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Simon Fuller

Biography

Creator from the American Idol franchise and co-creator of WHICH MEANS YOU Think YOU ARE ABLE TO Dance. He maintained many famous British isles icons. His initial work was with Chrysalis in 1981, employed in posting at Chrysalis Small. He was also an A&R at Chrysalis Information, that he agreed upon Madonna in 1983. He was called among the 100 most important people in the globe by Time newspaper in 2007 and was presented with a star over the Hollywood Walk of Popularity in 2011. He traveled along with his father who was simply in the Royal Surroundings Force. He wedded Natalie Swanston, with whom he fathered a little girl. He was supervisor to Carrie Underwood, Lisa Marie Presley, Steven Tyler, Annie Lennox, and Victoria, and David Beckham.

Quick Facts


Full Name Simon Fuller
Date Of Birth May 17, 1960
Place Of Birth England
Profession Entrepreneur
Nationality British
Spouse Natalie Swanston
Siblings Kim Fuller, Mark Fuller
Awards PGA Visionary Vanguard Award
Nominations Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Reality-Competition Program, PGA Producer of the Year Award in Non-Fiction Television, PGA Producer of the Year Award in Live Entertainment And Competition Television
Movies Seeing Double, S Club 7: Bring It All Back (To You), S Club 7: Artistic Differences, S Club 7: S Club Party, Shame, My Generation, S Club 7: Special Edition, S Club 7: Don't Stop Movin'
TV Shows American Idol, Pop Idol, So You Think You Can Dance, Q'Viva! The Chosen, If I Can Dream, Deutschland sucht den Superstar, Little Britain USA, Idol, Australian Idol, The Next Great American Band, Canadian Idol, American Juniors, Indian Idol, I Dream, New Zealand Idol, Pinoy Idol, Ídolos, Arab Idol, Nouvelle Star, World Idol, Idols (South Africa), Indonesian Idol, Music Idol, Idols, Nepal Idol, Vietnam Idol, Pakistan Idol, Chinese Idol, Latin American Idol, SuperStar, Nigerian Idol, Philippine Idol, Singapore Idol, Idool, Eesti otsib superstaari, Hay Superstar, SuperStar Search Slovakia, Asian Idol, Idol stjörnuleit, Idol Puerto Rico, Star Search Croatia, Geostar, Kokhav Nolad, Macedonian Idol, Bangladeshi Idol, So You Think You Can Dance Canada, Cambodian Idol, Indonesian Idol Junior, American Idol Extra, So You Think You Can Dance Australia, Popworld
Star Sign Taurus

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#Fact
1The Sunday Times List estimated his net worth at $491 million. [2009]
2Brother of Kim Fuller.


Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
American IdolTV Series 45 episodes, 2003 - 2014 creator - 338 episodes, 2002 - 2014 created by - 1 episode, 2016
So You Think You Can DanceTV Series 3 episodes, 2012 creator - 152 episodes, 2005 - 2015
Deutschland sucht den Superstar2008-2015TV Series creator - 40 episodes
DSDS Kids2012TV Series creator - 4 episodes
¡Q'Viva!: The Chosen2012TV Series creator
So You Think You Can Dance2010-2011TV Series creator - 9 episodes
Dance2010TV Series originally developed for television by
If I Can Dream2010TV Series creator
Superstars of Dance2009TV Series 5 episodes
Canadian Idol2003-2008TV Series creator - 82 episodes
Pinoy Idol2008TV Series creator - 16 episodes
The Next Great American Band2007TV Series creator
Idols2007TV Series creator - 13 episodes
Ídolos2006TV Series creator
American Idol: The Phenomenon2004TV Special
I Dream2004TV Series co-creator - 2 episodes
Malaysian Idol2004TV Series format
New Zealand Idol2004TV Series creator
Ídolos2003TV Series creator
Idols2003/ITV Series format
Australian Idol2003TV Series creator
American Juniors2003TV Series creator
All American Girl2003TV Series writer
Idol - Jakten på en superstjerne2003TV Series TV concept
Pop Idol2001TV Series creator

