|Celebrated Name:||Bernie Taupin|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Bernard John Taupin|
|Age:||70 years old|
|Birth Date:||May 22 1950|
|Birth Place:||Sleaford, Lincolnshire (England)|
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Maxine Feibelman (m,1971: div, 1976), Toni Lynn Russo (m, 1979; div, 1991), Stephanie Haymes (m, 1993; div, 1998), Heather Kidd (m, 2004)|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||Yes (Georgey and Charlie)|
|Is Bernie Taupin Gay?:||No|
|Profession:||Lyricist, Singer, and Artist|
|Net Worth in 2020:||$160 million|
|Last Updated:||July 2020|
Bernie Taupin is a well-known English singer, artist, and lyricist, and he is famous for his collaborations as a lyricist with composer, Elton John. As much as he is passionate about music, he also spends time creating visual arts that have been sent to famous galleries of North America. He has worked on, “With farm dogs” and other solo albums like Taupin and Tribe.
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Early Life & Biography
Born on 22nd May in the year 1950 at Flatters House, a farmhouse in Sleaford town, Bernie is the son of Robert Taupin and Daphne Taupin. His mother used to work as a nanny, and his father was a stockman at a farm located near Market Rasen town. He used to live with his family at a farmhouse with no electricity at all. His father wanted to do independent farming, and then they moved to Maltkiln Farm.
He also has a young brother named Kit, who is eleven years younger than Bernie. Taupin went to grammar school, but he wasn’t a diligent student. He was really good at writing and also started training in the newspaper print room. For two years, he continued doing odd jobs, and finally, he got the chance to collaborate with Elton John at the age of 17.
Bernie Taupin got married four times and has been divorced three times. At first, he met Maxine Feibelman and got married to her in the year 1971, but they took a divorce in the year 1976. Later on, he got married to Toni Lynn Russo in 1979, but unfortunately, they got divorced in 1991.
He got married to Stephanie Haymes in the year 1993, but they took divorce in 1998. Finally, he got married to Heather Kidd in the year 2004 and has two daughters. Both of them are living a happy life with their daughters named Georgey Devon and Charlie, Indiana. He became an American citizen in the year 1990, and currently, he resides in Santa Barbara County.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 22 May, 1950, Bernie Taupin is 70 years old as of today’s date 2nd July 2020. His height is 1.68 m tall, and his weight is 68 kg.
Taupin was influenced by his maternal grandfather, who influenced him about poetry and literature. At an early age, he started working towards his career and some other odd jobs to earn money. He collaborated with Elton John on thirty albums till now. From the year 1977 to 1979, Taupin worked with many other songwriters like Alice Cooper, Tom Robinson, and Gary Osborne.
Taupin and John started writing in the year 1980 together, but they partnered full time in the year 1980. He has worked as a performer in the solo albums named Tribe, Taupin, and He Who Rides the tiger. In the year 1996, he also formed a band called Farm Dogs, but albums of this band were unsuccessful. In the yar 1991, he also published a book, The Devil at the High noon, which contained poems.
Awards & Achievements
Taupin has won numerous awards and accolades due to his sheer talent of lyricist and singing. He has won Golden globes awards and nominated for Oscar along with many more significant awards like:
- ASCAP Film and Television Music Awards
- Hollywood Music in Media Awards
- Latino Entertainment Journalists Association Film Awards
- Music City Film Critics’ Association
- Online Film & TV association
- Satellite Awards
- MTV Video Music Awards
Net Worth & Salary of Bernie Taupin in 2020
As of 2020, Bernie Taupin has earned a net worth of $160 million, which comes from his different professions as lyricist, singer, and poet. He has collaborated on many successful albums and songs due to which he has been able to earn a lot. He has sold around 300 million records in the world with Elton. He lived in an equestrian estate named as Roundup Valley and was also put on sale in 2017 for $4.7 million. There was no buyer for this property, but it shows the luxurious life of Bernie, who also raises horses there.
Bernie Taupin has struggled a lot during his childhood and teenage years, but he has got the fruit of his hard work. Not only he worked as a lyricist, but he also showcased his talent in the visual arts. He has worked for the advantage of AIDS projects in the year 1992. He has earned a lot of money and fame along with respect from his fans across the world due to his positive attitude and determination towards career and humanity.