This is Sir Elton John's stunning French Riviera Villa, just south of Nice. Originally built in the 1920s as an artists colony, Elton with the help of Fred Dilger and Monique Gibson, redesigned the interior to be beautifully and extravagantly decorated in Sir Elton’s style, complete with Andy Warhol originals.
Considered a summer home by the singer, this French Riviera Villa boasts an impressive view of the Mediteranian from the overlooking tower room. Featured in Architectural Digest and his own book, Elton John’s Flower Fantasies: An Intimate Tour of His House and Gardens, the home is lush, and decorated often with extensive floral arrangements. A perfect getaway for the world renowned musician to enjoy the sunshine of southern France by the pool with his husband, David Furnish.
Sir Elton John, born in England, is a world renowned pianist, singer and songwriter. Over the course of his 57 year career he has sold over 300 Million records worldwide making him the 5th best selling recording artist of all time. Putting him among the world’s most well known musician among the likes of Madonna, Elvis, Michael Jackson, and The Beatles. He is currently married to David Furnish, and the two spend their time happily between this property and several others including a home in London and Los Angeles.
Critically acclaimed, Sir Elton John has received 5 Grammy Awards, an Academy Award, a Tony Award, and in 2013 Billboard named him the most successful solo Male artist on The Billboard Top All-Time artists, and named him third overall behind Madonna and The Beatles. In 1998 he was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II for services to music and charitable service. A voice of a generation and one of the worlds best known musicians.
Sir Elton John was recently featured in the biopic film, Rocketman, released in May of 2019. The film has received a warm reception from critics. Elton John is also on a farewell tour.
Sir Elton John currently has earned a net worth of 500 Million, likely low because of his notorious spending and taste for luxury. This French Riviera home a prime example of his taste for the finer things in life. Certainly, he remains a well paid artist, among one of the highest paid in fact, as between 2018 and 2019 he has earned nearly $85 Million. No surprise when considering that when he signed with Taupin in 1992 for twelve years he received a $39Million Dollar cash advance. The largest advance of its kind in its time!
Elton John's House
By BermudaBreeze @ 2008-05-02 15:29:28
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