In 2010 regarding Idol Gives Back!: "Simon Fuller is being very hush hush about on part of the event in particular, the role which Bill and Melinda Gates will have in it. The couple has supported “Idol Gives Back” ever since it’s start in 2007. Microsoft Corp. founder Gates and his wife co-chair the world’s largest charitable foundation, which targets education, malaria vaccine development and other areas of need." 
He is married to Natalie Swanston .
Resources and articles
- Simon Fuller: Idol Gives Back Has Surprise From Bill Gates, thaindian, accessed July 20, 2010.