Simon Jordan was born in the UK on September 24, 1967. Simon Jordan (born 24 September 1967) is an English mobile phone entrepreneur. In 2000, he bought Crystal Palace and was chairman until early 2010. He co-founded and funded Octane in 2002, selling his 50% share in 2006. On 2006, Jordan opened Club Bar and Dining in London’s Warwick Street. The Ottenlenghi Group renamed it Nopi in 2010. Simon Jordan’s astrological sign is Capricorn. Children
By 2000, Pocket Phone Shop had 208 stores, employed 1100 people, and predicted a £102m turnover for 1999/00. Pocket Phone Shop was one of The Carphone Warehouse’s key rivals until Jordan and Briggs launched their own company.
Early in his Palace rule, Jordan was known as a manager-killer, but this changed. Steve Coppell (August 2000), Alan Smith (April 2001), Steve Bruce (November 2001), Trevor Francis (April 2003), and Steve Kember resigned between 2000 and 2003. (November 2003). Only Coppell and Bruce resigned, Coppell due to a personality dispute and Bruce to a court matter.
Iain Dowie was appointed in December 2003, and the club rose from the relegation zone to earn promotion in May 2004, beating West Ham United in the play-off final. This fulfilled Jordan’s goal of promotion within five years. The club lasted just one season in the Premier League before being relegated in 2005. Dowie departed the club by mutual consent in May 2006 after realizing he and Jordan had different goals. Dowie joined Charlton Athletic as manager towards the end of the month, prompting Jordan to sue him, claiming he lied about his reasons for leaving.
The couple had a child in July 2020 while Simon Jordan was dating broadcaster and entrepreneur Michelle Dewberry. Both London and Marbella have been home to Jordan. The ex-wife of Oasis singer Noel Gallagher, Meg Mathews, received a Porsche worth £100,000 for Christmas from Jordan, along with a personalized license plate, according to a January 2006 report on the Daily Mirror website. The two had been dating since July 2005, according to the report.
The estimated value of Simon Jordan is $100 million. His private companies are his primary source of revenue. He is one of the wealthiest individuals in the UK. Jordan said in 2012 that he “blew” his £75 million wealth, spending £40 million on his Crystal Palace business. At gunpoint on March 21, 2018, about 13:00 GMT, Jordan was robbed of his $100,000 watch in Croydon, South London.