Renate Blauel

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Sound Engineer (1953)
Tue Aug 29 2023
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Renate Blauel is the former wife of the British singer and music artist Elton John. Blauel, herself was a German music artist and sound engineer who had collaborated with many singers and artists.

Despite being associated with the music industry, she is renowned for her ties with the British singer. Blauel again came to highlight after she sued her former husband. 

Who Is Renate Blauel New Husband?

Blauel and John ended things legally in 1988. While the British singer got hitched with his long-time partner David Furnish, who is Renate Blauel's new husband? 

Renate Blauel and Elton John wedding picture.
Renate Blauel and Elton John wedding picture. Source: Pinterest

Renate,  Elton John's ex-wife, has been living a low-key lifestyle following her divorce. So, no information on her new spouse is within media reach. In fact, Blauel's current relationship status remains undisclosed.

Elton John's Ex-wife: Insight Renate Blauel Marriage & Divorce With The British Singer

It was in the 1980s when the former pair Renate Blauel and Elton John crossed paths. Soon, the pair became close, and she became part of his entourage. Moreover, Renate traveled with Elton to the Caribbean isle of Montserrat and contributed to Breaking Hearts

Soon, John went down to his knees and asked Blauel to be his wife. The Indian restaurant in Sydney became the place where Renate accepted the marriage proposal.

Renate Blauel holding hands with her ex-husband Elton John.
Renate Blauel holding hands with her ex-husband Elton John. Source: Pinterest

And, speaking of John's wedding with Blauel, it was a romantic one. The date they picked for exchanging wedding vows was Valentine's day which was four days later than the proposal. However many believed that the marriage was just to cover the news of the British singer's homosexuality.

Elton John's Coming Out Of Closet & Renate Blauel Divorce

In a 1976 interview with Rolling Stone, Elton John revealed himself as bisexual which was one hot news for publishers. It was the reason why he called off his wedding with his fiancee Linda Woodrow.

Maybe, it was the reason for Renate Blauel's divorce from John too. As in the biopic, Elton wrote that their four-year marriage ended in 1988 due to anxiety and sexuality. 

Soon after the British singer parted ways with Blauel, he came out of the closet and revealed being gay just like David Manohan. Following that on December 21, 2014, Elton married advertising executive and filmmaker David Furnish. 

Why Elton John's Ex-wife Sued Him?

As aforementioned, Renate Blauel prefers to lead a private life and not have her personal information all over the place. And, it was clearly mentioned in Elton and Renate's divorce agreement that neither party would disclose their marriage life.

However, in May 2019, the British singer launched his autobio pic which involves his marriage life with Blauel. So, Elton's ex-spouse sued him saying that he had broken the divorce agreement.

Nevertheless, the issue between Elton and Renate has been solved now. The former couple has said nice things about each other. 

While the British singer said he shall respect Blauel's privacy in the future, Renate said that over the course of nearly three decades, they have good relationship. So, it implies the ex-husband & wife duo are still good friends.

Renate Blauel Does Not Share Children With Ex-Husband, Elton John

Yes, over the course of their four-year marriage, Renate Blauel never got pregnant with their child. It's like Blauel and John did not want to rush having children back then.

Elton John and David Furnish with their two kids.
Elton John and David Furnish with their two kids. Source: Pinterest

On the other hand, following John's second marriage with David Furnish, the gay couple are the parents of two. Yes, Renate's ex-spouse is the father to Zachary Jackson Levon Furnish-John (born 2010) and Elijah Joseph Daniel Furnish-John (2013)

How Old Is Renate Blauel Now? Know Elton John's Ex-wife Age 

Born on March 1, 1953, in Berlin, Renate Blauel is in her early 70s now. Yes, the German music producer Blauel is not as young now as she once used to be. Blauel grew up in a tumultuous era as at that time there were lots of political ups and downs in Germany.

Renate Blauel in her young days.
Renate Blauel in her young days. Source: Pinterest

Blauel remains one of the people who suffered in the aftermath of World War II. Besides birthdate, Renate has not disclosed much of her early life details and parents.

Exclusive Details On Renate Blauel Net Worth

What is the financial worth of Elton John's ex-wife? Is Renate Blauel as rich as her ex-husband? Well, the Blauel's riches get pale in front of the British singer's money. Despite that, Renate Blauel is a millionaire and has a net worth of $5 Million.

Blauel is a German music producer and singer who has worked on various hit projects. Moreover, she was one of John's entourage, and worked together in Broken Heart

Elton John 1920 resident in France.
Elton John 1920 resident in France. Source: Pinterest

As a sound engineer, Renate got the opportunity to work on various albums and proficient singers like Marvin Gaye, Vitesse, and so on. In addition to this, Blauel also received 5 Million euros on the divorce settlement with her rich ex-husband.

Following her divorce, Renate settled in a small cottage in Shackleford, Surrey. Later, she went to Germany to take care of her aging parents.

Massive Net Worth Of Ex-Husband, Elton John

Elton John's net worth is estimated to be $550 Million while his collaborator Bernie Taupin has a net worth of $150 Million. His year earnings are $80 Million which are generated for various endeavors. With this amount alone, one can guess that Elton is one of the most commercially successful music artists of all time.

With his Las Vegas residency alone, Elton makes $500,000 per show. Speaking of his real estate and properties, John owns several properties in various places.

Property NameLocationValue
WoodsideBerkshire, EnglandN/A
Nice Summer HouseNice, FranceN/A
The HubWindsor, England£4 million
Beverly Hills Mansion 1Beverly Hills, California, USA$15 million
Beverly Hills Mansion 2Beverly Hills, California, USA$15 million

Not only Real estate, Elton has an arts and cars collection. Apparently, Ranete's ex-husband is a collector of Lavish items. The art pieces by Mapplethorpe, Warhol, and so on which John owns easily cross $200 Million at the market. He also has a red 1987 Ferrari Testarossa. 




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