Hilversum, the Netherlands
In May 2007 De Mol returned as one of the main share holders of Endemol together with the Italian company Mediaset of Silvio Berlusconi in a 2.6 billion Euro deal.
De Mol was formerly married to singer and actress Willeke Alberti. The actor Johnny de Mol is their son.
From 1979 to 1982, he had a love affair with Marga Scheide, member of the girl group Luv'.
Outside of television, De Mol controls large private equity fund which owned significant shares of auto manufacturer Spyker Cars, football team Manchester United and telecommunications company Versatel.
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How's the show going on now in the Philippines?
What does one get when he wins?