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
My Generation2017Documentary producer filming
American Idol2002-2016TV Series executive producer - 352 episodes
Knock Knock Live2015TV Series executive producer - 1 episode
Great Performances2015TV Series executive producer - 1 episode
David Beckham: Into the Unknown2014TV Movie documentary executive producer: DBrazil TV Ltd
So You Think You Can Dance2005-2012TV Series executive producer - 166 episodes
Bel Ami2012executive producer
¡Q'Viva!: The Chosen2012TV Series executive producer
If I Can Dream2010TV Series executive producer - 1 episode
Carrie Underwood: An All-Star Holiday Special2009TV Movie executive producer
Superstars of Dance2009TV Series executive producer - 5 episodes
Little Britain USA2008TV Series executive producer - 3 episodes
One Giant Leap 2: What About Me?2008Video documentary executive producer
Austin Golden Hour2008TV Movie executive producer
Born in the USA2007TV Movie executive producer
David Beckham: New Beginnings2007TV Movie documentary executive producer
Victoria Beckham: Coming to America2007TV Movie documentary executive producer
Kelly Clarkson: Behind Hazel Eyes2005Video documentary short executive producer
Will Young Live in London2005Video executive producer
American Idol: The Phenomenon2004TV Special executive producer
I Dream2004TV Series executive producer - 2 episodes
An American Idol Christmas2003TV Movie documentary executive producer
From Justin to Kelly2003executive producer
American Juniors2003TV Series co-executive producer
S Club: Making a Movie2003TV Movie documentary executive producer
S Club Seeing Double2003producer
All American Girl2003TV Series executive producer
Gareth Gates: Live - Behind the Scenes2003Video short executive producer
Will Young: Live - Behind the Scenes2003Video executive producer
Viva S Club2002TV Series executive producer - 13 episodes
Hollywood 72001TV Series executive producer - 13 episodes
Pop Idol2001TV Series associate producer - 1 episode
S Club Search2001TV Series executive producer
S Club 7: Special Edition2001TV Movie producer
S Club 7: Don't Stop Movin2001Video short producer
S Club 7: Never Had a Dream Come True2001Video short producer
S Club 7: Reach2000Video documentary producer
S Club 7 in New Zealand2000TV Movie documentary producer
S Club 7: Christmas Special2000TV Movie executive producer
S Club 7: Artistic Differences2000TV Movie producer
S Club 7 in L.A.2000TV Series executive producer - 13 episodes
S Club 7: Bring It All Back (To You)1999Video documentary producer
S Club 7: S Club Party1999Video documentary producer
S Club 7 - It's an S Club Thing1999Video documentary producer
S Club 7: Boyfriends and Birthdays1999TV Movie executive producer
S Club 7: Back to the 50's1999TV Movie executive producer
Spice Girls: Live in Istanbul1997Video documentary executive producer
Spice World1997executive producer

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Emu's All Live Pink Windmill Show1986TV Series writer - 1 episode

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Spice: The Official Video Volume 1 - One Hour of Girl Power!1997Video documentary 19 management

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Jennifer Lopez: Dance Again2014TV Movie documentary special thanks
Spice Girls: Giving You Everything2007TV Movie documentary thanks
Lisbela e o Prisioneiro2003thanks: soundtrack production
The Greatest Store in the World1999TV Movie S Club 7 appear with thanks to
S Club 7 in Miami1999TV Series thanks - 13 episodes

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
American Idol2012-2016TV SeriesHimself
¡Q'Viva!: The Chosen2012TV SeriesHimself (2012)
Spice: The Official Video Volume 1 - One Hour of Girl Power!1997Video documentaryHimself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Whatever Happened to Gareth Gates?2006TV Movie documentaryHimself
Behind the Music2001TV Series documentaryHimself

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2011Star on the Walk of FameWalk of FameTelevisionOn 23 May 2011. At 6268 Hollywood Blvd.
2008Visionary AwardPGA Awards

