen audition for producers, though he vowed to return. Then during his 2010 his appearance on the show, stardom beckoned. Though he failed to reach the Boys category, guest judge Nicole Scherzinger suggested putting him into … [Read more...] about How old is Louis Tomlinson, when was his son Freddie born and who is his girlfriend Eleanor Calder?