The 'Rocket Man' singer spent two nights in intensive care after becoming "violently ill".
Despite being caught off-guard, the famous singer gave the camera a big grin.
A tourist got a nice surprise when he tried to take a sneaky picture of himself with superstar Elton John in the background.
Instead of getting angry at being snapped whilst eating with his family, Elton looked directly at the camera and put on a big grin.
The 'Rocket Man' singer, his partner and two sons are on a ski holiday in Aspen, Colorado and were spotted by the American traveller at the Elk Camp Restaurant.
The tourist who remains unnamed didn't want to disturb the music icon so decided to take a subtle picture - however he was spotted just in time by Elton.
What a surprise the man got when he looked at the photo and realised what happened!