How old is Elton John? Taking a trip down memory lane to the GOAT singer

Aside from displaying some enormous pink and gold balloons and a thoughtful gift of 100 oak trees, Sir Elton John shared some pictures with his 4.4 million followers on social media. It was his birthday post. What year was he commemorating, you ask?

‘The Do Not Go Breaking My Heart’ hitmaker celebrated the special day with his 60-year-old husband, David Furnish, and their two children, Zachary and Elijah Furnish-John, ages 13 and 10, respectively.

Elton John: Who is he?

Sir Elton Hercules John is a British pianist, composer, and singer. Reginald Kenneth Dwight, the father of Elton John, was born on March 25, 1947.

He was born to Stanley Dwight (1925–1991) and Sheila Eileen (née Harris, 1925–2017), and he was their only child. He was born in Pinner, Middlesex.

Sir Elton John’s contribution to the music industry

His music and showmanship have had a significant impact on popular music, and he has received praise from critics and musicians, especially for his work in the 1970s and his long-lasting influence on the music industry.

Since 1967, Bernie Taupin and Sir Elton John have worked together on more than 30 albums, selling more than 300 million records worldwide. Candle in the Wind, 1997, his tribute song to Princess Diana, has sold more than 33 million copies worldwide and holds the record for the best-selling single in chart history.

How old is Elton John?

As of right now (March 25, 1947), Elton John is 76 years old. On March 25, 1947, he was conceived. 2023 saw the occasion of his 76th birthday. John was hired as a pianist at the Northwood Hills Hotel, a local bar when he was 15 years old with assistance from his mother and stepfather.

How old is Elton John
How old is Elton John?

He performed there Thursday through Sunday nights. Simply referred to as “Reggie,” he performed a variety of well-known standards, including songs by Jim Reeves and Ray Charles as well as his compositions.

Elton John’s husband and  children

In a 1976 interview with Rolling Stone, Elton John made his official coming out as a bisexual. In a 1992 interview with the same publication, he admitted that he was “quite comfortable about being gay.”

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Elton started dating Toronto-born director and former advertising executive David Furnish in 1993. Elton and David were among the first couples to get married in the UK through a civil ceremony on December 21, 2005 (the day the Civil Partnership Act went into effect), which was held at the Windsor Guildhall.

In 2014, the UK legalized gay marriage, and Elton and David were married in Windsor. Zachary Jackson Levon Furnish-John and Elijah Joseph Daniel Furnish-John, who were both born through surrogacy in December 2010 and January 2013, respectively, are their two sons.

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Elton John – FAQs

Who is Elton John and why is he famous?

British singer-pianist-composer Elton John is also a pianist. Along with selling more than 300 million records, he achieved success on Broadway by writing the musical score for the smash hit “Billy Elliot,” which won the Tony Award. What happened to Elton John?

Who did Elton marry first?

Renate Blauel, the ex-wife of Elton John, is renowned for shunning the spotlight, but in 2020 she made headlines after filing a lawsuit against the legendary musician.

At what age did Elton John meet his husband?

Elton John, 56, told a friend he wanted to meet new people, and the friend suggested he go to a dinner party where he would meet his future husband David Furnish, 72.

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