By Jane Nambi
Simon Cowell was named the richest reality TV star in United Kingdom by Now Magazine.
Cowell’s name is linked to most of the successful reality TV shows like America’s Got Talent, American Idol, and is now behind shows such as The X Factor and Britain’s Got Talent .
Cowell is said to have an estimated £225m fortune to his name. The 53-year-old who is currently dating Carmen Electra is seconded by his protégé, Susan Boyle after earning £22m.
Boy band One Direction come third with £20m each while glamour model Katie Price’s £17.5m fortune saw her come fourth.
In 2010, British magazine, New Statesman listed Cowell at number 41 in a list of “The World’s 50 Most Influential Figures 2010″