Elton John net worth

Elton John net worth

Net Worth: $320 million

About Elton John

Elton John is one of the most prominent and highly appreciated and evaluated musicians of all time. Thus, it is no surprise to anybody that Elton John net worth reaches over 320 million dollars. Elton John is a musician from Britain and he is one of the most successful people in the music and the entertainment business. His musical career started very early. Elton John started playing the piano when he was only 3 years old.

His mother took him to a piano teacher when the boy was 7 years old

and his professional career as a pianist began at that time. When Elton John was 11 years old, he enrolled into London’s Royal Academy of Music. In 1966, Elton John created a band called “Bluesology” together with his friend. The formation of the band set the base for Elton John net worth. At that time he changed his name from Reginald Dwight to Elton John. In the same year, the musician began collaboration with one of the top songwriters in the history of music Bernie Taupin. The collaboration was so successful that he is still working together with him to this day.

In 1969 and 1970, the musician released his two first albums. One of them was called “Empty Sky” and another one “Elton John”. Between the years 1972 – 1975, Elton John witnessed his albums huge success because all of them topped a lot of album charts in both the United States and the rest of the world. It also increased the overall amount of Elton John net worth. Throughout all 1980, Elton John released a successful string of albums. In 1992, Elton John and Bernie Taupin singed a contract with the Warner Bros company.

The contract was worth 39 million dollars and it lasted for 12 years. However, for those who do not know him very well are just merely are not interested in him, Elton John is still known as a composer of the soundtrack for the Disney movie “The Lion King”. The soundtrack received the Grammy award in the category of the Best Song and also got a diamond certification in for it being sold fifteen million copies in 1999. Moreover, in the same year Elton John composed a song for Princess of Wales Diana’s death.

The song was entitled “Candle in the Wind 1997” and it got a status of the best sold single in the history of recording music. Moreover, Elton John got an award of the Best Male Pop Recording in the Grammy awards because of that song. Thus, it is no doubt that Elton John net worth is earned during his diligent and successful work.


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