Elton John, known as Sir Elton Hercules John. His original name is Reginald Kenneth Dwight. Elton was born in England on March 25, 1947. He is a well-known singer, pianist, and composer.
Elton John is one of the most famous singers and also known to wear flashy clothes and hit music. He is a “Rock Musician” of Hollywood. In the 20 century, he was one of the most famous entertainers.
Elton John’s net worth shows how incredible is he in his performances; his net worth is around £500 million. He is in Forbes Rich List and currently is on 19 numbers.
Early Life of Elton John
Elton John was born on March 25, 1947, in England. His father was a Royal Air Force as a ranking officer, and he was very strict with Elton. In his childhood, Elton uses to wear glasses, and he was very overweight. His mother was the one who introduces him to rock music. When he was four years old, he starts to play piano on his own.
Elton got his education about music from the London Academy of Music. But he starts his career as a musician before he graduates from there. Before he joins the band “Bluesology,” he plays piano in bars.
His Career as A Musician Began
In 1969. Elton’s first album was released. His first-ever album, “Empty Sky,” was a big failure. In his second album, only one of the songs was a big hit in America as well as England. Elton first ever hit was “Rocket Man.” He gives several hits after this success. In 1962, he launched his record label named Rocket Records.
After getting all of this success in music, he was named “Queen Mum of Pop,” because of his weird fashion sense. He uses to wear oversize glasses and flashy outfits.
Moreover, it states that he loves to have a lot of cars, an expensive large house. Elton, everything is almost very costly.
His Married Life
Many questions arise about the sexuality choice of Elton. He admits that he is attracted to men as well. Besides this, he married Renate Blauel on February 14, 1984. She was a worker at a recording studio.
Later on, with the togetherness of 25 years, He marries a Canadian Filmmaker David Furnish. They both met in 1993. David was 15 years junior to Elton. Elton attracts him. Their love story got much fame in this industry, as they, without any embarrassment or hesitation, attend parties and events. Elton’s alcohol problem was resolved, either. They married each other and are happy together.
Elton John Personal Details
|Real Name||Reginald Kenneth Dwight|
|Date of Birth||March 25, 1947|
|Place of Birth||Pinner, Middlesex, England|
|Profession / Occupation||Singer Pianist Composer|
Elton John Body Stats
|Height||5'8 feet or 67.7 meters|
|Weight||87 kg or 192 pounds|
|Shoe Size||8 US|
Elton John Family Details
|Spouse / Wife Name||Renate Blauel|
(m. 1984; div. 1988)
|Father Name||Stanley Dwight|
|Mother Name||Sheila Eileen Dwight|
Elijah Joseph Daniel Furnish-John
Zachary Jackson Levon Furnish-John
|Siblings||Geoff Dwight, Simon Dwight, Stan Dwight, Robert Dwight|
Elton John Net Worth
Elton John is one of the famous singers of his time as well as today. He is a well-known singer, songwriter, composer.
Elton John Net worth is $500 million. He is considering a very famous artist. Elton’s name was in the list of 10 wealthiest music artists by CNN Business, and his net worth, according to that time, was approximately $450 million.
Elton approaches HIV/AIDS crisis. He sees many of his friends dying because of this disease. So, in 1993, Elton establishes an AIDs foundation named Elton John Aids Foundation. He doesn’t want to see more people dying because of this.
Some of The Interesting Facts About Elton John
- This might weird to say, but Elton’s name is not Elton nor near to this name. His name is Reginald Kenneth Dwight.
- He is well known for the choice of costume he wears. A person needs much courage to wear flashy dresses in the audience, but he dares to do so. He used to wear a Donald duck costume on many occasions. But now his dressing is pretty much decent.
- Elton John is a homosexual.
- He was addicted to alcohol and drugs.
- Since Elton’s career took a start in 1969, he has done almost 3500 concerts.
- Elton marries to David Furnish, a Canadian filmmaker.
- Elton made a charity for AIDS, named as Elton John Aid Foundation.