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Elton John ‘treats husband David Furnish to an €80,000 Rolex’

Elton John reportedly treated his husband David Furnish to an €80,000 Rolex watch on Thursday, as he enjoyed a family outing with their two sons in Portofino.

The 71-year-old music legend put on a casual display as he stepped out with his family for the trip to high-end jewelery shop Gioielleria Cusi, where he allegedly made the outlandish purchase.

As they stepped out in the blazing sunshine David could be also showing off his tattoo tribute to sons Zachary, seven and Elijah, five, as they enjoyed a cosy lunch before jetting off on a speedboat.

Big buy: Elton John reportedly treated his husband David Furnish to an eighty thousand Euro Rolex watch on Thursday, as they enjoyed a family outing with their two sons in Portofino

Elton put on a casual display in a pale blue shirt and printed shorts as he and David joined some friends for the day out, which saw them head into the high end jewelery shop.

Onlookers said the Rocket Man singer purchased a gold Rolex watch priced at €80,000, which David was later seen wearing on his wrist.

The group were seen heading into the Italian boutique with Zachary and Elijah in tow, before heading down to the shore for a picturesque boat ride. 

MailOnline has contacted representatives for Elton John for more information. 

Elton looked to be enjoying the welcome break as he prepares to kick off a three-year farewell tour next month, after which he has confirmed he will retire from touring to spend more time with his family, but hasn’t ruled out the release of new music,. 

Wow! David was later seen wearing the gold watch lined with sparkling sapphires, as he also showed off his tattoo tributes to his two sons on the family outing

Wow! David was later seen wearing the gold watch lined with sparkling sapphires, as he also showed off his tattoo tributes to his two sons on the family outing

Big buy: They were later seen heading into the Gioielleria Cusi jewelery and watch shop where Elton reportedly purchased an 80 thousand Euro gold Rolex

Big buy: They were later seen heading into the Gioielleria Cusi jewelery and watch shop where Elton reportedly purchased an 80 thousand Euro gold Rolex

Dramatic: It proved a hefty buy for the Rocket Man singer, though it is presumed Elton could easily afford the gift thanks to his music millions

Dramatic: It proved a hefty buy for the Rocket Man singer, though it is presumed Elton could easily afford the gift thanks to his music millions

Time to go: After a brief shopping spree the family were seen making their way down to the shore, as they soaked up the blazing sunshine

Time to go: After a brief shopping spree the family were seen making their way down to the shore, as they soaked up the blazing sunshine

Fun day: Following the outing Elton, David and their sons seen enjoying an ice cream or two as they sat aboard the boat

Fun day: Following the outing Elton, David and their sons seen enjoying an ice cream or two as they sat aboard the boat

Fun day: Following the outing Elton, David and their sons seen enjoying an ice cream or two as they sat aboard the boat

Chilling out: They were seen enjoying the blazing sunshine after heading to the seashore following the shopping trip

Chilling out: They were seen enjoying the blazing sunshine after heading to the seashore following the shopping trip

After a trip to the shops, Elton, David and their sons were seen making their way to the shore for a ride on a speedboat, where they could truly soak up the sights of the pretty town.

The two schoolboys were treated to an ice cream as the boat sped out into the ocean, with many of Elton’s friends and family close by.

The group also enjoyed a relaxing lunch in the pretty summer weather, taking a break from the crowds of tourists by ducking into a cosy little eatery.

Big group: The iconic performer was joined by a large group of friends and family for the trip, as they headed down to the shore

Big group: The iconic performer was joined by a large group of friends and family for the trip, as they headed down to the shore

Big group: The iconic performer was joined by a large group of friends and family for the trip, as they headed down to the shore

Loving it: They were seen strolling through the blazing sunshine with matching casual summer looks as they headed for a boat ride

Loving it: They were seen strolling through the blazing sunshine with matching casual summer looks as they headed for a boat ride

Chilled out: The group were seen heading down to the dock to pick up a boat where they could get a full view of the pretty Italian town

Chilled out: The group were seen heading down to the dock to pick up a boat where they could get a full view of the pretty Italian town

