imon was born in San Francisco at U.C. Moffitt Hospital on July 20, 1974. He lived in San Francisco until he finished the fifth grade, and attended Rooftop School, an alternative public elementary school. Then he moved to Alameda where he finished school attending Lincoln Middle School and Alameda High. He later went to college at Diablo Valley College, a junior college in Pleasant Hill, near Walnut Creek, for a brief while.

He lived near Manhattan with Ethan Browne, the son of rocker Jackson Browne. But he prefers the west coast, and has moved back to L.A. He currently has an 11 year old step brother, a 17 year old stepsister, and two stepbrothers (age 25 and 28) from when he was growing up.

He was first discovered by the photographer of his model girlfriend at 18, who referred him to an agency in San Francisco. From there he traveled to LA, then NY, then Milan, back to NY, and to LA several years ago. He has modeled lines such as Tommy Hilfiger, Levis, and Boss.

In 1995 Simon snatched the opportunity to be an MTV vee-jay where he hosted many shows including "MTV's Most Wanted". After his few years at MTV, he began working on other on screen projects such as an independent movie, "Snapped" and is now working on another film called "I Know What You Screamed Last Summer". Simon has also appeared in the television series "Felicity" and "Katie Joplin". And he is currently starring in the new WB show, JACK & JILL, as Mikey, a bartender and Jill's best friend.

Simon has been taking acting classes and training in improv shops, but this star is not just a talented actor with a pretty face. Simon also has a few hidden talents. In fact he is a very good artist and likes to work in pen and ink. He also loves music, and makes music on a computer. He is bilingual, (speaks perfect Spanish) and is a great basketball player. He is not only beautiful, but a kind and loving person.