Occupation: Musician, philanthropist
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Sir Elton has been making music for four decades, and as anyone who saw his duet with Lady Gaga at this year's Grammys knows, he's still got it. He also gives back: since its inception in 1992, his Elton John AIDS Foundation has raised nearly $175 million to fund AIDS research and provide care for people with HIV/AIDS.
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