Sir Elton John is an English singer, pianist, and composer who was born on 25 March 1947 in Pinner, Middlesex, England.
He is one of the most commercially successful singers in the world and has a readily recognizable voice in music.
Since 1969 he has released 31 albums as a solo artist. He has a songwriting partnership with Bernie Taupin; something that has been described as one of the most successful in history.
Sir John, who is nicknamed the “Rocket Man” after the 1972 hit single he released of the same name, learned to play the piano at an early age.
He formed a band called Bluesology in 1962 and remained a member until 1967.
His first album Empty Sky was released in 1969.
In 1994, John was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and on 24 February 1998, he was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II for his charitable work.
Elton John Children: Elijah Joseph Daniel Furnish-John, Zachary Jackson Levon Furnish-John
Zachary Jackson and Elijah Joseph are the sons of Elton John and his husband David Furnish.
Zachary Jackson is the older of the two and was born in 2010 while Elijah Joseph was born in 2012.
The two children were born through the same surrogate mother. John and his husband were present at the birth of both children.