1950 (age 69–70)
|Occupation||Author, journalist, reporter|
|Relatives|| Simon Cowell (half-brother)|
Nicholas Cowell (half-brother)
Anthony "Tony" Cowell (born 1950 in Wales) is an author, journalist and showbiz reporter, columnist for Best Magazine. He co-wrote his younger half-brother Simon Cowell's autobiography, I Don't Mean to be Rude, but...
Cowell is a weekly columnist for Best magazine, and is a contributor to Sky News Sunrise Breakfast Show with Eamonn Holmes, commentating on the showbiz gossip making the news. Cowell is also a regular celebrity pundit in the United States, contributing to the CBS Radio Network. In the United Kingdom, he has reported on The X Factorand Britain's Got Talent for Heart London and GMG Radio stations under his Cowell Confidential banner.
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