Married Relationship facts

Relationship began 30 Oct 1993

Met through a mutual friend who invited David to dinner at Elton's house.

Civil Partnership 21 Dec 2005

Guildhall, Windsor, Berkshire, England, UK

Elton and David entered into a civil partnership the same day the Civil Partnership Act 2004 went into effect. It was a very private occasion, with only parents, 2 friends and David's dog, Arthur, in attendance.

Married 21 Dec 2014

At their home in Windsor, Berkshire, England, UK

Elton and David married the year same sex marriage became legal in Britain.

Global Singing Superstar
Elton John CBE

Sir Reginald Kenneth Dwight

Age

72

Born

Tuesday 25 Mar 1947

Other Partners

Renate John

Divorced

married 14 Feb 1984
divorce about Nov 1988

Linda Hannon

Broken Engagement

engaged from circa 1968
until about 1970

Professional Partners

Elton John CBE Siblings

Stan Dwight

Half-brother

other parent: Edna Dwight

Robert Dwight

Half-brother

other parent: Edna Dwight

Geoff Dwight

Half-brother

other parent: Edna Dwight

Simon Dwight

Half-brother

other parent: Edna Dwight

Other Partners

Professional Partners

David Furnish Siblings

John Furnish

Brother

Peter Furnish

Brother

Married to Elton John
David Furnish

David James Furnish

Age

57

Born

Thursday 25 Oct 1962

His Other Children

Children Together

Zachary Furnish-John

born 2010, age 8

Son of Elton John and David Furnish

Elijah Furnish-John

born 2013, age 6

Son of Elton John and David Furnish

His Other Children

Elton John CBE
Bio Details

Full name

Sir Reginald Kenneth Dwight

Also known as

Elton Hercules John

Gender

Male

Age

72

Date of birth

Tuesday 25 Mar 1947

Birth place

Pinner, Middlesex, England, UK

Occupations

Singer-Songwriter

Pianist

Composer

Football Club Owner

Education

Reddiford School, Pinner, London, England, United Kingdom

Royal Academy of Music, London, England, United Kingdom (1958)

Pinner County Grammar, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom (1958 - 1965)

1967

First ever single was 'Scarecrow' written by Bernie Taupin. They went on to to become the most successful songwriting partnerships in the history of pop. 
Founded the Elton John AIDS Foundation in 1992 and has raised over $200m to support programs around the world.
Elton reworked one of his songs 'Candle in the Wind' for his friend's funeral, Princess Diana in 1997, and it sold more than 30m copies.
Elton and David's children were born via the same surrogate using an egg donor. Both fathers donated sperm so they don't know which of them are the biological fathers.

Brit Awards

1986 - Outstanding Contribution
1991 - British Male
1995 - Outstanding Contribution
1998 - Freddie Mercury Award

Golden Globes

1995 - Best Original Song - Can You Feel the Love Tonight? from The Lion King
2020 - Best Original Song - Love Me Again from Rocketman

Grammy Awards

1987 - Best Pop Group - That's What Friends Are For
1992 - Best Insrumental - Basque
1995 - Best Male Vocal - Can You Feel The Love Tonight
1998 - Best Male Vocal - Candle In The Wind
2001 - Best Musical Album - Aida

Oscars

1995 - Best Original Song - Can You Feel the Love Tonight from The Lion King

Trivia

Elton John CBE Family

Elton John CBE's parents:

Elton John CBE's father was Stanley Dwight Elton John CBE's mother was Sheila Farebrother Elton John CBE's step-father was Fred Farebrother Elton John CBE's step-mother is Edna Dwight


Elton John CBE's children:

Elton John CBE's son is Zachary Furnish-John Elton John CBE's son is Elijah Furnish-John


Elton John CBE's current partners:

Elton John CBE's husband is David Furnish


Elton John CBE's former partners:

Elton John CBE's former wife is Renate John Elton John CBE is the former fiance of Linda Hannon


Elton John CBE's siblings:

Elton John CBE's half-brother is Stan Dwight Elton John CBE's half-brother is Robert Dwight Elton John CBE's half-brother is Geoff Dwight Elton John CBE's half-brother is Simon Dwight


Elton John CBE's grandparents:

Elton John CBE's grandfather is Fred Harris Elton John CBE's grandmother was Ivy Harris Elton John CBE's grandfather is Edwin Dwight Elton John CBE's grandmother is Ellen Dwight


Elton John CBE's great grandparents:

Elton John CBE's great grandfather is George Shirley Elton John CBE's great grandfather is William Dwight   Elton John CBE's great great grandfather is James Dwight


