Elton John

Elton John AIDS Foundation Academy Awards Viewing

Elton has sold over 250 million records worldwide, making him one of the most successful artists of all time. His hits include 'Candle In The Wind' and 'Your Song'.

Real name: Reginald Kenneth Dwight
Born: 25 March 1947
Star sign: Aries
Birthplace: Pinner, Middlesex, England
Hometown: London, England

Did you know?

  • In 1994 John was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
  • The 'Elton John AIDS Foundation' has raised over $200m.
  • For his charitable work, John was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II on February 24 1998.
  • His single 'Candle in the Wind' has sold over 33 million copies worldwide and is the best selling single in Billboard history.
  • He has more than 50 Top 40 hits, including seven consecutive No. 1 US albums.
  • He has won six Grammy Awards, four Brit Awards, an Academy Award, a Golden Globe Award and a Tony Award.

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