We know him as Sir Elton John, but when he was born in Middlesex, England, in 1947, he was given the name

Quiz Question: We know him as Sir Elton John, but when he was born in Middlesex, England, in 1947, he was given the name…

The given options are as follows:

  • Marion Robert Morrison
  • Elton Louis Bishop
  • Reginald Kenneth Dwight

The correct answer is: Reginald Kenneth Dwight

Fact: Most people know Sir Elton Hercules John wasn’t born with that name. His stage name was inspired by two friends from his early musical days—the sax player in his first band, Elton Dean, and fellow singer Long John Baldry. John’s middle name ‘Hercules’ was reportedly inspired by a horse with the same name from the TV show ‘Steptoe and Son.’

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