Elton John Biography, Age, Family, Height, and Net Worth

Sir Elton Hercules John whose birth name is Reginald Kenneth Dwight a British singer, pianist, and composer. He is among the most successful artist of all time, having sold over 300 million records worldwide in a six-decade career in music. John is the founder of the Elton John AIDS Foundation established in 1992.

Elton John
Elton John

Date of Birth

John Elton was born on 25th March 1947 in Pinner, Middlesex. He is 76 years old as of 2023.

Zodiac Sign

Elton’s star sign is Aries.

Height/ Weight

The star is 5”7” and weighs around 87kg.

Net Worth

John Elton’s net worth is worth $500 million as of 2023.

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Is Elton John bisexual? 

Elton with his husband David

John used to identify himself as bisexual but he has since changed to a gay

Elton John Family

Elton met with his husband David Furnish in 1993. The two had a civil partnership in 2005 and a wedding ceremony on 21 December 2014 after same-sex marriage was legalized in the United Kingdom. They have been together for almost 30 years.

Journey to fatherhood

David and Elton are proud fathers to two boys: Zachary 12 and Elijah who is almost 10 in a few days. Zachary was born on December 25 2010 whereas Elijah was born on January 11, 2013.

Lady Gaga is the son’s godmother and was chosen by John because she once bathed Zachary when he was one in Las Vegas before going on stage. Both Zachary and Elijah were born to the couple by the same surrogate mother.

Lady Gaga with Zachary and Elijah

According to the media, both David and Elton contributed to the conception of the children and they are not interested in discovering which one of them is the biological father. The children call Elton Daddy and David “papa”.

Marriage with Renata Baulel

In 1984, the singer married German recording engineer Renata Baulel and their marriage ended in 1988. Renata attempted suicide during their honeymoon after John told her that he wanted to end their relationship.

Renata sued John for writing about their relationship which broke the terms of their divorce agreement, and the case was settled later the same year.

Elton Health

The famous UK musician seems to be at the top of his health although he was seen in a wheelchair in 2022 and canceled his performance in 2021 due to walking pneumonia.

It also seems that he underwent hip pain after a fall and he needed to undergo surgery. It was later reported that the hip replacement surgery went well.


Academy Awards2
Grammy Awards4
Tony Awards1
ASCAP Pop Music Awards9
BMI Pop Awards4
Brit Awards3
British LGBT Awards      1
Golden Globe Award2
Ivor Novello Awards3
MTV Video Music Awards2
MVPA Awards1
NRJ Music Awards1