- Madame Tussauds, Best of British
- The brains behind X Factor and American Idol is known for his bluntness and the often controversial criticisms, insults, and wisecracks he makes about contestants and their singing abilities - or lack of them
- Simon loves dogs and currently has four - Squiddly, Diddly, Daisy and Freddy
- He has one child named Eric who was born in February 2014
- Long-term friend, Sinitta admitted Simon's chest hair was so realistic she thought it was a spoof!