The Britain’s Got Talent star, 63, and socialite Lauren, 44, have had a rollercoaster of a relationship, which settled down when they welcomed their first and only child together, Eric.
Now eight years old, Eric is set to watch his parents get married after music mogul Simon got down on one knee and asked Lauren to marry him on Christmas Day last year.
Simon proposed on the island country of Barbados, 13 years after they met at the same place – while Lauren was still married to Simon’s then-close friend, Andrew Silverman.
While no wedding plans have been confirmed, Simon’s BGT co-star David Walliams hinted that, when it does happen, he expects it to be ‘a big wedding’.
So, as we wait to see if there’ll be wedding bells for Simon and Lauren this month, here’s a look back at how they got here.
Simon Cowell and Lauren Silverman’s relationship timeline
2004Simon and Lauren meet through simon’s close friend
Simon and Lauren were introduced in Barbados in 2004 through Simon’s close friend Andrew Silverman – Lauren’s husband at the time. Some time later, the pair begin an affair.
2013lauren falls pregnant and the affair goes public
Simon and Lauren had continued seeing each other behind Andrew’s back, and in 2013 were forced to come clean when Lauren fell pregnant. Andrew and Lauren were divorced in November of the same year.
2014Lauren and simon welcome baby eric
In 2014, Simon and Lauren welcomed their first son together, Eric, named after Lauren’s father. He became a brother to eight-year-old Adam, Lauren’s child with ex Andrew.
2021lauren and simon become engaged
On Christmas Eve 2021, 13 years after first meeting in Barbados, Simon got down on one knee and asked Lauren to marry him while on holiday on the island. Simon had repeatedly said he never intended to get married, and La stunned Lauren reportedly burst into happy tears when he asked for her hand in marriage.
2022the couple make wedding plans
After going public with their engagement in January, the pair began planning their upcoming wedding, with rumours it would take place in June. The planshave been kept tightly under wraps, but Simon’s Britain’s Got Talent judge David Walliams said he expects it will be a big affair.
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