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Sir Elton John with his mother, smiles after receiving an Honorary Doctorate from the Royal Academy of Music outside the Royal Academy of Music in London. * Sir Elton who studied at the Academy was accompanied by his partner David Furnish and his parents mother Sheila and stepfather Fred Fairbrother. (Photo by Andy Butterton - PA Images/PA Images via Getty Images)

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All the Facts About Elton John’s Parents

Everything you ever wondered about the legendary Elton John and his estranged parents, Sheila and Stanley Dwight: Their relationship and reconciliation

Elton John’s Parents, Sheila Eileen Dwight & Stanley Dwight

There is not much information about Sheila Eileen Dwight and Stanley Dwight, rock superstar Sir Elton John’s parents, but rumor has it that Elton John didn’t have a good relationship with them; however, mother and son reconciled on her 90th birthday, two years before her death.

Elton John admitted that he wasn’t sure why his father never attended any of his concerts but he thinks it was due to homophobia, adding it was painful for him and that his father was dismissive and disappointed with his son. However, recent interviews with Elton’s stepbrother tell a different story. Stanley Dwight died in 1991.


Where were Elton John’s parents from?

Sheila Eileen Dwight and Stanley Dwight were both English.

How old were Elton John’s parents?

Sheila Eileen Dwight was 92 years old when she passed away and Stanley Dwight was 66 years old when he succumbed to illness.

Elton John’s last goodbye to his mother

How tall were Elton John’s parents?

Sheila Eileen Dwight was 5 feet and 5 inches tall and weighed 132 pounds. However, there is no available information about Stanley Dwight’s statistical information.

Were Elton John’s parents still together?

No. Sheila Eileen Dwight and Stanley Dwight got married in 1945 but they were no longer together when they both passed away. Sheila left Stanley for another man, Fred Farebrother who became Elton John’s stepfather. Stanley married a woman named Edna.

Stanley Dwight pictured with his second wife, Edna in the 1970s

Stanley Dwight with second wife Edna in 1976

What was the net worth of Elton John’s parents?

Sheila Eileen Dwight and Stanley Dwight’s net worth is not known to the public. However, Elton John has an estimated net worth of $500 million.


Did Elton John’s parents have any other children?

Sheila Eileen Dwight didn’t have any other children. However, Stanley Dwight had four other children with his second wife, Edna. Their names are Geoff, Stanley, Robert and Simon.

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What did Elton John’s parents do for a living?

Sheila Eileen Dwight’s occupation was not disclosed to the public, and Stanley Dwight was a former flight lieutenant in the Royal Air Force and a former trumpet player with Bob Miller and the Millermen.

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