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All About Simon Cowell's Fiancée Lauren Silverman, Son Eric, and Future Stepson Adam

The America's Got Talent judge has long said the birth of his first child changed his life for the better.

By Jessica White

America's Got Talent Judge Simon Cowell has an exemplary eye for talent but, when the workday is done, he is rushing home to his longtime partner and their child. 

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As soon as Cowell is near his young son, Eric, it's like his curmudgeon era never happened, He instantly turns to mush when chatting about his kid with fiancée, Lauren Silverman and is the first to admit that becoming a father transformed and elevated his lifestyle.

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"Before Eric, my life was 99 percent work. I was obsessed with it," Cowell told The Sun in 2023. "Now Eric is around, I don't work through the night anymore. If he hadn't come along, God knows what would have happened."

Simon Cowell and US socialite Lauren Silverman, along with their children Eric and Adam, gesture as they watch the action with other racegoers on the second day of the Epsom Derby Festival

Who is Simon Cowell's fiancée, Lauren Silverman?

The longtime apple of Cowell's eye is socialite and entrepreneur Lauren Silverman, his fiancée and future wife.

Cowell and Silverman met and became friends in 2004, but they didn't publicly confirm a romantic relationship until 2013, when they were preparing for parenthood.

After introducing the world to their son, Eric in 2014, the couple's relationship grew, though they still tended to keep their romance out of the public eye. 

The couple got engaged in December 2021, with Cowell popping the question on Christmas Eve during a family vacation in Barbados, People reported. Cowell and Silverman first met in Barbados, so it was a fitting setting. 

Both Eric and Silverman's son from a previous relationship, Adam, were in attendance for the heartwarming proposal.

In a 2022 interview with ET, Cowell revealed Eric had a hand in orchestrating the event, making it extra special. 

“One hundred percent, he had to coach me,” Cowell revealed. “And we planned it. He was a big part of it.” 

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Details of Cowell and Silverman's upcoming wedding have been kept on the down-low, but the AGT fan favorite has spoken out about a desire to have a quiet, intimate ceremony. 

"I am planning it all, otherwise I know what will happen: There will be 600 people and it'll get out of control, like my 50th birthday party," Cowell teased in a 2022 interview with The Sun. "No one knows when it's going to be, that'll be a surprise, even for Lauren."

Simon Cowell and Lauren Silverman attend the Shooting Star Ball in aid of Shooting Star Children's Hospices

How many children does Simon Cowell have?

Cowell is the proud father of a son, Eric Cowell, 10.

Through Silverman's prior marriage, Cowell is also the soon-to-be stepfather of Silverman's older son, Adam Silverman, 18. 

Simon Cowell, Lauren Silverman, Eric Cowell and Adam Silverman attend the ceremony honoring Simon Cowell with star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

Who is Simon Cowell's son, Eric Cowell?

Cowell and Silverman welcomed their son, Eric Philip Cowell, on February 14, 2014. Eric was named after Cowell's late father, People reported, and is a nod to the close father-son bond Cowell enjoyed growing up, a relationship he hopes to foster with his own kid. 

"After I lost my parents, I genuinely felt ... I would never feel that kind of love for anyone ever again. I thought that was it ... until I saw the scan of him for the first time,” Cowell revealed during a 2022 appearance on The Kelly Clarkson Show. “From that moment I saw the scan, I was like, 'That is it, I'm besotted.' Now, I just cannot imagine my life without him. He's the most amazing thing that ever happened to me. I adore him."

In a 2022 interview with The Sun, Cowell further explored the exponential impact Eric has on his life and outlook on family. 

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“I’m a very different man to the one I was 10 years ago," Cowell explained. "Eric changed everything, to be honest... It almost hurts how much you love them. Then you start thinking, ‘When he grows up, what’s his dad going to have done?’ I think about that a lot." 

Simon Cowell, Eric Cowell and Lauren Silverman at the "America's Got Talent" Season 18 Finale

Does Simon Cowell want more kids?

In a 2023 interview with The Sun, Cowell reflected on the idea of giving Eric another sibling.

"Just two days ago, I was thinking, ‘It would be nice to have another,’" Cowell explained. "Those years when they’re young — I had such an amazing experience all through those years, and I was thinking about it probably because of that."

Cowell added, "Being a dad is the best thing that’s ever happened to me. I love every second I spend with him. But you never know with kids if they’re happy being on their own or how would he feel if there was another one."

“So look, will it happen? I don’t know," Cowell concluded.​​ "​But I would love another kid. I really like being a dad.”

Winners of AGT Season 18 Adrian Stoica and Hurricane, and Eric Philip Cowell, and Simon Cowell arrive at the red carpet For "America's Got Talent"

Does Simon Cowell have a pet dog?

Actually, the AGT Judge has five.

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The furry family members in the Cowell household are: Pebbles, Daisy, Freddie, and his Yorkshire Terriers Squiddly and Diddly. 

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