Elton John Is the UK’s Most Charitable Musician
Written by WorkerBee on May 5, 2014
Michael Kovac/Getty Images for EJAFIn addition to recording and touring the world non-stop, Elton John spends much of his time raising money for charity. He’s so good at it that he is the highest ranking celebrity to land on The Sunday Times‘ Annual Giving List, which surveys the U.K. residents who are the most generous when it comes to philanthropy.
According to The Times, John has directly raised or given more than 24 million pounds — that’s more than $40 million — in the past year, including raising more than $23 million alone for his …read more