Elton John

Elton John

British, Musician
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Elton John

Sir Elton Hercules John CH CBE (born Reginald Kenneth Dwight; 25 March 1947) is an English singer, songwriter, pianist, and composer. Collaborating with lyricist Bernie Taupin since 1967 on more than 30 albums, John has sold over 300million records, making him one of the best-selling music artists of all time. He has more than fifty Top 40 hits in the UK Singles Chart and US Billboard Hot 100, including seven number ones in the UK and nine in the US, as well as seven consecutive number-one albums in the US. His tribute single "Candle in the Wind 1997", rewritten in dedication to Diana, Princess of Wales, sold over 33million copies worldwide and is the best-selling single in the history of the UK and US singles charts. He has also produced records and occasionally acted in films. John owned Watford F.C. from 1976 to 1987 and from 1997 to 2002. He is an honorary life president of the club.

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Full name at birth
Reginald Kenneth Dwight
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Claim to fame
My Song, Goodbye Yellowbrick Road & Candle in the Wind
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Date of birth
25 March 1947
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Place of birth
Pinner, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom
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Age
74
Occupation
Singer-Songwriter, Composer, Pianist, Record Producer, And Occasional Actor
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5' 8" (173 cm)
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Distinctive feature
  • Big Large Gooky Glasses.
  • Outrageous Costumes And Spectacles.
  • Gap Between His Teeth.
  • Red Hair.
  • Rich Falsetto Voice.
  • Earring On Right Ear.
  • Fat chunky fingers
  • Hirsuit with hairy arms and chest
  • Famously balding before getting hairgraft.
  • Over 250,000 pairs of sunglasses: the biggest collections in the world.
  • Outlandish costumes in his early career.
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Residence
  • Woodside, Old Windsor, Berkshire, UK
  • Queensdale, Holland Park, London,UK
  • Park Place Condo, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
  • Nice villa, Cote d'Azur, France
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Net worth
$500,000,000 USD
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Royal Academy of Music
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Partner: David Furnish (Married) 2 children
Oct 1993-
Elton John and David Furnish
I`ve got to do something to make up for all those self-absorbed and selfish years when I just, you know, was taking drugs, sitting in my room, doing bad things, whatever.
  • Is the Godfather of John Lennon's son, Sean Lennon.
  • Ranked #17 on VH1's 100 Greatest Artists of Rock & Roll.
  • Sang a duet with Luciano Pavarotti called "Live Like Horses".
  • In the Independent of Sunday 2006 Pink List - a list of the most influential gay men and women - he came no. 2, down from no. 1.
  • 1995: Winner of the Brit Award for Outstanding Contribution.

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