There are very few people who do not forget humanity after coming to the limelight, and Elton John is among them. John is a popular singer and songwriter known for songs like Nikita, Tiny Dancer, Don't Go Breaking My Heart, I Want Love, Blue Eyes, and Sad Songs.
He is also known for donating millions of dollars in various charities. What are his charitable works? How much has he donated so far? Know Here.
Owns Elton John AIDS Foundations (EJAF)
English singer Elton John is engaged in altogether Sixty-Two charities. He mostly fights and donates for AIDS. Many of his close friends died due to HIV/AIDS over the years, which encouraged him to help aware others of the disease.
Eventually, in 1992, he established the Elton John Aids Foundation to aware people of the disease and to help those who are suffering around the world.
Each year the music sensation John invited lots of celebrity guests in his house with the theme, "White Tie and Tiara," to collect donations for the foundation.
Additionally, Elton also donates the charities such as AIDS LIFE, American Foundation for AIDS Research, Move For AIDS, and SportsAid.
Other Charities And Foundations
5 feet 8 inches tall star Elton John is also engaged in several other charitable works besides EJAF. He donates to the foundations like Breast Cancer Research Foundation, Leonardo DiCaprio Foundations, and Los Angeles LGBT Center.
Moreover, he is also known for supporting organizations like Make-A-Wish Foundation, Rain Forest Foundation Fund, Children's Tumor Foundation, The Rainforest Foundation, Women's Sports Foundation, and others.
An online retailer, MR PORTER, and EJAF sell different fashion auctions as a partner. In 2018, with the help of an auction, the Elton John Aids Foundation raised $725,000. Since 1992, the organization has raised over $360 million.
Elton John raised more than $125 million to support various charitable programs in 55 countries all around the globe since he established his own AIDS Foundation. In 1997, he raised $40 million for charity via the sales of the song titled Candle In The Wind.
How Much Is The Net Worth Of Elton John?
A singer, composer, pianist, and songwriter Elton John's net worth is 2014 was reported at whopping $500 million. In 2018 alone, he earned $46 million and made it to the list of Forbes' top 100 celebrity earnings list.
His earnings further proliferate following the release of his film Rocket Man. The movie collected 195.2 million USD at the box office. Rocket Man starred Taron Egerton as Elton John, Richard Madden as John Reid, Bryce Dallas Howard as Sheila Eileen, and was a critical and commercial success.
As of 2019, his net worth is $500 million and landed on The Sunday Times' 2019 "Rich List."
John's savings account is expected to increase more in the coming year with the launch of his farewell tour, "Farewell Yellow Brick Road." As per Fox Business, "the world tour is forecast to reach more than $400 million in ticket sales."