Elton John celebrates 73rd birthday at home in self-isolation with family

26 March 2020, 14:14

By Rory O'Connor

Sir Elton John turned 73 yesterday and celebrated the occasion at home with his family while in self-isolation.

The 'Rocket Man' singer shared a video to his social media to show his sons Elijah, seven, and Zachary, nine, as well as partner David, 57, singing happy birthday to him.

Sitting with a huge birthday cake, Elton explained he was grateful to be spending the day with his family.

He wrote in the video caption: "Grateful for the best birthday ever with my family."

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Elton John celebrates 73rd birthday at home in self-isolation with family
Elton John celebrates 73rd birthday at home in self-isolation with family. Picture: Instagram • Elton John

Elton also shared a snap of a birthday sign and cards presented to him by Zachary and Elijah.

The singer gushed: "So nice to wake up to this! Thank-you Zachary and Elijah."

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Elton’s birthday celebrations come just a week after the singer explained he was self-isolating at home due to the coronavirus pandemic.

He wrote: "#IStayHomeFor @davidfurnish and our boys. Today it’s snakes, ladders and staying inside to stop the spread of coronavirus."

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