Facts About Elton John
Elton John have taken breaths around:294,127,200 breaths of air
Elton John have spent time for eating & drinking around:36.6 months eating and drinking
Elton John heart has beaten around:2,823,621,120 times
Elton John have eaten around:53.8 tons of food
Elton John have slept around:24.7 years sleeping
Elton John have laughed around:272,340 times
Sir Elton John (born Reginald Kenneth Dwight) is one of the most influential musicians of the last 50 years. He is a known British singer, songwriter, and producer, born in 1947 in Middlesex. He started playing piano at the age of 3 and was always considering his musical career seriously. He studied music in the Royal Academy of Music, being a paid pub musician since he was 15. For over 50 years Sir Elton has been collaborating with Bernie Taupin as the lyricist for his songs. The debut album of the singer was released in 1969, and in 1970, his single "Your Song" reached Top 10 both in the UK and the US. Since those times Sir Elton managed to sell over 300 records making himself one of the best selling musicians of all times. He received 5 Grammy and a large number of other musical awards. Since the late 1990s, he collaborated with Broadway musical producers, providing them with his songs and melodies. He is famous also as a composer of soundtracks for such movies as "The Lion King", "Aida", etc. During his career, he worked together with John Lennon, Freddie Mercury, Eric Clapton, Sting, Mark Knopfler, Phil Collins, "Alice in Chains", Ed Sheeran, and many more. Sir Elton John is a very active participant in numerous projects and charity events related to AIDS awareness, healthcare issues, human rights, etc. He is the owner of Watford FC and is one of the richest musicians in the United Kingdom, with the net wealth close to 265 million dollars.