June 2, 2023

It might have taken Simon Cowell some time to come back across the thought of changing into a father or mother, however now he could not be extra of a doting father to his son Eric, named after his grandfather who handed away in 1999.

Eric is the America’s Acquired Expertise choose’s eight-year-old son along with his fiancée Lauren Silverman, who he has been with since 2013. He’s additionally a stepfather to Lauren’s son Adam, 17, who she shares with ex-husband Andrew Silverman.

Although all through his profession, the star, 63, has all the time been identified for his icy and stern demeanor, he has beforehand admitted that having a son has completely softened him, and what’s extra, it has introduced him a complete twin! Eric is Simon’s true mini-me, as you’ll be able to see in the entire throwback photographs under.

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Simon beforehand gushed about what an exquisite change Eric’s arrival in 2014 dropped at his life, throughout an look on The Kelly Clarkson Present in 2021.

“He is essentially the most superb factor that ever occurred to me. I like him,” he endearingly declared to the daytime present host and first-ever American Idol winner.

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“You are like a distinct dude with a toddler,” Kelly joked, including: “I believe the susceptible little facet of you got here out while you had a child.”

Simon relented, noting: “Possibly,” earlier than explaining: “After I misplaced my dad and mom, I genuinely felt, Kelly, I’d by no means really feel that sort of love for anybody ever once more. I believed that was it… till I noticed the scan of him for the primary time.”

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The music producer then recalled the moment emotions of affection he felt when he first noticed the sonogram of Eric, and gushed: “From that second I noticed the scan, I used to be like ‘That’s it, I am besotted.’ Now I simply can not think about my life with out him.”

© Michael Tran
Eric actually is his complete mini!

Seeing as he has cherished fatherhood a lot, will Simon have one other little one? He just lately confessed to The Solar: “Simply two days in the past I used to be considering, ‘It will be good to have one other.'”

He added: “Being a dad is the very best factor that is ever occurred to me. I like each second I spend with him. So then I am considering the subsequent step is he will be a young person. These years once they’re younger – I had such a tremendous expertise all by means of these years, and I used to be enthusiastic about it most likely due to that.” 

Simon Cowell and Lauren Silverman attend the ITV Palooza 2019 at The Royal Festival Hall© Lia Toby
Simon and Lauren have been collectively for ten years

Simon concluded: “Eric has acquired a number of associates and we do a number of issues collectively as a household. However you by no means know with youngsters in the event that they’re completely satisfied being on their very own or how would he really feel if there was one other one? So look, will it occur? I do not know. However I’d love one other child. I actually like being a dad.”

Scroll under for extra photographs of Simon, Lauren, and their household.

Simon Cowell and his son, Eric Cowell attend the ceremony honoring Simon Cowell with a Star on The Hollywood Walk of Fame held on August 22, 2018© Michael Tran
Eric tagged alongside for his dad’s Hollywood Star ceremony in 2018
Lauren Silverman, Eric Cowell and Simon Cowellarrives at the Red Carpet For © Steve Granitz
The AGT star loves being a father
Simon Cowell and Lauren Silverman, Adam Silverman and Eric Cowell on the Hollywood walk of fame. © Getty
Eric has an older half-sibling, Adam
Lauren Silverman with Eric and Simon Cowell on the red carpet for season 17 of AGT © Getty
The couple have been engaged since 2021

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