Elton John

Singer Elton John Full Name: Elton John [Reginald Kenneth Dwight]
Nationality: English

Profession: Singer
Why Famous: In his five-decade career he has sold more than 300 million records, making him one of the best-selling music artists in the world. He has more than 50 "Top 40" hits, including 58 "Billboard Top 40" singles.

He has received 6 Grammy Awards, 5 Brit Awards, an Academy Award, a Golden Globe Award, and a Tony Award.

Born: March 25, 1947 (69 years old)
Star Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Pinner, Middlesex, England

Married Life

  • 1984-02-14 Singer Elton John marries Renate Blauel in Sydney Australia

Historical Events in the Life of Elton John

  • 1970-08-25 Elton John's 1st US appearance (Los Angeles)
  • 1970-11-16 Elton John records a show in New York City which was later released as his 11-17-70 album
  • 1975-06-21 Elton John, Eagles & Beach Boys play Wembley
  • 1975-10-21 Elton John given a star in Hollywood
  • 1977-01-31 4th American Music Awards: Olivia Newton-John & Elton John win
  • 1977-10-01 Elton John honored by MSG Hall of Fame
  • 1979-05-01 Elton John becomes 1st pop star to perform in Israel
  • 1979-05-20 1st western pop star to tour USSR-Elton John
  • 1979-09-27 Elton John, sick with flu, collapse on Hollywood Universal Ampitheater
  • 1988-10-22 Elton John sells out Madison Square Garden for a record 26th time
  • 1993-11-04 Elton John awarded $518,700 from Sunday Mirror for a false report on his diet
  • 1997-09-13 Elton John releases "Candle in the Wind 1997", a tribute to Diana, Princess of Wales in the UK
  • 1997-09-22 Elton John releases "Candle in the Wind 1997", a tribute to Diana, Princess of Wales in the US
  • 1998-02-24 Elton John knighted by Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace in London

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