When it comes to music, there are hundreds, if not thousands, of musicians in the world. Now even though this is true, there are only so many musicians who can be considered legends. One of these legends is none other than Elton John. When you think of musicians in England he is definitely among the top five. With that said, although Elton John has made quite a name for himself, you may not know much about it him. Don’t worry that’s why you have us. Here we give you a brief overview of the man who became a household name across the world.
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You may not know this but Elton John is actually his stage name. That’s right, his birth-given name is actually Reginald Kenneth Dwight. He was born in Pinner, Middlesex, England on March 25, 1947. This means that he is 75 years old. With that said, the singer has two adorable children with his husband. Now more on his professional life. This may come as a surprise but Elton John was actually a pianist at a pub near his home. He got his start in the music industry at the tender age of 15. With some hard work and dedication, Elton then worked on becoming the singer, songwriter, and composer the world knows him to be.
In the years 1969 to 1973, Elton released his debut album Goodbye Yellow Brick Road. Although this was his first official album, it truly took the world by storm. So much so that he has since released over 30 studio albums since. Now just because he came to fame during another decade, Elton has been able to remain relevant. With that said, he has collaborated with a number of new and upcoming musicians over time. This includes the likes of Dua Lipa and even Britney Spears. It is safe to say that this music legend won’t be hanging up his talent any time soon.