John Legend Wiki, Bio, Age, Chrissy Teigen, Award, Rumor, Instagram
Singer and Songwriter
Facts of John Legend
|Full Name:||John Legend|
|Birth Date:||December 28, 1978|
|Profession:||American singer, song-writer, producer, actor, and philanthropist|
|Height:||5 feet 9 inches (1.75m)|
|Net Worth||$45 million|
|Eye Color||dark brown|
|Birth Place||Springfield, Ohio|
|Education||University of Pennsylvania|
|Father||Ronald Lamar Stephens|
|Mother||Phyllis Elaine (Lloyd).|
|Siblings||Ronald Stephens II, Vaughn Anthony Stephens and Phyllis Stephens|
|Kids||Luna and Miles|
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John-Roger Stephens aka John Legend (born on 28th December 1978 in Springfield, Ohio, the United States) is an American singer, songwriter, producer, actor, and philanthropist. In fact, he is famous as the singer of the song ‘All of Me’ for which he received Record of the Year (The Ashford & Simpson Songwriter’s Award) under the category Soul Train Music Awards in 2014.
John Legend: Bio, Age, Education
John-Roger Stephens aka John Legend was born on 28th December 1978 in Springfield, Ohio, the United States to his parents Ronald Lamar Stephens and Phyllis Elaine (Lloyd). His father is a factory worker at International Harvester and his mother is a seamstress. As siblings, he has two brothers and sisters named Ronald Stephens II, Vaughn Anthony Stephens, and Phyllis Stephens.
As of 2019, he is 41 years old and belongs to the birth sign Capricorn. By nationality, he is an American and his ethnicity is Afro-American. Talking about his education, he attended Springfield North High School. Later, he joined the University of Pennsylvania where he studied English with an emphasis on African-American literature.
The American singer, John Legend stands at the height of 5 feet & 9 inches and weighs 71 kg. Likewise, John holds 11.5 million followers on Instagram, 13.2 million followers on Twitter, 9 million followers on Facebook and 5.62 million subscribers on YouTube.
John Legend: Professional Career
- Firstly, Legend released his debut studio album named Get Lifted on 28th December 2004 which included songs like Used to Love U, Ordinary People, Number One, and So High.
- After that, he released his second studio album called Once Again on 24th October 2006 consisting of the tracks such as Save Room, Heaven, P.D.A (We Just Don’t Care), Stereo, Another Again, and Show Me.
- Later, John released another studio album titled Evolver which contained songs: Green Light, If You’re Out There, Everybody Knows, This Time, and No Other Love.
- Similarly, he issued his first collaborative album entitled Wake Up on 21st September 2010 which included tapes like Wake Up Everybody, Hard Times, and Wake Up.
- Likewise, Stephens issued other singles such as When Christmas Comes in 2011, and Tonight (Best You Ever Had) in 2012.
- On 3rd September 2013, he released his fourth studio album named Love in the Future which has a song collection like Who Do We Think We Are, Made to Love, All of Me, and You & I (Nobody in the World).
- Under album Selma, he recorded the song Glory in 2014.
- Furthermore, Legend released his studio album called Darkness and Light on 2nd December 2016 which included Love Me Now, Penthouse Floor, Beauty, and the Beast, In America, and Surefire.
- Moreover, he released his recent album titled A Legendary Christmas on 26th October 2018, and songs such as A Good Night, Preach, We Need Love, and Happy Xmas.
- Besides, John has also appeared in TV series including The Voice, Songland, Ask the StoryBots, Celebrity Family Feud, The Simpsons and so on.
- Additionally, he has also played in several movies such as The Savoy King: Chick Webb & the Music That Changed America, Southside with You, La La Land, Crow: The Legend, Between Two Ferns: The Movie, and Jingle Jangle.
According to the sources, John Legend has an estimated net worth of $45 million as of 2019. However, the information about his salary is still under review.
John Legend: Personal Life; Girlfriend & Affairs
Regarding his love life, he married to model Chrissy Teigen on 14th September 2013 in Como, Italy. Firstly, the couple met in 2006 when she starred in the music video for his song, Stereo.
After dating for several years, they became engaged in December 2011. Therefore, the beautiful couple are blessed with a daughter named Luna born in April 2016 and a son named Miles born in May 2018. Meanwhile, the couple is living a happy married life together in the United States.
John Legend: Awards and Achievements
- 2015 Best Original Song
African-American Film Critics Association:
- 2014 Best Music
American Music Awards:
- 2014 Favorite Pop/ R&B Male Artist
- 2005 Best New Artist
- 2015 Best Collaboration
Billboard Music Awards:
- 2015 Top Radio Song for All of Me
- 2015 Top Streaming Song (Audio) for All of Me
Black Reel Awards:
- 2011 Outstanding Original Song for Shine
- 2013 Outstanding Original Song for Who Did That To You
- 2015 Outstanding Original Song for Glory
Critics’ Choice Movie Awards:
- 2015 Best Song for Glory
Daytime Emmy Awards:
- 2019 Outstanding Interactive Media for a Daytime Program for Crow: The Legend
Primetime Emmy Awards:
- 2018 Outstanding Variety Special (Live) for Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert
Georgia Film Critics Association:
- 2015 Best Original Song for Glory
Golden Globe Awards:
- 2015 Best Original Song for Glory
- 2006 Best New Artist
- Best R&B Album for Get Lifted 2006
- 2006, 2007 Best Male R&B Vocal Performance for Ordinary People and Heaven
- 2007, 2009 Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals for Family Affair and Stay with Me
- 2011 Best R&B Song for Shine
- Best Traditional R&B Vocal Performance 2011 for Hang On In There
- 2011 Best R&B Album for Wake Up!
- 2016 Best Song Written for Visual Media for Glory
Mnet Asian Music Awards:
- 2014 International Favorite Artist
- 2005 Best R&B Act
MTV Video Music Awards:
- 2015 Best Video with a Social Message for One Man Can Change the World
- 2017 Best Fight Against the System for Surefire
NAACP Image Awards:
- 2014 Outstanding Male Artist
- Outstanding Song for All of Me 2014
- 2016 President Award
Soul Train Music Awards:
- 2006 Best R&B/Soul Album for Get Lifted
- Best R&B/Soul Album for Ordinary People 2006
- 2007 Best R&B/Soul Single Male for Save Room
- 2014 Record of the Year (The Ashford & Simpson Songwriter’s Award) for All of Me
- 2015 Ashford & Simpson Songwriter’s Award for Glory
- 2017 Best Revival of a Play
John Legend: Rumors and Controversy
Speaking of his rumors and controversy, there is no rumor and controversy regarding his life.