Elton John CBE's in laws:

Elton John CBE's father in law is Jack Furnish Elton John CBE's mother in law was Gladys Furnish Elton John CBE's brother in law is John Furnish Elton John CBE's brother in law is Peter Furnish


Elton John CBE FameChain Links

Hollywood Walk of Fame

1975

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Frank Sinatra 1960

Zsa Zsa Gabor 1960

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Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductees

1994

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Sir Mick Jagger 1998

Sir Paul McCartney 1988

Michael Jackson 1997

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The Simpsons, Guest Stars

1999

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Sir Mick Jagger 2001

Elizabeth Taylor 1992

Michael Jackson 1991

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Top of the Pops Presenters

1977 - 1980

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Sue Barker 2006

Kylie Minogue OBE 1994

Cliff Richard 1980

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Madam Tussauds

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HM Queen Elizabeth II of Great Britain

Adolf Hitler 1933

Princess Diana Princess of Wales

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Academy Award Winners 1995 - The 67th

1995

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Clint Eastwood 1995

Quincy Jones 1995

Tom Hanks 1995

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Golden Globe Award Winners 1995 - The 52nd

1995

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Hugh Grant 1995

Tom Hanks 1995

Quentin Tarantino 1995

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Grammy Award Winners 1987 - The 29th

1987

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Prince 1987

Barbra Streisand 1987

Paul Simon 1987

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Grammy Award Winners 1992 - The 34th

1992

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Jimi Hendrix 1992

Madonna 1992

Aretha Franklin

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Grammy Award Winners 1995 - The 37th

1995

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Sir Mick Jagger 1995

Frank Sinatra 1995

Eric Clapton 1995

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Grammy Award Winners 1998 - The 40th

1998

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Sean Diddy Combs 1998

Janet Jackson 1998

Alanis Morissette 1998

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Grammy Award Winners 2001 - The 43rd

2001

Other people in this association:

Eric Clapton 2001

Lenny Kravitz 2001

Roger Daltrey CBE 2001

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Brit Award Winners 1986 - The 6th

1986

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Sir Bob Geldof KBE 1986

Bruce Springsteen 1986

Phil Collins 1986

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Brit Award Winners 1991 - The 11th

1991

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George Michael 1991

Michael Hutchence 1991

Kirk Pengilly 1991

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Brit Award Winners 1995 - The 15th

1995

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Prince 1995

Liam Gallagher 1995

Noel Gallagher 1995

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Brit Award Winners 1998 - The 18th

1998

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Geri Horner Geri Halliwell 1998

Mel B 1998

Mel C 1998

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James Corden's Carpool Karaoke

2016

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Paul McCartney

Michelle Obama 2016

Madonna 2016

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Guest Stars on The Muppet Show

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Peter Sellers

Shirley Bassey 1981

Liza Minnelli

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Golden Globe Award Winners 2020 - The 77th

Other people in this association:

Brad Pitt

Renee Zellweger

Sir Sam Mendes CBE

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David Furnish
Bio Details

Full name

David James Furnish

Gender

Male

Age

57

Date of birth

Thursday 25 Oct 1962

Birth place

Scarborough, Ontario, Canada

Occupations

Advertising Executive (Finished 1994)

Filmmaker (1997)

Education

University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada

Sir John A Macdonald Collegiate Institute, Scarborough, Ontario, Canada

North Bridlewood Junior Public School, Scarborough, Ontario, Canada

David's first film was called Tantrums and Tiaras, a reality documentary about his husband Elton John.

Trivia

David Furnish Family

David Furnish's parents:

David Furnish's father is Jack Furnish David Furnish's mother was Gladys Furnish


David Furnish's children:

David Furnish's son is Zachary Furnish-John David Furnish's son is Elijah Furnish-John


David Furnish's current partners:

David Furnish's husband is Elton John CBE


David Furnish's siblings:

David Furnish's brother is John Furnish David Furnish's brother is Peter Furnish


David Furnish's in laws:

David Furnish's father in law was Stanley Dwight David Furnish's mother in law was Sheila Farebrother David Furnish's step-father in law was Fred Farebrother David Furnish's step-mother in law is Edna Dwight David Furnish's grandfather in law is Edwin Dwight David Furnish's grandmother in law is Ellen Dwight David Furnish's grandfather in law is Fred Harris David Furnish's grandmother in law was Ivy Harris David Furnish's half-brother in law is Stan Dwight David Furnish's half-brother in law is Robert Dwight David Furnish's half-brother in law is Geoff Dwight David Furnish's half-brother in law is Simon Dwight