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2015Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Reality-Competition ProgramSo You Think You Can Dance (2005)· Allen Shapiro (executive producer)
· Barry Adelman (executive producer)
· Nigel Lythgoe (executive producer)
· Jeff Thacker (executive producer)
· James Breen (executive producer)
· Zoe Brown (co-executive producer)
· Mike Deffina (supervising producer)
· Colleen Childe (supervising producer)
· Jensen Oliver Moon (senior producer)
· Melanie Oberman (senior producer)
2014Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Reality-Competition ProgramSo You Think You Can Dance (2005)· Barry Adelman (executive producer)
· Allen Shapiro (executive producer)
· Nigel Lythgoe (executive producer)
· Jeff Thacker (co-executive producer)
· James Breen (co-executive producer)
· Zoe Brown (senior supervising producer)
· Dan Sacks (senior supervising producer)
· Adam Cooper (supervising producer)
· Mike Deffina (senior producer)
· Colleen Childe (senior producer)
· Matt Kinsey (producer)
· Jensen Oliver Moon (producer)
2013Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Reality-Competition ProgramSo You Think You Can Dance (2005)· Barry Adelman (executive producer)
· Nigel Lythgoe (executive producer)
· Jeff Thacker (co-executive producer)
· James Breen (co-executive producer)
· Zoe Brown (senior supervising producer)
· Dan Sacks (senior supervising producer)
· Adam Cooper (supervising producer)
· Mike Deffina (senior producer)
· Hope Wilson (senior producer)
· Matt Kinsey (producer)
· Jensen Oliver Moon (producer)
2012Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Reality-Competition ProgramSo You Think You Can Dance (2005)· Zoe Brown (senior supervising producer)
· Colleen Childe (senior producer)
· James Breen (co-executive producer)
· Dan Sacks (co-supervising producer)
· Hope Wilson (senior producer)
· Nigel Lythgoe (executive producer)
· Barry Adelman (executive producer)
· Mike Yurchuk (co-supervising producer)
· Jeff Thacker (co-executive producer)
· Adam Cooper (senior producer)
· Mike Deffina (senior producer)
2012PGA AwardPGA AwardsOutstanding Producer of Competition TelevisionAmerican Idol: The Search for a Superstar (2002)· Charles Boyd
· Cécile Frot-Coutaz
· Patrick Lynn
· Nigel Lythgoe
· Megan Michaels
· Ken Warwick
2011Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Reality - Competition ProgramAmerican Idol: The Search for a Superstar (2002)· Ken Warwick (executive producer)
· Cécile Frot-Coutaz (executive producer)
· Nigel Lythgoe (executive producer)
· Charles Boyd (co-executive producer)
· Patrick Lynn (supervising producer)
· Megan Michaels (supervising producer)
· Ron De Shay (senior producer)
· Norm Betts (senior producer)
· Theo Dimitriou (producer)
· Katie Fennelly (producer)
· Melanie Oberman (producer)
· Brian Robinson (producer)
2011Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Reality - Competition ProgramSo You Think You Can Dance (2005)· Barry Adelman (executive producer)
· Nigel Lythgoe (executive producer)
· James Breen (co-executive producer)
· Jeff Thacker (co-executive producer)
· Zoe Brown (supervising producer)
· Mike Yurchuk (senior producer)
· Dan Sacks (senior producer)
· Adam Cooper (producer)
· Mike Deffina (producer)
· Hope Wilson (producer)
· Brian Robinson (producer)
2010Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Reality - Competition ProgramAmerican Idol: The Search for a Superstar (2002)· Cécile Frot-Coutaz (Executive Producer)
· Ken Warwick (Executive Producer)
· Charles Boyd (Co-Executive Producer)
· Toby Gorman (Supervising Producer)
· Patrick Lynn (Supervising Producer)
· Megan Michaels (Supervising Producer)
· Ron De Shay (Senior Producer)
· Norm Betts (Producer)
· Sam Brenzel (Producer)
· Theo Dimitriou (Producer)
· Katie Fennelly (Producer)
· Melanie Oberman (Producer)
2010PGA AwardPGA AwardsOutstanding Producer of Live Entertainment & Competition TelevisionAmerican Idol: The Search for a Superstar (2002)· Ken Warwick
