- Also Known As:
- Rocket Man
- Pinner, Middlesex
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 Oscar viewing 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). In March 2014, same-sex marriage became legal in England and Wales. Elton and David retroactively converted their civil partnership into a marriage and had a ceremony in December 2014.