Elton John was presented with an enormous birthday cake by his two sons as he celebrated his 73rd birthday in isolation amid the coronavirus pandemic.
The singer shared an adorable video to Instagram of the moment he was given the cake by his sons Zachary, nine, and Elijah, seven, in a more subdued celebration than is customary for Elton.
The quiet family gathering at home marks a change for the hitmaker who has thrown lavish birthdays in the past, with stars including Lady Gaga, Katy Perry and Stevie Wonder attended his 70th birthday in LA.
Adorable: Elton John was presented with an enormous birthday cake by his sons Zachary, nine, and Elijah, seven, as he celebrated his 73rd birthday
Alongside the heartwarming video, Elton wrote: 'Grateful for the best birthday ever with my family.'
In the clip, the singer was dressed in a blue and green tracksuit and his trademark red glasses as his boys stood in front of him.
The three-tiered cake featured white icing and raspberry trimmings with 'Happy Birthday Daddy' written across the top.
Several of the singer's celebrity pals sent their well wishes to the star with Niall Horan commenting: 'Happy Birthday Elton ❤️'.
Wow: The singer shared an adorable video to Instagram of the moment he was given the cake as he celebrates his birthday in isolation amid the coronavirus pandemic
Heartwarming: In the clip, Elton was dressed in a blue and green tracksuit and his trademark red glasses as Zachary and Elijah stood in front of him
DJ Fat Tony wrote: 'Love this so much ❤️ x' while singer Charlie Puth added: 'Happy Birthday EJ!'
Zachary and Elijah, who Elton shares with husband David Furnish, also gifted their father with adorable handmade cards for his special day.
Posting a snap of the boys’ colourful artwork spelling out ‘Happy Birthday’ which had been pinned up on the patio door, Elton wrote: ‘So nice to wake up to this! Thank you Zachary and Elijah.’
Two more photos showed vibrant watercolour cards, which the singing legend captioned: ‘Homemade cards are the best. Thank you boys!’
Special moment: Alongside the heartwarming video, Elton wrote: 'Grateful for the best birthday ever with my family'
Well wishes: Several of Elton's celebrity pals sent happy birthday messages to the star
The star was inundated with well-wishes from friends and fans, with BFF Victoria Beckham, 45, sharing a sweet tribute and photo of the pair on a yacht enjoying a drink.sonos sonos One (Gen 2) - Voice Controlled Smart Speaker with Amazon Alexa Built-in - Black read more
She wrote: ‘Happy birthday, we love you so much.’