Reginald Kenneth Dwight, better known as Elton John (Pinter, March 25, 1947), is an English singer, songwriter, composer and pianist.
- Source of Wealth Music
- Birth Place Pinner, Middlesex, England
- Height 5′ 8″ (1.72 m)
- Marital Status Married
- Full Name Reginald Kenneth Dwight
- Nationality British
- Date of Birth March 25, 1947
- Weight 155 lbs to (70 kg)
- Occupation Musician, Singer, Record producer
- Education Pinner Wood Junior School, Reddiford School, Pinner County Grammar School
A meeting with Bernie Taupine in the late 1960s determined his career. Elton John became really recognized by his peers after a tour on which he promoted his album, Elton John, in the US in 1970.
Elton John’s debut album came out as Empty Sky, but only with another album, Elton John, released in 1970, gained worldwide fame. Goodbye Yellow Brick Road (1973) is his best-selling studio album. The biggest hits from this album are Candle in the Wind, Bennie and the Jets and Goodbye Yellow Brick Road. He still sees this album as his greatest achievement. Elton John and his band then released two other albums, Captain Fantastic and the Brown Dirt Cowboy (1975) and Blue Moves (1976).
During his 40-year career, Elton John sold over 300 million albums and 100 million singles.
Estimated current Net Worth is: $480 Million