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Bernie Taupin Poster

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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 22 May 1950Lincolnshire, England, UK
Birth NameBernard John Taupin
Height 5' 6" (1.68 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Bernie Taupin was born on May 22, 1950 in Lincolnshire, England as Bernard John Taupin. He has been married to Heather Lynn Hodgins Kidd since March 27, 2004. They have two children. He was previously married to Stephanie Haymes, Toni Lynn Russo and Maxine Feibelman.

Spouse (4)

Heather Lynn Hodgins Kidd (27 March 2004 - present) (2 children)
Stephanie Haymes (21 August 1993 - 1998) (divorced)
Toni Lynn Russo (1979 - 1991) (divorced)
Maxine Feibelman (1971 - ?) (divorced)

Trivia (16)

Is Elton John's long-time lyricist.
Plays in a band called The Farm Dogs.
Wrote and published a book of poems titled 'The Devil at High Noon.'
Is an accomplished painter.
Used to own a restaurant in downtown Los Angeles called Cicada.
Other music artists he has worked with include Alice Cooper, Melissa Manchester, Heart and Jefferson Starship.
Co-owns bucking bull named Little Yellow Jacket. Ownes Roundup Valley Ranch in Santa Ynez, California
2 step-daughters with Stephanie Haymes
Daughter, Charley Indiana, born May 18, 2005. She weighed 9 lbs., 6 oz. and was 22" long.
Presented (along with musical partner Elton John) with the Music Industry Trusts' Award in 2002 for his outstanding contribution to the British music industry.
Older brother Anthony (Tony). Younger brother Christopher (Kit).
Had a cameo appearance in a 1980s retro music video for Procol Harum's "A Whiter Shade of Pale".
Second daughter born to Bernie and Heather is named Georgey Devon.
Wrote the song Tiny Dancer, after his wife Maxine Feiberlman, in 1971.
Ex-brother-in-law of Rene Russo.
Along with Elton John, is currently working on the songs for the stage adaptation of Anne Rice's novel, "The Vampire Lestat". [February 2004]

Personal Quotes (1)

'Captain Fantastic' was the first album in history to enter the (American) album chart at number one. We did it for a second time after that. Now that's not a boast, that's frightening.

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