Who Is David Furnish? Height, Weight, Age, Boyfriend, Husband, Wiki Bio, Family & More

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David Furnish is a famous name in the Canadian filmmaking industry as he is a Canadian filmmaker, producer and director. He is also a former advertising executive. His way to the industry was a different type of journey and David Furnish’s biography will let us know about this journey.

David Furnish got famous after marrying the famous personality of the music industry- Sir Elton John. Before that, he was only a business professionalist and after meeting Sir Elton John, he became interested to pursuing a career in the film industry. And that’s when he got recognition as producer and filmmaker.

He was also named as GQ’s one of the top 50 best-dressed men. He got a break when he documented the film “Elton John: Tantrums and Tiaras”.


He was born in Toronto, Ontario Canada on October 25, 1962. He is now 61 years old. He is a scorpion. He is also known as David James Furnish. His nationality is Canadian.


David Furnish got his high academy education from Sir John A. Macdonald Collegiate Institute. He studied substantially with his own plutocrat. He completed graduation in 1981. After graduation, he continued further studies at the Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario which is in London, Ontario. From there, he attained a B.A in Honours Business Administration( HBA) and graduated in 1985.


David Furnish’s father, Jack Furnish, was the director at the Bristol-Myers pharmaceutical company, also the director of a homemaker company Gladys. He was the middle child of his parents. He has two siblings, two brothers named John and Peter. In total, his family members are-

Father: Jack Furnish

Mother: Gladys Furnish

Siblings: John Furnish, Peter Furnish


 David Furnish had to struggle a lot during the late 70s and 80s because of his sexuality as he was not straight. He had to grow up as a gay child admist a straight community. So, he was often bullied as a child in school. He also got bullied as gay when he was more interested in arts than sports. At a point of life, he got confused about his own sexuality as people made him believe that he was not gay, he just hasn’t met the right girl yet. So, he tried to date girls but he was never happy with that and was secretly meeting boys. He doesn’t want to continue this duality and decides to accept his true sexuality.

In 1993, Elton John and David Furnish first met. John was fifteen times aged than him. After meeting, they were incontinently attracted to each other. That night, they had dinner together and formed a relationship. John proposed to him at a dinner party in May 2005. On December 21, they entered into a relationship as soon as it was fairly allowed in England. They’ve two sons together via surrogacy, Zachary Jackson Levon Furnish-John, born in 2010, and Elijah Joseph Daniel Furnish-John, born in 2013. In 2014, they got married.


He began working for pocket money as a child, he delivered newspapers, babysitted,  mowed lawns, and later also waited tables. He also worked in a bottle plant and at a videotape store. After scale, he joined the advertising agency called Ogilvy & Mather. David Furnish’s career took a turn after involving in a relationship with Sir Elton John in 1993. In 1994, he left his job to concentrate on a career in flicks. He did several courses at the British Film Institute. He established a product company with John in 1996 called- Rocket Filmland.

When he made a ten-time first-look deal with The Walt Disney Company, he directed a candid talkie about his mate, in 1997 names-‘ Elton John Tantrums & Tiaras’. Since also, he produced several flicks, adaptations and pictures. He’s veritably popular among celebrities similar as Elizabeth Hurley and is close to the Duchess of York and her daughters. Other David Furnish pictures are- WOMEN TALKING DIRTY, patron( 1999), DESSERT FLOWER, co-patron( 1999), KOFI ANNANCENTER OF THE STORM, administrative patron( 2002), FAME AND FASHION INSIDE GUCCI, director, script pen( 2002).


His height is: 5 feet 8 inches (173 cm)

His weight is:72kg

He has dark brown hair and hazel-grey eyes.


David Furnish’s net worth grew in 2022-2023. His net worth in 2023 is $50 Million.


The fact that fans mostly don’t know about Elton John is that he is also a board member of Elton john AIDS foundation.


David Furnish had a lot of ups and downs throughout his life. But nothing could stop him from being in the industry. Ups and downs couldn’t stop him from showing his talents in the industry and that’s why we could get a lot of amazing films directed and produced by him. In conclusion, we can say that his contribution to the film industry is irreplaceable.

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