Elton John Net Worth

How much is Elton John Worth?

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Net Worth:
$475 Million

Elton John net worth: Elton John is an extremely popular British musician and one of the most commercially successful artists of all time, who has a net worth of $475 million. Elton John was born Reginald Dwight in Middlesex, England. He began playing the piano at age three, started formal lessons at age seven, and won a scholarship to London's Royal Academy of Music at eleven. In 1966, he and his friends formed the band Bluesology, and Dwight took on the name Elton John. Around the same time, he began his long-standing collaboration with songwriter Bernie Taupin. John released his first albums, Empty Sky and Elton John, in 1969 and 1970, and saw seven consecutive albums top the charts between 1972 and 1975. John released successful albums throughout the 1980s, and in 1992, he and Taupin signed a $39 million, twelve-year contract with Warner Bros. Records, the largest cash advance in music history. In 1994, he composed the music for the Disney animated movie The Lion King, which earned a Grammy Award for Best Song and was certified "diamond" 1999 for selling fifteen million copies. In 1997, in response to the death of Princess Diana of Wales, John re-released his 1973 classic "Candle in the Wind". This 1997 version became the best-selling single in recording history and earned John his only Grammy for Best Male Pop Recording. John continues to tour, compose for the stage, and release best-selling albums. He was married to German recording engineer Renata Blauel, but came out of the closet and divorced Blauel in 1988. He has been in a relationship with filmmaker David Furnish since 1993, and the two were joined in a civil partnership in 2005.

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Elton John

Elton John

Musician
Nicknames
Sir Elton Hercules John CBE, Reginald Dwight, Sir Elton John, Reginald Kenneth Dwight, Sharon, Ser Elton Dzhon, Sir Elton John CBE, Elton Hercules John, Reggie, Sir Elton Hercules John
Profession
Musician, Record producer, Singer-songwriter, Pianist, Composer, Actor, Film Producer, Television producer, Voice Actor
Date of Birth
1947-03-25
Nationality
United Kingdom
Height
5 ft 7 in (1.72 m)
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