- Elton John is an English singer, composer, and pianist who is famous for making over fifty Top hits single, which reached in the UK Singles Chart and US Billboard Hot 100. That doesn’t stop him there as Elton sold more than 300 million records and even made the history of US and UK singles charts by selling over 33 million copies worldwide with the hit “Candle in the Wind 1997.”
- Net Worth, Income, and Salary
- Married Life, Husband, & Children
- Parents, Family, and Siblings
- Body Measurements: Height and Weight
Elton John is an English singer, composer, and pianist who is famous for making over fifty Top hits single, which reached in the UK Singles Chart and US Billboard Hot 100. That doesn’t stop him there as Elton sold more than 300 million records and even made the history of US and UK singles charts by selling over 33 million copies worldwide with the hit “Candle in the Wind 1997.”
Elton John was born in the Pinner city of Middlesex, England, in 1947. His birthday falls on every 25th of March, which makes him Aries zodiac holder. He holds British nationality with white ethnicity.
Net Worth, Income, and Salary
Elton’s career began by being a weekend pianist at a pub, the Northwood Hills Hotel. In 1962, he and his friends formed a band called Bluesology. In the mid-1963s, the band backing touring American souls and R & B musicians like Major Lance, Isley Brothers, and Patti LaBelle. With that, the band became the supporting band Long John Baldry and played 16 times at the Marquee Club.
Elton gained the limelight from the debut album, Empty Sky in 1969. The album peaked no 4 on the US Billboard 200 and five numbers on the UK Albums Chart. Soon, he dropped another album called Elton John in April 1970. In 1973, he dropped the pop album Don’t Shoot Me I’m Only the Piano Player, became number one in the UK, US, and Australia. The same year, he released Goodbye Yellow Brick Road in October 1973.
Eventually, Elton formed a label, The Rocket Record Company, from 1974 to 1980. Afterward, he dropped The Fox album, which included Tom Robinson and Judie Tzuke. With ‘Sacrifice,’ John achieved his first solo UK number one hit single In 1990. In 1992, he released the album The One.
In 2020, Elton’s first show was held at Mount Smart Stadium in Auckland, which was cut short due to his early diagnosis of walking pneumonia. But, he performed the next show on the 19th of February.
As of 2020, Elton’s net worth estimates around millions of dollars.
Married Life, Husband, & Children
Elton came out as a member of the LGBTQ family, being bisexual in 1976. Then, he said he was comfortable being as a bisexual in 1988.
Elton is a married man to his better-half, David Furnish. His partner is a filmmaker and former advertising executive and in 1993. The couple got married when gay marriage became legal in England in March 2014. Eventually, on the 21st of December, the couple tied to wedlock.
The love birds have two children: Elijah Joseph Daniel Furnish and Zachary Jackson Levon Furnish.
Parents, Family, and Siblings
Elton was born as Reginald Kenneth Dwight to parents Stanley Dwight and Sheila Eileen. His father was a Flight Lieutenant, but his mother’s profession remains unknown. talking about his childhood, he was raised in a council house by his maternal grandparents.
At the age of three, Elton began playing the piano and then took formal piano lessons at age seven. He went to study at Pinner Wood Junior School and then went to Reddiford School. Later, he graduated from Pinner County Grammar School.
Body Measurements: Height and Weight
Elton has a height of 5 feet and 6 inches and weighs around 87kgs. Her beauty is also enhanced by black hair and brown eyes color.