"We don't feel the need to take an extra step legally," Furnish said. "But since we’re committed for life, we feel it's really important to take that step, and take advantage of that amazing change in legislation. We all live by example."
Furnish broke the news Friday at John's 67th birthday party at Fizz Las Vegas at Caesars Palace, where John continues to perform regularly.T he couple have been together for two decades.
Meanwhile, Friday also marked the first day gay couples can legally wed in England.
Elton John and David Furnish Welcome Baby Elijah
“We’re living in extraordinary times," Furnish, 51, added. "My god, 20 years ago, when I started seeing Elton, if you asked me if I’d be able to get married, if I’d be able to have children, it was unthinkable, literally unimaginable.”
- This article originally appeared in THR.com.