Elton John: how much is his fortune?

Elton John: how much is his fortune?

The mythical singer Elton John is at the heart of the film Rocketman which is broadcast this Friday June 10 on M6 at 9:10 p.m. Back on this music icon and especially the money he has amassed over the course of his career.

Elton John fans have an appointment this Friday evening from 9:10 p.m. on M6 to see or watch the film again Rocketmanproduced in 2019 and in which young Taron Edgerton embodies the music star. The screening of the film is also followed by a documentary, Elton John, the story of a global icon, which looks back on the singer’s career and his impressive journey. Born on March 25, 1947, Elton John – whose real name is Reginald Kenneth Dwight – really started his musical career in the late 60s. According to Forbes, in 2021 his fortune was estimated at around $500 million, a little over 466 million euros. A colossal fortune worthy of a simply extraordinary career.

Elton John is responsible for some of the world’s most famous hits, including the song Can you feel the love tonight composed for The Lion King Disney studios. His piece composed in tribute to the death of Princess Diana in 1997, Candle in the Windis also the best-selling single of all time internationally with 33 million copies sold. Figures that make you dizzy and perfectly illustrate the scale on which Elton John impacted the world of music. According to the Celebritynetworth site, the singer-songwriter has sold more than 300 million albums worldwide since the start of his career.

Elton John has come out several times

Thanks to these impressive performances, Elton John is thus placed in top 5 most accomplished artists of modern times alongside Madonna, Michael Jackson, Elvis and the Beatles. In addition to being a legendary artist, Elton John also marked an entire generation thanks to his political commitments, in particular for homosexual rights. He was one of the first personalities to make a bisexual coming out in 1976, still not fully assuming his homosexuality, which he eventually confirmed in 1992 during an interview with Rolling Stone. The same year, he founded an association to help the fight against AIDS, the Elton John AIDS Foundation, following the death of some of his relatives affected by AIDS, and in particular the singer of Queen Freddie Mercury. Since its inception, Elton John’s foundation has raised more than $600 million worldwide.

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Sir Elton John and his husband David Furnish
His fortune is estimated at $500 million.

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The singer began his career in the 60s

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He is still so successful

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The singer is also an activist

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He is very committed to the fight against AIDS.

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Elton John came out as bisexual before coming out as gay

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Elton John and his husband David Furnish
Elton John has been married to Furnish for many years

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The couple have children

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Elton John campaigns for marriage for all

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The singer is one of the richest Britons in the world

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Elton John recently turned 75

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