Tony Cowell

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Tony Cowell (born 1950 in United Kingdom) is an author, journalist and showbiz reporter, columnist for Best Magazine. He co-wrote his younger brother Simon Cowell's autobiography, I Don't Mean to be Rude, but...


Cowell is a weekly columnist for Best Magazine and contributor to Sky News Sunrise Breakfast Show with Eamonn Holmes commentating on the showbiz gossip making the news. He is also a regular celebrity pundit in the US, contributing to the CBS Radio Network. In the United Kingdom, he has reported on The X Factor (UK)[1] and Britain's Got Talent for Heart London and GMG Radio stations under his Cowell Confidential banner.

Personal life[edit]

Cowell claims to have been idolised from an early age by his younger brother Simon, who bought his first record, She Loves You by The Beatles, because his older brother had recently bought that same album.[2][3] He has a house in Cornwall with his wife Emma Lloyd-Cowell, whom he married in May 2014.[4]


  • I Hate to Be Rude, But . . .: The Simon Cowell Book of Nasty Comments (2006)
  • Is It Just Me or Is Everyone Famous?: From A-List to Z-List and How to Make it Yourself (2006)
  • The Secret Diary of Simon Cowell (2008)


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