Last year Simon Cowell was among the UK’s top 165 charity donors and is set to make it onto the annual Giving List for the first time.
According to a survey in The Sunday Times, Simon donated £1.6 million to charity in the past 12 months, placing him 10th on the list of celebrity givers.
Simon has a personal fortune of £225m and has been involved in charity work for many years. Among the causes he supports are Children’s Hospices UK, the Katie Piper Foundation and the animal rights charity PETA.
Simon Cowell’s pop sensations One Direction were among the music artists in the list donating a total of just under £2.1m.
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