· Cécile Frot-Coutaz
· Charles Boyd
· Megan Michaels
· Patrick Lynn
2009Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Reality - Competition ProgramAmerican Idol: The Search for a Superstar (2002)· Ken Warwick (executive producer)
· Cécile Frot-Coutaz (executive producer)
· Charles Boyd (co-executive producer)
· Patrick Lynn (supervising producer)
· Megan Michaels (supervising producer)
· Toby Gorman (supervising producer)
2008Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Reality-Competition ProgramAmerican Idol: The Search for a Superstar (2002)· Nigel Lythgoe (executive producer)
· Ken Warwick (executive producer)
· Cécile Frot-Coutaz (executive producer)
· Charles Boyd (supervising producer)
· James Breen (supervising producer)
· Patrick Lynn (senior producer)
· Megan Michaels (senior producer)
2008PGA AwardPGA AwardsOutstanding Producer of Live Entertainment & Competition TelevisionAmerican Idol: The Search for a Superstar (2002)· Nigel Lythgoe
· Ken Warwick
· Charles Boyd
· Megan Michaels
· Cécile Frot-Coutaz
2007Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Reality-Competition ProgramAmerican Idol: The Search for a Superstar (2002)· Nigel Lythgoe (executive producer)
· Ken Warwick (executive producer)
· Cécile Frot-Coutaz (executive producer)
· Richard Curtis (executive producer)
· Charles Boyd (supervising producer)
· James Breen (supervising producer)
· Patrick Lynn (senior producer)
· Megan Michaels (producer)
· Ryan Seacrest (host)
· Simon Cowell (judge)
· Randy Jackson (judge)
· Paula Abdul (judge)
2007PGA AwardPGA AwardsOutstanding Producer of Non-Fiction TelevisionAmerican Idol: The Search for a Superstar (2002)· Nigel Lythgoe
· Ken Warwick
· Charles Boyd
· Simon Lythgoe
· Megan Michaels
2006Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Reality-Competition ProgramAmerican Idol: The Search for a Superstar (2002)· Nigel Lythgoe (executive producer)
· Ken Warwick (executive producer)
· Cécile Frot-Coutaz (executive producer)
· Charles Boyd (supervising producer)
· James Breen (senior producer)
· Simon Lythgoe (producer)
· Megan Michaels (producer)
· Ryan Seacrest (host)
· Simon Cowell (judge)
· Paula Abdul (judge)
· Randy Jackson (judge)
2005Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Reality-Competition ProgramAmerican Idol: The Search for a Superstar (2002)· Nigel Lythgoe (executive producer)
· Cécile Frot-Coutaz (executive producer)
· Ken Warwick (executive producer)
· Charles Boyd (supervising producer)
· James Breen (senior producer)
· Simon Lythgoe (producer)
· Megan Michaels (producer)
· Ryan Seacrest (host)
· Simon Cowell (judge)
· Paula Abdul (judge)
· Randy Jackson (judge)
2004Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Reality-Competition ProgramAmerican Idol: The Search for a Superstar (2002)· Cécile Frot-Coutaz (executive producer)
· Nigel Lythgoe (executive producer)
· Ken Warwick (executive producer)
· David Goffin (supervising producer)
· Charles Boyd (senior producer)
· Beth McNamara (producer)
· Simon Cowell (judge)
· Paula Abdul (judge)
· Randy Jackson (judge)
· Ryan Seacrest (host)
2004PGA AwardPGA AwardsOutstanding Producer of Reality/Game/Informational Series TelevisionAmerican Idol: The Search for a Superstar (2002)· Nigel Lythgoe
· Ken Warwick
· David Goffin
2003Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Reality/Competition ProgramAmerican Idol: The Search for a Superstar (2002)· Cécile Frot-Coutaz (executive producer)
· Simon Jones (executive producer)
· Nigel Lythgoe (co-executive producer)
· Ken Warwick (co-executive producer)
· David Goffin (supervising producer)
· Charles Boyd (senior producer)
· John Entz (producer)
· Beth McNamara (producer)
· Ryan Seacrest (host)
· Simon Cowell (judge)
· Randy Jackson (judge)
· Paula Abdul (judge)
2003PGA AwardPGA AwardsOutstanding Producer of Reality/Game/Informational Series TelevisionAmerican Idol: The Search for a Superstar (2002)· Nigel Lythgoe
· Ken Warwick
· Brian Gadinsky
· David Goffin


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