Is Simon Jordan married? No, he isn’t However, Jordan has been in the relationship multiple times which has often turned as the talk of the town. Having marital status as unmarried, it is unnecessary to discuss Simon’s wife and wedding details as of now.
Previously, he dated entrepreneur/ activist Meg Mathews (born on March 14, 1966) who is also the former wife of English singer/ guitarist Noel Gallagher (born on 29 May 1967). Mathews and Gallagher remained in their conjugal life from June 1997 to January 2001 during which they welcomed a daughter named Anais Gallagher who is a model by profession.
According to the reports presented by the Daily Mirror’s website on January 2006, Simon purchased a Porsche worth £100,000 for Christmas for his then-girlfriend Meg Mathews. They were in the relationship since July 2005 but ended their love life in March 2006. In June 2006, Jordan was harassed by a woman named Tara Stout which made them face others in court in October of the same year.
After that, Jordan was in the relationship with Suzi Walker who is also known for being the estranged Page 3 wife of former English professional footballer Ian Walker (born on 31 October 1971). Jordan and Suzi welcomed a daughter named Cameron in January 2008 through an unplanned pregnancy.
According to some online sources, Jordan also stayed in a long-time relationship with model Sarah Bosnich who is also the former wife of Australian former goalkeeper Mark Bosnich (born 13 January 1972). Scroll down to explore more interesting personal facts and biography of Jordan:
Who is Simon Jordan?
Born as Simon Jordan, he landed the planet on 24 September 1967 which makes his age be 52 years old as of 2019. By profession, he is an English businessman who amassed millions of net worth from the mobile phone industry. He was also the chairman of the Crystal Palace Football Club until administration in early 2010 which he purchased in 2000.
In addition to that, Jordan is also noted for co-founding the car Magazine Octane on which he sold his 50% shareholding in 2006. He also operated e restaurant Club Bar and Dining in London’s Warwick Street which he opened in 2006 and sold in 2010 to the Ottenlenghi Group. After the sales, the restaurant was renamed to Nopi.
Early Life and Education
Jordan was born in 1967 and his place of birth is in Thornton Heath, Surrey, England. Talking about his family background, he was born to the English White parents. His father’s name is Pete Jordan who is 81 years old as of 2019.
Pete Jordan was in the news as he tackled moped gunmen who robbed Simon’s watch worth £127,000. The incident was recorded in the CCTV during which Pete was returning home after five weeks in hospital as he suffered from pneumonia and heart failure.
He also developed an interest in sports for which he joined Chelsea as well as Palace on schoolboy forms. Chelsea released him when he was sixteen years old and joined Palace at the age of eighteen. He was also enrolled at Purley High School for Boys in Old Coulsdon. Simon was highly inspired by his father who also used to play for Crystal Palace Football Club.
Career and Professional Life
Jordan was invited by one of his friends named James Wright in the late 1980s or early 1990s to join him in his mobile selling business called Wright Connections. The friends rented an office and continued their business and later changed the name into Corporate Cellular Ltd (CCL). Jordan left the business the early 1990s.
Jordan with Andrew Briggs initiated their own mobile phone retail company in 1994 which was named the Pocket Phone Shop. They started their business by making an agreement with service provider Astec alongside with cash balance of £30,000.
The Pocket Phone Shop was able to carry a quick speed in its business journey where it was able to have 208 outlets nationwide by 2000 with over 1100 employees working under them. For the financial year 1999/2000, the forecasted turnover of the Pocket Phone Shop was £102 million.
The Pocket Phone Shop enlisted the services of United Kingdom-based Swedish television presenter/ model Ulrika Jonsson (born on 16 August 1967) to promote its new store openings. However, their relationship couldn’t work and Jordan sued Ulrika Jonsson for not fulfilling her promotional activities. The outcome of their dispute was never known to the public.
Jordan and his partner Briggs sold the Pocket Phone Shop to One2One in 2000 for £73 million. He then went to serve the Crystal Palace Football Club as the youngest chairman of a Football League club at the age of 32. Although he owned the club but its ground belonged to its former chairman Ron Noades (born on 22 June 1937 and died on 24 December 2013).
He announced his plan to sell the Crystal Palace Football Club in July 2008 but no potential buyers came front. Finally, his ownership came to an end on 26 January 2010, when the Palace went into administration.
Simon Jordan isn’t married yet but has been in the limelight for his romantic life for a time to time. He was in the relationship with Guernsey born entrepreneur Meg Mathews whom he acquired a Porsche worth £100,000 for Christmas. Jordan also dated Suzi Walker who is also the mother to his daughter named Cameron. He has also been rumored to have dated multiple women in the past including Sarah Bosnich.
Simon Jordan has a tall height above 5 feet and 8 inches. He is very passionate about sports and gives special importance to his fitness for which he remains under a regular diet and workout routine. However, the exact body statistics of Simon including his height, weight, feet size, etc. are not known.
Salary and Net worth
The former Chairman of Crystal Palace F.C., Simon Jordan has an estimated net worth of 50 million USD which is yet to be verified. He has been in the business industry since his early teenage days. In addition to his job as Crystal Palace F.C. chairman for 10 years, he has also been the Chairman of The Club Bar and Dining Group from 2000 to 2010. He has also been affiliated with The PocketPhone Shop which made him garner an impressive amount of fortune into his account.
Jordan has also a successful career as a columnist for British weekly The Observer newspaper. He has also made multiple television appearances including Fortune: Million Pound Giveaway for ITV along with fellow millionaires like MOBO Awards founder Kanya King, the Ann Summers managing director Jacqueline Gold (born on 16 July 1960) and former Conservative Member of Parliament-turned-novelist Jeffrey Archer (born on 15 April 1940).
He is also the single producer of the movie Telstar which featured JJ Field (born in 1978), Kevin Spacey (born on July 26, 1959) and James Corden (born on 22 August 1978). The movie was opened in 45 screens only in the United Kingdom and was able to turn as a critical success. Jordan also got involved in television film Sweeney Todd where he partly funded and became an executive producer in 2006.
As an author, Jordan published an autobiography titled Be Careful What You Wish For in 2012 which is about his own life presenting his business success in the cellular phone business as well as the time he spent as the Chairman of the football club. The book was able to become a commercially and critically successful and was able to receive an award at The British Sport books awards.
Wiki and Facts
The biography of businessman Simon Jordan is prepared by various wiki sites including Wikipedia and IMDb. One can find him on Twitter @sjopinion10 where he has amassed more than 80k followers now.