On you go: David and Elton - who married in 2014 - were seen separately boarding the boat with their group of friends and family close behind

On you go: David and Elton - who married in 2014 - were seen separately boarding the boat with their group of friends and family close behind

On you go: David and Elton – who married in 2014 – were seen separately boarding the boat with their group of friends and family close behind

Attentive: Both Zachary and Elijah were also treated to an ice cream for their summer outing, as they went to catch their own private liner

Attentive: Both Zachary and Elijah were also treated to an ice cream for their summer outing, as they went to catch their own private liner

Soak up the sights: As the boat sped into movement, David could be seen chatting on his phone as they all took in the stunning view

Soak up the sights: As the boat sped into movement, David could be seen chatting on his phone as they all took in the stunning view

Chilled out: David sported a simple navy blue t-shirt and white shorts for the outing as the small family enjoyed the gorgeous Portofino sights

Chilled out: David sported a simple navy blue t-shirt and white shorts for the outing as the small family enjoyed the gorgeous Portofino sights

Chilled out: David sported a simple navy blue t-shirt and white shorts for the outing as the small family enjoyed the gorgeous Portofino sights

Proud dad: Elton was showing off his array of eclectic jewelery on the trip after the family trip to the boutique

Proud dad: Elton was showing off his array of eclectic jewelery on the trip after the family trip to the boutique

Delicious! David could be seen tucking into some Italian gelato on the boat along with his sons, as they continued to enjoy their vacation

Delicious! David could be seen tucking into some Italian gelato on the boat along with his sons, as they continued to enjoy their vacation

Delicious! David could be seen tucking into some Italian gelato on the boat along with his sons, as they continued to enjoy their vacation

Protected: Elton - who is estimated to be worth around $450 million shielded his eyes from the sun with a pair of quirky cateye sunglasses

Protected: Elton – who is estimated to be worth around $450 million shielded his eyes from the sun with a pair of quirky cateye sunglasses

The outing comes following reports on Friday that the musical biopic based on Elton’s life – set to star Taron Egerton in the titular role – has been pushed back to May 31, 2019.

Taron was pictured on set for the first time earlier this week, as he plays a young Elton in the beginnings of his career, with the actor also previously revealing he has recorded all his versions of Elton’s songs without the use of miming in the film.

David revealed earlier this year that Elton had been ‘blown away’ by Taron’s versions of his most iconic hits, telling The Hollywood Reporter: ‘When I played the songs for Elton, he was blown away, really blown away.

‘Elton was like, ”It can’t get any better for me.’

Delayed: The outing comes following reports on Friday that the musical biopic based on Elton's life - set to star Taron Egerton in the titular role - has been pushed back to May 31, 2019

Delayed: The outing comes following reports on Friday that the musical biopic based on Elton’s life – set to star Taron Egerton in the titular role – has been pushed back to May 31, 2019

Thrilled: David revealed earlier this year that Elton had been 'blown away' by Taron's versions of his most iconic hits, telling The Hollywood Reporter: 'When I played the songs for Elton, he was blown away, really blown away'

Thrilled: David revealed earlier this year that Elton had been ‘blown away’ by Taron’s versions of his most iconic hits, telling The Hollywood Reporter: ‘When I played the songs for Elton, he was blown away, really blown away’

Look at that! Both Zachary and Elijah appeared by distracted by something along the ride while their two dads chatted

Look at that! Both Zachary and Elijah appeared by distracted by something along the ride while their two dads chatted

Protecting: Elton was in charge of the group's belongings as they rode on the boat together

Protecting: Elton was in charge of the group’s belongings as they rode on the boat together

Hilarious: As he laughed about something on one of the groups phones, Elton looked to be in good spirits as he enjoyed the trip

Hilarious: As he laughed about something on one of the groups phones, Elton looked to be in good spirits as he enjoyed the trip

Hilarious: As he laughed about something on one of the groups phones, Elton looked to be in good spirits as he enjoyed the trip

Sir Elton recently claimed he is staying true to his working class roots when he brings up his two children with his husband.

The rocker, who has an estimated net worth of $450 million, told OK! magazine he is instilling the same values he was brought up with into their upbringing.

