Bio: Elton John (born Reginald Kenneth Dwight in Middlesex, England on 25 March 1947), in Boise, Idaho in 1984) is an English rock singer songwriter and composer. He has sold more than 250 million records, and he has more than 50 Top 40 hits. Elton has won six Grammy Awards, four Brit Awards, an Academy Award, a Golden Globe Award, and a Tony Award.
In 1992, Elton established the Elton John AIDS Foundation and a year later began hosting his annual and famous Oscar party.
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Elton John is best known for releasing over 30 albums, winning many Grammys and singing famous songs like “Candle In The Wind” and “Tiny Dancer.”
Elton John was engaged once and married once to a woman, but he later admitted he was gay in 1988.
Elton entered into a civil partnership with long term partner David Furnish in December 2005. They have two kids — Zachery (born 2011) and Elijah (born 2013).
Oh no! On the heels of canceling his April and May Las Vegas performances, Elton John (through his rep) revealed he’s battling a rare infection that could potentially be ‘deadly.’ Read on for all the details on the singer’s mysterious illness.
Elton John is always the life of the party. But on March 25, his life WAS the party when the stars came out to celebrate the singer’s 70th birthday with a giant bash! Check out this sweet clip of Lady Gaga singing to the birthday boy!
Elton John’s AIDS Foundation Oscars viewing party is almost bigger than the Academy Awards themselves, especially since he’s been holding the noble event for 25 years now. Heidi Klum, a SUPER pregnant Ciara and more celebs looked incredible as they stepped out on the iconic white carpet at the bash — see the best photos right here!
It’s tough to think of ‘The Lion King’ without thinking of Elton John — but apparently the remake won’t feature new music from the legend. We spoke with him exclusively before his annual Oscars party on Feb. 26, and he told us that he had no idea they were even making it.
We lost many great musical stars in 2016, but George Michael’s death was definitely one of the most devastating. With the Grammys coming up in just a few weeks, tributes for the musical icons who passed in the last year are being planned, and HollywoodLife.com has EXCLUSIVE details on what’s in the works for George.