Elton John Net worth
Popular celebrity Elton John’s net wealth has been on a gradual increase. Sir Elton Hercules John also known as Elton John, is a famous singer, song writer, pianist and an occasional actor. He was born in England in the year 1947 and became passionate about piano from the age of three and started to learn in classes at the age of seven. Elton’s thirst toward the career in music industry made him drop high school as well.
Elton John also got a scholarship to London’s Royal Academy of Music at eleven and worked as a weekend pianist in a pub in the age of fifteen. This petty work definitely did not add much value to his assets, but it indeed helped to build his self-confidence.
He along with his friends started the band Bluesology in 1966. It was then he got a good rapport with the songwriter Bernie Taupin. Elton released his first albums in 1969 and 1979 namely ‘Empty sky’ and ‘Elton John’. At first the records of ‘Elton John’ were not successful, but after the single “Your Song” it started to conquer all radio stations and the hearts of the people.
In the years between 1972 and 1975, his consecutive albums topped the charts. He was also successful throughout the 1980s. These victories played an important role in Elton john net worth.
Regarding the music composing career, Elton was the composer of ‘The lion king’, the animated movie of Walt Disney which was released in 1994. It gave him a Grammy award. Apart from all this he has also won six Grammy Awards, four Brit Awards, an Academy Award, a Golden Globe Award and a Tony Award.
Elton John net worth is of $440 million and he is the second richest singer in UK. He is in the industry for more than 40 years and had sold more than 250 million records. This makes him one of the few commercially successful singers around the world. Elton John and Taupin signed a $39 million contract with Warner Bros. (considered to be a big cash advance).
John often donates to charities and this proves that he is more generous than any other musicians. The recent donations are found to be of £23.2 million. It was found that he has given £180m of donations since 2004.
Elton John’s fortune rates up to £220 million and he is living a luxurious life. He has been donating to various foundations and charities yet, Elton John net worth is still high. Elton John is one of the richest singers in the world and his net worth is worth learning because he is still enthusiastic in spite of his aging factors. Let’s see how Elton John maintains his net worth in the following years!
Despite the donations and various contributions, net worth of Elton John is still high. He has a net worth of £220 million.