Simon Verhoeven was born in Munich in the 70s or 80s. He doesn’t remember. After finishing school, he attended the Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute in New York. He then graduated with a degree in screenwriting and directing from Tisch School of the Arts in New York.

Simon Verhoeven’s latest hit “Girl You Know it’s True” starring Matthias Schweighöfer hit the cinemas in December 2023. His feature, Nightlife was released in 2020 and not only became the year’s most successful film, it was also awarded the „Ernst Lubitsch Prize“ for best comedy and the Lola at the German Film Awards. Simon’s feature, “Willkommen bei den Hartmanns” was likewise a box office sensation. After exceeding the 4 million viewers mark it became the most successful German feature film of the year and won multiple prestigious awards, including the German Film Award and the BAMBI Award for Best German movie. It was also nominated for Best Film at the European Film Awards. His earlier films „Männerherzen“ and „Männerherzen 2“ also won numerous awards.

In 2021 Simon developed and co-directed the Amazon Prime documentary series “FC Bayern – Behind The Legend”.

In addition to feature films and series, Simon is also a successful commercial director and has been represented by CZAR since June 2010. He has directed films for clients such as Beats, TELEKOM, Lufthansa, Apple, Warsteiner and Sky to name a few.