His husband is one of the world’s favorite American actors, but that doesn’t make this charming man any less loved. Simon Halls is an American Publicist who has had a very long and rewarding career and has even been credited for quite a number of great movies like Hollidaysburg. These two charming men took the world by surprise when they announced their marriage; fans were thrilled for them. Being married to a charming husband and raising 3 children seems like a lot to juggle along with a demanding career but trust Simon Halls to make it work. To find out more about this special man and his sweet romance with Matt Bomer, keep reading this article!
Simon Halls’ Age and Early Life
Simon Halls was born in the city of Toronto, Canada on the 12th of January, 1964. He was raised in Canada although the details of his childhood and his parents are not known to the public. While in Canada, Simon Halls explored heterosexuality, dating a couple of girls. He would later reveal that at that time, he had not realized and come to terms with his sexuality. He has a Canadian Nationality and his ethnicity is Caucasian.
After his high school education, Simon Halls relocated to the United States of America perhaps to seek bigger opportunities. He got admission into the University of Southern California and at the same time began working hard on his career as a publicist. Simon obviously knew the benefit of early preparations and wasted no time in planning for his career and establishing strong networks that would later help boost his career.
How He Met and Married Matt Bomer
Simon Halls is a very private man and many people did not know of his sexuality or relationship for a very long time. In 2008, he met the very handsome Matt Bomer. Matthew Staton Bomer is an American actor who is popularly known for his appearance in the show White Collar which features on the USA Network. Bomer was born in Texas on the 11th of October, 1977. It seems natural that these two lovebirds would at some point run into each other since they work in the same industry. Turns out Matt hired Simon to be his publicist and that was how their love story began.
The two love birds reportedly dated for about 2 years before tying the knot in 2011 in a very private ceremony attended by close friends and family. Their wedding was kept secret until 2014 when Simon Halls revealed it to Details Magazine during an interview. A lot of fans did not know up until that moment that Simon was gay but Matt Bomer was no stranger to the LGBTQ community as he had talked about his sexuality at an award ceremony in Palma Spring.
They have 3 children; all boys and have said that they are dedicated to being the best fathers they can to their boys.
The Career of Simon Halls
Immediately after his graduation from college, he began working with the very popular Warner Brothers. This marked the official start of his career as a publicist as he worked in the publicity department of the company. He gained a lot of knowledge and experience from his time at Warner Brothers and this came in handy when he applied for the position of Public Relations Officer of a major fast-food franchise. This franchise was McDonald’s and he worked in a branch in Russia as the Public Relations Officer for a couple of years. Interestingly, Simon Halls was always juggling at least 2 jobs at the same time to gather as much work experience as he could. He worked as an assistant in a number of Public Relation Firms in different countries.
Having gained enough experience, he relocated once more to the United States of America. His career in the US can be described as nothing short of successful; he started a firm which he called “Huvane Baum Halls” and he was active as the co-CEO of this company for a while. In 2001, he signed a merger with another company called PMK and the firm was immediately changed to PMK/HBH. He became a co-CEO of PMK/HBH alongside Cindy Berger and maintained this position for 14 long years before he signed a partnership with another Public Relations Firm called Slate PR. Halls is obviously a man who knows and values partnership and teamwork!
It comes as no shock to us to hear that Simon Halls has been called one of the best publicists that Hollywood has ever had. His job as a publicist has led him to represent some of Hollywood’s biggest actors of all time. Halls is obviously a very influential force in entertainment.