John-Roger Stephens who is professionally known as John Legend is an American singer, activist, songwriter, actor, and record producer born on December 28, 1978 in Ohio, United States. He is a R&B pianist and singer who had his first big hit through his 2005 single “Ordinary People.
John Legend Profile
|Real Name||John Roger Stephens|
|Date of Birth||December 28, 1978|
|Place of Birth||Ohio, United States|
|Height||5 ft 9 in|
|Spouse||Chrissy Teigen (m. 2013)|
|Siblings||Phyllis Stepehns (sister), Vaughn Anthony Stephens (Brother), Ronald Stephens II (Brother)|
|Net Worth||$45 million|
John finished as the salutatorian from a North High School, and he got massive approval into various Ivy League schools. He became the music director and the president for Counterparts, an a capella group from the University of Pennsylvania.
John has partnered with prominent artists, such as Kanye West, Jay-Z, Meghan Trainor, and several other successful artists. In 2018, he won a record as the first black American to win an EGOT award for his role as a music producer for the musical Jesus Christ Superstar Live. He performed various backing vocals for the song “You Don’t Know My Name” by Alicia Keys.
As mentioned, he already featured several successful; artists with his music, and he signed to Kanye West’s record label GOOD Music. John is well famous for his “All of Me” single, which became a Billboard Hot 100 number-one hit.
John Legend’s Career
During the early days of Legend’s career, he performed in various nightclubs and held shows throughout the country. He has worked with accomplished musicians such as Alicia Keys and Kanye West.
He released his debut album ‘Get Lifted’ in 2004, alongside hit singles, like ‘Ordinary People,’ ‘So High,’ and ‘Number One.’ This album became a massive breakthrough for him and peaked seventh on the Billboard 200.
He released “Once Again,” which was his second album in 2006 and became another success by debuting at number 3 on the US Billboard 200. Its hit single ‘Heaven’ graced John Legend his second Grammy Award for Best Male R&B Vocal Performances.
Twenty-four months later, John Legend partnered with the hip hop band The Roots and churned out an album ‘Wake up!’ Fortunately, this album won the 2010 Grammy Award for Best R&B album.
In 2013, he released his fourth studio album, ‘Love in the Future,’ and it peaked number 4 on the Billboard 200.
The album was a huge success, in fact, Casino Online users attested to this. John sold 68,000 copies in just seven days after its release.
John won an Oscar in 2015 for the song ‘Glory,’ which he had performed for the film ‘Selma,’ along with rapper Lonnie Rashid Lynn, also popularly called Common.
‘Darkness and Light’ was his fifth album, which he released in 2016. The same year, he played a massive role in the Oscar-winning film ‘La La Land.’
John Legend met his beautiful wife, Chrissy Teigen in 2006. They got engaged in December 2011 and got married on September 14, 2013.
Their union is blessed with two children; Luna Simone Stepehns, Miles Theodore Stephens while they also announced in August 2020 that they were expecting their third child.
John Legend is a talented singer who has worked with stars such as Kanye West and Alicia Keys. He has won several awards, which includes ten Grammy awards as well as one Golden Globe Award.
As of June 2020, John Legend’s net worth is 45 Million dollars.
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