While Elton recognises being wealthy will have ‘advantages’ for bringing up his brood, he said values such as working for what you have is really important.

He explained to the magazine: ‘They come from a well-off background, which will afford its own advantages.

‘I came from a very working class background where I had to work for everything I got, and I want to instill those same values in them. But it’s harder growing up in this world and David and I are very mindful of that.’

‘They’re fantastic young boys, they have good hearts and compassionate, kind personalities.’

Open: Going for a short-sleeved top David was sporting the tattoos he had in tribute to his boys, with one name written in Celtic font on each arm

Open: Going for a short-sleeved top David was sporting the tattoos he had in tribute to his boys, with one name written in Celtic font on each arm

Determined: Sir Elton recently claimed he is staying true to his working class roots when he brings up his two children with his husband

Determined: Sir Elton recently claimed he is staying true to his working class roots when he brings up his two children with his husband

Good ideas: The rocker, who has an estimated net worth of $450 million, told OK! magazine he is instilling the same values he was brought up with into their upbringing

Good ideas: The rocker, who has an estimated net worth of $450 million, told OK! magazine he is instilling the same values he was brought up with into their upbringing

Right-minded: While Elton recognises being wealthy will have 'advantages' for bringing up his brood, he said values such as working for what you have is really important

Right-minded: While Elton recognises being wealthy will have ‘advantages’ for bringing up his brood, he said values such as working for what you have is really important

Despite being one of the most iconic singers of all time, the musician confessed his sons would look upon him as a ‘God’ if he was a footballer.

Although he said music doesn’t ‘rank so highly’ as football in his son’s eyes, the singer did reveal the kids get ‘very excited’ about going to his shows.

He elaborated: ‘I’m no one special. If I was a footballer, I’d be God to them. What I do doesn’t rank so highly!’

Candid: He explained to the magazine: 'They come from a well-off background, which will afford its own advantages

Candid: He explained to the magazine: ‘They come from a well-off background, which will afford its own advantages

'Mindful': He added: 'I came from a very working class background where I had to work for everything I got, and I want to instill those same values in them. But it's harder growing up in this world and David and I are very mindful of that'

‘Mindful’: He added: ‘I came from a very working class background where I had to work for everything I got, and I want to instill those same values in them. But it’s harder growing up in this world and David and I are very mindful of that’

Delicious! After their boat trip the group were seen ducking into a restaurant for a cosy lunch

Delicious! After their boat trip the group were seen ducking into a restaurant for a cosy lunch

Yummy! Elton and David took in some of the passers-by as they tucked into their meal, after soaking up the Italian sights

Yummy! Elton and David took in some of the passers-by as they tucked into their meal, after soaking up the Italian sights

In the past, Elton prided himself on teaching his sons the value of money as he raises his kids with his spouse.

He told The Guardian in February 2017: ‘They get £3 pocket money, but £1 is for charity, £1 is for saving and £1 is for spending, they get three coins and put them in separate jars.

‘And they have to work for it – help in the kitchen, help in the garden. They’ve got to learn the value of doing something and earning something for themselves.’ 

Elton and David have been happily married since they tied the knot in a lavish ceremony back in 2014.

Proud: In the past, Elton prided himself on teaching his sons the value of money as he raises his kids with his spouse

Proud: In the past, Elton prided himself on teaching his sons the value of money as he raises his kids with his spouse

Money-conscious: He told The Guardian in February 2017: 'They get £3 pocket money, but £1 is for charity, £1 is for saving and £1 is for spending, they get three coins and put them in separate jars'

Money-conscious: He told The Guardian in February 2017: ‘They get £3 pocket money, but £1 is for charity, £1 is for saving and £1 is for spending, they get three coins and put them in separate jars’

Focused: He added: 'And they have to work for it – help in the kitchen, help in the garden. They've got to learn the value of doing something and earning something for themselves'

Focused: He added: 'And they have to work for it – help in the kitchen, help in the garden. They've got to learn the value of doing something and earning something for themselves'

Focused: He added: ‘And they have to work for it – help in the kitchen, help in the garden. They’ve got to learn the value of doing something and earning something for themselves’

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