Name: John Legend
Occupation: R&B Singer
Gender: Male
Height: 175 cm
Birth Day: December 28, 1978
Age: 45
Birth Place: Springfield - Ohio
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
DOB in Roman: XII.XXVIII.MCMLXXVIII

John Legend

John Legend was born on 28 December 1978(45 years old) in Ohio. John Legend is R&B Singer, Zodiac sign - Capricorn. More detail about John Legend given below.

About John Legend

R&B singer and pianist who had his first big hit in 2005 with"Ordinary People". He has collaborated with well-known artists such as Jay-Z and Kanye West. In 2018, he became the first black man to earn an EGOT award for his efforts as a producer on the musical Jesus Christ Superstar Live.

John Roger Stephens, known by his stage name John Legend, is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, actor, film producer and philanthropist. Before releasing Legend's debut album Get Lifted, he collaborated with established artists and signed with Kanye West's GOOD Music. Legend sang on Jay-Z's "Encore", Alicia Keys "You Don't Know My Name", Dilated Peoples "This Way", "Slum Village", "High Road" by Fort Minor and played the piano on "Everything" Lauryn Hill's everything. ”Legend's single" All of Me "on his fourth studio album Love in the Future reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100. In 2007, Legend received the Hal David Starlight Award from the Writers Hall of Fame. Legend won the Oscar for Best Original Song and the 2015 Golden Globe Awards for co-writing the song "Glory" from the movie Selma. He also won 11 Grammy Awards. In 2017, Legend received the Tony Award for co-producing Jitney for the Broadway stage.

BornJohn Roger Stephens, December 28, 1978, Springfield, Ohio, U.S.
OccupationSinger, songwriter, record producer, actor, film producer, theatre director, philanthropist
EducationNorth High School, Springfield
TelevisionUnderground, Sherman's Showcase, Rhythm + Flow, The Voice
Children2
Years active1997–present
Alma materUniversity of Pennsylvania (BA)


Trivia

He has won 10 Grammy Awards. His song "Glory" with rapper Common received an Academy Award for Best Original Song after being featured in the film Selma. 

John Legend before fame

He was named North High School's salutatorian and was accepted to a number of Ivy League universities. He was the president and music director of Counterparts, an a capella ensemble at the University of Pennsylvania.

Achievement of John Legend

He has received ten Grammy Awards in all. His song"Glory", which was included in the film Selma, received an Academy Award for Best Original Song with rapper Common.

Salary 2020

Not known

Net Worth 2020

$75 Million

John Legend family life

He married model Chrissy Teigen in 2013. Their daughter, Luna, was born in April of 2016. Their son, Miles Theodore, was born in May of 2018. Due to pregnancy complications, they lost their third child, a son named Jack, in 2020.

Associations of John Legend

He sang background vocals on Alicia Keys' song"You Don't Know My Name".

John Legend Height, Weight & Physique Measurements

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Height 175 cm
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Facts about John Legend

  • Did he always want to be a singer?
  • Although John always enjoyed singing and playing piano, at his childhood he also wanted to become a lawyer. It was since he watched a TV series u2018Matlocku2019.
  • John Legendu0027s pets are two bulldogs named Puddy and Pippa.
  • John was a good student and a popular guy at his school.
  • John Legend loves reading, especially biographies and other non-fiction books.
  • What stars does he collaborate with?
  • They are usually R&B and soul singers such as Lauryn Hill, Kelly Clarkson, Kanye West, Jay-Z, Meghan Trainor, Alicia Keys and Fort Minor. There were different kind of creative collaborations such as singing, playing the piano or doing back vocals.
  • John Legendu0027s voice is a lyric baritone.
  • John Legend was advised to take a stage name u2018Legendu2019 because his music sounds a bit old school, like he is one of the music legends.
  • At the beginning of his musical career he sang on weddings and ran a church choir in Scranton, PA.
  • John Legendu0027s sang in a church choir at the age of only 4 years old.
  • Does he make music for films?
  • Yes, certainly. John Legend started with writing songs for u2018La La Landu2019. John Legend also made a duet with Ariana Grande for u2018Beauty and the Beastu2019 (2017). And in 2015 the musician even won an Academy Award (an Oscar) for the song u2018Gloryu2019 for the movie u2018Selmau2019.

Family Members

Name Relationship Net worth Profession
Vaughn Anthony Stephens Brother N/A
Ronald Stephens II Brother N/A
Luna Simone Stephens Children N/A
Miles Theodore Stephens Children $1 Million - $2 Million (Approx.) Celebrity Family Member
Ronald Stephens Father N/A
Phyllis Stephens Sister N/A
Chrissy Teigen Spouse $75 Million Model
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