Bernie Taupin Net Worth

Net Worth: $75 Million
Source of wealth:

Music

Full Name Bernard John "Bernie" Taupin
Birth Place Sleaford, Lincolnshire, England, UK
Date of Birth May 22, 1950 (age 67)
Nationality British
Ethnicity French
Occupation Lyricist, Singer-songwriter, Poet
Height 5' 6" (1.78 m)
Weight
Marital Status Married (Heather Lynn Hodgins Kidd)
Children 2 (Charley Indiana, Georgey Devon)
Education
Hobbies
Last Updated
Aug 6, 2015
Rank
#1

About Bernard John "Bernie" Taupin

British lyricist, poet, and singer, Bernie Taupin has an estimated net worth $75 million (£45m) as of 2015, according to the Sunday Times rich list. Born Bernard John Taupin on 22 May 1950 in Sleaford, Lincolnshire, England. He started his music career in 1967. Taupin is well known for his collaboration as lyricist with Sir Elton John, he worked with John on his album, The Diving Board. Taupin is also a painter, in his words “I paint 80% of the time. Then 20% of it is writing songs.” He has had an exhibition, Beyond Words, of his works in North America, and also DJs there. Now living on a California ranch, he left Lincolnshire at 17 to head for London. Taupin met Elton John and a successful partnership was born. He has written lyrics of most of John’s hits, including Candle In The Wind, the biggest-selling single of all time. The royalty flow to Taupin, his burst of recent work and a £25m deal with Warner Chappel dating from 1992, keeps him at £45m.

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