Elton was born in 27 August 1984 Cape Town, South Africa. He started playing the guitar and keyboard by heart in church at the age of 10 years old with his eldest brother, who was the lead musician.
Elton began singing at age of 12 when the Primary school music teacher heard him sing while he was practicing piano in the school hall. She invited him to a audition for the regional School choir. Since then he toured all over South Africa with the Stellenbosch Children choir including performances for Former President Nelson Mandela.
He attend Luckhoff high school and Cloetesville high where he started his group called Another Vibe, they performed all around Cape town and Johannesburg at big festivals,modelling shows and shopping centres.The first song he wrote ‘Love of my life” was featured on a Compilation ALBUM “Music from the Cape Winelands” which was produced by Dutch Producer,singer and songwriter Jerome Arthur.The album was sold in Holland and across South Africa.
Elton entered the Yamaha Young Talent Contest in 2004 where he was all over winner in Western Cape in Songwriting, Piano and Singing category. He was Runner up winner in South African Finals with original song “Baby Love”.
2005 follows where he was one of the top 5 Vodacom/Burger plusstar finalist. The competition was also broadcast on Kyknet Channel which was a huge exposure for him.
During the same time Elton got offered a contract in Mallorca Spain, where got to perform in popular venues and hotels, he started touring Austria, Germany and travel around Czech, Holland for a while.
Elton just recently finished his tour in Tenerife and La Gomera in Spain where he performed in Rui Palace Hotel(Tenerife), Jarden de Nivaria(Tenerife), Jardin Tecina(La gomera) and H10 Hotels(Tenerife,Lanzarote).