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Elton John Biography, Age, Wife, Children, Family, Wiki & More

Updated On : February 11, 2020

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Short Biography

Elton John was born on 25-03-1947 in Pinner, Middlesex, United Kingdom. He is an English Singer, Musician, Composer, Songwriter, Film Actor, Investor & Recording Artist.

Other Name: Sir Elton Hercules John, Reginald Kenneth Dwight
Other Professions: Musician Composer Songwriter Film Actor Investor Recording Artist
Appearance: Hollywood

Elton John Complete Bio & Career

In the modern world of pop music and rock, if there is someone who resonates magic then it has to be that of Sir Elton John. He is arguably one of the most decorated English singer, composer and pianist of the 20th century. He continues to weave his magic in his soulful lyrics and compositions. In his career of almost 5 decades, he has been historic and has literally broken almost all music records. His figures stands at over 300 million copies sold of his album. He is certainly one of the best-selling music artists in the world. 
Looking at some of the unattainable feats that he has under his belt are 7 consecutive No. 1 US albums, 58 Billboard Top forty singles, 27 Top ten, four No. 2 and nine No. 1 songs. From 1970 until 2000 i.e. for 31 consecutive years, he had at least 1 song in the Billboard Hot 100. His records are such that it will be difficult for somebody to even match those. His tribute to Princess Diana, ‘Candle in the Wind 1997’, sold over 33 million copies worldwide and is the best-selling single in the history of the UK and US singles charts even today. 
In addition to composing music and singing, he has also tried his hands at acting and has been successful in that as well. He made his acting debut way back in 1972 with the film titled Born to Boogie. Since then, he has acted in various films and most recently was seen in the film Kingsman: The Golden Circle in the year 2017.
In a career that has spanned for over 5 decades, he has won all the awards possible Tony Awards, MVPA Awards, Grammy Awards, Brit Awards and Academy Awards. He recently won an Academy Award for the song "(I'm Gonna) Love Me Again". 

Elton John Family, Relatives and Other Relations

He was born to Stanley Dwight and Sheila Eileen. He has 3 half brothers named Simon Dwight, Robert Dwight, and Geoff Dwight. He is married to Canadian filmmaker David Furnish since 2014 and together the couple have 2 children named Zachary Jackson Levon Furnish-John and Elijah Joseph Daniel Furnish-John who were born via a surrogate mother.

Life's Important Dates Of Elton John

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Skin Colour White
Eye Colour Brown
Hair Colour Brown

Personal Info

Home Town Pinner, Middlesex
Nationality British
Religion Christian
Address London, England
School Pinner Wood Junior School, Pinner
Reddiford School, Pinner
Pinner County Grammar School, Pinner
College N/A
Qualification N/A
Hobbies Travelling
Marital Status Married
Debut First Album - Empty Sky (1969)
First Film - Tommy (1975)
First TV Show - Zomercarroussel (1970)
Salary N/A
Net Worth £143 million
Official Website




Favorite Color Black
Favorite Player David Beckham
Favorite Sport Tennis and Football
Favorite Place U.K.
Favorite Food Grilled raisin bread cheese sandwich

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Elton John

  • Elton grew up in his maternal grandparents’ house in Pinner.
  • His dad wanted him to become a banker or maybe go into some other profession – but not singing.
  • In 2013, Elton got his children’s names embedded (in silver sparkle) on his black polished shoes.
  • In 1976, he announced himself as bisexual and later in 1988 as gay.
  • In 2010, Elton called Jesus Christ as a “super-intelligent gay man…” for which he received much criticism.
  • He has suffered from an eating disorder called bulimia and drug overdose in the past.
  • He likes to eat Indian food.

Elton John Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

76 years, 8months, 4 days old age Elton John will turn 77 on 25 March, 2024. Only 3 months, 24 days, 8 hours,30 minutes has left for his next birthday.

Birthdays Celebrated on Each Day of Week

Elton John has celebrated the total number of 76 birthdays till date. See the analysis by days count and bar graph.

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