Elton John net worth: One of the finest English composer and singer of all times, Sir Elton John has a net worth of $475 million.
Sir Elton Hercules John is a world renowned singer and musician who has been prominent as a singer for more than five decades as of now. Elton John has contributed a lot to music industry with his impeccable musical talent which he has proved with many famous albums and songs such as “Sacrifice”, “Circle of Life” and others. Apart from singing, Elton John is also a well-recognized pianist and songwriter.
Born as Reginald Kenneth Dwight on 25th March, 1947 in Pinner, Middlesex, England, Elton was raised in a restrictive family. Elton started playing piano at the mere age of three as he was born to parents who were also interested in music. At the age of seventeen, Elton John dropped his A levels exam as he wanted to focus on a musical career.
Starting as a songwriter and after writing lyrics for many renowned artists, Elton John also played piano in local pubs. It was in 1962 that Elton founded a band with his friends, which was known as “Bluesology”. Meanwhile, Elton also worked on his solo career and worked as a musician, composer and pianist for other artists before releasing his debut album “Empty Sky” in 1969.
Elton’s career in music skyrocketed as he released more and more chart-topping albums like “Elton John” and more than thirty others. Elton has sold more than 300 million albums worldwide till date which continues to add tremendously to his net worth making him one of the richest singers of all time.
One of the best-selling music artists of the world, Elton has also been honored with many reputable awards including “Academy Awards”, “Grammy Awards”, “Tony Awards” and many more. He has been induced to “Rock and Roll Hall of Fame” as well as “Songwriter’s Hall of Fame”. Adding to his prolific musical career, Elton has also received a “Knighthood” from British Queen “Elizabeth II” for his incomparable contributions to the field of musical art.
To talk about his personal life, this honorific musician is married to his long term partner “David Furnish”. Elton and David have two children who were born from a surrogate mother. Adding to this, Elton is also a godfather to ten children including two sons of David Beckham and Victoria Beckham. As of now, this 68 years old legendary musician lives a luxurious family life catered by his net worth which currently amounts to a whooping $475 million.
Quick Facts about Elton John
Full Name: Sir Elton Hercules John
Profession: Singer, musician, songwriter, pianist
Height: 5ft 8 in
Weight: 70 kgs
Ethnicity: British English
Date of Birth: March 25, 1947
Place of Birth: Pinner, Middlesex, England
Marital status: Married to David Furnish
Astrological sign: Aries