Elton John celebrates his 75th birthday as he hits the road again on his tour

‘I feel unbelievably lucky that at 75 I still love what I do so much’: Elton John celebrates his birthday as he embarks on his Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour

He’s sold over 300 million records worldwide in a six decade career.

And Elton John is still bringing the heat as he celebrates his 75th birthday, and his Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour hits the road again in North America

The Rocket Man celebrated his birthday on Friday, saying he isn’t ‘usually one to get nostalgic’ but is happy to be hitting the milestone year.

Happy Birthday! Elton John celebrated his 75th birthday di lui on Friday as he is hitting the road again on his Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour

Speaking of his day of celebrations, Elton said: ‘I’ll definitely find time today to take stock and thank my lucky stars for my wonderful family, friends and career.’

‘I feel unbelievably lucky that at 75 I still love what i do so much – I’m still so energized about music and excited I get to play, listen and talk about this every single day,’ he continued.

A slew of famous faces wished Elton a happy birthday, with David Walliams posting to Instagram ‘Happy 75th Birthday to a living legend’ to his story, whilst Victoria Beckham shared a Spice Girls throwback to celebrate.

The Rocket Man celebrated his birthday on Friday, saying he isn't 'usually one to get nostalgic' but is happy to be hitting the 75 milestone.

The Rocket Man celebrated his birthday on Friday, saying he isn’t ‘usually one to get nostalgic’ but is happy to be hitting the 75 milestone.

Icon: He's sold over 300 million records worldwide in a six decade career (pictured in 1980)

Icon: He’s sold over 300 million records worldwide in a six decade career (pictured in 1980)

Lucky: Elton said 'I feel unbelievably lucky that at 75 I still love what i do so much - I'm still so energized about music and excited I get to play, listen and talk about this every single day' (pictured circa 1981)

Lucky: Elton said ‘I feel unbelievably lucky that at 75 I still love what i do so much – I’m still so energized about music and excited I get to play, listen and talk about this every single day’ (pictured circa 1981)

Elton’s tour will arrive in the UK in June, following his North American leg of the Farewell Yellow Brick Road jaunt, as he admits that being on the road is a ‘blast’.

He said: ‘the thrill of playing live is as amazing as it was 50 years ago.’

The I’m Still Standing singer said he is also looking forward to inspiring a new generation of artists, sharing: ‘I have so much to pass on to the new generation of fans and artists alike, and I’m determined to keep giving back to the industry that has given me so much. ‘

Rocket man: Elton's tour will arrive in the UK in June, following his North American leg of the Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour, as he admits that being on the road is a 'blast'

Rocket man: Elton’s tour will arrive in the UK in June, following his North American leg of the Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour, as he admits that being on the road is a ‘blast’

Passion: Elton said: 'the thrill of playing live is as amazing as it was 50 years ago'

Passion: Elton said: ‘the thrill of playing live is as amazing as it was 50 years ago’

The milestone birthday sees the release of an insightful chat between Elton and Dua Lipa, with the unveiling of the latest episode of Dua’s IHeartRadio podcast Dua Lipa: At Your Service.

The pairs global hit 2021 single Cold Heart topped the charts, as they continue their deep-seated friendship.

With the release of the podcast timed to celebrate his birthday, listeners of the episode will now get a coveted seat at the table while the pair chat about topics from tales of wild nights at Studio 54 to how some of his most memorable songs and moments came about because he’d been in the ‘right place at the right time’.

The newest episode of Dua Lipa: At Your Service featuring Elton John is available to stream now.

Celebrations: A slew of famous faces wished Elton a happy birthday, with David Walliams posting 'Happy 75th Birthday to a living legend' to his story

Celebrations: A slew of famous faces wished Elton a happy birthday, with David Walliams posting ‘Happy 75th Birthday to a living legend’ to his story

Spicy throwback: Victoria Beckham shared a Spice Girls throwback to celebrate the milestone

Spicy throwback: Victoria Beckham shared a Spice Girls throwback to celebrate the milestone

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