Sir Elton Hercules John (born Reginald Kenneth Dwight; 25 March 1947) is an English singer, songwriter, pianist, and composer. Collaborating with lyricist Bernie Taupin since 1967 on more than 30 albums, John has sold more than 300 million records, making him one of the best-selling music artists. He has more than fifty Top 40 hits in the UK Singles Chart and US Billboard Hot 100, including seven number ones in the UK and nine in the US, as well as seven consecutive number-one albums in the US. His tribute single "Candle in the Wind 1997", rewritten in dedication to Diana, Princess of Wales, sold over 33 million copies worldwide and is the best-selling single in the history of the UK and US singles charts. He has also produced records and occasionally acted in films. John owned Watford F.C. from 1976 to 1987 and from 1997 to 2002. He is an honorary life president of the club.
the main Instagram account, with a reach of over 355 million followers. Celebrity AIDS activists Elton John and Jonathan Van Ness, painter Samuel Franca, photographer Texas Isaiah, and LGBTQ+ makeup artists were among those featured on the grid.
Additionally, Instagram partnered with the Trevor Project to create a well-being guide of self-care tips — a vital resource in a time when many are cut off from real-life support networks — with Brooklyn-based illustrator Ohni Lisle.