Caption: Alec Baldwin, Elton John and David Furnish at event of The Oscars (2015)
Soundtrack, Producer, Music Department
Born: March 25, 1947
Star sign: Aries
Height: 5' 7¾" (1.72 m)
Known for: The Lion King (1994), American Hustle (2013), Almost Famous (2000), Australia (2008)
Sir Elton John is one of pop music's great survivors. Born 25 March, 1947, as Reginald Kenneth Dwight, he started to play the piano at the early age of four. At the age of 11, he won a scholarship to the Royal Academy of Music. His first band was called Bluesology. He later auditioned (unsuccessfully) as lead singer for the progressive rock bands ...