Simon cowell is engaged to Lauren Silverman.
Representatives for the 62-year-old man reality tv personality confirmed her engagement this week.
Cowell and his worldly bride have been dating since 2004, according to People magazine. In 2014, the two had a son, Eric.
The star asked the question on Christmas Eve in Barbados, where they first met, reports the outlet. Cowell reportedly proposed on a beach walk with his 44-year-old sweetheart.
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Eric, 7, and Silverman’s eldest son Adam were also there for the big question.
“They are both super happy,” the insider told People. “They’ve been together for a long time now and love each other so it’s not a huge surprise to their close friends.”
Here are five things to know about Cowell’s future wife.
Lauren reportedly met Simon in the early 2000s.
The engaged couple first met in the early 2000s at a resort while in the Caribbean, according to reports. At the time, Lauren was married to her ex-husband Andrew, a real estate mogul.
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Lauren and Simon’s relationship started as an affair.
Lauren was still married to Andrew Silverman when news broke that she was expecting a child with Cowell in 2013. Cowell was also friends with Andrew.
“I regret that part,” Cowell confessed in an interview with the UK Mirror in 2014.
“It’s not something I’m proud of or wanted to happen in terms of hurting anyone,” Cowell said, adding, “It just happened.
“You have to face it and live up to it. You have to accept responsibility and criticism,” he continued. “All I can say is my advice is if this happens to you, you just have to face it one day at a time and take responsibility.”
How many children does she have?
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In addition to sharing a child with Cowell, Lauren also shares another son with her first husband. Lauren and Andrew’s son is Adam and he would be 16 years old. Lauren and Andrew have joint custody of Adam, according to reports.
She credits Simon with having had a great impact on her life.
In a 2015 interview with Hello! magazine, Lauren revealed how Cowell transformed her.
“I think Simon has changed me. He makes me laugh all the time. I can’t get mad at him because when I try to be upset he just makes me laugh,” he said. she declared. “I feel like I’m learning so much from him, which is incredibly inspiring. He’s very talented.”
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She’s from the east coast.
Lauren was born in 1977 in New York. But her childhood was spent in Florida, where she grew up with her four sisters.
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