Elton John is a successful British singer. He is an award-winning singer who was born on March 25, 1947.
Elton also composes songs and plays the piano. He is one of the richest musical artists in the world. He has sold over 300 million records.
His streaming platforms have billions of views. He has also made songs that are topping music charts in UK and America.
His wealth stems from the impressive record sales he has made. Some part of his net worth is from the numerous awards he has won, including Grammy.
Who is Elton John?
Elton John is the son of Stanley and Sheila Eileen Dwight. He was born in Middlesex, England, in 1947.
He grew up in a family of music. Both his parents were into music, and this helped him to grow in his career.
Elton attended Pinner Wood Junior School, Pinner County Grammar School, and Reddiford School but later decided to abandon school to pursue a career in music.
Elton has also acted in movies and television series. To crown it all, he is one of the most successful entertainers in the UK.
Elton John’s net worth is $570 million. His major source of wealth is music. He also earns from acting and other investments that might not be known to the public.
The singer charges 4 million pounds ($4,825,602.72) for a show. That is a huge sum of money for a single show. Only a few British singers receive such an amount for a show.
Elton earns approximately $50 million in income in a year. The money might not be enough to account for his total net worth if there are put together.
However, his streams of income are many, and this helps in making him ten times richer than he should have been.
Elton John’s Investments
Elton John is an international businessman. He has invested in Qloo. Qloo is a tech firm that analyses customers’ demands to assist businesses drive massive sales.
Qloo is not the only investment owned by Elton. He is a real estate investor. He is a label owner with some musical artists signed under him.
He has a clothing line and a talent management company that helps in promoting the songs of new artists in the UK.
Elton John has plenty of endorsement deals, some of which are Diet Coke, Pepsi, Riedel, and Yamaha.
His endorsement deals are not limited to the ones that have been listed. Some of the brands he works for are not popular.
Some other brands might choose to maintain a low profile in the market. The truth remains that Elton John makes so much money from these corporate brands.
John Elton Philanthropy Works
Being affiliated with many charities and causes, Elton John is recognized for being one of the most active and generous celebrities in the world.
Some of the charities he has assisted are AIDS LIFE, American Foundation for AIDS Research, American Foundation for Equal Rights, Andre Agassi Foundation for Education, Andy Roddick Foundation, Barbara Davis Center for Childhood Diabetes, Battersea Dogs & Cats Home, Boys & Girls Clubs of America, Breast Cancer Research Foundation, Bridge School, Caudwell Children, Children’s Tumor Foundation, and Cinema For Peace.
Elton John’s Houses and Cars
Elton has more than 20 cars, all a mix of classic and ultra-rare cars.
Some of his fleet of cars are a 1963 Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud III, a 1985 Aston Martin V8 Vantage, a 1987 Aston Martin V8 Vantage Volante, a 1992 Ferrari 512 TR, a 1973 Rolls-Royce Phantom VI Limousine, a 1956 Bentley S1 Continental Sports Saloon, 1995 Bentley Continental, 1972 Ferrari Daytona 365GTB/4, 1997 Aston Martin V8 Vantage V550, and 1993 Jaguar XJ220.
He has numerous houses situated all over the world. When he’s in the States, Elton enjoys cruising at his Beverly Hills mansion, his home in nearby Los Angeles, and his luxury condo in Atlanta.
Elton John’s Tours
Elton John has gone on numerous tours throughout his music career, some of which are, All the Hits Tour (Elton John), Breaking Hearts Tour, the Captain and the Kid Tour, the Diving Board Tour, Elton John 2010 European Tour, Face to Face 2010, and the Final Curtain Tour.
He is embarking on another musical tour this year, although the date and month are yet to be announced.
His tours and concerts are usually very thrilling because of the way he performs. He brings much excitement on stage. His performances are one of the best in the UK.
Elton John is an extraordinary British singer with an impressive net worth. He will definitely become richer in some years to come.