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Elton John Profile

Elton John Profile

Birth name: Reginald Kenneth Dwight

Birth Date:
March 25 1947

Nationality: British

Renate Blauel
(14 February 1984 - 1987) (divorced)

Name Game :
(Merging the names of saxophonist Elton Dean and Long John Baldry)

Sharon (given to him by Rod Stewart)

Height: 5' 7" (1.70 m)

Education :
Royal Academy of Music

Godfather: 10 Children, including Brooklyn Beckham & Romeo Beckham (David and Victoria Beckham), Elizabeth Hurley's son Damian Charles

Worldwide Sales: Estimated at over 250 million albums.

Did You Know:
Started to play the piano at four.
At the age of 11 he won a scholarship to the Royal Academy of Music.
His first band was called Bluesology.
Elton John announced he was a bisexual in 1976
In the 1970s and 1980s he suffered from drug and alcohol addiction and bulimia.
He is well known as a campaigner for AIDS research
He was knighted in 1997.
The first Western rock star to perform in Israel and the USSR, in 1979.
Knighted by Queen Elizabeth II for contribution to music and fund-raising for AIDS charities.
Changed his name legally to Elton Hercules John.
He was twice a former Chairman of Watford Football Club.
Inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1994.
Reformed drug addict, alcoholic and bulimic.
His song "Philadelphia Freedom" was a tribute to tennis star Billie Jean King.
Is the Godfather of John Lennon's son, Sean Lennon.
Likes Indian food.
Enjoys tennis.
Has epilepsy.

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